Website Godman Guild Association
Director of Youth and Young Adult Workforce Development
Godman Guild Association is a workforce development non-profit organization founded in 1898 with a focus on helping to build better neighborhoods – one person, one family at a time. Godman Guild’s programs are for all ages and are built to provide a continuum of success and support, making it possible for participants to achieve their academic and career goals.
We are seeking a forward thinking, dynamic, future oriented leader to leadership, management, and coordination of programs and services through the development of community partnerships, program models and benchmark modules, staff development, budget management, and strategic growth to provide year-round out-of-school time programming in collaboration with local school districts and other community partners. This is an incredible opportunity to build skills in today’s youth and to make meaningful long term contribution on the future of tomorrow’s workforce. If you have a passion for developing potential and grow a program for IMPACT then we want to talk to you!
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Developer of innovative youth workforce program model and curriculum.
- Focus on work readiness and career exploration that supports participant academic and Social Emotional Development (SED) growth in preparation for high school graduation and postsecondary opportunities.
- Summer focus on building skills, exploration, earning diploma seals through an earn and learn model.
- Develop, plan, and coordinate programs, community, and special events.
- Develop a continuous improvement plan to monitor and adjust for program quality, growth, participant experience, and staff development.
- Develops and sustain inner-agency connection to support agency Kindergarten-to-Career mission in support of multigenerational impact.
- Works in alignment with the AVP of Workforce Development, Director of Work Readiness Academy, the Board, other relevant departments, and the community to lead and coordinate the development and expansion of career exploration and career readiness for youth and young adults.
- Work with the AVP of Workforce Development to develop program models and goals that clearly measure and articulate program impact and further the agency’s strategic plan related to youth mentorship and workforce development.
- Work with the Director of the Work Readiness Academy, AVP of WFD, and Development Department to plan for new program initiatives and expansion and resource development.
Identify and apply for, manage, and align grants, fees for service contracts, and other funding with programming.
- Maintains strong, collaborative relationships with external stakeholders including local school districts, youth-serving organizations, and program partners.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
· Management control. Establish, use, and maintain procedures to monitor projects, responsibilities, and program activities, including staff. Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
· Risk and Data Management. Maintain awareness of, and ensure compliance with, guidelines, laws, and regulations governing the operation of Aspire and related adult education programming. Monitor, analyze, and utilize data to maintain compliance and align programming. Communicate concerns related to risk and data management with supervisors in a timely manner.
· Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Staff supervision. Building and leading a team that includes permanent and seasonal positions.
· Developing staff potential/Performance management. Expand the skills of program staff through on the job training, coaching, and development activities related to current and future responsibilities. Ability to motivate staff, build team, and hold others accountable to expectations.
Work Experience and Education:
· Three or more years of experience with youth development programming such as social emotional learning, social skills training, educational support, service learning, and/or work readiness, or a related field working with k-12 youth required.
· Experience with curriculum and site development preferred.
· Experience with out-of-school time programming managing safety, licensing and federal contracts preferred.
· Evidence of skills relevant to developing impact-oriented youth programming such as creativity, flexibility, and an understanding of trauma informed practices, youth development and planning for different ages, abilities, and interests.
· Certification of training in first aid, CPR, management of communicable diseases, and mandated reporting of child abuse and neglect required. (will be provided)
· Valid driver’s license with no major or DUI offenses in the last five years.
· Intermediate computer skills and experience using office equipment.
· The ability to speak other languages a plus.
· Expert level written and verbal communication skills.
· Requires the ability to pass a criminal background and child abuse check.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: Up to $50,000.00 per year
Employee assistance program
Flexible spending account
Paid time off
Monday to Friday
Ability to Relocate:
Columbus, OH 43215: Relocate before starting work (Required)
Work Location: Hybrid remote in Columbus, OH 43215
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