ABOUT YOUTHCARE: YouthCare works to end youth homelessness and to ensure that young people are valued for who they are and empowered to achieve their potential. Founded in 1974, YouthCare was one of the first programs to serve runaway and homeless youth on the West Coast. The goal was to help young people find safety today and build a future for tomorrow. Over four decades, we’ve defined best practices and developed programs that are a national standard for excellence. Using a youth-centered approach, we ensure that young people experiencing homelessness ages 12-24 have the hope, skills, and confidence to gain long-term stability.
POSITION SUMMARY: YouthCare partners with Seattle Public Schools Interagency Academy to facilitate The Garden program, a work-based learning opportunity for students at the Columbia City School site. The projects are designed to provide opportunities for young people to gain work maturity and job skills, earn a stipend, gain school credit, and increase school engagement.
NON-MANAGEMENT EMPLOYEES ARE REPRESENTED BY THE OFFICE AND PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION (OPEIU).
Under the supervision of the Employment & Education (E&E) Program Manager, the Interagency Garden Program Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Interagency Garden Program. Responsibilities will include providing supervision, training and direction to a crew of approximately 10 high school students working alongside staff on gardening, landscape maintenance, harvesting, selling at the Columbia City Farmer’s Market, and various field trips. They are responsible for creating and facilitating the gardening curriculum and managing all aspects of operating the Interagency School Garden. Additionally, providing maintenance of space and equipment, stocking of supplies, coordinating with community partners and volunteers, tracking data, processing payroll and delivering checks.
This job description is not intended to cover every aspect of your job at YouthCare. We are a team that works together to meet the needs of our clients and every member of the team is expected to pitch in and help even beyond the specific responsibilities listed in this description.
ABOUT YOUTHCARE: YouthCare works to end youth homelessness and to ensure that young people are valued for who they are and empowered to achieve their potential. Founded in 1974, YouthCare was one of the first programs to serve runaway and…
BENEFITS: YouthCare provides a competitive benefits package to full time employees including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, short-term disability, life insurance, 401(k), vacation, paid holidays, and sick leave after successful completion of the 90-day Introductory Period.
BENEFITS: YouthCare provides a competitive benefits package to full time employees including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, short-term disability, life…