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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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Job Overview:


The Youth Program Coordinator is responsible for overseeing, supporting, and implementing all REACH (Refugee Education, Acculturation, Civic Engagement, and Health) Program components. This includes academic tutoring and support, mentorship and social/emotional enrichment for high-school aged youth living and enrolled in school in City Heights.


Major Responsibilities:

•Outreach and recruit refugee youth to participate in various programming at Crawford or Hoover High Schools;

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

•Develop and facilitate culturally appropriate and level appropriate Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum to engage students in learning and enrichment in after school programming;

•Facilitate after-school tutoring sessions multiple days per week;

•Recruit, train and place volunteers and interns to support after school activities;

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

•Collect and track student data relating to the extent to which they are meeting grade level requirements;

•Maintain student attendance records and create a monthly activities schedule for all REACH programs;

•Coordinate and run acculturation field trips for new arrival students;

•Ensure all clients follow the policies of the program and report client progress including collecting eligibility documentation;

•Participate in weekly Team meetings to collaborate with colleagues;

•Engage in community partner meetings to strengthen network of support for youth;

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

•Other related duties as assigned.


Job Requirements:

•Undergraduate Degree in the educational/social services field preferred;

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

•Prefer two+ years of experience working in youth development or in an educational setting;

•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;

•Experience with online learning platforms including Zoom, and Google Classroom and Drive a plus;

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

•Ability to think and work independently;

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

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

•Strong digital literacy skills, particularly in MS Office applications and experience with databases;

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


Working Environment:

•Must be a local resident of San Diego;

•Work schedule will be a hybrid model with flexibility in the mornings, and in person work on school sites in the afternoon on most days;

•Regular travel to off-site locations is required; valid Driver’s License, active and sufficient insurance and reliable transportation required;

•Office hours are scheduled as Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 5:00 pm with some evenings and weekends as needed for special programming such as field trips;

•Professional IRC office environment.


Benefits: We offer our employees phenomenal benefits such as paid parental leave, generous time off, and excellent medical, dental, and vision options.


IRC- leading the way from harm to home.


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.



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