Jobs / Job Details

Program Specialist, Youth

Working closely with the Manager of Youth Opportunities, the Youth Program Specialist will help to define and execute Chicago Housing Authority's (CHA) youth strategy and ensure that a positive youth development framework is incorporated into Resident Services’ programs and practices.

In addition, the Youth Program Specialist will improve connections for our youngest residents to Early Head Start, Head Start, pre-K, childcare programs and elementary school through City partners, expand out-of-school time engagement for school-age youth, and support our emerging adult residents to gain access to education and alternative career pathways.

This position does not work directly with youth, but with CHA’s contracted organizations and partners who serve youth.

Education and experience requirements:

  • Academic Level: Bachelors
  • Industry Experience: Other industries not listed