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Job Listing: King County Youth Development Program Quality Coach


School’s Out Washington (SOWA) is an independent 501c3 organization serving the field of afterschool and youth development (AYD) throughout Washington State. School’s Out Washington is dedicated to building community systems to support quality afterschool, youth development and summer programs for Washington’s children and youth ages 5 to young adulthood.

Position Summary

Coach will provide on-site coaching and technical assistance to assigned youth development and afterschool programs primarily in King County for the purpose of enhancing the quality of services to youth. Coach will deliver focused on-site coaching and technical assistance for programs on how to complete an assessment process using the Youth Program Quality Assessment (YPQA) tool, how to use the results to develop an action plan for quality improvement, how to carry out the plan, and how to measure success. Coach 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. SOWA seeks to match coaches to sites based on location and in response to the specific needs and characteristics of each program. 

Reports to: Coaching Services Manager

Location:  801 23rd Avenue South, Seattle, Washington



External Assessments

Other Responsibilities


Compentencies: Adaptability, attention to detail, open communication, initiative, analytical thinking, decision making, collaboration/partnership, achieving measurable results, racial equity and social justice advocacy.

Hours and Benefits

This is a full time, exempt position.
Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Classification: Exempt
Salary: $48,000 - $57,000, annually. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Eligible for full employment benefits: including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, 403-B Plan, and Paid Time Off.

Best Consideration Date: September 20, 2018, 5:00 PM PDT
(Applications will continue to be accepted after the best consideration date. However, preferential consideration is given to those applications submitted by the best consideration date. The announcement will remain posted until the position is filled.)

Interested candidates should apply through our employment portal at the following link: Apply For This Postition. Please upload your resume and cover letter as one document.

School's Out Washington is an Equal Opportunity Employer. School's Out Washington has a commitment to addressing racism, sexism, heterosexism and other discriminatory practices and a commitment to working toward racial equity through undoing institutional and structural racism. Women, People of Color, people living with disabilities, and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.

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