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Job Listing: 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

Coaches 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. Coaches 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. 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. SOWA seeks to match coaches to sites based on location and in response to the specific needs and characteristics of each program. This position will work 30-40 hours per week. 

Reports to:  School’s Out Washington Quality Field Services Manager

Location:  801 23rd Avenue South, Seattle, Washington



External Assessments

Other Responsibilities

Qualifications and Competencies

Hours and Benefits

This is a part time, regular employment hire. Range is flexible from 30-40 hours per week

Hourly Rate: $22-25, DOE

Generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, long-term disability, retirement, and Paid Time Off (prorated for agreed average/target hours/wk)

Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Classification: Non-exempt

How to Apply

Best Consideration Date:  October 2, 2017, 8:00 a.m. PDT

(Resumes will continue to be accepted after the best consideration date. However, preferential consideration is given to those resumes submitted by the best consideration date. The announcement will remain posted until the position is filled.)

Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to: info@schoolsoutwashington.org with "King County Coach" in the subject line or send to:

King County Coach

School's Out Washington
801 - 23rd Avenue S., Suite A
Seattle, WA 98144

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, and LGBTQ individuals are encouraged to apply.

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