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Arts & Healing Program Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Phoenix, AZ
  • FTE $45,000 to $49,500 DOE USD / Year
  • Salary: FTE $45,000 to $49,500 DOE

Website AlientoAZ Aliento

Transforming Trauma into Hope and Action.

Aliento is seeking an Arts + Healing Program Coordinator who will work closely with the Cultiva staff to plan and implement programming in the community. This position is in-person and reports to the Cultiva Program Director. Ideal candidates will be bilingual, have strong written and verbal communication skills, detailed oriented, and have a background in community roles. Specified duties include, but are not limited to:

1. Participant Strategy & Outreach (30%)- Arts and Healing Coordinator will be in charge of implementing outreach strategies to retain our current Cultiva program participants and increase our database of new participants based on Aliento’s annual goals.

– Outreach strategies will be co-created in partnership with Cultiva program & Leadership staff and must reflect our annual goals.

– Collaborate with interns and fellows to implement new outreach strategies. – Leverage digital platforms to engage our online community on healing & creative practices.

2. Event Planning & Execution (35%) – Arts and Healing Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating and executing Cultiva events established annually based on our goals.

○ Coordinator will lead the ECFI initiative (Eisenhower Center for Innovation) and Mental Health Check-Ins

○ Support with cross-club collaboration

○ Lead and support facilitator training sessions.

○ Support with other Cultiva related events including arts & healing workshops, open mics, art galleries, etc.

3. Cultiva Program Support (15%) – Collaborate with the Cultiva Team to execute outreach, implementation, and evaluation of mental health & arts programming.

○ Lead coordination with mental health community partners

○ Coordinate programming with existing mental health community partners

○ Support outreach to potential new partners to promote mental health & arts programming

○ Assist with ongoing program development (i.e. program implementation, data collection, data analysis, recordkeeping)

4. Provide Strategic Input + Support to Aliento and Collaborate Across Departments (20%)

○ Support Aliento’s initiatives by sharing content on personal social media.

○ Attend meetings with partners, funders, or relevant stakeholders.

○ Meet weekly with the assigned supervisor.

○ Attend weekly core team meetings (every Wednesday & Friday at 10AM)

○ Attend quarterly step backs and bi-annual retreats (non-negotiables).

○ Represent the organization at the highest level of integrity at external events, media interviews, etc.

○ Supervise and meet with interns on a weekly basis.

○ Participate and implement cross-staff training.

○ Participate in professional development opportunities to increase your leadership skills.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: – 2 – 3 years experience in

– Building relationships with people from diverse backgrounds

– Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple projects and tasks, and prioritize competing responsibilities and deadlines

– Leading and coordinating arts and/or mental health programming in community settings

– Process & results orientated

– Fast-paced, dynamic and innovative environment

– Exceptional attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and self-starter

– Ability to succeed in a warm and supportive team-based environment and cultivate collaborative partnerships

– Experience leading and collaborating in cross-departmental projects

– Proficient in Google G Suite, Asana and Slack preferred but not required

– Other duties as assigned and agreed upon

– Commitment and passion for immigration, education, mental health, arts, and other areas that advance the rights of undocumented youth and mixed status families


– FTE $45,000 to $49,500 DOE

– Flexible time off

– Eligible for up to 3 weeks of PTO

– Full health insurance

– Dental and Vision stipend

– $1500 professional development stipend

– Retirement options to become available with a certain eligibility matching funds

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