Professional Development

GALEO Hiring: Assistant Program Coordinator for Leadership Development

Assistant Program Coordinator for Leadership Development

Job Description

GALEO LCDF Is Seeking an Assistant Program Coordinator for Leadership Development

Location: Norcross, Georgia

Reports to: Program Manager for Leadership Development

Posted:  November 18, 2021


GALEO’s mission is to increase civic engagement and leadership of the Latino/Hispanic community across Georgia.

Vision: GALEO strives for a better Georgia where the Latino community is engaged civically and its contributions and concerns are recognized.

Core Beliefs:  Inclusive, Non-Partisan, Diversity, Responsive


GALEO was instrumental in increasing the Latino/Hispanic vote in Georgia in 2020 by more than 70%.  GALEO founded the longest serving leadership organization for Latino/Hispanic leaders in Georgia, training more than 725 people in 23 cohorts across the state of Georgia, each cohort investing 89 hours in leadership and development training.

Job Summary:

The Assistant Program Coordinator for Leadership Development will be supporting the Program Manager for Leadership Development. The position of Assistant Program Coordinator for Leadership Development will be helping with the GALEO Institute for Leadership (GIL) Program which includes the statewide and Georgia State University cohorts. The Assistant Program Coordinator will also assist in planning other leadership events such as the annual Latino Leadership Summit and Leadership Series.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Create and publish the monthly GIL alumni newsletter (knowing some graphic design is a plus)
  • Prepare materials for the GIL cohort sessions
  • Be present during the cohort sessions
  • Complete the facilitator evaluations after each session
  • Help coordinate the annual Latino Leadership Summit
  • Assist with planning the Leadership Series
  • Keeping track of payments from the statewide cohort members
  • Perform other administrative tasks within the Leadership Department
  • Attend and participate in other GALEO events such as the Hispanic Heritage Month Luncheon and Power Breakfast, and others as needed
  • Represent the organization in professional settings
  • Other duties as assigned by the organization

Experience and Skill Requirements:

  • Applicants with a bachelor’s degree and strong work experience in the social justice movement strongly preferred
  • Ability to work flexible hours (including evenings and weekends) and to travel
    domestically on occasion
  • Ability to work on Canva
  • Knowledge of and/or interest in the Latinx community
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced work environment and take initiative on related projects
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission, goals, and work of GALEO LCDF
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects in a strategic and efficient fashion
  • Strong administrative, management, facilitation, interpersonal, and leadership development skills
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required
  • Access to vehicle and a valid GA driver’s license

Salary & Benefits:

GALEO offers a competitive salary, commensurate with experience.  Full range of competitive benefits are included at this link too.

Salary range: $17-$18 per hour, based upon relevant experience.

To Apply:

Please send your resume, a thoughtful cover letter, and a short writing sample on policy issues to  Position will be opened until filled.  Please no phone calls, if there are questions, please send to the email address above.

Deadline to apply will be December 14th, 2021.

GALEO LCDF is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people of color, low-income people, women, gender non-conforming, and LGBTQI people to apply.

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.