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Program Manager

Job Location

Thurston County, WA

Published By

Our Ark

Type of Job

Part Time Volunteer

Published Date

March 31, 2020 at 10:00:00 PM

About the job

    Program Manager Responsibilities

    Organizing programs and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the organization.
    Developing new programs to support the strategic direction of the organization.
    Creating and managing long-term goals.
    Developing a budget and operating plan for the program.
    Developing an evaluation method to assess program strengths and identify areas for improvement.
    Writing program funding proposals to guarantee uninterrupted delivery of services.
    Managing a team with a diverse array of talents and responsibilities.
    Ensuring goals are met in areas including customer satisfaction, safety, quality, and team member performance.
    Implementing and managing changes and interventions to ensure project goals are achieved.
    Meeting with stakeholders to make communication easy and transparent regarding project issues and decisions on services.
    Producing accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its life cycle.


This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous

  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects

  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture

  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail

  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction

  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

  • High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment

Program Manager Requirements

  • Experience in program management.

  • Management skills.

  • Experience managing a team.

  • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.

  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

  • Understanding of project management.


  1. On-the-job training

  2. Brings fun and fulfillment to your life.

  3. Developing management skills

  4. Making our communities better to live and love 

  5. Learn how the best in the business do what they do

  6. Get an idea for youth's future career path

  7. Build self-confidence and develop a sense of responsibility

  8. Learn basic work skills such as collaboration,  interviewing and working with different colleagues 

About us

We are 100% volunteer led team of passionate people who are to support and help the youth on the streets to go from thriving to surviving through care, compassionate, committed adults in our communities. We adhere to our values of Compassion, Community (engaging individuals, building alliances), Commitment, Hope, Trust, Love, Respect, and Integrity. We love to have fun enjoying every moment we have with team members, youth, and our communities. We would love to have you a part of this team.


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