Job Opening – Program Coordinator

POSITION: Program Coordinator

LOCATION: Hybrid/Remote in Alaska

STATUS: Full-time

SALARY: Hourly/non-exempt

The Yukon River Drainage Fisheries Association (YRDFA) is seeking to hire a Program Coordinator with strong knowledge and understanding of the Yukon River fisheries. The responsibilities will include assisting with planning and coordination of programs and their activities. Monitor implementation of program policies and practices. Work to keep programs on schedule, within stated budgets and functioning smoothly. Support program growth and development as necessary. Benefits for this position include paid vacation time, paid holiday leave, sick leave, and health benefits. YRDFA will provide a computer and printer along with other office supplies necessary to do the job successfully. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist with planning and coordination of programs and their activities 
  • Work to keep programs on schedule within stated budgets and function smoothly
  • Monitor implementation of of program policies and practices
  • Manage local hire work assignments, workloads and work schedules
  • Oversee program budget include tracking billing, payments and other financial transactions
  • Program and schedule meetings and events
  • Manage marketing and communications (media relations and social media)
  • Travel to rural communities
  • Other duties as assigned  


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Associates degree or higher and/or equivalent work experience for 3-5 years.
  • Team oriented and a self-starter
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft programs and Google Drive
  • Knowledge of Alaska Native culture and rural Alaska village life.
  • Able to perform a variety of tasks, work under deadlines, and with a variety of people.

Work Environment: YRDFA has a virtual office. Staff works at a location of their choice.  Communication between staff and board is done via telephone, email, text, and in-person meetings. 30-40 hrs/week. The position will involve some weekends and occasional work after hours with advanced notice.  

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