Education & Youth Development Coordinator

Job Summary

Under general direction of the Education and Youth Development Manager/President and CEO, plans, organizes, promotes, monitors, coordinates, facilitates, and implements education & youth development activities and programing, including, other duties as assigned; establishes and maintains effective collaborative relationships and serves as liaison to program personnel in/with partner/collaborator organizations and other local groups.

Employment Type:

Full Time


Education & Youth Development



Essential Duties and responsibilities

  • Develop and implement the EYD Project Ready model (Project Ready/Siting at My Elders Feet).
  • Facilitate reoccuring youth workshops.
  • Maintain applications, support information and program files digitally and print.
  • Assesses and documents client progress toward self-sufficiency goals.
  • Advocate to other agencies and entities on behalf of Urban Leaguers.
  • Develops and maintains a referral database for various community services and refers clients to other agencies for service when appropriate.
  • Submit routine weekly, monthly, quarterly or yearly reports on a timely basis.
  • Explain program services and policies to clients and general public.
  • Assist in outreach/recruitment activities.
  • Serve as backup to other program staff.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Assists the division in preparation of RFP/LOI responses, reporting documents, and other correspondence as necessary.
  • Track legislation, regulations, other government, university, and foundation initiatives that directly impact upon the mission and programs of the Education and Youth Development division as needed.
  • Manage and maintain records, evaluations, resource materials and all other documents related to the work of the EYD division programs (Project Ready).
  • Work cooperatively with public and private sector agencies, local community development groups and national nonprofit boards to enhance and develop programs of the Education & Youth Development division.
  • Work collaboratively with Central Texas Youth service providers and education entities to advise on the development and implementation of effective positive Youth Development and Out of School Time (OST) strategies.
  • Represent the Education & Youth Development division in internal/external meetings and convening.
  • Strategically identify and initiate effective partnering, management, parent engagement and advocacy services.
  • Recruits potential program participants by researching and resourcing target areas.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Must have proficient computer skills and database entry ability (i.e. Microsoft Office, internet research and use of email communications).
  • Ability to interpret complex written material and analyze problems as they relate to case management.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally.
  • Ability to coordinate, organizes, prioritize and work independently and as a team member with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to build and maintain a professional working relationship with clients, funding sources, community representatives and co-workers.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Excellent time management skills; organized and able to prioritize.

Required Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in education, social work, counseling, psychology or a closely related discipline is preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal, professional, and organizational skills.

Other Qualifications / Duties

  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule.

How to Apply

To apply, click the link below and submit a cover letter and resume.