Program Coordinator

Washington DC, DC 20002
United States

Healthcare & Social Assistance
Manages Others
Experience Required
Degree Required
Security Clearance Required
Employment Type
Work Schedule
Some Travel

Job Description

Program Coordinator - Children Vision and Eyeglasses Program

Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington – Washington, DC


The Prevention of Blindness Society of Metropolitan Washington (POB) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to improving and preserving sight by providing services, education, advocacy, and innovation. We have two programs that serve children in the metropolitan area - Children’s Vision Screening Program and Children’s Mobile Clinic. Our vision screenings, mobile clinics, and health education events may occur in childcare centers, schools, health fairs, places of worship, or community centers. Seeking Site Coordinator who is caring, reliable, and dedicated to public health to join our Program Team and serve communities in Washington, DC, Prince George’s and Montgomery Counties, and Northern Virginia. The Site Coordinator is responsible for event staffing and onsite coordination as well as executing and providing support for vision screenings and mobile clinics. Occasional evenings and weekends. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred. Background check required.


Reports To: Senior Program Manager - Children’s and Eyeglasses Programs


Primary Responsibilities:

·       Coordinate screening events and mobile clinics throughout the year

·       Manages program logistics - calendar, staff scheduling, inventory, and maintenance

·       Manages program databases

·       Manages, prepares and analyzes client surveys

·       Responds to correspondence

·       Maintains positive relationships with POB constituents (i.e. clients, school personnel, doctors, and other non-profit partners)

·       Attends, manages & actively participates in POB vision screenings and mobile clinics including set up and breakdown of equipment

·       Participates in continuing education programs and self-directed education

·       Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 3-5 years experience or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Bilingual English/Spanish strongly preferred*
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Attention to detail, ability to multi-task, and consistently exercises good judgment
  • Demonstrated experience executing program goals and objectives that support the strategic plan
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proactive, flexible, and positive demeanor
  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Aptitude for learning multiple screening instruments – on the job training provided



  • Competitive industry-level benefits offered
  • Employer fully paid-covered health insurance, vision, and dental premiums for employee only
  • One pair of prescription eyeglasses paid for by the company every year


Job Type: Full-time


Pay: Up to $43,000.00 per year

PLEASE NOTE: For the safety of our employees and clients, POB MANDATES the COVID 19 vaccine as a condition of employment. Medical and religious waiver requests are available and require approval. 

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