Youth Enrichment Program Coordinator
1) Oversee Inspiring Indianapolis Youth program implementation
2) Coordinate the Modern Apprenticeship Program: Recruit, hire, and supervise apprentices through the EmployIndy MAP Program Prepare a work-based learning plan for each apprentice and track achievement of identified tasks and goals, Provide ongoing guidance and direct supervision of apprentices; remain on site with apprentices when they are providing direct client services, and Maintain collaborative relationships with EmployIndy Program partners including but not limited to Youth Apprenticeships Manager, Registered Apprenticeship Manager, and any additional relevant partners.
3) Create and/or identify existing curricula/programming for apprentices and LCFS staff/collaborative partners to implement with youth clients to promote outcomes, including but not limited to: Mental Health and Substance Abuse Prevention Education Programming, Educational development, enrichment and/or remediation, and Career Exploration
4) Recruit, Hire and Supervise Youth Program Site Manager(s).
5) Recruit students to participate in the Inspiring Indianapolis Youth Program Program
6) Ensure all client outcome reporting is completed in a timely manner in accordance with funding source requirements
7) Attend meetings with INSPIRE program staff and community organizations to enhance program operations, including but not limited to: INSPIRE Team meetings, INSPIRE program collaborative partner meeting, and Meetings with potential new resource partners as needed
8) Investigate program extensions and collaboration opportunities that promote 2Gen outcomes for youth and families; present options and strategies to the INSPIRE team for consideration
9) Collaborate with Senior Program Manger to Compile and complete narrative reports to grant funders in accordance with established deadlines.
10) Other Duties as Assigned
Skills & Experience:
- Demonstrate professional demeanor, strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate effectively with individuals at all levels.
- Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel & Outlook
- English language skills for both verbal and written communications in a business setting
- Preference for candidates that are bilingual (Spanish) and fluent with verbal and written communication in Spanish
- Preference for individuals with training and/or experience in early childhood education
- Preference for individuals with previous supervisory experience
- Attention to detail and accuracy when completing paperwork/reporting client service data
- Bachelor’s Degree and two years of experience or five years' experience in Education, Youth Development, or related field
- Must be at least 21 years of age
- Documentation of eligibility to work in the United States required (I-9 form documents) required
- Valid Indiana Driver’s License
- Clean driving record required to operate LCFS vehicles
- Must pass background check and adhere to all LCFS Employee Policies and Procedures, including requirement to maintain a drug-free workplace
Must possess the following characteristics:
- Ability to forge mutually respectful partnership with persons & families served to help clients gain skills & confidence
- Focuses on strengths of client/family
- Conviction about the capacity of persons to grow & change
- Ability to work in a team setting & independently
- Able to maintain appropriate boundaries & set limits in working with clients
- Must be able to recognize & effectively respond to cultural differences of clients
- Able to maintain confidentiality of client records
- Able to work hours needed to accomplish assigned tasks, to include evenings, weekends, & holidays
- Position requires on-site presence at partner schools including Anna Brochhausen IPS school 88 and additional sites.
- Position requires evening and weekend hours to accommodate program activities and events.