Administrative, Clerical, Support, Education and Training, Project Management/Program Development
4 Year Degree
The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is the premier nonprofit association serving the volunteer fire, emergency, and rescue services. Today, the NVFC serves as the voice of over one million volunteer firefighters and EMS personnel on Capitol Hill and provides valuable training, programs, and other resources.
The NVFC seeks a full-time Program Coordinator. This position is remote and will assist in coordinating key NVFC programs and related to firefighter health and safety, recruitment and retention and more. This position will also assist with coordinating NVFC’s training and education initiatives, assist in the development of program tools and resources, compile reports, conduct research, respond to inquiries, coordinate with vendors and partners, and other duties as assigned.
Attention to detail with excellent writing and verbal communications skills are a must along with an ability to work well in a small staff, team-oriented environment. The candidate must be able thrive in a remote working environment. The ideal candidate will demonstrate initiative, a desire to grow and learn, possess great organizational skills, and take ownership over their assigned project areas. Fire service experience is preferred. Salary is commensurate with experience.
The NVFC provides competitive pay, an excellent benefits package, a great work atmosphere, and room for personal growth and learning. Location in D.C., Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, or Pennsylvania preferred but not required. Send cover letter and resume to: Caroline Stachowiak at email@example.com. No calls please.
Coordinates and organizes training and educational offerings, including identifying training locations and instructors, coordinating travel and logistics, preparing agendas, registration, shipping course materials, monitoring expenses, and processing course evaluations and expense reimbursements
Assists with the coordination of the NVFC’s Virtual Classroom, including building courses, coordinating with instructors, monitoring analytics and usage information and preparing regular reports for management.
Coordinates program activities including developing schedules, forms, presentations, and other necessary materials for programs, training, and other initiatives.
Assists in the development of program tools and resources such as conducting research, coordinating with subject matter experts, and working with vendors and partners
Compiles regular reports on program activities
Coordinates and schedules various meetings and other activities
Provides administrative support such as answering phones, taking meeting minutes, agenda/document formatting, and other logistical coordination
May represent the organization at speaking engagements, tradeshows and meetings
Assist with other projects and activities as necessary
Other duties as assigned
Experience with Higher Logic and Synapse or other related learning management and learning development systems preferred
Demonstrated success in coordinating webinars, events, and training
Highly organized with the ability to learn quickly, prioritize and manage multiple projects with high attention to detail
Energetic, forward-thinking and creative individual with high ethical standards and professional image
Ability to work well under pressure, determine priorities, and produce results
Ability to work as part of a team and to work independently, a self-initiator, versatile, and motivated
Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and other productivity tools
Excellent customer service-ethic and responsiveness
Excellent oral and verbal communication skills and able to present information persuasively and concisely to different audiences
Understanding of an association/nonprofit environment, strategic planning, market research, marketing and communication, product development, and decision-making skills
Demonstrated willingness to embrace change and adapt strategies as needed
Ability to understand importance of the position for the success of NVFC
Strong desire to continue to learn and develop new and exciting content
Must demonstrate accuracy and seek to improve/promote quality in the organization while exhibiting objectivity and openness to others’ views
Additional Salary Information: Experience and education will be considered. A full complement of benefits includes health insurance, retirement plan, wellness benefit, phone service reimbursement
About National Volunteer Fire Council
The National Volunteer Fire Council (NVFC) is the premier nonprofit organization that supports the volunteer fire, EMS, and rescue forces and provides key programs, critical resources and tools, training and education, and advocacy on the national level. It currently has more than 27,000 members.