Youth Services Program Coordinator - Young Parent Share:

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

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*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.

Visit our website at www.portlandoic.org

Job Summary:
As the Young Parent Program Coordinator, you will ensure program objectives and deliverables are met according to contract and grant agreements. Your core responsibilities as the Young Parent Program Coordinator will include providing home visits, family support services, parenting skills and child development education to young parents (18 to 25) living in or near the poverty threshold in Portland Oregon.

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 jobs@portlandoic.org 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

- Client Engagement: meet with Young Parent Participants regularly, facilitate Young Parent Groups, and coordinate and track family engagement
- Case Management and Data Management: adhere to documentation requirements including accurate data entry into student files, ISP-s, weekly/monthly reports, and case notes; collect, analyze and report on outcomes; monitor grant requirements
- Team Collaboration: weigh in on strategic plans for the Department that relate to the future of youth and parent/family involvement programming and community engagement, attend regular staff meetings and support Department events

Qualifications

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

- Knowledge of community resources and referral/follow-up processes

- Strong writing skills 

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

Experience/Education Requirements:
Bachelor-s degree required or equivalent
- 2-3 years related experience in case management and/or program management
- Experience working with young adults and families
- Experience recruiting and maintaining program participants
- Experience working with communities of color, and particular African American women

*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 jobs@portlandoic.org 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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