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Position Description

Urban Youth Career Academy (UYCA) Youth Workforce Coordinator


Urban Youth Career Academy’s mission is to provide transformative knowledge and opportunity for young adults ages 18-26 years old. Youth Workforce Coordinator will be responsible for developing and facilitating Urban Youth Career Academy’s (UYCA) 5-8 Day Career Readiness Training, developing relationships with community partners and employers, managing a caseload of up 120 youth annually and providing meaningful insight and innovative ideas for the betterment of Urban Youth Career Academy.

Reports to: UYCA Program Manager


  • Develop and facilitate Urban Youth Career Academy’s 5-8 Day Career Readiness Training; oversee monthly Mini Career Fairs for each UYCA Cohort
  • Work with WFD Intake Specialist to assure UYCA Youth Intake information is correct and UYCA Youth are properly enrolled into UYCA before beginning 5-8 Day Career Readiness Training
  • Assure that all UYCA Youth complete Career Readiness Training with: Intake Form, Assessment, Individual Career Plan, Resume, Knowledge of Project Management, Interviewing Skills, Elevator Pitch, On the Job Training and needed resources to be successful
  • Maintain good records of all attendance logs, intake paperwork, coursework and any other required documentation for UYCA Youth
  • Conduct file review for each UYCA Youth before assigning youth to Career Coach
  • Provide monthly programmatic reports outlining enrollment numbers, retention numbers, placement numbers and recommendations for programmatic growth
  • Outsource industry leaders, community advocates and employers to serve as Guest Speakers
  • Lead onsite and offsite special projects as requested by Program Manager
  • Manage Rise Kit intake online software; training will be provided
  • Work with WFD Compliance and Internal Review Manager to complete internal audits quarterly
  • Host 1 special event geared towards enhancing the lives of UYCA Youth monthly
  • Attend all UYCA weekly meetings and monthly events as well as all of WFD and CUL staff meetings and events
  • Maintain open and professional communication with UYCA Youth, staff, families, funding sources, employers, community partners and direct supervisor
  • Other duties assigned by Program Manager


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services, Social Work, Psychology or Similar Field preferred
  • 2-3 years of Group Facilitation required
  • 2-3 years of Working with Youth ages 18-26 required
  • Experience in the area of: teaching, training and Workforce Development a plus


This is a salaried hybrid (50% Remote & 50% In-Office) position. Note: Career Readiness Training will take place onsite and offsite. Youth Workforce Coordinator schedule will adjust based on programmatic needs. Position offers benefits and 401K plan.

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Please include “UYCA Youth Workforce Coordinator” in the subject line.