Are you passionate about social justice? Community engagement and advocacy? Empowering youth and families? Then apply today for the Program Coordinator role and join the small, inclusive, and dedicated staff at East Village Youth Program to empower youth and community members to be agents of change in their communities.
About East Village Youth Program
For almost 30 years, EVYP has prepared Chicago youth to become advocates for their communities through comprehensive and unique programming. EVYP provides innovative and holistic initiatives such as tutoring, mentorship, comprehensive college and career readiness, community engagement and outreach, and family support services to more than 1,000 youth and their families each year. Starting our journey in the East Village neighborhood of Chicago in 1989, today EVYP serves our students and their families at our location in the Avondale community. EVYP strives to create a culture of achievement that empowers underserved youth, their families and the community to access and utilize higher education to lead more fulfilling lives.
As the Program Coordinator for East Village Youth Program, you will:
Work collaboratively with the Executive Director and the Manager of Programs to achieve program outcomes.
Oversee the freshman and sophomore cohorts of the High School Program, developing and providing curriculum, including developing daily workshops and presentations, guiding youth through civic engagement, social justice, and college preparation curriculum.
Coordinate academic assistance and empowerment services on two nights per week to students in grades 5-12 through our Tutoring Program, including but not limited to the following: recruiting and retaining qualified tutors, recruiting and retaining students, inputting data into City Span and/or Salesforce, and collecting youth demographics information.
Monitor, track and evaluate youth performance on an on-going and annual basis and maintain youth file and documentation.
Coordinate the Family Support Program, which includes developing parent-focused workshops and seminars to EVYP students’ parents and the wider community. These activities will be conducted in English and Spanish.
Provide college readiness information to middle and high school students through our Community Engagement and Outreach Program, including but not limited to the following: Identifying partnership with local schools and guidance counselors, developing/updating workshop curriculum, providing workshops to youth and families, documenting and tracking outreach activities and more.
In partnership with the Manager of Programs, execute the Summer Programming.
Assist in promoting EVYP’s online presence by maintaining its’ social media platforms.
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum bachelor’s degree, preferably in education, social science, or a related discipline.
Willingness to dedicate occasional evening and weekend hours as needed. A minimum of 2 years working with underserved Chicago youth. Previous management experience required. Professional experience in academic advising preferred. Personal experience as a first generation college student or equivalent professional experience preferred. Spanish speaking preferred.
Please send cover letter and resume to Mr. Anibal J. Vega, Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org
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For over 28 years EVYP has provided high-quality college resource and support services to low-income, primarily Latino youth. Starting our journey in the East Village neighborhood of Chicago in 1989, today EVYP serves our students and their families at our location in the Avondale community. The mission of EVYP is to encourage and prepare underserved youth for high education and career success. EV...YP’s goal is to increase the probability that its participants will enroll in a four-year college or university and graduate. EVYP will create a culture of achievement that empowers underserved youth, their families, and the community to access and utilize higher education to lead more fulfilling lives.