Program Coordinator for Community Program


Position:        Program Coordinator
Supervisors:  Program Manager
Schedule:       Full time
Location:        63A Nguyen Cu, Thao Dien Ward, District 2, Ho Chi Minh City


Founded in 2009, LIN Center for Community Development is a not-for-profit organization. We envision equal access to social and economic opportunities and an improved quality of life for all (irrespective of age, race, gender, ethnicity, origin, etc..). Through grants, technical support and networking, LIN helps local nonprofit organizations (NPOs) and philanthropists (skilled volunteers and donors) to strengthen and grow so they can fulfill their potential as vehicles for sustainable development, poverty alleviation and citizen participation.

As an intermediary, LIN provides access for everyone to information, knowledge, and tools related to community development work. We facilitate platforms, network, workshop, conference, training, and consultation that support the development of local grassroots NPOs at the same time enabling the philanthropists to give strategically. We also promote local-led development and collaboration amongst individual and institutional philanthropists and NPOs through a community fund that provides grants for initiatives addressing local and environmental issues.

By 2019, LIN has been serving more than 400 local NPOs, hundreds of individual and corporate philanthropists partners. More information and details about LIN programs and services can be found at: , .


LIN Center for Community Development is seeking an ethical and responsible candidate for the position of Program Coordinator for Community Program . The person’s primary responsibility is to coordinate with different stakeholders such as experts, volunteers, nonprofits, and business partners to implement LIN programs and projects including, but not limited to, online and offline capacity strengthening programs, database system, and online platforms in order to provide knowledge and skills, and nurture the local nonprofits for the sustainable development of local communities in Vietnam.


The roles and responsibilities of the Program Coordinator include:

  • General Roles:
    • Conduct researches to upgrade training formats and platforms;
    • Prepare budgeting projections, activity plan and quarterly & annual reports of the responsible programs;
    • Recruit and work with experts to develop training structure, curriculum and materials;
    • Build and maintain a solid relationship with expert and skilled volunteers in diverse backgrounds from business to nonprofit sectors;
    • Promote the programs; and
    • Follow-up to measure and evaluate the impact of the program.
  • Specific responsibilities:
    Online capacity strengthening program:
    • Conduct researches to prioritize topics and upgrade the platforms;
    • Recruit trainers to develop training structure and curriculums.

    Offline capacity strengthening program:

    • Recruit Trainers and skilled volunteers;
    • Organize working group meetings with local nonprofits to develop the curriculum;
    • Organize workshops and document the training materials.

    Database system and online platforms:

    • Recruit and collaborate with skilled volunteers to upgrade and/or maintain the system and platform;
    • Develop and implement system orientation and training to all staff;
    • Maintain the effectiveness of the system and platforms.

In addition, the Program Coordinator will have administrative and other duties including:

  • Maintain clear records and submit reports on project works & impacts, and expenditures.
  • Support other tasks as required by the supervisor and other colleagues that serve the delivery of the organization’s strategies and development.



  • University Degree, preferably in social sciences, training, sociology or community development.


  • Minimum of two-year project management experience.


  • Good written and verbal communication skills (in English and Vietnamese).
  • Ability to work with different members from corporate to nonprofit sectors.
  • Competent in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Web 2.0.
  • Good organizational and analytical skills, attention to detail, and determination to meet deadlines.
  • Strong teamwork, problem solving, and negotiation skills;
  • Basic knowledge of community development and understanding of social issues.


In addition to the above requirements, the desired candidate will have these attributes:

  • Honest and ethical.
  • Friendly, customer service orientation (ability to focus on client needs).
  • Professional attitude towards work.
  • Able to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Open to learn new ways of doing things.
  • Able to work well as part of a team.
  • Proactive and results oriented.


  • 15 annual leaves, 12 paid sick leave
  • 13th month salary
  • Annual health checkup
  • Bao Viet Health Insurance
  • Training budget for each level

Expected starting date: As soon as possible


If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and cover letter expressing the reasons why you would like to work at LIN and what you hope to learn from this position. Please submit your application to LIN at: [email protected], with subject line: Application for Program Coordinator.

Deadline: 30 November, 2020

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please visit the website:, for more information about LIN.

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
LIN Center
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Mon, 2020-11-30