Job Opportunities

Youth Programs Coordinator 

Americana is a vibrant environment with a creative, innovative, and collaborative staff committed to providing services for immigrants, refugees, and low-income individuals. One of our core services, the Youth Program, offers out-of-school time activities that enable youth participants to overcome educational challenges including language and cultural barriers. The Youth Program incorporates English as a Second Language classes, visual arts, homework help, college and career readiness workshops, recreation, environmental education, field trips, and more in and After School & Summer program setting. All of the activities are based on the needs and interests of our youth. 

The Youth Programs Coordinator will work directly with the K-12 youth enrolled in the program, 95% of whom are immigrants and refugees. This includes long-term goals and daily activities 

Primary Job Responsibilities: 

  •  Plan, develop and implement the educational and enrichment programming for youth 
  • Supervise staff and oversee volunteers implementing youth programs 
  •  Communicate with Schools, parents, and students about the educational and social/emotional growth of students in program school, at home, and in the community 
  • Help resolve conflicts among participants according to Americana’s disciplinary policies 
  •  Support and develop community partnerships to expand opportunities for youth 
  • Plan youth-related events and field trips 
  • Engage parents in their children’s success 
  • Collect and record data related to youth programs 

Other Duties: 

  • Attend staff meetings and trainings 
  • Maintain ongoing communication with supervisor and staff 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Executive Director or Programs Director 

Requirements: 

  • Available Monday-Thursday from 11:00 am-7:00 pm through the JCPS School year. Hours subject to change for Summer. 
  • Experience working with children and youth preferred 
  • Bi-lingual a plus 

Job type: Full-time 

Salary: 

The position reports to Americana’s Programs Director. If interested, please send your resume and a cover letter to Emilie Dyer (emilie@americanacc.org). No phone calls, please.