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If you are interested in working with School’s Out Washington in any position, please apply to: info@schoolsoutwashington.org and include the FULL POSITION TITLE in the email subject line. If you would like to be considered for more than one position, please apply individually to each position with a separate email with the specific title(s) in the subject line(s). 

Currently Open Positions

School-Age Professional Development Coordinator

The School-Age Professional Development Coordinator provides coordination and School Age Licensed Care expertise for School’s Out Washington’s statewide professional training development services.

King County Grants Manager

The King County Grants Manager will provide management for the King County Best Starts for Kids (BSK) Out-of-School Time (OST) strategy, including: the Request For Proposal (RFP) and award processes, contract compliance, partnership development and technical support for grantees. Working in coordination with the King County ELO System Director to meet the deliverables of the King County BSK OST contract, the King County Grants Manager will play an integral role in the implementation of the BSK OST Strategy, supporting grantees to meet BSK OST outcomes.

Executive Communications Coordinator with SOAR

The Executive Communications Coordinator will provide direct operational support to SOAR’s leadership team. The right person for this position will have a talent for supporting creative leaders, passion for the power of community voice, and a commitment to social justice. They will be adaptive, flexible and inquisitive, will anticipate team needs, will identify and propose solutions, and will proactively create systems that support individual and organizational success. The Coordinator will help facilitate communication internally within the SOAR team, and externally among a wide range of community partners. They will have outstanding communication skills, including the ability to give and receive critical feedback. The Coordinator will be able to apply good judgment in a variety of situations, and to maintain balance among multiple priorities. They will have the ability to work independently, and must be able to work under pressure at times to manage emerging needs and unexpected deadlines. The successful candidate will find personal satisfaction and enjoyment in fulfilling this critically important support role within a small, dynamic, ambitious team.

SOAR Youth Voice Organizer

The Youth Voice Organizer will lead SOAR’s youth work to accomplish our goals of developing youth leadership, inspiring youth civic engagement, and elevating youth voice to influence planning and development of local policies, initiatives, and programs. The Organizer will conduct outreach for, convene and staff the King County Youth Advisory Council; and will facilitate SOAR’s role as local anchor organization for Opportunity Youth United. The right person for this position will have a commitment to social justice, and passion for the value that youth voice and perspectives bring to education, human services, government, and business communities. They will be able to apply good judgment in a variety of situations, and to work independently, as the majority of work hours will be spent in the community. The Organizer will have outstanding communication skills, including the ability to give and receive critical feedback. They will identify needs and propose solutions proactively, asking for help when needed. The successful candidate will find personal satisfaction and enjoyment in bringing together diverse young people from around our large county, so they can experience the power of making change.

Washington Afterschool and Summer Meals Expansion VISTA

The Washington Afterschool and Summer Meals Expansion VISTA will help staff efforts across the state to increase afterschool and summer program participation in providing meals. Duties are located on the AmeriCorps website and also include working with stakeholders to develop expansion plans, becoming an expert regarding the USDA meal funding streams, learning about school district and nonprofit partnerships, and developing a collateral for afterschool and summer programs to utilize. This position will also help move the broader work of the Washington Afterschool Network forward.

Youth Program Quality Coach

Coaches will provide on-site coaching and technical assistance to assigned youth development and afterschool programs in one of three geographic regions: King County, Pierce County, or eastern Washington (including Spokane and Walla Walla) for the purpose of enhancing the quality of services to youth. Coaches will deliver focused on-site coaching and technical assistance for programs on how to complete an assessment process using Program Quality Assessment (YPQA/SAPQA/SLPQA) tools, how to use the results to develop an action plan for quality improvement, how to carry out the plan, and how to measure success. Coaches will support the designated agency lead in managing the year-long assessment and intervention cycle, maintaining the focus on strengthening staff performances with youth at the point of service and supporting strategies that promote sustainable change in youth worker performance. School’s Out seeks to match coaches to sites based on location and in response to the specific needs and characteristics of each program.

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