Job Opportunities

Position:                             Community Outreach Coordinator – Youth Programs

Reports to:                         Director of Community Engagement

Start Date:                          Open – Immediate Hire

Salary:                                  $48,000

 

Summary:           The Community Outreach Coordinator – Youth Programs is a mid-level position           that provides Central Brooklyn youth and young adults between the ages of 14 – 24 civic engagement, leadership and workforce development programs and services.

Responsibilities:

Program Development and Implementation

  • Develop, plan and implement current and future youth programs such as alumni events, Closing Ceremony, Young Adult Resource Fair etc.
  • Organize and/or facilitate all orientations and weekly work readiness, leadership development and/or civic engagement workshops for youth and young adults.
  • Manage and facilitate intake process on each potential participant.
  • Manage database and files on programs sites and participants in both DYCD Capricorn and organization system.
  • Prepare all invoices for program activities, payroll, incentives and participants.
  • Ensure all monthly progress notes and activities meet respective deliverables and are entered into the DYCD Capricorn system.
  • Manage and maintain the MYBASE office with youth from NDA program, MYBASE past and present and from other programs co-sharing office.
  • Serve as young adult primary motivator, mentor and coordinator of program services; assist young adults in eliminating barriers to employment and education; and, meet with NDA participants one on one on a weekly basis going over their goals on a personal and professional.
  • Supervise interns assigned to organization, SYEP, WLG etc.
  • Workforce Management
  • Develop and maintain employer relationships while meeting their HR needs.
  • Match participants with appropriate internship openings and arrange for interviews.
  • Perform weekly site visits to each of the participant’s site (or more as needed).
  • Weekly time sheets management; pick up, ensure accuracy, enter hours into the DYCD YEPS system.
  • Other duties as directed

Outreach and Marketing

  • Plan, coordinate and implement targeted outreach;
  • Manage regular email communication with participants and sites.
  • Develop and manage opportunities for public presentation, to enhance awareness of BSDC youth programs and other services.
  • Conduct and assist organization and community outreach and tabling events during work hours, evenings and on weekends.
  • Provide support to other outreach programs.

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or at least three years of experience in related nonprofit, youth development or youth workforce development programs.
  • Demonstrated experience with Department of Youth and Development (DYCD) programs and/or data management systems.
  • Demonstrated experience with Job Development, facilitating workshops with young people, working collaboratively with community leaders, non-profits and public agencies.
  • Self-starter. Ability to work independently and effectively as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgment
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in MS office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with people of various races and backgrounds.
  • Ability to multi task.
  • Willingness to travel weekly to conduct site visits at internship worksites.
  • Must obtain fingerprint clearance. Ability to maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment. 

 

  • Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to info2@bsdcorp.org. Indicate “Community Outreach Coordinator” in subject of e-mail. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Bridge Street Development Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.