Project Specialist

Job Type

Full Time


Minimum: $31,824
Maximum: $31,824



Start Date


Application Deadline



West Seattle
United States


This position will provide support for the Seattle Youth Violence Prevention Initiative. this includes support to the Network Coordinator, Intake & Referral Specialists, and Case Management Program.

Duties & Responsibilities;

Program Implementation

  • Track and monitor timelines to meet SYVPI reporting deadlines, including tracking case manager records of activity to determine monthly outcomes. Communicate needs for updated records to program supervisor
  • Assist and support the Intake & Referral Specialists including receiving and processing referrals, completing intake screening, and referring youth to appropriate services
  • Assist Youth Engagement Coordinator with implementing programming
  • Assist and provide support to Case Managers
  • Conduct audits on case files
  • Maintain and update agency client files
  • Maintain and update information in the agency database

Community Outreach

  • Assist with the connection, coordination, and collaboration with network-identified agencies, as necessary, to ensure youth are actively engaged in programs
  • Collaborate with Initiative member agencies to identify and provide services to eligible youth
  • Refer youth for participation in suitable activities based on the client’s needs
  • Advocate for youth and work with community/support service agencies to resolve access barriers
  • Attend weekly case consultation and/or team meetings
  • Attend other Youth Initiative monthly meetings


  • Experience completing comprehensive intakes
  • Valid WA State Driver’s license, proof of insurance, and reliable transportation 
  • Clear driving record with no more than two moving violations in the last three years
  • Computer skills required: MS office, familiarity with databases
  • BA Preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Must pass a Washington State Patrol Criminal Background Check
  • Ability to communicate, in writing and verbally, including writing reports and business correspondence; speaking effectively before individuals and public groups
  • Ability to interview, conduct community outreach or education in community-based organization, and communicate effectively with diverse populations, including school personnel, service providers, law enforcement, parents of referred youth, and funders
  • Ability to utilize time management techniques to organize and prioritize work
  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to programming change 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. This employer participates in E-Verify. The employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.


  • 36 hours per week; 52 weeks per year, depending on funding
  • $17 an hour; non-exempt
  • Medical, dental, vision, long-term disability and life insurance; paid vacation and sick leave; paid holidays; Costco membership

Level of Language Proficiency

Other Requirements

  • Bilingual, Spanish-English speaking preferred
  • Ability to maintain client confidentiality
  • Ability to provide age and culturally competent services
  • Be available on short notice for home visits as needed
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work evening hours as needed 

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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