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Program Coordinator

Lincoln NE

Do you consider yourself to be effective at managing relationships and projects? Are you driven by a desire to make the world a better place while helping to create and refine processes and systems? Have you ever thought about using your detail orientation and creativity talents to make a significant impact on some of the world’s leading problems?

The Arbor Day Foundation is seeking an exceptional Program Coordinator to join our Programs team with the primary focus on our reforestation program. The Program Coordinator’s role is to create, execute and manage processes, nurture relationships with existing program partners, and lead internal teams to ensure program assignments are completed in an efficient and timely manner. The ideal candidate is an effective communicator, detail oriented, organized, can see the big picture and can multitask.



Manage the tree inventory by working with internal teams to reserve requested inventory, maintain ongoing records of project availability to ensure inventory control and oversee funding for projects.

Proactively manage relationships with existing program partners through multiple communication methods.

Serve as liaison with all internal teams to provide support for their initiatives and keep them informed of reforestation program updates.

Develop and execute innovative ideas to establish and refine processes and systems for the reforestation program while maintaining the highest level of customer service.

Create and regularly provide metrics and stories associated with assigned program.

Plan forest visits for funding partners and execute on partner contracts.



Passion for the Foundation's mission: trees, nature, and environmental stewardship

Well organized, detail oriented with a continuous improvement mindset

Positive outlook and attitude

Self-starter who can work independently and as a member of a team

Excellent relationship builder with strong customer service skills

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects

Effective time management skills


The Foundation offers an excellent working environment, salary commensurate with experience, an attractive benefits package, and the opportunity to enhance our environmental impact. If you thrive in a fast-paced, high-energy environment where you can make a difference, please submit a cover letter and resume.



Posted February 7, 2020

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