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Program Coordinator (part-time)

We are growing! Join our dedicated team, working together to improve young lives throughout the Mid-Columbia and build our region’s future workforce! We want you to grow, be challenged, and have fun while performing duties that have a profound impact and create a sense of accomplishment and purpose. The STEM Foundation engages the Mid-Columbia region’s top leaders from business, labor, K-12, higher education and the community at large in initiatives to advance STEM education and career-connected learning opportunities.

Summary: The STEM Foundation ( is growing and looking for an enterprising individual who is seeking a new adventure, wants to grow their skillset and help build a growing organization. We are looking for someone who is flexible and can thrive in a fast paced environment where you may have to wear several hats. You will find this position encourages your creativity and vision and brings passion and meaning to your efforts!

Hours/Schedule: Great hours (most within local school schedule) plus OFF most of the summer and school holidays. At certain times of the year, workload can fluctuate between 20 per week up to 30 per week. Must be available during core office hours (9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.) Monday-Thursday and available to work occasional non-core hours when needed. Office is located in Richland, WA. Hybrid office/work from home option will be considered.

We want you if you are looking for a rewarding, part-time, professional position that can either allow you a step-down to a part-time position that provides meaning and purpose OR a launching pad for a career with greater responsibility and work hours as our organization grows and your time becomes more available. No benefits at this time.

Job Duties:

  • Design and manage innovative STEM programs and activities
  • Recruit, train and place volunteers
  • Monitor for quality control on communication materials and present work to Executive Director for final approval
  • Support ongoing development and revision of materials
  • Coordinate and gather data as requested
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Demonstrated proficiency in use of Microsoft Office
  • Great organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to plan and prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and use professional judgment
  • Exceptional writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Ability to communicate in a professional manner with internal and external contacts
  • Recommendations that confirm dependability, time management, accuracy and quality work
  • WSP background clearance
  • Must have valid driver’s license and proof of insurance
  • Degree preferred

Other helpful skills:

  • Grant writing, journalism, program design, event or business management, photography

Physical Requirements:

  • Limited travel may be required for workshops or meeting attendance. Adequate manual and finger dexterity, hearing, speech and vision are necessary to perform the position’s essential functions.


$18-$22 Hourly/Depending on qualifications

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS: None at this time

Please send resume, cover letter (that includes volunteer experience!), and salary requirements to  No phone calls, please. Due to time constraints, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 

The STEM Foundation does not discriminate against any person with regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or other non-merit-based factors and bases all employment decisions only on valid job requirements.

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