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6 Sep 2023

Full-Time South Bay Youth Center Coordinator

TheCenterPC – Posted by TheCenterPC San Diego, California, United States

Job Description



Established as a community non-profit in 1972, The Center provides targeted programs and services to the full diversity of the San Diego LGBTQ community. The mission of The Center is to enhance and sustain the health and well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender, nonbinary, immigrant, and HIV communities for the betterment of our entire San Diego region. Our vision is to create a Center and Center culture where every person feels and knows they are welcomed, valued, and supported. As the beacon for our regional LGBTQ community, we actively recommit to being a more vibrant, bold, innovative, safe, and modern center each day than the day before. The Center is sex-positive and provides advocacy and critical health and social support services to support our community members through all stages of life, focusing on our deeply held values of equity, social justice, and client-centered, trauma-informed care. The Center currently has over 75 staff working at five facilities across San Diego County.



Under the direction of the Youth Services Manager, the South Bay Youth Center Coordinator will fulfill The Center’s mission through the development, implementation, and coordination of a broad array of activities and services for LGBTQIA+ youth at The Center’s youth drop-in Center in Chula Vista.



  • Coordinate youth programming, including activities and services, for clients of the South Bay Youth Center.
  • Ensure the facility is in good working order and sufficiently supplied.
  • Build and maintain relationships with various stakeholders, including community groups, schools, youth-serving organizations, families, and youth.
  • Lead the recruitment, selection, and onboarding process of volunteers.
  • Support the Youth Services Manager in providing outreach and nurturing collaboration with educational systems (schools K-12, universities, and colleges), healthcare systems, social service organizations, or other youth-serving organizations.
  • Achieve all contract goals and objectives.
  • Respond to crisis situations following appropriate organizational protocols.
  • Prioritize the safety of all families and youth clients, along with submitting all required documentation.
  • Represent The Center at community activities, as appropriate and/or as directed by Center leadership.
  • Facilitate site tours and support development initiatives.
  • Provide case management and referrals to internal/external services for clients.
  • Support the Youth Services Manager in budget development and expenditure tracking.
  • Attend all required agency training and meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Professional Experience: 1-2 years of professional experience in a program coordinator, event management, or customer service role.
  • Professional Skills: Critical thinking, verbal communication, active listening, and empathy. Organization and documentation skills
  • Technical Skills: MS Office Suite.
  • Language Skills: English.



  • Education/Experience: Undergraduate degree.
  • Professional Experience: 2-3 years prior experience working with LGBTQIA+ youth, case management experience, or social services experience.
  • Technical Skills: Microsoft software proficiency – Word, Excel, Teams, and Outlook.
  • Language Skills: Spanish.
  • Other Qualifications: Knowledgeable about current issues/trends related to the LGBTQIA+ community and others who are historically marginalized.


  • Compensation: The pay range for this position is $18.50 – $23.50 per hour and is commensurate with experience. This is a Full-Time, Regular Non-Exempt
  • Benefits: The CENTER offers a robust benefits package, inclusive of Competitive Pay Scales, 401(k) Retirement Plan (with company match), Full Medical, Dental, Vision, and Chiropractic Health Coverage, Out-of-Pocket Optional Coverage for Spouses, Domestic Partners, and Dependent Children, Group Term Life Insurance, Full-time and Part-Time Schedules, Generous Vacation, and Holiday Benefits, Professional Training & Development Experiences, Opportunities for Promotion & Advancement


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Equal Opportunity Employer

The San Diego LGBTQ Community Center is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.



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How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to: people@thecentersd.org Subject line: To include the job title you are applying to "South Bay Youth Center Coordinator position." 

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: $18.50-$23.50/hr. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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