tSB Program Coordinator
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  • Coordinate and facilitate the development of relevant and engaging curriculum and weekly programming incorporating Peer and youth Leadership, mentor support and community partners whenever possible.
  • Maintain regular records, reports and reflections on community status.
  • Manage implementation of the Program Quality improvement plan with the rest of tSB staff.
  • Professionally and compassionately address issues and individuals in a timely manner in accordance with tSB Community Agreements and Values.
  • Honor and develop gifts and capacities of Peer Leaders, volunteer mentors, and youth participants.

Responsibility & Percentage of Time

Recruitment and Retention 15%

  • Perform program outreach to community youth and their families before and during program. Lead recruitment of youth and educate the community and other service providers about tSB.
  • Perform program outreach to potential adult volunteers in the community before and during program. Lead recruitment of volunteer mentors who reflect the diversity of life experience of the community.
  • Coordinate with school staff and community members, other youth and family service system providers to maximize student participation, healthy development and resources for community collaboration.
  • Follow up with mentors and participants upon absence or departure from the program.

Program Coordination and Facilitation 60%

  • Plan and manage relevant and Peer Leader and Mentor Trainings that ensure safety and foster community building and leadership development for all.
  • Responsible for successful six month, twice weekly programming, facilitation and organization of every program session.
  • Manage timely communication of meetings and leadership opportunities to mentors and Peer Leaders.
  • Provide support and leadership with adult mentor volunteers and assist in programmatic coordination, educational programming development, and overall mission of the Service Board.
  • Facilitate leadership development programming for Peer Leaders and Interns (second/third year students).
  • Build and maintain relationships with peer and service-learning programs to support partnerships.
  • Communicate with other staff to ensure coordination of healthy meals at each program meeting.

Evaluation and Administration 20%

  • Work with interns to manage participant applications, release/insurance forms, financial aid information, volunteer background checks and snowboard gear rentals.
  • Track program attendance and service hours in a system for reporting purposes.
  • Work with staff to conduct Program Quality Assessment, evaluation of programs and support outcome reporting processes.

Ambassadorship 5%

  • Support organization fundraising and stewardship efforts as assigned.
  • Support event execution and volunteer management as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Good communication and public relation skills, both written and oral.
  • Knowledge of marginalized cultures and urban youth/community issues and social justice analysis.
  • Ability to work as a team member with staff, students, volunteers, sponsors and larger tSB family.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to gracefully manage deadlines, priorities and multiple projects while remaining flexible.
  • Ability to work weekends and evening hours as needed (Wednesdays and Sundays required).
  • Ability to maintain professional standards that reflect positively on the organization.
  • Ability to build leadership in others and provide compassionate pushing for students and volunteers.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a wide variety of individuals and groups.
  • Ability to handle privileged information in a discreet and confidential manner.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of youth programming, curriculum development is essential, liberation theology and a social justice foundation of service.
  • Sense of humor, good taste in music and overall awesomeness.

QUALIFICATION PREFERENCES:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Education or Behavioral Science with emphasis in children youth & families, multi-ethnic studies or community organizing, or;
  • Bachelor’s degree plus two (2) years of social service experience with youth of color, or;
  • Associate’s degree or equivalent in social work or social/behavioral science with emphasis in children youth & families plus two (2) years social services experience, or;
  • Equivalent work and life experience.
  • Trained in Youth Program Quality Assessment.
  • Current Driver’s License
  • Ability with Spanish Language preferred. Experience with Spanish speaking and SE Asian immigrant communities.
  • Established relationships and prior collaboration with youth resource providers and the South Seattle community important.
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