We’re Hiring!

We are currently seeking a Youth Program Manager!

As the Youth Program Manager you will oversee our Youth Programs. You will report directly to the Executive Director and work with our Parent Program Manager to ensure quality programming for our community. See below for more information:

Background & Experience

 Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred

 Experience working with a social agency, specifically with youth and families preferred

 Preferably Associates Degree

Job Responsibilities & Expectations

 Ability to initiate, organize and implement all aspects of the Youth Program core elements

 Enroll, track and supervise youth within the program

 Keep open communication with Parent Program Manager regarding Youth Program updates

 Maintain a safe and healthy environment within the program

 Assist the Executive Director in maintaining community partnerships

 Volunteer management: recruit, train and supervise volunteers; host volunteer trainings

 Remain flexible to the needs of the program and organization

Skills & Specifications

 Detail-oriented with excellent organizational skills

 Self-starter and able to work independently

 Ability to manage several tasks simultaneously and independently, and to see them through to completion within

time constraints

 Commitment and respect for diversity

 Commitment to the organization’s mission and goals

 Knowledge of McHenry County community agencies and resources a plus

 Ability to demonstrate interactive skills with children and adults

 Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

 Some exposure to mental health issues

 Flexible schedule

Required hours:

 After-school program (August 21 th through 2017-2018 school year end): Monday – Friday from 2:15 – 6:00 p.m.

 Summer program (June through August 2018): Mondays-Thursdays 12:00 p.m – 5:00 p.m.

 Additional hours may be required to oversee other programs, events, etc.

 Other responsibilities are completed at the Garden Quarter office during non-programming hours.

Application, Resume, & Cover Letter

Applicants meeting the above requirements: please email resumes and cover letters to director@gardenquarter.org. Only email applications are accepted.

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