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POSITION: PROGRAM COORDINATOR
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES:
This position involves both implementation of mentoring program services and generating community awareness for Friends for Youth. Mentoring services include recruiting, training and screening adult volunteers and matching them one-on-one with at-risk youth. Responsibilities also include interviewing and screening the youth, providing follow-up support once each match is made, planning Life Skills Training Workshops, planning and implementing a community based activities program. Community awareness responsibilities include recruiting volunteer mentors, developing relationships with local media contacts, making presentations to community groups, supporting and managing special events, and building overall synergy within the local community.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the supervision COO and Sr. Program Coordinator
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
HOURS: Full Time, flexible schedule
SALARY RANGE: $37,000 – $42,000, dependent on experience
Ideal Candidate will have passion and experience for working with at-risk youth as well as demonstrated success connecting organizations with the community. Specific qualifications include: Excellent organizational skills, knowledge of local community and resources, outstanding communication skills, ability to work well with a wide spectrum of people, creative thinker, self-starter, ability to work flexible hours, exceptional writing skills, ability to work well independently as well as with a team, experience in media relations and P.R., managing special events, and public speaking experience. Spanish-speaking a plus. Clean DMV, insurance.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Minimum B.A. degree or equivalent experience and at least 1 year related work experience
To apply for this position, email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.