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Project Coordinator  - Part Time, Remote

Now Accepting Resumes

Nikwasi Initiative


 P.O. Box 2197

Franklin, NC 28744

Start Date: +/- Feb 12, 2024 

Pay Rate: $16 - $25 per hour (based upon experience) 

Benefits: Some paid holidays, transportation reimbursement, professional development.

Schedule: Flexible, to be arranged with supervisor. 


Nikwasi Initiative preserves, protects and promotes culture and heritage in the original homelands of the Cherokee. people Our growing organization seeks a part-time Project Coordinator who will design new and assist with ongoing projects. This person should have a relationship with and strong working understanding of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.


Core Responsibilities:

  • New project development

  • Maintenance and management of ongoing projects

  • Education Programming

  • Event management

  • A valid driver’s license is required.


Day to Day Tasks: 

  • Communication with partners

  • Project Scheduling and Tracking

  • Occasional site visits

  • Supervising project implementation

  • Document management and record keeping

  • Project budgeting

  • Other tasks and duties as assigned:

    • In a small and diverse nonprofit, everyone will contribute to the overall advancement of the organization by participating in a wide variety of activities.


The Position is funded for 20 hours per week, and reports to the Executive Director. 


The successful candidate will have:

  • Excellent Written and Verbal Communication Skills

  • Advanced office skills including strong computer knowledge and time management 

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Self-Starter and Problem-solving ability

  • Teamwork

  • Interest in learning

  • Focus on high quality work


Preferred Skills:

  • Established connection to Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians

  • Event Planning experience

  • Public Presentation ability

  • Grant tracking knowledge


To Apply:

Email your Resume’, Creative Cover Letter, and Three (3) Professional References to:

Questions may be sent to the same email address. We will respond to questions to the extent we are able. 

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