Hope In Our City is currently hiring a Children’s Program Officer. If you are interested in applying, please complete the Job Application and email it, along with your resume, to Jordan at jordan@hopeinourcity.org. If you would like the job description in a version to download, please click here.

Children’s Program Officer
Job Description

The Children’s Program Officer (CPO) reports directly to the CEO.  The CPO is a full-time, exempt position and must hold to the doctrine and Constitution/By-Laws of Hope In Our City (HIOC).

The CPO must be willing to sign Hope In Our City’s Statement of Faith, and be a regular attendee or member of a local church.

The purpose of this position is to help children develop skills required to advance their personal lives and be prepared to grow into contributing members in their family and community.  In addition, this position will help develop long lasting relationships in the community.  These relationships are designed to create deeper roots and open additional relationships within the community in order to foster a healthy, thriving culture.  This is accomplished by working in partnership with the Volunteer Coordinator, Programs Coordinator and the Co-Founders. 


A.  Manage Youth Programs

a.       Friday Recess: blacktop and playground management

b.      Summer Kids Club

c.       Homework Hour

d.      Summer Hang Out

e.      Youth Leadership Program

B. Oversee Resource Relationships for Youth

a.       Community Relationships with DHA, Fairview Elementary School and others

b.      Educational Professionals

c.      Spiritual Counsel

d.      Mental Health

e.      Sports/Rec Resources

C. Engage in Community Relationships

a.       Know families in the community.

b.      Recruit kids to attend our programs.

c.       Communicate regularly with the families about our programs and dates.

 D.  Manage Client Data

a.       Enter all incoming clients and families into SalesForce software.

b.      Manage data entry into SalesForce

c.       Integrate the client process through SalesForce: birthdays, school grade, growth, tracking, etc.

d.      Report on the department’s effectiveness and growth through statistics detailing numbers of families and individuals.

 E.  Other

a.       Raise funds and awareness of HIOC to churches, individuals, and other organizations/companies that partner with HIOC as necessary.

b.      Any other areas the CEO deems necessary and appropriate for your skills.


A.               Good time management and flexibility with an ever-changing calendar.  Evening and weekend work will be required.

B.               A love for youth of all ages.

C.               Experience and skill working with youth of all ages.

D.               Administrative skills and well organized.

E.                Collaborate with organizations and staff.

F.                Ability to handle stressful circumstances while maintaining a professional and calm demeanor.

G.              Maintain healthy relationships.

H.               Strong self-motivation and self-starter skills.

I.                 Sufficient computer skills.  SalesForce and Google Apps will be used frequently.

J.                 Passion for empowering at risk communities, especially high poverty and refugee communities.

K.               Hard work ethic.