Programs Coordinator (Three Positions)
Locations: Hiring for one Eugene, Oregon position; one Boise, Idaho positions; and one Tacoma, Washington position
Starting Salary: $30,900
Benefits: Recruiting for three full-time, salaried position with benefits. Benefit Package includes: Generous Personal Leave, Paid Holidays, Medical Coverage, Dental Coverage, Disability Insurance, and an 403(b)(7) investment plan.
Northwest Youth Corps runs a full suite of residential and non-residential programs for youth and young adults that run year round. The Programs Coordinator is a predominantly office-based position charged with helping prepare programs for successful delivery and supporting implementation of multiple programs a year.
The Programs Coordinator (PC) position at NYC is designed as a career pathway model, meaning NYC will help PCs develop their professional skills and competencies and further expand their leadership capacity and ability to succeed in many roles in the outdoor industry. While NYC seeks to hire Program Coordinators that have significant experience in youth and conservation programs, it is expected that Program Coordinators will receive considerable professional development as a part of their role and have a strong desire to learn. Specific areas of professional development include: project management; human resources; hiring & supervision; risk management & incident response; USDA National Sawyer Certification; wilderness medicine; mental health first aid; logistics and planning; inventory maintenance; partnership development; leadership; community building; curriculum development; grant development; donor development; budgeting; meeting facilitation; and event coordination.
The Programs Coordinator is charged with:
• Engage with agency partners to find and schedule work projects to be completed by NYC crews;
• Hire and train seasonal field leaders who manage day-to-day crew operations;
• Provide support to field staff and crews prior during the implementation of programs;
• Assure that programs reflect NYC culture of thoughtful risk management, inclusion, grit and fun;
• Overseeing the tracking of crew accomplishments, paperwork and reporting processes;
• Directly supervise Woods Bosses and young adult staff, to
o ensure NYC safety, education and workplace standards are upheld, and
o facilitate learning, growth, and success within those leaders.
Program Coordinators must have strong communication and interpersonal skills and stalwart capabilities. The right person
for this position will be solution oriented, work well with people from diverse backgrounds and have substantial personal
Send a cover letter, resume, and three references to Matt Springer, Programs Director, Northwest Youth Corps, 2621 Augusta Street, Eugene, OR 97403 or you may e-mail Mspringer@nwyouthcorps.org with Programs Coordinator in the subject line and document attachments in either word or pdf format. Please do not call.