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16Sep

Project Coordinator - Chicago, IL

Full-Time, Illinois | View Counts (1279) | Return|

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 31 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: The Choose to Change (C2C) program is seeking a full-time Project Coordinator to contribute to the overall management, implementation, and scale of the program. This position is responsible to provide direct support for the Chicago-based program. The Project Coordinator should have a strong knowledge of the daily operations and management of the program, particularly as it relates to contract compliance, service delivery, fundraising, and communication with project partners. Above all, the Project Coordinator should keep the team on track to meet the overall goals and strategic direction of the program. The Project Coordinator will work hands on with the teams at both Children’s Home & Aid and Youth Advocate Programs to ensure communication occurs between both teams and track program implementation.

 

Bi-Lingual is strongly preferred!

 

Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. Three to five years related experience/training in youth services, juvenile justice, community programs, or program development.

Minimum 5 years related experience/training in management/supervision. Minimum 2 years public speaking/community engagement/fundraising/development experience

 

Ability to work with a diverse staff and community and philanthropic world through being collaborative, responsive, adaptable and flexible, Extremely well organized. Competent in Microsoft Word products, including but not limited to Outlook, Powerpoint, Teams, and Excel

 

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 references and one (1) Personal references to ATTN: David R. Williams at c2cprojectdirectorinterviewteam@yapinc.org 

 

 

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, genetic characteristics, or disability unrelated to job performance.

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Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, ancestry, national origin, place of birth, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, military or veteran status, genetic characteristics, or disability unrelated to job performance.