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Arts & Healing Programs Coordinator

Position: Arts & Healing Programs Coordinator


Aliento is a community organization that is undocumented and youth-led. We are directly impacted people who are invested in the well being, emotional healing, and leadership development of those impacted by the inequalities of lacking an immigration status in the U.S.

Our Hope - We imagine a world where people regardless of their immigration status, skin color, gender orientation, or religion are part of a community that works hand in hand to form a better society fading away from punitive practices. We imagine a world where everyone’s humanity and human rights are recognized.

The program coordinator’s role is to plan and execute arts and healing workshops aligned to our organization’s mission and vision. Part of the job includes to coordinate and execute monthly open-mics. The program coordinator is responsible to train, develop, and manage volunteers as well as to obtain and apply feedback from participants for future design of the program. The program coordinator is also responsible to execute a year gallery and assist the organization by adding capacity. The coordinator should be open to using a holistic approach with participants through arts and healing.


  • Assist in the development of short and long term plans for programs, monitor progress, assure adherence and evaluate program participants on progress

  • Assist in design of performance objectives, implement and monitor programming to meet desired outcomes

  • Develop yearly outreach plan according to program needs and capacity

  • Ensure database(s) maintenance which include(s) participant and prospect information and mailing list

  • Organize and establish meetings on regular basis with designated individuals to foster positive relationships

  • Maintaining open lines of communication and being clear about core volunteers roles and participants

  • Organize trainings to address volunteer needs and identify relevant external training opportunities

  • Assist in the management of fiscal operations including budget development and modifications.  Track expenditures. Continually monitor the program’s financial health and make recommendations to the ED

  • Assist with the development of public relations and communications strategies to support program goals and increase community awareness

  • Meet deliverables set by ED



  • Fluent in English and Spanish.

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills.

  • Exceptional attention to detail, along with strong project management abilities.

  • Commitment and passion to arts, immigration, behavioral health, and other areas that advance the rights of undocumented youth and mixed status families.

  • Experience in the arts desired.

  • Experience & training on trauma desired.

  • Knowledge of PowerPoint and Excel.  

  • Ability to work independently and exercise judgment in work prioritization and meeting project goals.


This is project-based role is based in Phoenix, Arizona, with a fixed pay of $25,000 to $30,000/year based on experience. The person will report directly to Reyna Montoya, Aliento’s Founder, and will include ongoing coaching support, professional development and opportunities for growth. We will provide office space in Mesa, Arizona out of our office located at 1819 S. Dobson Dr. Ste. 214, Mesa,  AZ 85202.

To apply, please send a resume and a brief cover letter telling us why you are the right person for this job to Position closes by September 27, 2017.