Youth Program Coordinator - Hope Place
Job Details
Hope Place - Seattle, WA
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Any
Nonprofit - Social Services

Are you looking for a way to use your gift to help others? Do you have a heart to come alongside others who are trying to improve their lives? Do you want to work for a company that's made it on the Best Christian Workplaces 2 years in a row? If so, we want to talk with you.

 

The Youth Program Coordinator assists in accomplishing the mission, vision and goals of the Women and Children’s Ministries Department by assisting with developing and implementing relational programs for children, youth and their families at Hope Place. Work to prepare spiritually vibrant, academically strong, and socially skilled students ready to flourish in life in collaboration with the local church, volunteers and partners.

 

Shift Schedule

Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm with occasional evenings, weekends and holidays.

 

Responsibilities

 

  • Manage, support, facilitate and review the work of volunteers by equipping, encouraging and empowering them in their areas of responsibility. This includes working closely with the Volunteer Coordinator to recruit and train volunteers in their areas of service.
  • Build and maintain relationships with children/youth for the purpose of evangelism and discipleship.
  • Establish and maintain good communication and relationships with Hope Place Staff, mothers and youth residing at Hope Place.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of transformational elementary programs including; 1) regular contact and outreach with youth and families, 2) on-going discipleship, 3), weekly bible study meetings 4) educational assistance four days per week, 5) camps for school breaks, etc.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of middle and high school clubs including: 1) regular contact and outreach with youth and families, 2) on-going discipleship, 3) weekly opportunities to gather, 4) monthly bible study meetings, etc.
  • Assist in the planning and implementation of family events for the Hope Place community.
  • Assist with the preparation and implementation of childcare on the nights of Hope Place graduations.
  • Maintain appropriate records and documentation concerning volunteers and program guests, including monthly reports to supervisor and case notes on children and families.
  • Communicate effectively with supervisor and other staff regarding program plans and details.
  • Assist and advise the Youth Program Supervisor in developing and accomplishing goals in alignment with department goals.
  • Ensure that all site programs and activities operate consistently with the Missions mission statement, corporate goals and core values.
  • Supervise and ensure the safe use and stewardship of all UGM facilities, vehicles, equipment.
  • Submit reports to your supervisor as directed.
  • Attend and participate in all Mission, Division and Department meetings and trainings, as required.
  • Any other job-related duties as assigned by supervisor.
Qualifications & Experience

 Qualifications & Experience

 

  • A Bachelor's Degree is preferred.
  • Previous experience in elementary and teen youth work preferred, including experience in an academically supportive and spiritually nurturing environment
  • Possess a valid Washington State Driver's License and be able to meet the standards of the Mission driver criteria required, including but not limited to:
    • Clean driving record
    • No current suspensions or revocations
    • At least 21 years of age

 

Work Environment

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for long periods of time in a temperature-controlled environment.  Requires frequent use of computers, keyboarding, and talking on the telephone.  Occasionally will stand, balance, twist, bend, stoop, kneel and reach with hands/arms.  Regularly lifts up to 20 pounds and walks using stairways to climb to multiple floors within the facility.  Specific vision abilities required for this job include close vision, color vision, distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Pre-Employment

 

This position is subject to a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

 

COVID – 19 Protocol

 

Per King County, we require that everyone wear and mask while at any Mission facility (unless eating or drinking), practice social distancing and temperature checks are required prior to entering any facility.


Per Governor Inslee's Proclamation 21-14.1, employees at Seattle Union Gospel Mission for the following locations: KentHope, Hope Place, and Dental must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a medical or religious exemption is approved. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or be approved for a medical or religious exemption prior to being allowed to work.

 

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