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Program Coordinator - Walker County, AL

Part-Time, Hourly, Alabama | | View Counts (342) |Return|

Status:  Part Time Hourly                     FLSA classification: Non-Exempt


Company Information: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) is one of the largest non-profit Youth and Family Support agencies, in 29 states plus DC, working with high-risk youth and their families in the United States. Currently, YAP employs more than 2,000 dedicated workers and serves approximately 20,000 youth and families per year.  Our mission is to engage human service systems so that they rely less on institutional care and invest more in supporting families and neighborhoods. We currently work with child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, disability, primary health care, and education systems to develop and offer community-based alternatives for the highest risk children, young people, young adults and families, and adults. Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is committed to creating safe environments and providing services that are individualized, culturally competent and trauma informed to build brighter futures for all. 


Summary of the Position: This position is responsible to provide support for the Walker County program and program director. Program Coordinator should have a strong knowledge of the day to day operations of their program, particularly as it relates to contract compliance, service delivery, and the client intake/referral process for services. The work has less to do with general office duties than with assisting in the operation or administration of a local program/unit.   Applicant must be dependable, committed and able to serve as a positive role model for youth in community, school, and home settings.  The position offers flexible hours, competitive weekly pay and activity reimbursement.


Bi-Lingual is strongly preferred!


Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelors or Master’s Degree generally preferred; commensurate experience in community-based agency program is acceptable except for programs where the referring authority requires a specific degree.  At a minimum, at least one year previous experience in managing personnel and budgets. Demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written. Experience in the provision of home and community-based services.


Position requires reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and car insurance limits of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury liability.


Benefits Available: Voluntary Dental, Voluntary Vision, UNUM and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan


Contact information: Please submit cover letter, resume, and two (2) Professional references and one (1) Personal references to ATTN: Vanessa Vandergriff at


Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.   


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Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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Submit these items to the contact email listed in the job description:

  • cover letter
  • resume
  • two (2) professional references
  • one (1) personal reference