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Project Coordinator – CARF Accreditation

Legal – Risk Management – Compliance | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Volunteers of America of Greater Los Angeles is a large, national not-for-profit organization founded in 1896. We provide a variety of social services to Los Angeles area communities such as Head Start programs, Upward Bound college prep programs, veterans’ services, homeless shelters, low-income housing program as well as drug and alcohol rehabilitation. Learn more at


Under the supervision and the direction of the COO, the Project Coordinator will:

  • Coordinate all aspects of the CARF Accreditation process – both before and after Surveys
  • Maintain and monitor CARF Project plans and schedules
  • Ensure that all project milestones are met, delivered on-time and within scope
  • Prepare necessary presentation materials for meetings as directed
  • Communicate project tasks, milestones, and changes regularly and clearly
  • Create and maintain the project management calendar for fulfilling each goal and milestone
  • Update project plan with all project changes and disseminate information to the project team
  • Report and escalate issues (including delays) to the COO as needed
  • Communicate regularly with the COO stakeholders on project deliverables  
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Use technology for project management and to follow project process
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent project coordination / education experience in lieu of education (4 years)


  • Minimum of two years of experience with project management

Skills and Ability

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work well with large and diverse teams
  • Ability to work under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Ability and skills for researching matters as needed
  • Experience with task scheduling and resource assignment
  • Experience with project management practices and tools to create, manage, and track project performance   
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational and time management skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Experienced user of MS Office toolset (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)


  • Project management experience
  • Experience using project management software
  • Knowledge in CARF Accreditation preferred
Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law
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