Program Coordinator/Mentor – Worksite and Curriculum Coordination, Urban Affairs Coalition
Posted by Urban Affairs Coalition on March 2, 2021
This position is part of a seasonal team responsible for the Urban Affairs Coalition’s Summer Youth Employment program, which provides paid summer job opportunities and support to youth ages 14-18 through WorkReady Philadelphia. The six-week program runs from July through mid-August and includes career exposure, on-the-job mentoring and professional development. In 2021, UAC anticipates serving around 1,400 youth.
The Program Coordinator/Mentor will provide direct support to the Program Manager from recruiting and enrolling worksites to logistics and implementation of orientation sessions, youth professional development workshops, and work-based learning projects under the WorkReady program. The program’s goal is to enroll worksites, provide curriculum support and place 1,400 youth at those sites.
Starting in June the Program Coordinator/Mentor will oversee youth participant activities to ensure program worksites/employers are programmatically and contractually compliant with WorkReady program guidelines. S/he ensure that youth participants are properly supervised and engaged in constructive activities in a positive learning environment. S/he will assist in training and serve as counselors, role models, career advisors, and mentors to youth. S/he will assist the youth program participants with the completion of a contextual-learning project. The Program Coordinator/Mentor will provide administrative support in the collection of youth participant timesheets, distribution of program materials, debit cards, and other tasks associated with the program.
This is a seasonal position beginning March and anticipate ending in mid-August.
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