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Job Title: Program Coordinator
Location: Kresgeville
State: Pennsylvania
Close Date 28 Mar 2017
Position Description:

The Program Coordinator is responsible for the direct supervision of staff to include training and is responsible to assign clients and provide client satisfaction. This position must also maintain positive community relations to increase the number of referrals and assist with program development

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Job Details:

Status: Part Time Hourly                         FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt      

Company Information: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) is one of the largest non-profit Youth and Family Support agencies working with high-risk youth and their families in the United States. Currently, YAP employs more than 2,000 dedicated workers and serves approximately 10,000 families per year.  Our mission is to engage human service systems so that they rely less on institutional care and invest more in supporting families and neighborhoods. We currently work with child welfare, juvenile justice, behavioral health, disability, and education systems to develop and offer community-based alternatives for the highest risk children, young people, young adults and families.

Summary of Position:  This position is responsible to support the Program Director with hiring and training new employees, motivating and providing supervision of staff, and communicating weekly performance to the Director.  Also responsible to perform intakes, coordinate client staffing to manage the delivery of client service hours to ensure maximum and appropriate levels of weekly services while managing compliance with all YAP and referring authority requirements.  Position requires a commitment to strength based, culturally competent and unconditional care philosophy  Direct service and coverage required that includes availability to support staff and families as well as group work.  This position must also maintain positive community relations to increase the number of referrals and assist with program development. Knowledge of child welfare systems, educational systems, juvenile justice systems, and budgetary concepts are needed.  Creativity and pro-active planning are essential to this position. 

Required Qualifications:

Qualifications/Requirements: Associates Degree preferred, minimum one one-year supervisory and case management experience.

Position requires reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and car insurance limits of $100,000/$300,000 bodily injury liability. This position requires background checks to be completed. 

Benefits Available: Voluntary Dental, Voluntary Vision, AFLAC, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan.

Contact information: Please submit cover letter, resume, and three professional and two personal references to: ATTN: MMcCreary@yapinc.org

Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

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