Programs Coordinator, Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture

Posted by Al-Bustan Seeds of Culture on July 30, 2019

Posted 7/18/2019

We are seeking a Programs Coordinator to assist in planning and implementing our educational and presenting programs.

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Engaging in continuous self-education and research that draws on Arab arts, culture, and history through readings, online resources, and exchanges with knowledgeable scholars, artists, and educators.

2. Coordinating implementation of Al-Bustan’s Arab Arts Program at Moffet Elementary School, Al-Bustan Camp, community arts classes in West Philadelphia, concerts, demonstrations and special events throughout the year

3. Documenting the above programming through writing blog/website posts and photography, and compilation of participants’ data for grant reporting

4. Updating constituent relationship management software (Salesforce) to include participants, partners, and donors, and generating relevant reports

5. Recruiting and managing volunteers to assist in ongoing programs and special events

Qualifications & Experience:

  • minimum Bachelors degree in education, liberal arts or humanities
  • at least two years experience working with youth in educational settings
  • able to manage children’s behavior with keen grasp of the stages of child development
  • excellent writing, public speaking, and interpersonal communication skills
  • able to take initiative and pursue creative solutions
  • able to collaborate productively as part of a team
  • able to work effectively with diverse constituencies
  • well organized with ability to multi-task and coordinate overlapping activities
  • highly knowledgeable about/interested in Arab arts and culture
  • preferably conversant or fluent in the Arabic language
  • proficient in Microsoft Office, internet research, and Mac-based environments
  • preferably experienced with Salesforce and Adobe Creative Suite applications, or quick learner to become adept

This full-time position, available immediately, will report to the Executive Director and Public Education Director, work collaboratively with other team members, and manage some volunteers and interns. To apply, please send cover letter, resume with 3 references, and writing sample to

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