Youth Program Specialist- Part Time
Job Details
2400 Moorpark Avenue, Suite 300 - San Jose, CA
$21.80 - $24.00 Hourly
Part Time Youth Program Specialist-YTI

Join us in our mission to strengthen the resilience and hope of our diverse community members by improving their health and well-being.

Position Summary

The Program Specialist will assist the Program Lead with planning, implementation, and evaluation of participants by leading activities in areas including technology, arts, & multi-media projects and leadership development. The Program Specialist will support in developing and assisting contracted teaching artists in delivering activities that foster storytelling, healthy relationships, resources in substance use education/ mental health and advocacy with all members and larger community by providing a space for youth to explore these themes and topics in the program. 

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Working as a teacher’s assistant for contracted teaching artists during workshops and/ or events. 

  • Developing graphic content to market upcoming workshops and/or events. 

  • Emailing parents about workshop and/ or event reminders. 

  • Assisting the team in creating program schedules for the fiscal year. 

  • Maintaining program specific social media accounts.

  • Updating workshops and/ events on AACI YTI’s website utilizing WIX. 

  • Creating registration forms for upcoming workshops and/or events. 

  • Serving as liaison for both participants and parents. 

  • Designing campaigns on the themes of substance use, education, and mental health. 

  • Supporting other staff with developing AACI YTI’s podcast. 

  • May support workshops and/or events in varies locations within Santa Clara County. 

  • Complete other duties and related projects as assigned. 



  • Currently pursuing or have completed a degree in, Sociology, Education, Communication, Marketing, Creative Arts or other directly related education programs. 

  • Experience working with youth required. 

  • Interests in technology, arts, and media. - specifically having skillsets in one of the following: digital media and production, arts and crafts, filmmaking, photography, broadcasting/ podcasting, etc. 

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite. 

  • Experience with Canva, Social Media Applications, and website editing. 

  • Excellent computer, cell phone, iPad, and internet skills. 

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills. 

  • Efficient time management and the ability to multitask. 

  • Ability to work weekends and evenings as needed. 

  • Ability to work under time constraints in a face-paced environment. 

  • Ability to communicate well with people of diverse cultural, professional, and experiential backgrounds.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective work relationships as part of a multi-disciplinary team.  

  • Experience with Adobe Suite is a plus. 


AACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

The Youth Program Specialist will be supporting AACI's Youth in Technology Incubator (YTI) is a FREE alternative activities program that uses technology, arts, and media to promote healthy lifestyles, positive skill development, storytelling, confidence building, and advocacy. Our mission is educate youth and young adults on issues of substance use and mental health through storytelling, so they can make the right choices for themselves while helping educate peers on these issues!