Interested in a rewarding career that will make a positive difference?
On behalf of Youth Services, we would like to thank you for your interest in pursuing career opportunities with our community nonprofit. Youth Services provides exemplary service utilizing a team passionate about improving the quality of life throughout Windham County.
Youth Services is proud to offer a generous benefits package that, when coupled with competitive salaries, allows us to attract and retain the best staff you may ever work with. If you would like to be part of a talented and caring team dedicated to providing outstanding services, please consider a career at Youth Services.
There are also many ways to volunteer your time and talents at Youth Services, which has enjoyed a long tradition of tremendous community support. Each year nearly 300 volunteers play an invaluable role in supporting the agency’s delivery of services in a variety of ways. Youth Services has a long tradition of offering internships to graduate students as well as work study jobs. Thank you for your interest in Youth Services!
Youth Development Program Coordinator
Youth Services’ Youth Development Program provides prevention services, youth driven and person centered case management, empowerment and leadership opportunities and local, regional and statewide advocacy for marginalized and at-risk youth in Windham County. Additionally, the program manages two Transitional Living Program apartments/shelters and teaches an evidence-based, safer-sex approach to teen pregnancy and HIV/STD prevention to students at several local schools. Services are provided within a Positive Youth Development framework and rooted in harm reduction, trauma-informed and person-centered care.
Working with the Director of Youth Development, the Youth Development Program Coordinator will develop, foster and maintain relationships with community and regional partners; maintain tracking systems that manage and streamline direct service provision; coordinate referrals, new intakes, brief services, crisis calls and respond to information requests; identify and respond to direct service staff and client resource gaps and help to support inter- and intra-agency program collaboration.
In addition to program coordination, this position will maintain an active caseload of 3-4 clients who are experiencing housing instability, homelessness and/or are involved with the child welfare or juvenile justice systems.
The ideal candidate will be self-driven; able to understand and respond to immediate client and program needs and shift priorities accordingly; be a reliable and self-reflective team member; have excellent and thoughtful boundaries and exceptional organizational skills. Critical thinkers who have a natural tendency towards creative and relentless problem solving, especially regarding systems-of-care and resource access, are encouraged to apply.
We prefer someone with
- A Bachelor’s Degree in psychology or related field or an equivalent amount of training, education and lived experience.
- Experience working with families, adolescents and transition-aged youth.
- An understanding of the impact that trauma and toxic stress has on individuals
- Organizational skills, ability and desire to work in a team, good communication skills, and flexibility.
Required: Reliable transportation, motor vehicle insurance minimum: $100,000 per person/$300,000 per accident liability; $50,000 property or $300,000 combined single limit.
The Youth Development Program Coordinator is a new position at Youth Services and will be based in both Bellows Falls and Brattleboro
Email renee.madore at youthservicesinc.org with application materials:
- Cover letter
Deadline: Wednesday, April 18