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Youth Program Coordinator

San Diego (United States of America)

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: San Diego (United States of America)
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Youth
    • Managerial positions
    • Project and Programme Management
  • Closing Date:

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The Youth Program Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Summer REACH-4-Success program. Summer REACH-4-Success is a continuation of IRC’s academic year programming for high school youth based in City Heights. Components include assisting with program development, supporting daily program facilitation, and monitoring student data for outcomes tracking. Youth Program Coordinator will work a hybrid schedule of both remote and in-person work, and must be local in San Diego.

Major Responsibilities:

•Develop and instruct culturally appropriate and level appropriate curriculum to engage students in learning and enrichment in summer programing;

•Coordinate and run daily activities including relationship and team building exercises, skill-building workshops, art and poetry, and group games;

•Coordinate and run acculturation field trips;

•Coordinate and run virtual tutoring;

•Recruit and place volunteers to support tutoring and summer activities;

•Ensure all students have completed required documents for participation;

•Ensure all students comply with the policies of the program and report issues in a timely manner;

•Ensure timely and accurate compliance to all reporting requirements;

•Participate in all program meetings, staff development activities, and fully engage as a member of the team;

•Comply with all policies, procedures and protocols of the agency;

•Serve as a liaison to key teachers and staff at school site, district, and community partners;

•Assess and monitor students’ Social Emotional gains by regularly administrating and evaluating funder prescribed or internal assessments;

•Maintain student attendance records;

•Use IRC and program database(s) as assigned to track client services, outcomes, and metrics;

•Other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

•Local resident of San Diego, eager to work in person to support summer youth program;

•Some college or undergraduate degree in the educational/social services field or equivalent years of related work experience preferred;

•Two years of experience working in youth development or in an educational setting preferred;

•Experience facilitating online programming via Zoom a plus;

•Experience working in a diverse, and non-traditional setting with diverse client base;

•Experience in a non-profit setting and/or international setting a plus;

•Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to lead groups;

•Ability to think and work independently;

•Must be extremely flexible, capable of working under pressure with deadlines and managing multiple priorities;

•Comfortable working in a fast-paced, multicultural environment;

•Strong computer skills particularly in MS Office applications, Google Forms, Zoom and experience with online databases;

•Proficiency in written and verbal skills in Somali, Swahili, Arabic, and/or Farsi a plus.

Working Environment:

•Standard, professional office environment;

•Position will work primarily from home; reliable internet at home required;

•Position will be required to work in person 1 – 2 times per week, starting mid-July

•Regular travel to off-site locations is required;

•Offices hours are scheduled as Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm.


IRC- leading the way from harm to home.

IRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. IRC considers all applicants on the basis of merit without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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