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Youth Program Coordinator

Availability: 40 hours per week, may require some evenings, weekends.

Salary range: $15-$17.50/hour starting rate, based on experience

Position Reports to: Programs Manager

The following job description includes the major responsibilities and expectations. This list is not all inclusive; the incumbent may be expected to perform other job-related duties.

Job Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to effectively run a high-quality, evidence-based, community-oriented youth program that will empower refugee and immigrant youth to achieve their goals and promote the success of young people and their families.

This person will be responsible for coordinating the Asian Center’s Youth Program along with the Youth Program Grant Coordinator and/or Program Manager. This position will work together with Youth Program Grant Coordinator to supervise part-time youth program staff to run eight to ten weekly programs at three high schools, four middle schools and the Asian Center, serving 300-400 students annually, as well as coordinate one-to-one mentoring and case management services, helping set appropriate caseloads for each staff member.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Coordinate multiple weekly after-school, school-day, or weekend youth programs at select high schools, middle schools, or at the Asian Center
  • Develop relationships with LPS community liaisons, ELL teachers, guidance counselors, parents, and others that can help form a community of support and success
  • Recruit participants for programs, including using community contacts and knowledge to seek out potential participants and find out what community members needs are
  • Mentor a caseload of 30 youth through one-to-one case management
  • Document all contacts with youth in spreadsheets and databases for use in reports; assist Youth Program Grant Coordinator/Manager in completing reports and managing grants
  • Provide oversight to interns and volunteers involved with youth programs, must be knowledgeable of policies and procedures governing interns and volunteers
  • Attend and successfully complete all required training programs
  • Work with Youth Program Grant Coordinator to run weekly youth staff meetings, schedule regular check-ins with direct reports and with supervisor
  • Act as a representative of the ACCC in public forums in a positive, knowledgeable, and professional manner
  • May provide additional transportation in company vans, must complete van training

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with high school and/or middle school students strongly preferred
  • Experience planning events or programs, teaching, or other related skills preferred
  • Must be able to work independently and demonstrate team-building, problem solving, time management, and decision making skills
  • Communicate in a friendly and informative manner with people from a wide variety of cultural and ethnic backgrounds
  • Must have good computer skills and be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Calendar), etc.

Full-Time Benefits

  • Flexible schedule
  • Monthly health and wellness reimbursement
  • SIMPLE IRA retirement plan, 2% employer contribution after 1 year
  • 16 paid holidays, including 3 floating personal holidays
  • Vacation- 80 hours per year in first year of employment
  • Sick/personal leave, bereavement leave, and civic leave
  • Family leave (paid family leave available after one year)
  • Infant-at-Work Program

Physical Requirements:

Some physical activity, including activities with youth, may be required. Extended periods of sitting in front of a computer.

To Apply:

Applicants must submit a resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references to adminspec@lincolnasiancenter.org. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, and will continue until the position is filled.

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