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Youth Advocacy Coordinator
Since 1870, Erie Neighborhood House has provided the most comprehensive support immigrant and low-income families in Chicago need to thrive and has constantly evolved to meet their needs. Today, Erie House is a modern social services nonprofit with programming and resources for children and youth, mental health and community wellness, adult education and training, legal services, and more. Through these programs, we empower the people we work alongside to build powerful communities.
Proyecto Cuidate - Little Village Youth Teams is a youth-centered, strengths based program centering youth power and resiliency through the building of support networks for youth with peers and caring adults. Youth are engaged with various school-based and community-based groups and services based on their interests and needs including mentorship, leadership development, advocacy, and self-care.
The Full Time Youth Advocacy Coordinator will be a position in partnership with Proyecto Cuidate Department directly impacting the Little Village Community.
In return to your commitment to Erie House and its mission to the community, you will enjoy excellent professional development opportunities, opportunity for growth, and have direct impact in building powerful communities. Be a part of one of the oldest and most respected Settlement House in the Chicago Land Area.
The Youth Advocacy Coordinator oversees the development of relationships with resources, partners, and youth to ensure the affirming connection of youth to meaningful opportunities and supports. The Youth Advocacy Coordinator meets with partners, supports youth in programs through group facilitation and case management, and provides resources and referrals for youth and community members.
Travel may be required for meeting and workshop attendance and field trip participation with youth participants.
A successful candidate will be empathetic, passionate, engaging, and social justice oriented.