CameroonFDP has part-time job and internship opportunities available in our Pittsburgh Office located in Ascender (East Liberty).

Community Engagement Coordinator (Paid Position)

CameroonFDP is seeking a part-time Community Engagement Coordinator to strengthen the connection between our supporter network in the Pittsburgh region and across the country and our global programming and impact. The Community Engagement Coordinator will lead office administration; support in proposal development and donor stewardship; develop a new program for volunteers and advocates; organize events; and connect with schools, soccer clubs, and other community groups. The Community Engagement Coordinator will serve as a collaborator and assistant to the CEO. The position is part-time (10-15 hours per week) and pay is $12-$15/hr. Experience and passion for the game of soccer is preferred. We have ambitious goals to grow the organization, so there is an opportunity to expand the engagement beyond its current definition.

Responsibilities:

  • Improve existing and develop new outreach materials
  • Conduct standard office management and administrative tasks (printing, mailing, etc.)
  • Support the CEO in proposal compilation and tracking
  • Develop a volunteer management program to attract, train, retain, and recognize our volunteers
  • Develop an ambassador program to engage young people in the Pittsburgh region and across the country to support our mission
  • Support the CEO in developing and implementing a robust stewardship program to keep our partners and donors informed about our activities, thank them for their support, and inspire them to continue to engage
  • Organize and participate in community events to promote our mission
  • Generate memos and reports when appropriate
  • Support social media and digital communications when appropriate

Experience/Skills:

  • Proficiency in MS Office with strengths in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, and Excel
  • Detail oriented and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Flexible, used to dealing with multiple projects at a time
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Superior organization skills
  • Goal and results-oriented
  • Ability to analyze and revise operating practices to improve efficiency
  • Experience volunteering and/or managing volunteers

About CameroonFDP

Cameroon Football Development Program (CameroonFDP) is Pittsburgh-based organization with global reach. Our mission is to improve the lives of youth through the game of soccer by promoting health, education, leadership, and civic engagement. Since 2010, we have engaged more than 3,000 youth in Sport for Good activities in Cameroon, Africa. In 2017, we launched our PLAY4PURPOSE initiative, an innovative model that supports youth-led, neighborhood-based soccer leagues to improve health, education, and leadership skills among participants and the surrounding community. We have a vision to grow and expand this model in neighborhoods in other cities and countries around the world.

Apply

To inquire and/or apply for the position, email your resume & cover letter to Justin Forzano at cameroonfdp@gmail.com

Internship Opportunities (Unpaid and paid positions, typically in the form of a stipend, when available)

  • Communications and public relations
  • Graphic design and marketing
  • Curriculum development
  • Monitoring & evaluation
  • Event planning

Desired skills and mindset:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Relevant experience (or desire to expand skills) in specific area
  • Willing to challenge yourself to learn new things
  • Self-directed, motivated, fast learner

Commitment:

  • 10 hours per week
  • Remote and flexible office hours (space in East Liberty, Pittsburgh)
  • Weekly engagement with CEO; communication with Pittsburgh-based board of directors, and team in Cameroon

Contact

To learn more and/or apply for an internship, email your resume & cover letter to Justin Forzano at cameroonfdp@gmail.com