Youth Services Program Coordinator - Multiple Roles Share:

Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center
Employment Type
Portland, OR 97217
$43,000.00 - $45,000.00 Annually


*IMPORTANT: To be considered for this position, please follow the Application Instructions at the end of this job posting*

About Us:

Portland Opportunities Industrialization Center + Rosemary Anderson High School (POIC + RAHS) is a minority-led nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization providing the highest quality services in education, mentoring, family outreach, employment training and placement.


Established in 1968, POIC + RAHS has been a beacon for communities of color for over 50 years. Today, POIC + RAHS provides education and direct services to over 700 students and work trainees annually, 80% of whom are Black or Latinx.

- We believe all people have value.

- We believe all people can grow.

- We believe all people can contribute and build thriving communities.

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Job Summary:
The Youth Services department at POIC + RAHS supports our students through multiple programs and services, including mentorship, young parent classes, student engagement, and after school pro-social activities. The Youth Services department currently has multiple Program Coordinator positions available. As a Program Coordinator, you will support a case load of youth (aged 14-21) who are enrolled at Rosemary Anderson High School (RAHS). The Program Coordinator may provide one-on-one participant meetings, student support services, personal development skills, and education intervention for students. This challenging and rewarding role is heavily case management and client engagement focused, with some grant management and data collection/reporting responsibilities.

What We Offer:

POIC + RAHS offers a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment where everyone has the opportunity to grow. Additionally, our compensation and benefits package represent our commitment to employee health and financial wellness.


- Generous vacation/PTO policy

- Employer paid Medical, Dental and Vision benefits

- Flexible Spending Account (FSA) option

- 403(b) Retirement Plan option

- Twelve paid Holidays per year

- Professional growth and advancement opportunities

*Application Instructions*

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit:

1.       Personal Statement that includes:

a.       Why you are interested in working for POIC + RAHS

b.       How your skills and experience relate to this position

c.       What you can contribute to our organization and the youth we serve

2.       Resume

Please send your Personal Statement and Resume to with the job title in the subject line. Applicants who do not submit a Personal Statement that includes the requested information may be disqualified from consideration for the position.


Responsibilities and Duties:

- Works with students to connect them with POIC+RAHS programs that may include: after-school activities, tutoring, employment and training services, parenting education services, mentoring, and juvenile justice prevention/intervention services

- Collaborates with POIC + RAHS colleagues to measure and report student growth in areas such as credit attainment, school engagement, discipline incidents and school attendance where applicable

- Serves as liaison between assigned students, their families, additional support programs, and our program

- Meets with each individual student monthly

- Conducts Quarterly Individual Success Plan updates

- Adheres to documentation requirements, including but not limited to accurate data entry into student files, ISP-s, weekly/monthly reports, and case notes

- Collects, analyzes, and reports on outcomes

- Monitors grant requirements to ensure contracted goals are met

- Forms and maintains positive working relationships with community stakeholders

- Ensures budgetary compliance and submits any required documents or reports on time and complete

- Weighs in on strategic plans for the department that relate to the future of youth and parent/family involvement programming and community engagement


Personal Requirements:

- Ability to assess risk factors, protective factors, personal and evaluation needs to develop appropriate individual interventions or case plans

- Ability to build effective, trusting relationships with young people and parents

- Ability to identify and appropriately engage adolescents with mental health, drug and alcohol issues

- Strong writing skills 

- Driver-s license, access to a personal vehicle and the ability to meet our insurability requirements


Experience/Education Requirements:
- Bachelor-s degree required or equivalent
- 3 or more years of experience providing case management services
- Experience providing outreach, crisis intervention, and conflict resolution skills with youth and families
- Experience recruiting and maintaining program participants
- Experience working with communities of color

*Application Instructions*

To be considered for this opportunity, please submit:

1.       Personal Statement that includes:

a.       Why you are interested in working for POIC + RAHS

b.       How your skills and experience relate to this position

c.       What you can contribute to our organization and the youth we serve

2.       Resume

Please send your Personal Statement and Resume to with the job title in the subject line. Applicants who do not submit a Personal Statement that includes the requested information may be disqualified from consideration for the position.

POIC + RAHS is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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