Now Hiring: Part Time Fire Up Your Feet Coordinator

Position:  Fire Up Your Feet Coordinator

InstitutionSafe Routes to School National Partnership

Reports to:  Development and Marketing Director

Employment and Classification:  “At will” employment status; Part-time, temporary through August 2015, averaging 20 hours per week

Location: Your home office in Northern Virginia

Applications: Applications will be accepted through April 18, 2014 at 5 PM PT and must be sent to Specific details on application requirements are provided below. No telephone calls please.

Start Date: As soon as possible 

Summary:  The Fire Up Your Feet Coordinator in the Mid-Atlantic region will assist with implementation of the Fire Up Your Feet program. This position will focus on achieving school engagement goals nationwide, with a particular focus on the Mid Atlantic region and Northern Virginia.

For more information about this position, please see the detailed job description.


  • Minimum of two years proven success coordinating projects and outreach efforts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong project management experience
  • Ability to travel in the Northern Virginia region and nationally, as needed
  • Ability to work from home, to work independently (self-starter) and as a team member across departments with minimal supervision
  • Ability to follow-up in a timely manner, be proactive and to work under tight deadlines/schedules with attention to detail
  • Proficient with PCs and with MS Office software
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required 

Background:  The Safe Routes to School National Partnership was founded in 2005 and is a network of more than 650 organizations, agencies, schools and professional groups. Its mission is to advance safe walking and bicycling to and from schools, and in daily life, to improve the health and well-being of America’s children and to foster the creation of livable, sustainable communities. 

Rate of Pay:  This “at will” position part-time position offers a starting salary range of $18,750 - $20,000  (or the equivalent of a full-time salary of $37,500 - $40,000.) A telephone and internet access stipend as well as access to file sharing will be provided; staff would need to provide their own computer. 

To Apply: Interested applicants should submit (via email) a cover letter, resume and three writing samples in one PDF file to The PDF file shall be named as follows:  [LastName]_Fire Up Your Feet Coordinator.pdf.  Ensure that the subject line of your email includes the text “Fire Up Your Feet Coordinator.” Applications must be submitted in the format indicated in order to be considered. Due to a high volume of interest in our positions, we are not able to accept email or telephone inquiries. 

Receipt of applications will be acknowledged with an email reply.  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until April 18, 2014 at 5 PM PT.  Applying soon is encouraged as interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis.

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Safe Routes to School National Partnership is an equal opportunity employer.