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Special Projects Coordinator | Full-Time

The Job

We are looking for a well-organized, self-starter who is excited to join a dynamic team of staff and volunteers to help us reach our goals as envisioned by the Board and Co-founders of the organization.

Under the supervision of Beyond Differences’ Executive Director, the Special Projects Coordinator is responsible for coordinating special events to raise revenue for the organization, assisting with student programs such as overnight retreats and monthly high school meetings, managing the database for the organization, serving as liaison with donors and other constituent groups, and helping coordinate the national awareness day events through our network of teachers and schools throughout the United States.

This is a full-time position and located in the San Rafael (Marin County) headquarters of Beyond Differences. The candidate must be self-directed, mature, easy-going and flexible as some meetings/events/retreats will take place on weekends and evenings.


Candidate Qualifications


How to Apply

For immediate consideration, please forward your resume and a cover letter with a summary of your interest and qualifications for this position to [email protected] and indicate your name and "Special Projects Coordinator” in the subject line. We thank you for your interest in career opportunities with Beyond Differences. Due to high volume, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.

Beyond Differences is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. Beyond Differences provides a competitive salary and full benefits. A security background check will be included in the hiring process.

National Programs

Know Your Classmates

Our innovative national programs have inspired a cultural and behavioral shift at middle schools and high schools across the country. Join our movement to end social isolation by bringing one or all of these programs to your school.

Know Your Classmates is Beyond Differences' initiative co-sponsored with the Islamic Networks Group (ING) designed to explore middle school youth's identity and belonging, understand traditions, and recognize stereotypes. Multi-cultural and multi-faith backgrounds are common in today's schools and Know Your Classmates is speaking honestly with children about their feelings and experiences with one another. Know Your Classmates Day is Friday, October 20, 2017!

No One Eats Alone

No One Eats Alone™ teaches everyone how to make friends at lunch, often the most difficult part of the school day. Created and organized by students, this is our most popular program where schools in all 50 United States participate! National No One Eats Alone Day is Friday, February 9, 2018.

Call It Out Day

Call It Out is a powerful engagement program for middle school youth, their teachers and families. Focused on creating inclusive communities online, particularly learning to respond to digital gossip to reduce social isolation, National Call It Out Day is April 27, 2018.

All of our programs encourage taking the pledge to never exclude others, reaching out to someone new, and spreading the word that inclusion is cool!


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