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Program Coordinator - Montgomery County

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Urban Alliance
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Washington, DC

Urban Alliance


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Published 11 days ago

February 22, 2021
January 8, 2021
$42,000 - $45,000

About Urban Alliance

Urban Alliance provides economically disadvantaged young people with the exposure, opportunity, support, and training needed to prepare them for lifelong economic self-sufficiency. Urban Alliance’s core program matches underserved high school seniors with paid, professional internships, job skills training, one-on-one mentoring, and ongoing post-program support to expand their idea of what is possible for their future. Founded in Washington, D.C. in 1996, Urban Alliance has since expanded to Baltimore, Chicago, and Northern Virginia. To date, Urban Alliance has placed over 4,000 students in paid internships and served more than 18,000 through job skills training.


Are you an experienced youth development or education professional with a passion for racial equity and increasing economic opportunity for all? Urban Alliance, a national youth workforce development nonprofit, is currently seeking a Program Coordinator for Montgomery County to support our students’ professional development, post high school planning, and support the job mentors who work daily with our students. You’ll have the opportunity to join a fun, committed, and hard-working team that always puts our students first. This position reports the DC regional Program Director. We seek a candidate who can dedicate a minimum of two years to the role.


Job Responsibilities

  • Support and monitor the professional, academic and personal performance of high school interns
  • Build and maintain relationships with students, mentors, parents, and school staff
  • Actively recruit program participants, including visits and presentations to target schools
  • Manage relationships with corporate leaders by regularly communicating with and supporting mentors to help them structure workplans, supervise interns and assist in their personal and professional growth
  • Collaborate with mentors to conduct formal evaluations of intern job performance and skill development
  • Troubleshoot and mediate jobsite conflicts
  • Facilitate weekly professional development workshops for high school interns
  • Counsel interns on post-high school options, college application process, and develop individual plans for each intern
  • Demonstrate flexibility with the understanding that working with youth requires going above and beyond
  • Work with Executive Director and Director of Evaluation to share data and respond promptly to data requests
  • Represent the organization at events, as needed

Qualifications

  • At minimum a Bachelor’s Degree
  • At least two years of experience working in youth development/with youth
  • Teaching and group facilitation experience required
  • Passionate about our mission and the possibilities of what youth can accomplish
  • Experience working with community organizations and schools in under-resourced areas
  • Excellent oral and written communication, including mediation skills and the ability to have direct and open conversations
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with youth as well as corporate mentors/executives
  • Ability to work independently and in a team
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, Access, Publisher, PowerPoint


Desired Characteristics for the DC team:

  • Strong work ethic: you do what it takes to get a job done to its fullest
  • A sense of humor: you know how to laugh at yourself and lighten a mood with your peers
  • You like to win: We believe in winning for youth. We are a team that likes to be the best, deliver excellence, in the pursuit of ensuring all youth get the opportunity to thrive



About Urban Alliance

Urban Alliance provides economically disadvantaged young people with the exposure, opportunity, support, and training needed to prepare them for lifelong economic self-sufficiency. Urban Alliance’s core program…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Entry level

Benefits

  • Access to health insurance, including medical, dental, a vision
  • Retirement benefits package
  •  Annual professional development stipend
  •  Three weeks of paid annual leave and one week of organizational leave in December
  •  All federal holidays off


  • Access to health insurance, including medical, dental, a vision
  • Retirement benefits package
  •  Annual professional development stipend
  •  Three weeks of paid annual leave and one…

Location

2030 Q Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009

How to Apply

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