NOW Programming Coordinator


Northeast Opportunities for Wellness, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides opportunities in sports, fitness, and nutrition for children ages 3-14 who otherwise may not be able to afford such opportunities, is seeking a part-time Programming Coordinator to manage NOW’s Fitness & Nutrition programs, education and community outreach.


$13.00-$17.00 per hour, commensurate with experience. Performance evaluations will be conducted at 60-days and one year with the potential for a wage increase at each review.


Direct report to Executive Director, President of Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Board of Directors.


5 to 15 per week

Strong written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work with children (ages 3-14), teaching fitness and nutrition
Flexible schedule with night and weekend availability
Reliable source of transportation as the position will require travel to schools, fields, and other locations in NECT

A minimum of a 2-year college degree
Background in nutrition education; background in fitness education
Certification in first aid
Experience with youth sports
Experience with planning and running sporting events and clinics
Current resident of Putnam, Killingly, Thompson, Woodstock, Plainfield, Canterbury, Eastford, Brooklyn, Sterling or Pomfret


Attend Board of Directors meetings; bi-monthly.
Attend Programming Committee meetings; bi-monthly
Direct outreach to schools, social service agencies and non-profits to identify underprivileged and/or disadvantaged children.
Supervise Fitness Staff member
Coordinate fitness and nutrition training and education and the facilitation thereof at the direction of the Programming Committee and Outreach & Education committee.
Participate in all NOW events whenever possible.
Communicate professionally via email, fax, phone, and text
Act as an advocate for NOW’s mission and values
Solicit help, advice and guidance from Executive Director, Board and committee members
Build and maintain professional and personal relationships that exemplify tact and a high level of diplomacy, including and with respect to our current partner organizations.
Demonstrate optimism in working with young people.
Comply with periodic background checks
All other duties as may be required from time to time.


Cell phone, business cards, apparel and all other necessary supplies to be provided by NOW.

PLEASE NOTE – The application period is now closed and the NOW Programming Coordinator position has been filled.