Job Announcement - Youth Coordinator
Friends of Calwa, Inc. is seeking a part-time Youth Coordinator for our Nature & Nurture Program. To apply: email resume, three professional references and a short writing sample to: email@example.com. No phone calls please. Deadline to apply is February 15, 2016. For the complete job description click here.
Nature & Nurture - encourages positive youth development by providing emotional support, activities in an outdoor setting, and creating opportunities for young people to serve their communities. The program is a vehicle for adolescents to develop leadership skills, gain self-esteem, learn the value of community, and exercise self-empowerment.
The N&N Youth Coordinator is responsible for the coordination and oversight of outdoor-based youth services. S/he is responsible for building a positive youth program and must integrate recreational and educational components, provide leadership and mentorship to FCI youth while building a culture of community service. This position also supports programs and staff with a variety of administrative, outreach and organizational tasks. The Youth Coordinator will report to and work closely with the Director of Policy, Advocacy and Communications.
The ideal N&N Youth Coordinator will be a fun, outgoing, passionate, organized, creative, resourceful, critical thinker, results-oriented, detail-oriented, and self-motivated individual who is passionate about FIC's mission and has a deep connection to nature and community. S/he must possess a high school diploma or GED and at least three (3) years of experience mentoring children and/or youth in nature-based programs.