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Director of Program Development - Cohoes, NY, USA

The Connect Center is a youth-oriented community center located in Cohoes, NY. With a mission of breaking the cycle of poverty by connecting youth to their full potential, the Connect Center uses holistic programming initiatives in innovative ways to better serve its community.  With a small staff and a culture of progress and solidarity, the Connect Center implements its values of community, empowerment, and innovation in every step of what it does.

The Director of Program Development (DPD) primarily works developing, planning, and overseeing programming for the organization. This staff member works closely under the Executive Director and alongside the Resource Development Coordinator. The DPD organizes the Connect Center’s Summer of STEAM free summer program and the Connect After School Fall/Spring programs.

  • Hours: Very flexible but 40 hours per week is required.
  • Paid?: Yes
If you are interested in this position, please submit a resume below and the Connect Center will send you further information.
  • Bachelors’ degree of any kind, ideally a graduate level student in an MPA or MSW field;
  • Some experience, knowledge, or interest in funding development and/or grant writing;
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to work within timelines, and ability to work collaboratively; and
  • Excellent writing skills
This position is through the AmeriCorps VISTA program and comes with all of the benefits and requirements of that program
  • Plan and Organize Summer of STEAM
  • Organize and Oversee Connect After School
  • Other Duties as Assigned
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