Program Coordinator

Job Details

Job Location
San Diego County – San Diego, CA

Position Type
Part Time

Education Level
2 Year Degree

Job Shift

Job Category
Nonprofit – Social Services


Join our team and make a difference in peoples lives!

We’re looking for a Program Coordinator for the El Cajon, CA area!

Our Philosophy

LifeSTEPS is committed to build thriving communities by empowering individuals and families through supportive housing and services. The STEP in LifeSTEPS stands for Skills Training and Educational Programs and is the heart of our mission. We believe community development is built One STEP at a time. Our vision is that every person served by LifeSTEPS will be empowered with the skills, resources, and support to maintain stable housing and break the cycle of poverty. Our founders believe that building affordable housing is only the first step. It is also essential to provide meaningful programs that empower people to move forward in their lives.

About us

LifeSTEPS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization. It was founded in 1996 and currently has over 300 partnered affordable housing properties all over the state of California. We serve several regions from Sacramento, Bay Area, South Bay, Central Valley, LA Valley, Desert, and LA South Region. We work with 90,000 residents all over the state and were on a mission to provide effective educational and supportive services to maximize the strengths of individuals and build resilient communities.

Our Benefits

In addition to meeting your passion for making a difference in the lives of those we serve, all employees will receive the following benefits:

  • Competitive pay based on skill and experience
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • LifeSTEPS Perks Program

Benefit eligible employees working 30 hours per week or more will also receive:

  • Medical, Dental Vision, and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Identity Theft Program
  • Pet Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

About the Position

The Program Coordinator, under the direction of the Regional Director of Social Services, is expected to design, implement, and coordinate activities and programs within assigned affordable housing complexes. This position works closely with the Director of Social Services (DSS) to provide the highest quality of service to the residents served by LifeSTEPS.

Core Duties Program Coordinator

  • Empower children from low-income and underserved families to flourish by providing after-school education and resources.
  • Ensure our young individuals a caring and safe place to go after school to get assistance with homework and academic enrichment.
  • Encourage children to thrive and become empowered so they can develop into resilient adults.

Job Specifics:

  • Official Job Title: After-School Program Coordinator
  • Job classification: non-exempt, 10 hours per week
  • Job Location: El Cajon, CA
  • Pay: $19.00 per hour
  • Skills: Bilingual in Arabic or Farsi, preferred


Education and/or Experience and/or License Certification:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Two (2) years of experience in a similar environment providing services.
  • Bachelors degree in social work, psychology, or related field preferred.
  • Valid California Driving License and reliable, insured transportation required

Are you ready to make a difference, stand behind and support individuals and families so they achieve their goals and become empowered to move forward in their lives? Apply today!!!

Proof of COVID-19 Vaccine Required

At LifeSTEPS, the health and safety of our staff is our highest priority. All offers of employment are contingent on the candidate showing proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.

Please Note

LifeSTEPS values the diversity of the people it hires and serves. Diversity at LifeSTEPS means fostering a workplace in which individual differences are recognized, appreciated, respected, and responded to in ways that fully develop and utilize each person’s talents and strengths. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, disability, age or covered veteran status. Please provide us with notice if you will require accommodations during the interview process

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