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Youth Coordinator

Washington, DC, USAWashingtonDCUSA
Full-time

FHI 360'S National Institute for Work and Learning (NIWL) seeks a Youth Coordinator (Technical Officer II) to work collaboratively with the Project Director(s) and other NIWL staff on college and career readiness initiatives; support the development of apprenticeship curricula/programs; develop strategies to improve youth leadership and youth voice across all programs; and implement activities that increase youth learning and skills.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Promotes research-based strategies and best practices aimed at improving youth engagement, youth leadership, and "youth voice" across all NIWL programs.
  • Conducts research of published literature on evolving youth development, mentoring, college and career readiness, apprenticeship curriculum and programs, career inventories, and career / interest assessments.
  • Provides technical leadership across all youth-facing activities, including program design, implementation/delivery, and assessment.
  • Engages directly with youth served by NIWL programs and promotes age-appropriate learning and leadership opportunities that support successful college and career transitions.
  • Creates and maintains youth/young adult leadership councils and program alumni groups. This may include the use of various technology platforms, social media, linked in, google hangouts, and virtual support.
  • Spearheads youth programming at global conferences, including the student application and selection process, student agenda, student project/activities, and post-conference engagement and leadership.
  • Provides technical support with the development and dissemination of publications, training materials/modules, tools, student activities, web pages, social media, quarterly reports, and presentations.
  • Schedules quarterly calls, cross-site events, and youth learning opportunities.
  • Responds to requests and inquiries from internal and external staff.
  • Support knowledge management of project documents, through platforms such as SharePoint, in accordance with FHI 360 policy.
Educational Background: 
Bachelor's degree in education, social work, counseling, sociology, psychology, or related field. Master's degree is preferred.*
Skills/Experience: 
  • Working knowledge of youth development, youth leadership, youth engagement, career/college transitions, and apprenticeship concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with others and build productive working relationships with internal and external staff.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data and prepare reports.
  • 5+ years experience implementing apprenticeship / internship programs or working at a secondary school or institution of higher education with an emphasis on college/career readiness or youth development.
  • Articulate, professional, and able to communicate in a clear, positive fashion with clients and staff.
  • Experience working with relevant youth serving agencies, universities, school systems, non-profit organizations and employers.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak fluent English.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.), Word Press, and social media platforms (i.e. Linked-In, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter).
Compensation/Benefits: 

FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

Organization Info

Fhi 360

Overview
Headquarters: 
Washington, DC, United States
Annual Budget : 
More than $500M
Founded: 
1974
About Us
Mission: 

To improve lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions for human development.

Why Work For Us?: 

We Believe…

…the key to improving the lives of the world's most vulnerable people lies in generating, sharing, and applying knowledge.

…sustainability comes from improving the capacity of individuals and countries to address their needs.

…in partnerships with governments, civil society organizations, the private sector, and communities.

…in approaches that address human needs as a whole

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Mar 14 2019
Active Until: 
Apr 14 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Fhi 360
industry: 
Nonprofit