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Head Start California
Sacramento, California, United States (hybrid)
30+ days ago
Head Start California
Sacramento, California, United States
30+ days ago
Job Type
Job Duration
$27.00 - $29.00
Min Experience
2-3 Years
Min Education
Associates Degree
Required Travel
Salary - Type
Yearly Salary
Event Planning


Engagement Coordinator (EC) 

Head Start California (HSC), a 501(c)(3) association, is seeking a new Engagement Coordinator (EC). We serve Head Start teachers, health professionals, and administrators who in turn serve our state’s children from at-risk backgrounds. By joining the HSC team, you’ll become part of a decades long movement to end the generational cycle of poverty with early education and interventions.  


The EC supports the key logistical needs of the association. The role requires a high degree of organization and flexibility, as the priorities of the position will frequently shift. This is a hybrid role with one day a week required in the office. The EC works with all staff, and reports to the Events Director. The EC advances the interests of HSC through four primary responsibilities:  

  • Support key HSC events - HSC events are a major source of budgeted revenue. EC responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

  • Assisting with the selection and confirmation of speakers for HSC signature events including session proposal review and approval of workshop content. 

  • Drafting communications for speakers and attendees prior to event (reminders, training invitations & instructions, evaluations and thank you notes, etc.). 

  • Member Engagement - assist with member meetings, manage, design, and create content for social media, and help with HSC webinars. 

  • Support HSC contract and grant requirements – draft reports, assist with surveys, and obtain and organize information from a variety of sources. 

  • Advocacy Coordination – scheduling legislative visits, and help coordinate advocacy communications. 


Visit our website to see the full job description. Skills and abilities needed for success in this position include:  

  • Strong time-management skills with the ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks. 

  • Strong information skills with the ability to collect, organize, summarize, and simplify information from multiple sources orally and in writing. 

  • Good team player with the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and contribute to a positive team culture. Strong communication skills, and the ability to build relationships. 

  • Ability to work with diverse people and cultures, with an understanding of cultural awareness practices. 

  • Strong technology skills and the ability to quickly and thoroughly learn new programs, including, Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel PowerPoint, SharePoint, Teams, OneDrive, etc.), Zoom, Salesforce, Canva, and PheedLoop 

  • Ability to lift and carry supplies and equipment weighing up to 50 pounds. 

  • Ability to travel to HSC events. 


This is a full-time non-exempt position working approximately 35-38 hours a week with a compensation range of $27.00$29.00 per hour and bonus eligibility. This position is primarily remote, with one partial day per week in our Sacramento office, plus in-office event preparation days as needed. HSC offers full benefits including medical, dental/vision, flex spending plan, 403(b) with automatic 4% company contribution, vacation, sick time, and holidays.  


Application Instructions 

To apply, please send us your resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, be sure to tell us why you think Head Start is an important program to support. Incomplete applications will not be considered and only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Head Start California is an equal opportunity employer.


Ideal and required qualifications include:  

  • 2 years' successful related experience  

  • Associate’s degree in event management, hospitality, communications, or related field (or an additional two years’ relevant experience). 

  • Experience in social media marketing, promotion, ad buys, etc. 

  • Bilingual / biliterate preferred but not required 

  • Experience in a Head Start program or nonprofit association preferred but not required

Job ID: 73870164

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