Youth Development Coordinator

Posted: 09/26/2021

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Youth Development Coordinator contributes to the development of program goals and the development of work plans to meet those goals and supports the UCAP Community and Family Services Department.

  • Program Participation: One to One Mentoring - Youth and Volunteer Mentors
  • Lead and provide programming for several girls’ leadership groups in Lyon and Lincoln Counties
  • Complete and maintain accurate records.
  • Plan and provide group activities for youth.
  • Coordinate fundraising activities and support community donations.
  • Fundraise and establish and maintain effective referral network and community linkage
  • Outreach
  • Attend conferences, training, and meetings as needed or requested
  • Support and model UCAP’s Behavioral Competencies 
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Minimum of a two-year degree and/or one to three years combined education and experience in human service related field.
  • Experience in working with youth, recruiting and coordinating volunteers, and fundraising preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Knowledge and understanding of child development.
  • Knowledge about community resources available to families and youth & ability to network those resources to fulfill the needs of the program.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to speak in front of a group.
  • Ability to develop and implement program goals and policies with Youth Development Team.
  • Ability to coordinate special projects.
  • Knowledge of basic computer programs, etc.
  • Means of transportation to travel as required by the position between two counties. Including travel to out of area office locations as needed.
  • Ability to maintain flexible schedule in order to respond to program and participant needs.
  • Ability to monitor safety of youth in small & large groups at program-sponsored events and actively participate in children’s activities.
  • Ability to lift up to 15 pounds.
Please refer to Job #0921L when applying.
United Community Action Partnership, Inc. is an EOE/ADA/AA Employer.