POSITION TITLE:              YOUTH ADVISORY BOARD COORDINATOR

 

REPORTS TO:                     MANAGER of YAB & Art Program

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Supervise YAB executive members in the creation of meeting agendas and minutes, and disseminate these to the board each week.
  • Develop high-quality work-based learning experiences for YAB members
  • Work with the YAB members to develop work plans, timelines and activities to achieve project goals.
  • Facilitate YAB meetings twice a week and organize additional work days as needed.
  • Coordinate youth participation in panels, workshops, and speaking engagements at relevant community events
  • Work with program managers across agency to coordinate YAB representatives for each program so that all Larkin Street youth have representation
  • Schedule and oversee youth attendance at conferences, local hearings, All Staff meetings and other appropriate opportunities.
  • Documentation of YAB work, including schedule tracking and processing of hours for stipend payment for YAB members
  • Develop and maintain relationships with community partners; City and County as well as other youth advocacy organizations.
  • Track program deliverables using both qualitative and quantitative evaluation methods
  • Disseminate a monthly review and calendar of events to appropriate staff members
  • Coordinate various trainings for YAB members from agency and community partners

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Recruit youth leaders through use of e-mail, flyers, attendance at meetings, and other avenues.
  • Continue to evaluate and develop programming as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology or related field; Experience in Youth Boards preferred.

 

 BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE:

  • Three to Four (3-4) years of progressive experience in education workforce development or related discipline.
  • Experience community building and working in collaborative partnerships with other organizations, agencies, institutions, and entities
  • Demonstrated leadership, coaching, and mentoring experience with youth
  • Ability to support or lead collaborative projects
  • Familiarity with youth development models
  • Experience working with adolescents as a vocational counselor/ job developer or in the field of public relations
  • Experience in working in a multi-cultural, diverse environment. Highly desired.

 Larkin Street is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 HOW TO APPLY: All interested candidates, please submit cover letter and resume to:   employment@larkinstreetyouth.org.