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20 Dec 2023

Full-Time Program Coordinator

Human Impacts Institute – Posted by Tara DePorte Anywhere

Job Description

Starting January 29th, 2024 | $40,000, full time 35 hours/week

VIRTUAL with potential hybrid (NYC)



The Human Impacts Institute (HII) is seeking a full-time Program Coordinator at 35 hrs a week. The ideal candidate is passionate and knowledgeable about climate and social justice issues and is creative, organized, and self-driven.  


Reporting to the Executive Director and serving as an integral member of the HII Crew, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for helping facilitate and coordinate our diverse international programs, including in-person and virtual exhibits, events, and workshops. They will also work with our Crew for program monitoring and evaluation, fundraising, and communications.

This is an outstanding opportunity for an organized, independent professional with a proven track record of creative problem-solving and project coordination to join a climate justice-centered, mission-driven organization. The candidate will be able to see their ideas and efforts come to fruition and affect positive change. In addition to a rewarding sense of purpose, the successful candidate will be surrounded by an international and inspiring group of creative, interdisciplinary colleagues and partners.  

Candidates who are BIPOC, women, LGBTQIA+, and from under-represented communities are warmly encouraged to apply.

Pay and Benefits

  • The Program Coordinator position pays $40,000 annually based on 35 hours per week. 
  • Flexible scheduling with possibility for four or five-day workweek. 
  • Four weeks paid vacation annually, plus 10 paid statutory holidays. 
  • Unlimited unpaid vacation (subject to advance approval).
  • Annual HSA contributions and IRA matches available.

Expectations and Responsibilities  

Program Coordination 

  • Coordination of program goals, deliverables, and metrics.
  • Maintain annual program timelines and roadmaps.
  • Assistance in program development and organizational outreach.
  • Assistance in supporting interns, fellows, and volunteers.
  • Drive organization and maintenance. 

Reporting and Fundraising

  • Program reporting and grant writing. 
  • Streamlining and improving M&E of programs. 
  • Drafting of annual reports.


  • Communications and coordination with programmatic and strategic partnerships.
  • Developing and planning of organizational communications (Newsletter, IG, Facebook, Youtube).
  • Implementation of amplification campaigns (i.e. Google Ads). 

Organization and Strategy 

  • Assistance in the development and coordination of programmatic and strategic partnerships.
  • Co-recruiting and support of interns. 
  • Professional representation of HII at conferences, meetings, and events, when applicable.


  • Minimum three years, hands-on experience in the climate justice movement. Additional experience in nonprofits, arts, environment, education or related field(s) would be given preference.
  • Successful track record in developing creative and engaging social media and/or community outreach materials (i.e. newsletters, op eds, etc).
  • Extensive experience working with diverse populations, including frontline communities, youth, and under-represented communities.
  • Excellence project management skills who gets joy from being a self-starter and project multi-tasking.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator.
  • You have a creative superpower that you can’t wait to share!

Our Organization

Since 2011, we at the Human Impacts Institute have been building a global cultural movement that’s inspiring big, bold, and beautiful climate action.  We see art and culture as the centerpiece of sparking the action we need to respond to the climate crisis and we center our work around sharing and uplifting the stories of amazing people who are doing the work.  Check us out:

How to Apply

Think this is perfect for you?  Applications will be accepted until January 9th by 11:30 pm EST to:

Job Categories: Climate Change. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: climate justice, coordination, and project coordination. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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