CommonBond Communities

Youth Program Coordinator

Location
St. Paul, MN
Posted
Oct 11, 2018
Closes
Nov 10, 2018
Ref
018-0128
Contact
CommonBond Communities
Category
Education
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
Youth Program Coordinator
(Social Services Provider)
Full time

Skyline Tower, St. Paul
Schedule: 10am-7pm; hours may vary.
Must be available 2pm-7pm M-Th and for some required programming on Fridays


CommonBond Communities is pleased to announce an opportunity for a full time Youth Program Coordinator at Skyline Tower in St. Paul. Beautiful Skyline Tower is CommonBond’s largest property, with 504 units.

CommonBond Youth Programs support youth in achieving success in school and in life. This position coordinates high quality out-of-school time programming focused on academic and social skill development for youth living in CommonBond housing developments. The Youth Program Coordinator supports the relationship between home, school, and CommonBond programming.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
• Coordinate school-year academic support programs.
• Coordinate academic enrichment and community exploration activities during summer and school-year breaks.
• Collaborate with Academic Coordinator, volunteers, and others to coordinate the implementation of individualized learning goals and intervention plans for youth
• Interview, train , and guide staff and volunteers
• Engage parents/caregivers through regular communication, family nights, conferences, and other techniques to promote parents/caregivers as the primary leader of their child’s education.
• Facilitate engagement between parents/caregivers and schools.
• Focus on evaluation and continuous quality improvement
• Work collaboratively with department and other departments

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
• Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in related field or at least three years’ experience in a related field.
• Two years’ experience in youth program development and management.
• Knowledge of community resources and service networks.
• Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
• Demonstrated experience working within diverse communities, which include people of various ages, gender, sexual orientations, national origins, income levels, ability levels, religious affiliations, races, and languages.
• Ability to work well in a collaborative team environment with both internal and external partners.
• Ability to network and develop community partnerships.
• Experience utilizing MS Office and web based programs.
• Be Certified in CPR and First Aid or have the ability to become certified within six months of starting position.

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