Education and Youth Services Coordinator job at IRC

negotiable / YEAR Expired 4 weeks ago
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Scope of Work:

The Education & Youth Services Coordinator is responsible for managing after-school academic and mentoring programs that serve refugee and asylee youth, ages 12-24. The Youth Coordinator oversees program development and delivery, supervises a small team of staff, interns, and volunteers, and serves as a liaison between IRC, relevant schools, partners, agencies, and families.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Oversee college readiness after-school, digital literacy, mentor programming including curriculum development, program operations, and the implementation of programs and/or processes (e.g. transportation, tracking, site rules, discipline, site schedule, space requirements, etc.).
  • Oversee case management services provided to youth participating in programming, ensuring compliance with grant requirements regarding necessary documentation, service plans and case documentation.
  • Coordinate education & youth services staff and coordinate the activities of EYS interns and volunteers.
  • Maintain and expand upon related community-based partnerships. Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders (e.g. administrators, vendors, facility managers, public agencies, community members, etc.) to ensure successful implementation of programs.
  • Develop and implement new and existing monitoring and evaluation tools/strategies that align with the IRC’s Evidence and Outcome Framework. Identify ways to track academic progress, social and emotional wellbeing, and civic engagement.
  • Contribute to donors and end of year impact reports. Support senior management with communicating program success to other audiences as needed including donor visits, media, etc.
  • Organize meetings, workshops, seminars, etc. (e.g. staff training, parent meetings, etc.) for the purpose of identifying issues, gaining knowledge, providing information and/or supporting site staff.
  • Contribute to youth program development and organizational growth, strategic planning, outreach and advocacy activities and events as needed.
  • Perform other duties as needed.


  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college; preferably in the field of education, social work, psychology, or a related human services field.
  • 2+ years of progressively responsible experience working with at-risk youth, specifically in the context of educational and social programs.
  • Experience working with refugee and/or immigrant populations strongly preferred. Experience developing and implementing college-readiness programming preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability working as part of a multi-disciplinary team and fast-paced, multi-cultural environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to promote an organizational culture that reflects IRC’s core values of service, accountability, integrity, and equality. Ability to lead in a way that recognizes that IRC’s work is best accomplished through the true collaboration of individuals from many cultures with a great variety of skills and perspectives.
  • Excellent organizational, analytical, written, and oral communication skills. Fluency in English required; bilingual or multilingual abilities preferred.
  • Saturday availability during the school year.
  • Must have a valid US driver’s license and regular access to an insured vehicle.

Working Environment***:***

  • A combination of standard office environment and ‘field’ time within the service delivery area to perform the above outlined responsibilities.
  • May require occasional weekend and/or evening work.

Compensation: Posted pay ranges apply to US-based candidates. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, internal equity, and budget. Exact offers are calibrated by work location, individual candidate experience and skills relative to the defined job requirements.

Gender Equality: IRC is committed to narrowing the gender gap in leadership positions. We offer benefits that provide an enabling environment for women to participate in our workforce including parental leave, gender-sensitive security protocols and other supportive benefits and allowances.

Equal Opportunity Employer: We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

US Benefits: The IRC offers a comprehensive and highly competitive set of benefits. All US employees are eligible for sick time, a 403b retirement savings plans: up to 4.5% immediately vested matching contribution, plus an 3-7% additional IRC contribution, and an Employee Assistance Program which is available to our staff and their families to support in times of crisis and mental health struggles.

In addition, full-time employees are eligible for 10 US paid holidays, 20-25 paid time off days, disability & life insurance, medical, dental, and vision insurance (employee contribution starting at $135, $7, and $5 per month respectively) and FSA for healthcare, childcare, and commuter costs. Part-time employees are eligible for a proportionate amount of paid time off. These additional benefits apply to employees who work at least 6 months within a 12 month time period.

Louisville, United States
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