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Youth and Education Coordinator

Salt Lake City

  • Organization: IRC - International Rescue Committee
  • Location: Salt Lake City
  • Grade: Mid level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Youth
    • Education, Learning and Training
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date:

Job Overview:

Under the supervision of the Education Program Manager, the Youth and Education Coordinator is responsible to administer existing youth services for school-aged refugee youth ages 3-18. This includes coordination of school and community partnerships, coordinating school enrollments/ orientation with the casework team, increasing student’s access to supplementary support programs such as after-school and summer academic programs. The Youth and Education Coordinator will also provide staff management, program design/implementation, and data and evaluation for the College and Career Readiness and Early Childhood Development programs. The Youth and Education Coordinator will work with the Education Program Manager to develop new innovative program areas and to increase educational access for students within and outside of IRC SLC’s programming.

Major Responsibilities:

·       Ensure that the Youth Programs consistently meet all established grant outcomes as well as internal benchmarks established by IRC senior management including documentation, case files, data tracking, client influence, and other areas of administrative compliance.

·       Maintain and developing partner relationships with school district staff, community partners, funders, and internal IRC RAI Youth Community of Practice through reoccurring meetings, resource sharing, collaborative initiatives, and program data tracking.

·       Provide supervision to direct service staff by providing ongoing individual supervision, coaching and goal setting, managing workload, and helping staff troubleshoot challenges.

·       Supervise, support and regularly communicate with volunteers, AmeriCorps members and interns to carry out youth program services.

·       Maintain up to date, timely and complete data tracking in Salesforce, ETO and other databases 

·       Provide professional development trainings for educators and practitioners related to refugee and immigrant youth development, culturally responsive and trauma informed practices, refugee caregiver engagement, etc. 

·       Maintain ongoing communication with the Education Program Manager on status of youth programs, work collaboratively on program design and provide timely reports on management issues.

·       Participate in all staff meetings, trainings, office support, reception coverage and other duties as assigned.  

Job Requirements:

·       Undergraduate degree required.

·       At least three years of professional experience with not-for-profit and/or youth experience or equivalent work experience.

·       At least 2 years of experience supervising staff preferred.

·       Excellent English written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills.

·       Strong relationship building, diplomacy, and networking skills; ability to effectively build internal and external relationships.

·       Self-starter with excellent problem-solving skills combined with the proven ability to prioritize and manage time effectively.

·       Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook); ability to use the internet and other digital tools for data entry, research, and problem-solving purposes.

·       Ability to be flexible and work well under pressure in a fast-paced team environment.

·       Previous multi-cultural experience and proven ability to communicate well with people from diverse backgrounds strongly preferred.

·       Ability to lift 35+ lbs. safely.

·       Valid driver's license and access to a personal, insured vehicle.

Working Environment: 

·       Standard office environment with regular participation in community outreach and events.

·       May require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: In accordance with IRC’s duty to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards and our commitment to safeguard the health of our employees, clients, and communities, IRC requires new hires to furnish proof of vaccination against COVID-19 in order to be considered for any in-office or hybrid positions.  All IRC US offices require full vaccination to attend any in-office functions (e.g., meetings, trainings).

Commitment to Diversity and Inclusivity: IRC is committed to building a diverse organization and a climate of inclusivity.  We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate that they can contribute to this goal.

Equal Opportunity Employer: 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.

US Benefits: We offer a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits.  In the US, these include: 10 sick days, 10 US holidays, 20-25 paid time off days depending on role and tenure, medical insurance starting at $120 per month, dental starting at $7 per month, and vision starting at $5 per month, FSA for healthcare and commuter costs, a 403b retirement savings plans with immediately vested matching, disability & life insurance, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support counseling and care in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

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