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29 Jun 2022

Full-Time Young Adult Program Manager

Egillette – Posted by Egillette Denver, Colorado, United States

Job Description


Position: Young Adult Program Manager

Position Type:   Full time, Exempt

Pay Range: salary $50,080 to $59,999 annually based on qualifications and experience.

Benefits include: PTO, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Short                                                              term disability, Long term disability, and 403 (b).

Reports to: Director of Youth Services

General Description:  The Young Adult Program Manager is a full-time salaried position responsible for the development, facilitation and oversight of the Young Adult Program. This position requires skills and knowledge in program development and evaluation, curriculum development, managing volunteers/interns, grant management, advocacy, and training. This position also requires experience with youth and young adults ages 18-24 dealing with issues such as mental health, sexual health, juvenile justice, drug/alcohol abuse, housing instability, and family conflict.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Development:

  • This position, with the assistance of the Director of Youth Services is responsible for the creation of the Young Adult Program, a new program at the Center.
  • The Young Adult Program is aimed to serve individuals ages 18-24 by providing resources and support to achieve stability in housing, food security, improved wellness (physical, mental, emotional), and increased community engagement/connections. This program also aims to provide participants with career development support including job readiness training, skill building, interview preparation, and job placement.
  • This position is responsible for developing the programming and services provided in collaboration with the young adult participants and through community partnerships.


  • Student Interns
  • Volunteers

Grant Administration, Program Evaluation, Data Collection:

  • Responsible for management of grants which includes implementation and evaluation of programs and services, data collection including reporting and tracking requirements and generating deliverables for grant invoicing.
  • Complete various monthly reports and annual program plans
  • Work with Grant Writer and Development Director to help identify new funding sources.
  • Work with Director of Youth Services and participants to identify funding needs and priorities.
  • Manage Young Adult Program annual budget.


  • Oversee all program groups and services and remain informed of any interventions required.
  • Guide the formation and facilitation of Young Adult Programming and other youth related programs, services, and events.
  • Interview, select and provide appropriate supervision and evaluation of internship students including Task Supervision and On-Site Field Instruction.
  • Training/Community Involvement:
    • Develop and sustain ongoing relationships with schools and other youth serving organizations to maintain youth engagement, program referrals, outreach, and educational opportunities.
    • Develop and sustain ongoing relationships with workforce development organizations.
    • Oversee and/or participate in all relevant outreach events.
    • Participate on various coalitions and committees relevant to LGBTQ youth and young adults.


 Minimum of three years of professional experience working with youth and young adults.

  • Familiarity with local community resources in the Denver metro area.
  • Familiarity with Positive Youth Development and Social Justice Youth Development.
  • Experience working with youth in a community setting.
  • Experience working with youth and young adults with workforce development.
  • Professional, non-profit experience is preferred.
  • Willingness to work as part of a collaborative team.
  • Professional experience with the LGBTQ community is preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Services, Education or related field is preferred.

 Working Conditions:

  • Responsible for the safety and security of both the physical plant and online platforms
  • Work in hybrid, physical and virtual, environment as necessary
  • Evening and weekend work required.
  • Work in a fast paced and continually evolving youth and young adult environment.
  • May work in outside areas.
  • Occasional lifting to 35 lbs. with reasonable accommodations.
  • Frequent giving, receiving, and analyzing of information.
  • Frequent talking, writing, walking, standing, bending, and stooping.
  • Frequent use of computers, standard office equipment and Microsoft office suite
  • May involve some travel in and around the Denver Metro Area and nationally.
  • Expected to work extended hours as needed.
  • Must be available to work PrideFest weekend every June.


This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, requirements or working conditions. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current position, leadership reserves the right to revise the job or to require additional or different tasks be performed as assigned.

Closing Date:     July 28, 2022

For information on The Center on Colfax, visit our website at www.lgtbqcolorado.org.

The Center on Colfax is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. The Center believes in developing and supporting a diverse workforce.

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How to Apply

How to Apply:   Please send a cover letter, summarizing your skill sets and desire to work at the Center along with your resume to egillette.crt@lgbtqcolorado.org.

Job Categories: LGBT. Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: #Hiring, grant administration, lgbtq, non-profit, programs, youth, and youth development. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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