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Youth and Families Program Supervisor

Company: Urban League of Portland
Location: Portland
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Title: Youth and Families Program SupervisorLocation: Portland, OR, USACompensation: $60,000 to $69,000Full Time / Part Time: Full TimeHours and Location: 1 (FTE), Exempt, Full-time, 40 hours per week, 8:30 am-5:00 pm Monday through Friday with some evenings and weekends. Local travel required Pay Range: $60,000 annually Supervisor: Associate Director of Empowerment Programs COVID-19 Requirements: All employees must have completed a COVID-19 vaccine series that has been authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or by the World Health Organization (WHO) before beginning work.Scope: The Youth and Families Supervisor oversees all Urban League of Portland's Youth and Families Programs and is responsible for developing, implementing, and evaluating culturally specific youth programming for African American (and other) students. The Supervisor works with the Urban League staff, volunteers, and tutors in implementing Urban League youth and families programming, including escorting, preparing lesson plans, and tutoring during homework club, summer programming, volunteer activities, presentations, and events. The Supervisor will provide individualized support to the team and directly to youth and families as they work to overcome barriers, assess support, and achieve long and short-term goals, with an emphasis on healing from trauma, academic success, cultural pride, leadership, civic engagement, and career exploration and college preparation. The Supervisor will also research, identify, and secure funding to enhance youth and families' programming options. This position requires organizational and time-management skills, adaptability, attention to detail, good people skills, exceptional verbal and written communication, computer knowledge, and an interest in helping to empower youth and their families. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Research and develop positive programming for youth Assess the program requirements of youth in the community Communicate with youth staff to determine their needs and interests Communicate with organizations that represent youth to determine the needs and interests of youth Research funding sources and project requirements Secure funding and prepare funding proposals (grant writing and reporting) Ensure a variety of educational, sports, recreation, cultural, and other programs are planned and implemented Ensure program information is available via the Urban League website and social media Evaluate the effectiveness of programs and adjust as required Plan and implement activities for youth Supervise the day-to-day youth and family programs and the needs of youth Plan and implement year-round youth programming, including after-school and summer programming Schedule activities, facilities, and volunteers as required Supervise and lead activities for youth Recruit, train, and supervise staff and volunteers Lead recruitment activities and connect with the community to encourage local youth to enroll and participate in the program. Monitor and work with Youth and Families specialists and tutors to ensure students complete homework assignments and receive necessary tutoring. Design and implement a family engagement structure and include families in the growth and success of students. Schedule activities, facilities, and volunteers as required Supervise and lead activities for youth Recruit, train, and supervise staff and volunteers Lead recruitment activities and connect with the community to encourage local youth to enroll and participate in the program. Monitor and work with Youth and Families specialists and tutors to ensure students complete homework assignments and receive necessary tutoring. Design and implement a family engagement structure and include families in the growth and success of students. Administer program and supervision. Supervise Youth and Families Programs staff. Attend staff meetings, conferences, community meetings, training workshops, and youth-related meetings as assigned and related to and in support of youth and their families. Prepare a plan for youth activities and a work plan for youth and families staff. Conduct home visits and facilitate group meetings for low-income Black/African American families. Work with Youth and Families staff, AmeriCorps, SummerWorks, and community partner agencies to recruit and train volunteers. Prepare program reports. Record information on and prepare reports concerning youth programs, costs, numbers of participants, and equipment and facility use. Monitor the use of equipment and facility. Provide monthly and yearly reports about youth programs and opportunities. Connect families with Urban League and community resources. Ensure all programs and activities are implemented according to relevant policies and procedures. Led, supported, and supervised efforts to write grants and engage youth and their families in fundraising efforts. Relationship Management Maintain a relationship with funding partners through activities such as participating in monthly, ad hoc, and team meetings as needed and actively participating in strategic and focused outreach. Report and monitor deliverables (including quarterly reports, success stories, and expenditures) Act as an Urban Leagues Leadership team member and collaborate with all divisions within the agency. Contribute to the overall agency efforts by completing other duties as assigned. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to sit, stand, walk, drive, talk on the phone, and use the computer for long periods. Ability to travel from various locations and worksites Ability to occasionally lift 20 pounds and transport around worksites. EDUCATION / EXPERIENCE: A bachelor's degree or 3+ years of paid work experience in a relevant field is required. Demonstrated commitment to serving African American communities in Oregon & SW Washington, required Culturally specific direct-service experience with youth or families. required Professional, personal, or volunteer experience with Black communities is preferred. Must have access to a vehicle for periodic use, in-state insurance with your name on the policy, and a valid Oregon state license, active for at least one year with an acceptable driving record. required KNOWLEDGE / SKILL / ABILITIES: Commitment to and knowledge of social justice issues and the dynamics of social change, the history, and mission of the Urban League of Portland, and expertise in the present scope of Urban League service and advocacy programs. Knowledge and understanding of structural racism and Anti-Blackness as it relates to education and access to resources. Experience in curriculum development and presentation. BENEFITS: Within your first year of employment, the Urban League of Portland is excited to offer the following benefits after 90 days of successful employment: 100% employer-paid medical, dental, and vision for qualifying employees and their additional dependents. 21 days of PTO in your first year 12 paid holidays Disability insurance Employee assistance program Life insurance The ability to plan and volunteer in engaging community events. The ability to serve your community through a culturally specific lens. About the Urban League of Portland: Established in 1945, the Urban League of Portland is one of the region's oldest African-American service, civil rights, and advocacy organizations. We are a part of a network of over 80 National Urban League affiliates nationwide. We are recognized as one of the leading voices for African Americans and others in Oregon and Southwest Washington. We are a key coalition-builder amongst other organizations. We work extensively with traditional and emerging groups, faith-based communities, businesses, and other organizations, including those serving immigrants and refugees. The Urban League of Portland's mission is to empower African Americans and others to achieve equality in education, employment, health, economic security, and quality of life. Our programs include a distinctive blend of direct services, organizing, outreach, and advocacy. We offer workforce services, community health services, summer youth programming, senior services, meaningful civic engagement opportunities, and powerful advocacy. Equal Opportunity Statement: The Urban League of Portland is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified employees and applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, mental or physical disability, or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran by applicable federal and state laws.PI23b59bce8434-25660-33975564

Keywords: Urban League of Portland, Portland , Youth and Families Program Supervisor, Other , Portland, Oregon

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