at Knox County Homeless Coalition in Rockland, Maine, United States
Knox County Homeless Coalition (KCHC) is seeking a compassionate, adventurous, and solution-oriented team player to serve as the Youth Center Coordinator at The Landing Place!
The Landing Place (TLP) is KCHC’s comprehensive youth program which provides support for highly-resilient and often marginalized youth living in Midcoast Maine. We strive to inspire hope, restore purpose and belonging, and break cycles of poverty through outreach, case management, shelter solutions, and a drop-in youth center.
The Youth Center Coordinator will play a key role in supporting the youth who come to the low-barrier, drop-in center. They will be responsible for the smooth and safe running of our Youth Center, coordinating volunteers, accepting and processing donations, planning programming, and conducting outreach in the community. Most importantly, they will cultivate a positive, engaging, and welcoming environment at TLP and make trusting and enduring connections with youth, families, and community members.
The ideal candidate will show strong organizational, administrative, and communication skills, as well as a passion for connecting with young people. The Coordinator will need to communicate clearly with fellow staff and volunteers, exercise good professional judgment and boundaries, and be able to give and follow written and verbal directions. The Youth Center Coordinator will be scheduled for 40 hours per week, hours can extend into evenings.
Staff should have at least 2 years of experience working with youth in a professional setting. Staff must have a valid driver’s license with a safe driving record (applicants must be 21+ years of age and have 1 year of safe driving experience to operate KCHC passenger vans). Staff must be proficient in reading and speaking English, able to push and lift 50 pounds, and be willing to submit to a physical examination with an authorized physician within 2 months of employment.
Please note that all hires are subject to background checks including federal and state exclusion checks, DHHS check, and a Motor Vehicles Report check.
This position will pay $20 - $22 / hour, based on experience. KCHC offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including employer-supported health insurance plans (employer pays up to 95% and contributes to a health savings account for bronze plans), optional dental and vision insurance, life insurance, short term disability insurance, retirement plan with a 3% employer match, paid time off (starting at 15 days per year), 14 paid holidays (including your birthday!), and additional time off in the summer.
To apply, please submit a resume, and a cover letter explaining why you would be a great fit for our team to firstname.lastname@example.org with the job title in the subject line. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Knox County Homeless Coalition is an equal opportunity employer committed to team development and a supportive respectful culture. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.