Come build community with us!
The Community Playground Organizer empowers communities across North America to improve and increase access to play for kids. The Community Playground Organizer assists in and leads the coordination and execution of KaBOOM! community-build playground projects and activities culminating in a transformative, one day volunteer event that acts as a springboard for further positive change. The Community Playground Organizer guides the community through a successful playground project from playground design to the playground build event. The typical project requires cross-organizational coordination, group facilitation, project planning, scheduling and reporting, and budget management.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Proficiency in written and spoken Spanish is preferred for this position. Demonstrate ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures. Candidates should have project/event management experience and the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects at the same time.
The ability to work with a diverse community of volunteers and corporations and large numbers of people is essential. Prior construction related experience is helpful but not required.
The ideal candidate should be self-motivated, a team player, flexible and able to bring a high level of energy to everything they do.
Strong coordination, organization, interpersonal, and communication skills, as well as a strong sense of personal responsibility for one's work are valued. Precise attention to detail and organizational skills are critical to success in this position.
Relevant project management/event management experience along with a Bachelor's degree is desired.
KaBOOM! is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity. Women, people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals are strongly encouraged to apply.
KaBOOM! is the national non-profit dedicated to bringing balanced and active play into the daily lives of all kids, particularly those growing up in poverty in America. We believe play is essential to a child's wellbeing and development, which leads to a healthy future. We work every day to ensure that kids living in underserved areas have access to the play they need to thrive. Our future depends on it!
We have a fun and dynamic work atmosphere filled with talented and passionate Boomers who want to make a difference in kids' lives. Individuals interested in applying for this position are encouraged to go to kaboom.org/careers and select Community Playground Organizer. Please make sure to include a thoughtful cover letter with your application.