Job Title: Youth Programs Coordinator – BCC
Program/Dept: Youth Development
Reports to: Youth Program Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-exempt, 25-32 hours per week.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The following duties are normal for this position. These duties are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.
Additional Tasks and Responsibilities: While the following tasks are necessary for the work of the unit, they are not an essential part of the purpose of this position and may also be performed by other members.
- Plan, facilitate and coordinate program recruitment, enrollment, and participation of youth, grades 2-5 in Homework ‘n’ Hoops after school program and SEED Camp summer program
- Coordinate the supervision of youth activities
- Recruit, orient, train, coordinate, supervise, and provide ongoing support for volunteers in Homework ‘n’ Hoops
- Coordinate Elective Program and field trips for SEED Camp
- Perform recordkeeping and program evaluations using online databases and Microsoft Office programs
- Communicate with families of program participants
- Coordinate and supervise work-study and Step Up employees’ work
- Assist in coordinating food service
- Assist in gathering equipment, materials, supplies for program activities
Supervisory Responsibilities: Responsible for assisting in the supervision of volunteers, work-study students, Step-Up employees, and interns.
- Answer and route telephone calls and miscellaneous questions from employees, clients, vendors, and the public, and provide customer service
- Support PPL work and mission by accepting assignments for special projects, committees, etc.
- High level of personal and professional integrity, including ability to maintain confidentiality
- Provide information on assigned functions
- Perform related administrative duties
- Performs other duties as assigned or directed
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.
Minimum Technology Qualifications:
- B.A. or equivalent experience
- Experience working with youth and adults of diverse backgrounds
- Proficiency in written and conversational Spanish or Somali required
- Strong interest in inner-city revitalization
- Ability to work as part of team, as well as independently
- Proactive, energetic, and creative work style
- Good organization, communication, and leadership skills
- Valid driver’s license with three years good driving experience
- Ability and willingness to drive passenger van
Ability to use:
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, bend, and communicate. The employee must lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.
- Office equipment including telephone and voicemail systems, copier, printer, fax machine and scanner
- MS Word and Outlook
- The Internet, CTK (online database), MyPaychex (electronic timecard system)
- Computer Network (files, drives, and folders)
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions and ability to work under generally safe and comfortable conditions where exposure to environmental factors may cause discomfort and poses a limited risk of injury.
AA/ EEO : Project for Pride in Living, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the organization will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.