The Youth Project is hiring!

The Youth Project is hiring!
August 12, 2011 Kim Goldman

The SCV Youth Project exists to provide a safe, nurturing environment where teens and families are strengthened, empowered and equipped with the tools they need to live successful and fulfilling lives.


We are currently looking for a Program Coordinator to join our team.  Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing the Peer Mentoring Program, assisting with community and student outreach, providing case management services and facilitating support groups.


Specific job duties will include but are not limited to:

–          Provide counseling to youth on local junior high and high school campuses

–          Facilitation of weekly support groups on local junior high and high school campuses

–          Conduct outreach/education (Classroom Presentations, Lunchtime Madness & Teen 411) on local junior high and high school campuses

–          Supervision of Peer Mentor staff; provide support/guidance, training, group case review, case file review, etc.

–          Create and maintain schedule/calendar of all Youth Project programs and events

–          Update mental health and resource information on the website.

–          Maintain professional relationships with school faculty, community partners and referral sources

–          Provide ED with accurate reporting of statistical information on workshops, educational services, support groups and case management

In addition, the Program Coordinator will participate on the Programs Committee, attend community networking opportunities when needed, and is an integral part of maintaining the integrity of the agency.  The Program Coordinator will also assist with collaboration with other agencies and advancement plans, and trainings for programs and other staff members.


Qualifications Include:

–          B.A in psychology, social work or related field

–          Good oral and written communication skills and strong group facilitation ability

–          Ability to provide individual, small group and family counseling services

–          Knowledge of proper mental health record keeping; state and federal laws and

regulations regarding the provision of mental health services

–          Ability to organize work and meet service objectives efficiently

–          MFT Intern, Licensed MFT or LCSW preferred but not required

–          We prefer someone who is flexible, responsible, and able to work independently

–          Strong computer skills and internet savvy

–          Bilingual, Spanish/English preferred not required


Hours: Full Time (30-40 hours/week)

Salary: mid 30’s

Please submit a resume via email to the address listed below.

Kim Goldman, Executive Director

No Phone Calls Please

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