Company Information: Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. (YAP) is one of the largest non-profit Youth and Family Support agencies, in 29 states plus DC, working with high-risk youth and their families in the United States. Currently, YAP employs more than 2,000 dedicated workers and serves approximately 20,000 youth and 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, primary health care, and education systems to develop and offer community-based alternatives for the highest risk children, young people, young adults and families, and adults. Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is committed to creating safe environments and providing services that are individualized, culturally competent and trauma informed to build brighter futures for all.
Summary of the Position: This position is responsible to provide direct support for the Matagorda County (Covering Victoria) program and Program Director. Program Coordinator should have a strong knowledge of the day-to-day operations of the program, particularly as it relates to contract compliance, service delivery, and the client intake/referral process for services. This position oversees the juvenile justice service as it relates to client case management and provide community outreach and support. The work has less to do with general office duties than with assisting in the operation or administration of a local program/unit.
Qualifications/Requirements: Bachelor’s degree preferred with commensurate experience in community-based agency programs except for programs where the referring authority requires a specific degree. At a minimum, at least one-year previous experience in managing personnel and budgets. Demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written. Experience in the providing in home and community-based services is a plus. Willing to consider a non-degreed applicant with 2-4 years of experience.
Bi-Lingual English/Spanish applicants are preferred
Requires reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, clean driving record, and car insurance limits with a minimum of $100,000 per person and $300,000 per accident bodily injury liability.
Benefits Available: Voluntary Dental, Voluntary Vision, UNUM, and 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan
Contact information: Please submit cover letter, resume, and two (2) Professional references and one (1) Personal references to ATTN: Yeiny Montano at email@example.com
Youth Advocate Programs, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.