Employment Opportunity | Program Coordinator

Employment Opportunity | Program Coordinator

Leadership Gwinnett is an award-winning community impact organization that has been a part of the fabric of our community for almost 40 years. Our mission is to educate, equip, and engage diverse leaders and inspire civic involvement. We do this through innovative programming including the signature nine-month Leadership Gwinnett cohort, Glance Gwinnett, a two-and-a-half-day snapshot event, and a robust Alumni network.

We are seeking a dedicated and organized Program Coordinator to join our team. The Program Coordinator will play a key role in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of our community leadership programs. The ideal candidate will have a passion for community development, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to engage and collaborate with diverse stakeholders.


    • Program/Event Planning and Implementation:
      • Assist in the development and execution of community leadership programs, including the signature Leadership Gwinnett program, Glance Gwinnett, Alumni events, community seminars, and new activities as planned.
      • Collaborate with internal teams and external partners, including staff, volunteers, Partners, and vendors to ensure program goals and objectives are met.
      • Coordinate logistics for program activities, including venue booking, materials preparation, participant communications, setup and breakdown, catering, parking, transportation, and AV needs.
      • Plan, execute, and oversee all catering and food/beverage services for events/programs, ensuring exceptional quality control, adherence to event specifications, and a seamless experience for attendees.
      • Participate in committee planning meetings and coordinate follow-up on action steps
    • Data Management and Evaluation:
      • Generate surveys and collect, as well as analyze, data to measure the impact and effectiveness of programming.
      • Prepare comprehensive reports on program data for internal and external stakeholders and make recommendations for improvement.
    • Administrative and Operational Support:
      • Provide administrative support for program-related tasks, including scheduling, budget tracking, documentation, and maintaining accurate records of program activities and participant data.
      • Assist with database management, social media, recruitment, marketing projects, or other projects as required by LG team.
      • Coordinate meeting logistics, create and manage material needs, and compile event packing lists.
      • Manage the collection of materials from class, committees, speakers, and vendors as required.
      • Oversee and maintain the organization’s supply closet, ensuring it is stocked with necessary office supplies and event materials.
      • Collect, categorize, and compile credit card receipts, ensuring accuracy and adherence to financial policies.
  • Community Outreach:
    • Represent the organization at community events and engage with potential program participants.
    • Send VIP volunteers birthday cards each month.
    • Routinely support and promote LG’s Vision, Mission & Core Values.


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Excellent attention to detail skills.
  • Ability to negotiate and secure the best deals for nonprofit organization.
  • Ability to adapt to constantly changing demands in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Proven ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to foresee, manage, and resolve problems quickly.
  • Ability to lead and work in a team environment as well as be self-driven and motivated to work independently.
  • Knowledge of Gwinnett County and region is a plus.


  • Have a Positive Attitude
  • Effectively convey information.
  • Have a Strong Work Ethic
  • Raise the Bar
  • Act with Integrity


  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including early mornings and late evenings, when necessary.
  • Professional office environment.
  • Remote work opportunities may be available based on individual performance and job requirements.
  • Heavy computer use.
  • Ability to lift 30 pounds.


  • Competitive salary based on experience and qualifications.
  • Comprehensive health, vision, and dental insurance.
  • Retirement savings plan with employer matching.
  • Generous and flexible paid time off and holidays.
  • Professional development opportunities.


Please send your resume and cover letter to Jeanne Schreider at jschreider@staffing-resources.com. No phone calls, please! Due to the high volume of resumes, we are unable to contact every applicant. Applications close Monday, April 1, 2024, at 5:00 p.m.

Leadership Gwinnett is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All employment is contingent on the successful completion of a drug screen and background check.