Education and Training, Meetings/Expositions/Events, 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 located in our national office located in Greenbelt, Maryland and will assist in coordinating NVFC’s training and education initiatives including administering the NVFC’s Virtual Classroom and in-person training, assist in the development of program tools and resources, compiling reports, conducting research, responding to inquiries, coordinating 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 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 a plus. 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. Send cover letter and resume to: Sarah Lee at email@example.com. No calls please. Relocation fees are not provided.
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
Coordinates all aspects of the NVFC’s Virtual Classroom, including building and launching 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.
Participates 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 related to program activities
Provides some administrative support such as answering phones, taking meeting minutes
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 planning and 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
Proficiency 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
Telecommuting is allowed.
About National Volunteer Fire Council
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, community support, and other resources.