Welcome to Out Boulder County!

Phone: 303-499-5777 (Boulder) & 720.600.4138 (Longmont) Email: info@outboulder.org

Connecting Boulder County's LGBT Community Since 1994

Now Hiring: Youth Coordinator (Full Time)

Posted:

 

Title:                                Youth Program Coordinator

Hours:                             40 hours per week including hours on nights and weekends

Office Locations:           Boulder and Longmont

Reports To:                     Executive Director

 

Mission

Our mission is to educate, advocate and provide services, programs and support for Boulder County's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) communities.

 

Description of the Work

The role of the Youth Program Coordinator is to help develop, guide and support Out Boulder County’s Youth Program.

This position requires a passion and aptitude for youth services, a great deal of patience, attention to detail, and the ability to respond to many different tasks and situations simultaneously. The position involves a combination of program, organizing, event and administrative duties.

The Youth Program Coordinator  is part of a very small and dedicated team of staff and volunteers. The daily duties and responsibilities will frequently include tasks and projects outside the scope of what is detailed below.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Design and Oversight (65%)

  • Design new and facilitate existing youth programs in Boulder County 13 to 25 year olds
  • Ensure services are offered in an inclusive, respectful and professional manner

 

Youth Events (12%)

  • Coordinate youth-centered events, including work on evenings and the occasional weekend
  • Develop youth committees to lead the planning and production of youth events.
  • Work with other organizations to create collaborative events
  • Outreach to various local youth groups to recruit participants

 

Public Education and Outreach (14%)

  • Coordinate volunteers to present panels through Speaking Out in multiple school districts
  • Train volunteers for Speaking Out program
  • Outreach to teachers and administrators to increase number of schools requesting panels
  • Networking with other youth serving organizations to offer resources and form partnerships

 

Administrative (8%)

  • Administer surveys to youth participants to evaluate programs
  • Participate in weekly staff meetings; board gatherings as required; and annual staff    planning sessions
  • Work as a team member with other staff and volunteers at Out Boulder County
  • Solicit in-kind and cash donations for program
  • Participate in a variety of community youth meetings
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Personal Qualities

The Development and Special Events Manager will be:

  • Committed and enthusiastic about Out Boulder County’s mission and programs with knowledge of LBGTQ communities and issues
  • Straightforward and self-assured; one who shares information readily; listens as well as gives advice and respects the abilities of others; diplomatic and empathic
  • Creative and adept at planning, prioritizing, organizing and following  through; highly energetic and able to balance multiple competing priorities
  • A team player; able to work cohesively with others and perform related tasks effectively.
  • Healthy in relational skills. One who listens well, speaks respectfully and assertively, honors diverse perspectives and is honest
  • Motivated and willing to work flexible shifts, including nights and weekends;
  • Emotionally mature with a sense of humor to maintain balance.
  • Dedicated to effective self-care and a strong believer in sustainable programming

 

 

Qualifications: Minimum of 2 years of experience of youth development experience in working with youth ages 13 to 26.  Bilingual Spanish/English strongly preferred.  Solid oral and written communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively with staff and others outside of the organization. Be self-directed with the ability to demonstrate tact, diplomacy and clarity. Strong social media experience in a professional environment. Demonstrated ability handling multiple projects and details simultaneously. Knowledge of interlocking systems of oppression and how they impact LGBTQ people and communities.  BA/BS or similar learning experience.  Fluency, comfort, and familiarity with PC computers.. Excellent attention to detail and accuracy. Excellent organizational skills.  Ability to work weekend and evening hours. Computer proficiency required, includes Microsoft Office, Google products and social networking applications. Ability to lift 50 pounds. Ability to work at computer for five hours a day.  Must have a valid driver’s license and safe driving record. Must pass background check

Out Boulder is an affirmative action employer. All interested individuals, including people of color, women, persons with disabilities, formerly incarcerated people, and persons who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or intersex are particularly urged to apply.

Compensation: $15 per hour. Health, Dental and Vision Insurance

 

To Apply: Send a cover letter describing your interest and resume to Mardi Moore mmoore@outboulder.org by March 27, 2017. Please include “Youth Program Coordinator in the subject line.

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