Job Title: Youth Engagement Coordinator
1044 18th Street NE
Auburn, WA, 98002
Base Pay: $21.75 – $24.17 / Hour
Employee Type: FT Non-Exempt
Job Category: Education & Community Services, Regular, 40 hours per week, 12 months per year
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Due to COVID-19, this job will be fully or partially remote until further notice. If meeting a client in person or coming into any of our physical offices, safety protocols must be followed.
Closing Date: May 11th, 2021, or until filled
The Neighborhood House After-school Programs help young people develop positive attitudes towards school, succeed academically and socially, and be engaged in their communities. The year-round after-school and summer program includes: project-based learning activities, homework tutoring/academic assistance; social and personal development activities; literacy development and STEM/Arts enrichment; and volunteer opportunities. Neighborhood House seeks an experienced, competent and caring person to develop and manage a comprehensive youth development program for school age youth in a multicultural setting. As a Youth Engagement Coordinator, this individual will be responsible for coordinating the operation, planning and implementation of an after-school and summer youth program. This position is located at the Burndale Homes Youth Engagement Center in Auburn, WA and will require in-person and/or virtual programming depending on community needs.
At Neighborhood House we have a deep commitment to our employee’s and client’s diverse experiences and backgrounds that guides our work for a more equitable future. We are seeking a team member that represents our dedication to service, equity and inclusion, to join our diverse team.
- Collaborate with Neighborhood House program staff to ensure the effective coordination of program schedules and related events for youth and families.
- Maintain key project documents and communication to support all aspects of learning center program, including periodic reports, student files and updates.
- Assist with fund development for youth programs.
- Maintain a safe, respectful and engaging environment for youth and adults during in-person or virtual programming.
- Recruit and train volunteer tutors, work-study and service learning students.
- Provide the site program staff and volunteers with resources and day-to-day supervisory support necessary to effectively implement the program.
- Coordinate maintenance and schedules of the program site and interface with the on-site property manager with KCHA and other partners.
- Develop and maintain communication with parents and families of students.
- Develop and maintain communication with partner schools
- Participate in agency, community, and professional round tables and trainings.
- Identify unique opportunities and resources for youth and families to engage in.
- Develop and supervise community service opportunities.
Youth Education and Social Development
- Work with youth to identify areas of interest, passion and skill development, and to support youth in developing STEM/Arts projects that showcase their learning utilizing a Youth Program Quality Framework.
- Adopt, design and implement engaging learning activities across homework/academics, enrichment, and social-emotional topics for youth.
- Foster a positive environment for all participants through strong facilitation and group management.
- Create opportunities to develop and expand leadership, college pathways, and career readiness skills.
- Recruit youth and monitor attendance.
- Assess the academic and developmental needs of the youth participants.
- Track student academic achievement.
- Organize and facilitate periodic field trips that promote youth learning and exploration.
- Develop intentional relationships with young people by acting as a positive role model.
- Establish and maintain positive working relationships with families, school personnel, and other key partners to strengthen the diversity of our youth programs.
- Lead and assist in the implementation of activities and events for students, families, staff, and volunteers.
- Outreach and publicize opportunities in the community to attract and maintain youth (5-18 years of age).
- Demonstrate professionalism by setting clear boundaries with youth and families, being on time for daily activities, and dressing professionally.
- Other duties as assigned.
- A.A. degree in education, social work or a related field. An equivalent combination of experience and training may be considered.
- Two years of demonstrated coordination/management experience in a youth services, or K-12 educational setting.
- Knowledge of best practices for after-school programs, summer learning, and family engagement.
- Familiarity with local youth serving programs.
- Strong ability of working with diverse multicultural youth and communities.
- Ability to articulate a vision about preparing youth for the future—from social, economic, cultural and personal perspectives—to partners, funders and the community.
- Highly positive and enthusiastic style capable of motivating others.
- Ability to work as a team member in a multicultural organization and community.
- Ability to supervise and lead key program staff including work-study students and key volunteers.
- Knowledge of key computer applications (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet, Teams, Zoom, etc.).
- Some administrative experience, excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Must be self-starter, dependable, have strong problem-solving skills and the ability to use good judgment as necessary.
- Current HIV/AIDS training (within 30 days of hire).
- Current Food Handlers Permit (within 30 days of hire).
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule that includes some evenings and weekends.
- Must be able to be flexible to work in-person and virtually.
- Willingness to comply with established agency performance standards, which require productivity/personal responsibility, client/customer service-orientation and the maintenance of a professional demeanor.
- Must have reliable and independent transportation and a clean driving record (no moving violations within the past three years).
- First Aid Certification (within 30 days of hire).
- CPR Certification (within 30 days of hire).
- Sexual Harassment Training within 30 days of hire.
- Child Abuse and Neglect training (within 2 weeks of hire).
- Must pass Neighborhood House Background Check Requirement.
- Position requires Washington State bi-annual criminal background re-check.
- Experience driving a large vehicle or transporting youth.
- Experience creating and facilitating programs for middle school and high school youth.
- Bilingual Somali,Ukrainian, or Spanish speaking ability.
- Familiarity of anti-racism work in a youth development setting.
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Neighborhood House is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications are considered without regard to race, age, sex, color, creed, religion, disability, national origin, marital status, mental or physical handicap, sexual orientation (heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality) and expression of gender identity or any other classification protected by law. Neighborhood House encourages and gives hiring preference to current and former Head Start parents and children. We encourage people of color and residents of the communities we serve to apply.
For more information
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