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Program Officer 

Position Overview

Job Title

Program Officer 


Job Overview

The Program Officer facilitates managerial processes and serves as an administrative coordinator for all the programs within the organization's initiatives. The Program Officer will  assist in the development, implementation, and evaluation of our organization's programs, along with recruiting and training volunteers. Occasionally, the Program Officer will lead organizational programming for students in our Leadership in Action initiative. 


Reports To

The Program Officer will report to the Chief Program Officer 


Time Commitment

This role requires between 2-10 hours per MONTH


Preferred/Required Experiences 

  • Must be in high school or above

  • Previous experience through student clubs/organizations preferred 


Core Responsibilities and Duties

  • Will be delegated to oversee and maintain organizational initiatives and programs

  • Conducts site visits, interview meetings, and train volunteers

  • Assist in planning and running events

  • Stay up to date on the programs and services impacting the OM community

  • Identify opportunities for new program development and expansion

  • Assist with the development of strategic partnerships

  • Assist with the strategic development of the organization

  • Help develop new curriculum and programs for the organization

  • Determine the budget needed and identify any sources of potential funding

  • Conduct research to identify community needs and develop strategies to address them.

  • Create program materials such as flyers, brochures, and program guides.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with community partners, stakeholders, and program participants.

  • Monitor program progress and evaluate outcomes to ensure goals are met.

  • Assist in preparing reports on program outcomes and impact

About Oakland Mills United

Founded in 2020, Oakland Mills United (OMU) is a 501c3 nonprofit organization on a mission to support and empower students, schools, and communities through education, enrichment, and student well-being.

The living legacy of the OMHS Class of 2020, OMU strives to create a more equitable community for all. Our initiatives of student leadership, student enrichment, college preparation, and community advocacy create opportunities to support all students in Oakland Mills and Howard County.

We are run by a volunteer staff who are current HCPSS students, alumni, and community members who strive to make an impact in our community for future generations.

Next Steps

Thank you so much for your interest in joining Oakland Mills United! To move forward in this process, please click the “APPLY NOW” button below or email Please write a basic introduction about you and why you are interested in joining our team. We will reach back out to you to schedule an information session and interview. 

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