Part-Time San Mateo County Leadership Program Coordinator
Position Title: Leadership Program Coordinator
Reports To: Leadership Program Manager
Status: Non-exempt, Part Time (30 hours a week)
Location: Based in San Mateo County (Redwood City office)
About Fresh Lifelines for Youth
Founded in 2000, Fresh Lifelines for Youth (FLY) is an award-winning nonprofit working to break the cycle of juvenile violence, crime, and incarceration. FLY believes that all our children deserve a chance to become more than their past mistakes. FLY’s legal education, leadership training, and mentoring programs motivate and equip youth to change the course of their lives. We are also committed to helping our juvenile justice systems become more just, humane, and equitable. As a result, FLY increases safety in our communities and decreases the costs and consequences of crime.
For more information about Fresh Lifelines for Youth please go to: www.flyprogram.org.
Brief Description of the Leadership Program:
The Leadership Training Program is a 10 month program which provides individualized support and leadership development activities which take place in a group setting. The program’s objective is to help youth ready for change to transform their lives.
Intensive individualized youth advocacy (5 hours/month—includes 2 in-person contacts)
● 1-on-1 case management
● Advocacy with probation, courts and lawyers
● School advocacy and educational support services to help youth get and stay on track with credit completion
● 3-day wilderness retreat
● 4 hours/month of group activities/service learning projects
Leadership Program Coordinator – Position Summary
The Leadership Program Coordinator supports all administrative, organizational and process-related functions of running an effective and efficient Leadership Training Program in San Mateo County. This includes providing data-entry support, event-planning and coordination, and operations support to the San Mateo office as needed. This individual will have a passion for youth service and be able to contribute creatively and effectively to the successful execution of program deliverables.
• Plan and Coordinate Leadership Training Program Events/Activities
• Manage Program Paperwork, Youth Files and Youth Data Entry into Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) database
• Produce Reports and Information Packets for each New Cohort of Youth
• Leadership Program Pitches to Law Program Sites
• Conduct Eligibility/Suitability Screenings for Potential Program Youth with Probation and Parents/Guardians
• Annual Youth Recruitment
• Prepare for Annual Youth Leadership Retreat
• Provide General Programmatic and Office Administrative Support
• Other duties as needed and assigned.
Qualification and Competency Requirements
Positional Competencies – required for Assistants
• Experience and Education: A Bachelor’s degree is preferred, but not required, ideally in a related field. A minimum of one to three years of demonstrated success providing administrative support to a nonprofit, government, educational or private sector organization is preferred. At least two years’ experience working with underserved and disadvantaged youth is preferred.
• Relationship Building: Ability to initiate, develop and maintain trusting relationships in a short period of time with youth, parents, those representing the juvenile justice system, other key external stakeholders, and FLY volunteers and staff. Possess the passion to energetically promote FLY’s mission/vision and Leadership Program in order to attract, develop and retain youth and volunteer participation with FLY.
• Strong Communication Skills: Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with the Leadership Program Team, all youth and internal/external stakeholders, including timely and professional follow-through with phone calls and email correspondence; the demonstrated ability to research, assimilate and analyze information and compose documents; and the ability to effectively present information in a clear and concise manner to program staff and community partners as needed.
• Computer Skills: Proficiency with applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Experienced with data-base systems. Experience with Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) database is a plus.
• Availability for occasional evening and weekend work and for travel as needed.
The Leadership Program Coordinator is a part-time, 30 hour a week, non-exempt position.
How to ApplyAll interested applicants must go to our Careers page on our website, https://flyprogram.org/about/careers/. They will click on the link for our open positions and complete the online application process.
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