Youth Programs Coordinator

Youth Programs Coordinator

Job Title: Youth Programs Coordinator (YP)

Program Status: Full-Time

Purpose of the Position

The Youth Programs Coordinator is directly responsible for the South Atlanta Youth Alliance Program (SAYA) and facilitates the connections between youth development and leadership programs. Such facilitation may include planning, organizing, promoting, monitoring, and coordinating activities and interactions between FYLP, Young Professionals/Mentors programs within AVPRIDE and in the community. The YP Coordinator supports special events across all programs including but not limited to Career Exploration, Internships, Youth Summer Camps, and specialty efforts (i.e., Girls Who Code). The coordinator establishes communication mechanisms to keep students and families aware of the continuum of development, leadership, and service opportunities from high school to college.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operation of South Atlanta Youth Alliance Program (SAYA).
  • Manage the overall administrative and coordination tasks for the SAYA Program Identify workshop speakers.
  • Set the calendar for SAYA Program for the year and manage the logistics for calendar/location.
  • Be knowledgeable in personal strengths and the strengths of team members and youth in the program.
  • Establish mentorship relations and activities to expose students to leadership and career development.
  • Use strengths-based language and concepts within the daily program.
  • Build one-on-one and small group relationships with youth to nurture strengths and promote social and emotional growth.
  • Provide leadership for setting up the process for selection of students and interviews with AVPRIDE volunteers, board members, etc.
  • Provide leadership in planning the annual retreat, induction ceremony and orientation and other workshops.
  • Develop a relationship with a liaison from each school to work with AVPRIDE.
  • Coordinate opportunities between SAYA students and Community leaders.
  • Work closely with Wellness staff to ensure cohesiveness of the Youth Action. Teams and Georgia Teen Institute.
  • Track and meet deliverables for various grants.

Program and Student Development

  • Seek opportunities and ideas for youth and program growth and development
  • Continue to evaluate program and processes to ensure most efficient practices
  • Create 12-month plan for continual student leadership progress

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Send out emails and responding to emails (and organizing responses)
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings.
  • Manage GroupMe or other system (sending out reminders and updates to participants)
  • Manage and updating monthly calendars
  • Participate in evaluation of monthly measurable goals.
  • Transfer data to electronic files; keeps Google Drive updated with all work
  • Manage outside vendors/partners, student liability and release forms (uploads to Google drive)
  • Manage student verification forms reporting & tuition payments
  • Develop, maintain, and enhance healthy relationships with students, parents and program stakeholders

Primary Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education (Preferred)
  • 2+ years of experience working with youth, ages 13-18 years

Rev: 3.22

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $27,300.00 per year


  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
COVID Precautions in place. Triple air filter cleaners in place; sanitation practices; masks required.

Application Question(s):

  • Are you vaccinated against COVID?


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Driver’s License (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Locations


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