Status: Full 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 over 30 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 direct support for the Essex County Diversion program and program director. Program Coordinator should have a strong knowledge of the day to day operations of the program, particularly as it relates to contract compliance, service delivery, and the client intake/referral process for services. This position oversees the behavioral health service as it relates to client case management and providing community outreach and support. The work has less to do with general office duties than with assisting in the operation or administration of a local program/unit.
Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor’s degree preferred with commensurate experience in community-based agency programs 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 is a plus. May consider a non-degreed applicant with 2-5 years of experience
Position requires reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and car insurance limits of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury liability.
Benefits Available: Medical/Prescription, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, UNUM, Paid time off, Holiday Pay, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.
Contact information: Please submit cover letter, resume, and two (2) professional and one (1) personal references to: ATTN: Nichele J. Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org
Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.