Posting: Safe House Center - Children and Youth Program Coordinator

September 13, 2019

To apply send completed SHC Employment Application, cover letter & resume to with “Children and Youth Program Coordinator” in the Subject Line. People of color and LGBTQ identified persons are encouraged to apply


Children and Youth Program Coordinator




$46,000 annually


Exempt Employee


Services Director



Position Summary:

This position will oversee the management of the Children & Youth and Teen Voice programs at Safe House Center.

Essential Functions:

● Oversee the management of the Children & Youth program.

● Oversee the management of the Teen Voice peer education program

● Be accessible/provide 24 hour coverage as needed.

● Act as a liaison between Safe House Center, our clients and community members.

● Assist in the promotion of domestic violence and sexual assault services through public speaking and tabling engagements.

● This position is primarily based at the agency but requires the ability to travel locally on a regular basis in own vehicle.

Duties and Responsibilities

● Develop, implement and maintain the Children and Youth program services.

● Develop, implement and maintain the Teen Voice program services

● Maintain oversight, train, and provide supervision to the Children & Youth and Teen Voice program staff

● Provide supervision and guidance to all advocate staff as needed.

● Design and carry out educational programs, presentations and workshops.

● Develop and maintain effective working relationships with community partners.

● Collaborate and coordinate services with local, state and federal agencies.

● Provide crisis intervention, support, information and advocacy to survivors of Domestic Violence and/or Sexual Assault.

● Assist with other duties as assigned.

● Abide by confidentiality policy at all times.

● Report any knowledge or suspicion of child abuse and/or neglect.

Working Environment & Physical Requirements:

● This position primarily works in an office environment and requires frequent sitting, standing, walking, lifting and moving items.

● Staff will be required to travel locally and regionally in agency or own vehicle to attend program presentations, conferences, or other related events.

● This position requires flexibility in scheduling and job function as some services require 24 hour coverage including during popular holiday times (including but not limited to – the time around Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s).

● This position requires a valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain vehicle insurance.


● Bachelor’s Degree in human services field plus two years’ experience in relevant human services field; two years’ experience in relevant position at Safe House Center; or four years’ experience in a relevant human services field elsewhere.

● Supervisory experience with strong leadership and teamwork skills.

● Ability to manage and assess projects and programs.

● Demonstrated skill in writing, speaking and interpersonal communication.

● Competency in crisis management.

● Computer proficiency.

● Understanding of and sensitivity to the unique circumstances of children and youth, underserved populations, and to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.

● Fluency in language(s) other than English preferred.

● Public speaking and training facilitation experience preferred.

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