The Youth Coordinator will assist the Youth Program Manager to plan, coordinate, organize and implement wrap around services to students in Pierce County schools to help students catch up and maintain academic success and achievements necessary to graduate from high school. Youth Coordinator will assist the Youth Program Manager to plan, coordinate, organize and implement overall agency goals for Youth Program. Coordinator will visit and assist students in their perspective schools – with their academic status and assist them with proper subject matters and graduation process as needed according to individual cases.
Asia Pacific Cultural Center’s mission is to bridge communities and generations through art, culture, education, and business. Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC) serves as an interactive cultural crossroads between local and international communities. APCC is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that was formed in November 1996 from the vision of a small group of citizens representing three generations of Americans from Asian and Pacific Islanders heritage. APCC represents 47 countries and cultures, offering programs and services honoring their distinct artistry, business protocols, history, and social practices. Programs of note include the Annual New Year Celebration held at the Tacoma Dome and attended by 10,000+ people, an annual Polynesian Luau and several festivals and celebrations held throughout the year to honor various cultures including Korean, Thai, Samoan, Filipino and many more.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
- Access to an emergency fund to address financial emergencies that may affect completion of
- Mileage for work related travel is reimbursed
High School Graduate
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
- High School Diploma or equivalent upon start of service term, OR agree to obtain diploma or equivalent prior to using Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
- US Citizen or permanent resident
- Commitment to building skills and knowledge related to diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Ability to travel to service site(s) as well as other training or activity locations across Pierce County
- Must have a current and active driver’s license for Washington State.
- Must have at least 3 years of experience in youth leadership
- Must have experience in working with multicultural youth settings.
- Excellent ability to write and speak English. Must be able to work with diverse populations, particularly with parents of students
- Must have notable experience in leading youth
- Must have initiative to create and implement activities required to advance the youth program to positive gains
- Must be able to work on and navigate a computer.
- Represent the diversity of clients being served through personal characteristics and/or lived experience. Must be trustworthy and be able to be empowered to work independently without direct supervision.
- Previous experience working with youth or young adults
- Familiarity with the Pierce County community
- Skills and/or knowledge related to youth development, trauma-informed care, or diversity, equity and inclusion
- Preferred BA/BS degree in education or related field but must have at least an AA Degree in public administration, criminal justice or education/social service fields. Education can be supplemented by noted excellent experience in working with youth programs or settings for 5 years or more.
- Experience in working with diverse populations is a plus.
- Speak another language other than English is a plus.
- Extra training in working with youth is a plus.
English, American Sign Language, Chinese, Hmong, Japanese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check
17 - 25