The Program Coordinator reports directly to the Programs Manager and performs administrative, outreach and planning functions for the Firefighters Burn Institute. Responsibilities include, coordinating & facilitating programs, assisting with event planning and providing administrative and management support for the Firefighters Burn Institute. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to data entry; researching and compiling information; presenting reports; preparing correspondence; scheduling and coordinating activities, programs, travel and other projects; chairing committees; working to support firefighters, burn survivors and volunteers; maintaining camper and camp staff databases; scheduling camp and conference transportation; generating documents using a full range of computer software requiring proficiency with spreadsheets, word processing, desktop publishing, database management and presentation software; assisting with phones and performing miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned. This position will require some work to be performed outside of the regularly assigned work schedule, including occasional weekends and travel. This position may be assigned other duties as required.
Qualifications and Job Requirements:
Qualified applicants will be required to pass a criminal background check, including fingerprints; and have a valid California driver’s license with good driver history and proof of current auto insurance. Applicants will also be required to pass a computer competency exam.
Required Experience, Skills and Characteristics:
This is a full-time, non-exempt position including medical, dental, vision, disability, and retirement benefits. Starting salary is $19.00/hour.
About the Organization:
The Firefighters Burn Institute is a non-profit 501(c) 3 organization founded by Sacramento Fire Captain Cliff Haskell and the Sacramento Area Fire Fighters, Local 522 in 1973 for the purpose of establishing a local burn treatment facility; providing recovery programs for burn survivors; promoting fire and burn prevention through public education; funding education for medical burn team professionals, firefighters, and burn survivors; and supporting burn treatment and rehabilitation research.
Please email a cover letter and resume to Rachel Crowell. Please include date of your availability and a statement explaining how your education, experience and skills qualify you for the position. Resumes will be reviewed as they are received and qualified individuals will be contacted. Job posting open until filled.
In 1972, a jet airplane attempting to take off from Sacramento Executive Airport, crashed into a crowded Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlour, killing 22 people and burning many others. A Sacramento firefighter, Gene LaVine, and eight members of his family died in the fiery crash.
Collaborating with physicians and administration at the University of California Davis Medical Center, the UCDMC Regional Burn Center opened in January of 1974.