YOUTH PROGRAM MANAGER
Image Character Etiquette (ICE) Mentors/Eryn PiNK Girl Empowerment seeks a dedicated and inspired full-time team member who is committed to creating positive and supportive spaces for minority youth to assist with facilitating and mentoring programs. This is a year-long role with potential for renewal. The candidate will possess the following skills: ability to build relationships with middle and high school youth; facilitate in an engaging, creative and supportive way; ability to incorporate youth development and community building in curriculum design; have a keen awareness of and celebrate the vast cultural experiences of black and brown youth.
The successful candidate possesses excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills, and ability to build relationships and interface with persons from diverse backgrounds. They also must be detail oriented, an independent self-starter, an advocate for women and girls of color and have a positive outlook and can-do attitude. Must also have a love of learning, be highly energetic, creative, a problem-solver, negotiator, and have the ability to work an evening and weekend schedule.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Program Manager primary duties include, but are not limited to:
- Market the programs to community partners
- Establish and maintain working relationships with the local public schools system(s) and participating schools and community based organizations
- Recruit and train volunteers
- Manage and facilitate year round education programs for youth groups
- Prepare and deliver high-quality, interactive programming for middle and high school students
- implementing lesson plans that are culturally relevant for a diverse student population
- Plan special field trips and teen hangouts
- Use social media to reach out to and engage youth participants
- Work with the Director to establish and reach goals for students and volunteers recruited annually
- Accountable for reaching monthly/quarterly/annual goals
- Coordinate activity to execute periodic special events
- Continually enhance program effectiveness
- Program and relationship management
- Evaluate and keep curriculum current and relevant
- When appropriate, attend events, community events, and professional conferences.
- Collect and record data
- Mentor, train and lead high school ambassadors
- Develop annual youth summary report
- Ability to manage several projects at the same time – Develops project plans; Coordinates projects; Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget; Manages project team activities.Technical Skills – Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelor’s degree required
- Minimum 3-5 years work experience preferably in education, social work, nonprofit sector
- Presentation skills: The right candidate has the ability to conduct group and individual lessons and presentations.
- Experience managing a volunteer program: Recruiting, training and managing volunteer relationships a plus
- Experience writing lesson plans and curriculum
- Ability to multitask: The right candidate has the ability to begin, manage and complete several projects and program relationships at one time
- Basic computer literacy a must: Minimum proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Database experience preferred.
- Available to work some evenings and weekends
This is a full-time (40 hours/week) and one-year contract position with potential for renewal. No benefits will be offered for this position. $38K-$42K Based on experience.
Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org