DC Middle and High School Program Coordinator

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Minimum: $35,000
Maximum: $35,000

Published

08/24/2018

Address

Washington
District of Columbia
United States

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION: DC Middle & High School Program Coordinator


Type: Full-time

Location: Washington, D.C.

Area of Focus: Education, Youth Development

Salary: $35,000 per year, plus benefits


Asian American LEAD’s mission is to support low-income and underserved Asian Pacific American youth with educational empowerment, identity development, and leadership opportunities through after-school, summer, and mentoring programs. For more information, please visit our web site at www.aalead.org.


Position Description: The DC Middle & High School Program Coordinator will be part of a fast-paced and committed team working to provide learning and growth opportunities for low-income and underserved Asian Pacific American youth in the District of Columbia. The DC Middle & High School Program Coordinator will develop curriculum and implement after-school programming, weekend field trips and events, and summer programming focused on helping students grow in AALEAD’s three outcome areas: Educational Empowerment, Leadership, and Identity. The DC Middle & High School Program Coordinator will report to the DC Programs Manager.


Required Duties:

  • Conduct after-school programming and summer programming in community-based sites located in the District of Columbia
  • Develop and implement curriculum focused on helping youth grow in AALEAD’s three outcome areas: educational empowerment, identity development, and leadership opportunities
  • Supervise youth, manage a budget, and plan for logistics of all program activities and field trips
  • Collaborate with cross-regional colleagues with event planning and joint field trips
  • Collect and maintain programmatic data (attendance, progress of organizational outcome goals, and grant-required goals)
  • Develop and maintain relationships with other community organizations to provide learning opportunities for youth
  • Recruit youth and reach participation targets for middle and high school youth
  • Identity youth who may benefit from having a mentor and refer them to the Mentoring & Volunteer Program Coordinator and/or the College & Career Mentoring Program Coordinator


Where Applicable:

  • Manage and supervise volunteers and interns
  • Support the AALEAD Development team with grant reports and fundraiser events
  • Schedule permitting, provide program coverage for staff in circumstances regarding illness, peer observation sessions, and observance of religious holidays
  • Maintain relationships with families
  • In conjunction with the Community College and Mentoring Program Coordinator, support youth with postsecondary transitions, including college application support, essay support, financial aid application support, and writing letters of recommendation


Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in education, social work, liberal arts, or related field required
  • Minimum of two years of direct experience working with youth or teaching at the middle and high school level required
  • Solid oral and written communication skills
  • Sensitivity to the needs of immigrant children and families
  • Organized and attentive to details
  • Ability to work Monday-Friday schedule; flexibility to work some weekends and evenings
  • Fluency in any Asian language is strongly preferred; Vietnamese and Mandarin are needed most
  • This position requires regular travel from the AALEAD office to program sites, which are mostly accessible via public transportation
  • This position is mostly sedentary with periods of light work; some walking and standing with occasional lifting of objects no more than 20 lbs may be necessary


Benefits:

  • Health insurance: medical, dental, and vision
  • Option to participate in a 403(b) retirement plan
  • Tax free commute options through Metro Smart Benefits program
  • Paid holiday, annual leave, and sick leave
  • Flex/comp time for time worked beyond 40 hours per week


Asian American LEAD provides for a fair and equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, marital status, disability, military/veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, or genetic information, or other non-merit factor.

Benefits

  • Health insurance: medical, dental, and vision
  • Option to participate in a 403(b) retirement plan
  • Tax free commute options through Metro Smart Benefits program
  • Paid holiday, annual leave, and sick leave
  • Flex/comp time for time worked beyond 40 hours per week

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluency in English and an Asian language is preferred.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

mnguyen@aalead.org
http://www.aalead.org

How to Apply: Please submit a thoughtful cover letter and resume to Mylynh Nguyen – mnguyen@aalead.org. In your email subject line, write “Application for DC Program Coordinator”


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