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Coordinator, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

Job Details

$28.85 - $32.00 Hourly


Position Title:

Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Coordinator


Community Impact

Reports to:

Vice President, Community Impact

FLSA Status:

Full-time / Non-Exempt (hourly)


$28.85 to $32 per hour


Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM, with occasional weekend and evening work.


This position is 100% in-person, located at 1560 Berger Drive, San Jose, CA 95112. Some presence may be required at our other location at 2650 Senter Road.


Local travel may be required up to 15% of the time.


About the San Jose Conservation Corps (SJCC+CS):

San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School offers an engaging work environment focused on growth, teamwork, and making a positive impact. We value collaboration, respect diverse perspectives, and provide opportunities for employees to contribute their skills to create a hopeful and sustainable community. Whether you're passionate about education and development, environmental conservation, or community engagement, joining our team means embracing a shared commitment to service and the chance to make a meaningful difference. Be a part of our mission to create transformational change and learn more at


Position Summary:

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator is a key member of the SJCC+CS team and is responsible for all monitoring, evaluation, and learning activities at the Corps. Reporting to the Vice President of Community Impact, the Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator will work with staff across the organization but especially with the Corpsmember Development, Fund Development, Social Enterprise and Communications and Marketing teams. By quantifying and demonstrating the Corps’ outcomes, the Coordinator will increase the Corps’ impact on our young people, our community and our environment.


Job Duties:

Building Monitoring and Evaluation Infrastructure

  • Assist with the onboarding process of a new programmatic database.
  • Work closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure that the database is set up in accordance with organizational needs.
  • Facilitate the transfer of any relevant data from current platforms to the new database.
  • Work with all programmatic departments to ensure that they have a department-specific logic model and Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Plan.
  • Consolidate department logic models and M&E Plans into an organizational logic model and M&E Plan.
  • Integrate the principles of Youth Participatory Action Research into data collection, management and analysis.


Facilitating Data Collection

  • Assist in the creation or adaptation of instruments or data collection tools for implementation of the M&E Plan.
  • Assis in the creation of procedures for collecting the necessary data to implement the M&E Plan, then audit the implementation of those procedures.
  • Conduct interviews or focus groups with Corpsmembers to collect qualitative data for outcomes.
  • Conduct field visits to audit data collection instruments and procedures.
  • Oversee data audits regularly and adapt tools and procedures as needed based on audit findings.


Conducting Analysis and Reporting

  • Create specific reports or dashboards for staff to have access to data needed for reporting or monitoring.
  • Review data that staff source for reports to sponsors or funders and provide additional data that they may not have access to.
  • Provide results from analyzed data regularly to relevant stakeholders in order to identify trends, patterns or changes in program operations and outcomes.
  • Work with Communications and Marketing and Development teams to determine how to communicate program outcomes to different audiences.


Creating a Data-driven and Learning Culture

  • Create and implement training plans for onboarding the new database with staff in collaboration with HR.
  • Promote adoption of the new database for all staff with a special focus on management.
  • Train staff in data collection tools and procedures to ensure high-quality data.
  • Democratize Corps data so that all staff have access to the data they need or would find useful while maintaining confidentiality of private information.
  • Create regular opportunities for learning from data for all staff and Corpsmembers where participatory methods are prioritized.
  • Assist in the planning and facilitation of Strategy Leadership Meetings when learning is the focus.
  • Prioritize personal professional development in order to stay informed of innovative practices in the field of Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning, Positive Youth Development, Youth Participatory Action Research, conservation and climate justice. 


Salary and Benefits

  • Salary: Placement on the compensation scale is determined using a number of factors, including the candidate’s level of experience and education that either meets or significantly exceeds the minimum requirements.
  • 403(b) Retirement Benefits with up to 3% employer match after 1 year of service
  • Credit Union and Employee Assistance Plan
  • Medical, Vision, Dental, and Life Insurance
  • Holiday, Vacation, and Sick Pay
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Subsidized annual Eco Pass


Work Environment & Requirements

Position may require prolonged sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, and turning, kneeling, bending, squatting and stooping in the performance of daily activities. The position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in using a computer keyboard. The incumbent may be required to drive a vehicle up to 15% of the time. The position may require the incumbent to occasionally lift up to 25lbs. Additionally, the position requires far and near vision when driving, reading, and using a computer. Acute hearing is required when providing phone and personal service. The nature of the work may require the incumbent to work evenings, weekends and holidays. Some of these requirements may be accommodated for otherwise qualified individuals requiring and requesting such accommodations.


Equipment Used: Desktop computer, laptop computer, keyboard, mouse, cellular phone, handheld (wired) phone, personal vehicle or company vehicle (sedan).


Reasonable Accommodations: The San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, SJCC+CS will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact


NOTICE: The statements herein are intended to give a broad description of this job function and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Other duties and/or projects may be assigned.


SJCC Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:

The San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment. The Corps and School does not discriminate based on an individual's race, sex, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, military and veteran status, sexual orientation, age, gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, hair style, hair texture or any other basis prohibited by law. Working at SJCC+CS means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits, and training. SJCC+CS makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.


Employment At-Will

The San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School is an “At-Will” employer. This means that employment with SJCC+CS is voluntarily entered into and staff members are free to resign at any time.  Similarly, SJCC+CS may terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause or prior notice, as it deems appropriate.   This at-will employment relationship can be changed only in a written agreement signed by the staff member and the Executive Director of SJCC+CS.



All new hires will be required to provide proof of vaccination absent an approved medical or religious exemption prior to their start date. If a new hire is in the process of being vaccinated, their start date may be adjusted to a future date after they have been vaccinated.  Fully vaccinated means at it has been at least two weeks since the person has completed the entire recommended initial series of a COVID-19 vaccine.


To Apply:

To apply, please complete an application via the San Jose Conservation Corps’ website at The application deadline is 11:59 PM on November 30, 2023.


Please allow adequate time to complete the application and submit before the deadline or the system may not save your application. If your online application was successfully submitted, you will receive an automatic confirmation email to the email address you provided.


Please contact Hefziba Owens, Recruiter / Onboarding Specialist via email at if you have any questions.


San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School is a safe, inclusive environment that welcomes individuals from diverse backgrounds and experiences. We strongly encourage individuals from marginalized or underrepresented groups to apply. We understand that some applicants may feel discouraged when they see a long list of job requirements and do not meet every single criteria - we urge you to apply nonetheless. At SJCC+CS, we do not seek a "perfect" candidate because we believe in our core values of Respect, Education and Development, Safety, Empathy, and Equity and Inclusion. If you are enthusiastic about making a difference, passionate about our mission, and dedicated to our values, we invite you to apply. Join us in creating a culture of excellence and transformational change.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • One of the following must apply:
    • High School Diploma or GED + 4 years of relevant work experience in data analytics, database management, or similar
    • Associate’s degree in related field + 3 years of relevant work experience in data analytics, database management, or similar
    • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, data science, or a related field + 2 years of relevant work experience in data analytics, database management, or similar
  • An unwavering commitment to data integrity
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, comfortable with facilitating meetings, conducting interviews, and preferably training experience on MEL topics
  • Expert-level use of Excel and experience with a statistical software (Stata, R, SAS, etc.)
  • Knowledge of data visualization best practices and ability to create effective visualizations
  • Passion for SJCC+CS’ mission of developing young adults to create transformational change for our community and our planet. 


Driving Record and Requirements: If the position is offered and accepted, candidates must submit a copy of their DMV driver’s record. The candidate also must possess and continue to maintain a valid California Class C driver’s license and a clean driving record.


Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in the United States. Please be informed that San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School will NOT sponsor, represent, or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application.


Medical Verification: State law requires all employees working with youth to provide medical verification of negative tuberculosis test results within the last year. Employees will also be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination.


Background Check and Fingerprinting: If the position is offered and accepted, candidates will be required to undergo Live Scan Fingerprinting as well as a background check, which includes a state and federal criminal history record check.


Drug Screen: If the position is offered and accepted, candidates will be required to undergo and pass a 5-panel drug screen.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual English and Spanish
  • Prior work experience in the nonprofit sector



Strategic Thinking: Executes the strategic plan through roles and responsibilities clearly divided amongst each employee in the department that serves the purpose of the plan.


Culture: Contributes to and maintains the desired culture by modeling the organizational values of Respect, Learning & Development, Safety, Empathy, and Equity & Inclusion.


Communication: Communicates using active listening skills; demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills, written and verbal communication and organization skills, with the ability to plan, create and facilitate group workshops to Corpsmembers and staff.


Team: Ability to effectively work independently and in teams in order to achieve goals; establish and maintain good relationships with Corpsmembers, SJCC Leadership, and many external partners;

Business Acumen: Computer proficiency, including email, MS Office, publishing, website skills, social media knowledge; demonstrates excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and project management skills.


Flexibility and Risk: Embraces ambiguity and uncertainty, coping with and embracing changes in strategy from executive team.


Customer / Client Focused: Understands the needs, preferences, interests, timelines, and decision-making criteria of the SJCC+CS management team. Focuses on meeting those needs through implementing strategies and tactics.


Financial Acumen: Awareness of policies and procedures regarding expenditures and budgets and financial goals of the organization set forth by the executive team.


Best Practices: Follows policies and procedures of role/responsibilities as outlined; maintains a high level of quality, confidentiality, credibility, tact and diplomacy.


Emotional Intelligence / Self Mastery: Places some value in continued personal growth and its importance in modeling this to their team; ability to remain calm at all times while managing multiple priorities and tasks simultaneously;


Data-Informed Decision Making: Collects and reports data as requested in a timely manner. Quality of work is in line with the expectations outlined by the requesting party. Able to audit data, flag outliers, and correct errors.  Understands the basic concept of the data and what it means.