The Young Center is excited to announce that it’s hiring for a volunteer coordinator and communications consultant positions in DC and Chicago, respectively. The following is more information about each position:
The Young Center seeks to fill the position of volunteer coordinator for our DC office! The volunteer coordinator is responsible for managing the site’s volunteer program, including recruitment, training, and engagement; working with the other volunteer coordinators on continuing education opportunities as well as strategies for volunteer engagement; develop and implement outreach plans to recruit new Child Advocates; oversee volunteer compliance with multi-state background clearance process; and much more! Please link on the link below to learn more about this position.
The Young Center seeks the proven expertise of a consultant in the Communications field to drive social media strategy and public relations efforts to raise awareness about unaccompanied minors and build support among foundations, individual donors, the public and policy makers. The consultant, who will be based in Chicago, will design and execute a communications plan to raise awareness about issues affecting unaccompanied immigrant children. This will increase the visibility and impact of the organization, allowing us to build support among the public and policy makers, and increase funding for our programs and advocacy. The consultant will work closely with the Executive Director to secure and manage media inquiries and draft key communications pieces (action alerts, press releases) positioning the Young Center as an expert on immigrant children’s issues; and the Development Director to draft newsletters, attract supporters, provide information and ultimately increase donations. Excellent writing skills are key. Please click on the link to learn more about this position.