Child and Youth Program Coordinator

Dynamic Systems Technology, Inc.

Full-Time
North Platte, NE
Posted 3 days ago

PROGRAM MISSION:
The mission of Army National Guard (ARNG) Child & Youth Services (CYS) is to promote and sustain the quality of life and resilience of Army National Guard dependent children and youth by providing secure, timely, flexible, high-quality support services and enrichment programs.

 

DEMONSTRATED SKILLS & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Youth Program Management and Development
    • Research, development and implementation of evidence-based youth resilience and life-skills curriculum for school-age youth and teens
    • Provide real-time, in-person programming for youth in a variety of learning environments (residential/day camps, youth retreats, virtual, small and large groups, etc.)
    • Development and management of a fiscal year programming calendar
    • Maintain subject matter knowledge of and compliance with policies, regulations and guidance governing CYS and military youth programs
    • Understand the military structure, culture and deployment cycle, as well as programming and services designed to support youth readiness and resilience
    • Maintain accurate records of event registrations, community and national resources and partnerships, volunteer background checks and contract travel funds
    • Ensure the timely completion and submission of applicable weekly, monthly and annual CYS reports
    • Ensure information on youth, families, Service Members and volunteers is safe-guarded and securely maintained
    • Actively and regularly market, recruit and train teens to serve on the state/territory teen panel
  • Event Planning
    • Conduct site visits and implement risk management processes prior to and during events and activities
    • Coordinate and manage event rosters, registration information and relevant volunteer information
    • Manage event logistical details and ensure compliance with applicable policies, regulations and operating procedure
  • Marketing Development
    • Development and management of a fiscal year marketing calendar
    • Development of professional-looking marketing materials designed to increase awareness of local, state/territory and federal resources, benefits and services available and increase awareness of the CYS Program and promote upcoming CYS events and activities
    • Utilization of social media platforms, print materials and email campaigns to actively promote programs and services available
  • Public Speaking and Effective Communication
    • Research and development of professional briefing and training information
    • Coordinate/conduct briefings for military leadership and both military and civilian populations on benefits and services available to youth, Family Members and Service Members
    • Coordinate/conduct briefings and training for both military and civilian partner organizations and programs on the needs of and services available to military youth & families, the mission of CYS, and program engagement opportunities
    • Utilize appropriate and professional writing mechanics on all CYS marketing materials, training information, and in all correspondence with youth, families, Service Members, volunteers & vested individuals/organizations
  • Outreach and Partnership Building
    • Plan, develop and implement youth programming and services to support deployment cycle readiness and resilience
    • Provide training and support to those in the education and youth service fields on supporting military youth and their families and resources available
    • Collaborate with national and community-based organizations to increase engagement and programming opportunities for youth
  • Data Analysis
    • Review and analyze data collected from various surveys and evaluations to identify program trends and make recommendations for program improvement
    • Identify needs of military youth based on both formal and informal surveying and engagement
  • Volunteer Management
    • Develop and utilize volunteer recruitment and marketing materials
    • Develop and provide volunteer orientation training(s) to better ensure awareness of the military and program needs
    • Work with the State Family Program Director (SFPD) to ensure volunteer meet background check requirements, as well as training requirements
    • Provide supervision and guidance to volunteers before, during and after events

 

REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

  • Four years of college and demonstrated work experience in a related field (i.e. Education, Youth Development, Reserve Component Family Programs or Child & Youth Programs, social sciences, human resources, or business/program management) (REQUIRED)
  • In the absence of secondary education, significant work experience in a related field (REQUIRED)
  • Knowledge of youth growth and development practices, early childhood education, latest trends in youth program implementation and management, and building and sustaining collaborative partnerships with military and civilian programs and organizations (REQUIRED)
  • Computer proficiency in utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher and social media platforms (REQUIRED)
  • Possess a current and valid driver’s license (REQUIRED)
  • Must be a US Citizen (REQUIRED)
  • Must pass required state and federal background investigations, with a minimum CNACI clearance in accordance with DoDI 1402.5, FBI background and maintain favorable background checks (REQUIRED)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively within the military structure and with outside agencies
  • Broad-based knowledge, experience, and skills in the areas of military well-being programs, Family Programs, and the deployment support cycle requirements to support military youth, families and Service Members

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