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Part-Time Dinner Program Coordinator

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Teen Feed
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Seattle, WA

Part-Time Dinner Program Coordinator supervises operational aspects of the nightly dinner program, including floor supervision and support of dinner team volunteers. The leadership shown in this vital position ensures safety and consistency in Teen Feed’s dinner program. Successful candidates are practical, empathetic leaders who can execute operationally; this “get-stuff-done” person will be ready to handle tough situations with courage, consistency, and compassion while identifying and solving persistent challenges. Additionally, a strong candidate would be someone who can, with the proper training, work independently and take charge of the team of volunteers that they are given. 

 

A good fit: 1.) Valid DL 2.) Healthy Professional Boundaries 3.) Good Communication 4.) Ability to think quickly in crisis and 5.) Reliable with Flexible scheduling.


This role embraces gender diversity, champions a strong organizational social justice roadmap, and values youth and staff input. A strong preference is given to racially diverse and bilingual candidates reflecting the demographic make-up of our youth as well as those seeking an understanding of poverty and oppression. 


Mission: 

Teen Feed works with the community to offer support to meet basic needs, build strong relationships, and ally with homeless youth as they meet their future off the streets. On a daily basis, Teen Feed responds to the basic needs of homeless youth in Seattle’s University District through three integrated programs: Teen Feed Dinner Program, the Street Talk Outreach Program (STOP), and Service Links for Youth (SLY). We are a street-level and low barrier team offering onboarding and navigation toward formal case management for vulnerable youth ages 13-24. 


Skills and Qualifications: 

  • Four-year degree preferred (Social sciences or related field). 
  • At least two years of previous work, volunteer, or other relevant experience with 

homeless youth and young adults 

  • Knowledge of and/or willingness to learn about the social service systems and 

clinical issues pertinent to homeless youth 

  • Ability to perform all services in a culturally respectful manner, honoring 

homeless individuals in agreement with Teen Feed Core Values 

  • Ability to perform physical duties such as lifting, bending, standing for periods of 

time, and accessing stairs 


COVID-19 Precaution(s): 

Remote interview process 

Personal protective equipment such as gloves and masks provided 

Plastic face shield provided and required while working with youth 

Temperature screenings for all guests and staff 

Social distancing guidelines in place 

Virtual meetings 

Sanitizing, disinfecting, and cleaning procedures in place 


This is a flexible part-time role after mutual discernment averaging of 3-6 hours, 2-3 days a week. 

Pay begins at $16.69/hour


TEEN FEED IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Part-Time Dinner Program Coordinator supervises operational aspects of the nightly dinner program, including floor supervision and support of dinner team volunteers. The leadership shown in this vital position ensures safety and…

Details at a glance

  • Part Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Location

On-site
4740 B University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send an email to Teen Feed Recruitment at recruitment@teenfeed.org with a current resume and either a cover letter or email message explaining why you are interested in working with Teen Feed, subject: Dinner Coordinator position

Interested candidates should send an email to Teen Feed Recruitment at recruitment@teenfeed.org with a current resume and either a cover letter or email message explaining why…

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