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Outreach Coordinator - Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington

Company: Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

HELP OUR YOUTH HAVE A GREAT FUTURE!Join our professional team and help change the lives of Vancouver's youth! Representation Matters! Candidates who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQ+, or represent diverse communities are highly encouraged to apply. Our youth deserve to see themselves reflected in our Clubs. MISSION STATEMENT: - To enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens. TITLE: - Outreach Coordinator LOCATION: Vancouver, WA (Evergreen Public Schools) REPORTS TO: - Outreach Manager DEPARTMENT: - Outreach - Youth Violence Prevention & Intervention CLASSIFICATION: - Full-Time, Non-Exempt IDEAL CANDIDATE: Exemplifies our Core Values - Put Youth First, Care Deeply and Engage Fully, Empower and Be Empowered to Create Positive Change, Collaborate and Listen, Follow Through on Your Commitments, Act Like Youth Can See You. Full description of our Core Values can be found at the end of this document. GENERAL SUMMARY: - The Outreach - Youth Violence Prevention & Intervention Program matches youth living in areas impacted by group violence with mentors to build positive relationships and connect them with opportunities and resources. Under the supervision of the Outreach Manager, the Outreach Coordinator is responsible for collaborating with community partners to help identify and support at least 30 middle school and high school program participants, implement evidence-based prevention programming, attend and support partner schools, coordinate family involvement activities, and work collaboratively with others on the Outreach Team to track youth outcomes. KEY ROLES (Essential Job Responsibilities) Mentoring Relationship

  • Serve as an advocate and mentor for youth by providing academic support and activities that help to build life skills and promote positive social development. Outreach and Retention
    • Case manage, support, and retain at least 30 youth by providing access to programs, providing prosocial activities, co-designing goals, navigating resources with families, and offering encouragement.
    • Assess the needs of family members as related to the program participants' goals, identify affected siblings of participants, and make referrals to appropriate services with Outreach/BGC Teams.
    • Conduct school, home, and community visits with the Outreach Team. Supervision and Safety
      • Increase coordination with community partners to strengthen the program.
      • Complete documentation as required for contacts with and services provided to youth on a timely basis.
      • Maintain confidential records.
      • Comply with organizational policies for the protection of youth.Additional Responsibilities
        • Understand and meet requirements of grants and work collaboratively with other coordinators and directors to gather data and complete outcomes reports.
        • Plan and attend social and recreational activities as well as community service and engagement opportunities for program youth.
        • Engage in continuous professional development.
        • Other duties as assigned by the Outreach Manager.SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/PROFESSIONAL ATTRIBUTES REQUIRED:
          • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred.
          • At least one year of successful experience performing client-directed services in related fields such as social service, grassroots organization, community advocacy, or prevention with youth living in underserved communities.
          • Familiarity with Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington and Evergreen Public Schools.
          • General knowledge of the culture of violence and group-affiliated violence.
          • Desire to work with diverse populations.
          • Knowledge of local agencies' programs and services (schools and social services), local units of government, and grassroots organizations.
            • Possess strong communication and interpersonal skills.
            • Able to engage and build meaningful relationships with program participants and other impacted/affected youth and families in the community.
            • Capacity to understand, relate to, and respect the needs of program participants of diverse ethnic, cultural, educational, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
            • Professional communicator - written and verbal - and willingness to collaborate with staff, parents, and volunteers.
            • Effective at collaborating with various types of organizations, including schools, social service agencies, government agencies, law enforcement agencies, and grassroots organizations.
            • Exercises good judgment regarding appropriate information sharing, confidentiality requirements, and human relations.
            • Able to prepare and/or research and implement evidence-based programming.
            • Capable of prioritizing tasks and working independently, and with direction from the program supervisor.
            • Work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.
            • Operate a computer to collect and monitor data, maintain records, and generate reports.REQUIRED WORKING CONDITIONS
              • Work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.
              • Operate a computer to collect and monitor data, maintain records, and generate reports.COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
                • $19.00 - $22.00 per hour, DOE
                • 12 paid Holidays per year
                • Vacation and personal time accrual
                • Medical, dental, vision benefits
                • Simple Plan (IRA) employer matching program
                • On-going professional development opportunitiesEQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington prohibits discrimination against current staff or applicants on the basis of sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), race, religion, color, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, ancestry, military or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. BGCSW is an equal opportunity employer. Please refer to our website at for additional information about Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington. DISCLAIMER: The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.
                  CORE VALUES PUT YOUTH FIRST.When it comes time to making decisions we prioritize the impact on youth above all else. We are at our best and most impactful when we do right by those who need us most.CARE DEEPLY & ENGAGE FULLY.We approach every interaction with kindness, compassion, and respect - we genuinely care about people and show it. We create welcoming and inclusive environments and are laser-focused on making things better.EMPOWER & BE EMPOWERED TO CREATE POSITIVE CHANGE.Members of the Club community are trusted to act, reflect, and grow with the support of others. We believe in personal and organizational development. We are resourceful and make the best out of every situation. We are clear about our needs and respond with flexibility to make things work when necessary.COLLABORATE & LISTEN.We do not seek to be right and go our own path but rather collaborate to get to the right answer together with different perspectives heard and valued.FOLLOW THROUGH ON YOUR COMMITMENTS.We earn the trust of kids and families, of each other, and of the community by delivering on our promises. Members of our interconnected Club community do what we say and hold each other to the highest standards.ACT LIKE YOUTH CAN SEE YOU.We are authentic, honest, and transparent; we strive to do the right thing every day, every time.

Keywords: Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington, Vancouver , Outreach Coordinator - Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington, Other , Vancouver, Washington

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