Education/Teaching/Training, Program Management, Volunteer Management
4 Year Degree
Program Coordinator Position (Full-time)
The LeaderShop, located in LaGrange, IL, empowers youth to become community-minded individuals through diverse programs that foster confidence, knowledge and leadership. Through its programs design and implementation The LeaderShop promotes within its program participants a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging and and influence through skill building, leadership development, and participation in volunteer service.
The Program Coordinator position responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Support the recruitment, planning, and implementation of the Leadership Conferences, Teen Leader Trainings and Recognition Events related to the Junior High and High School Leadership Programs. Support Service Projects and volunteer opportunities and other programs as assigned (Performance Group, Mentoring etc).
Plan and implement an After School Program for local elementary and/or junior high students if assigned.
Work with High Schools and Junior Highs as assigned to support Leadership Development programs
Provide social/recreational and volunteer opportunities to youth in an effort to build positive relationships for the purpose of recruiting students for The LeaderShop programs.
Assist in developing, monitoring and reporting program income and expense budgets.
Provide support services to youth and families when needed.
Supervise students who must complete school, court and police mandated community service.
Assist with the development, implementation and evaluation of the annual program plan.
Assist with other LeaderShop programs and fund raisers as needed or requested.
Health, dental and life insurance (combination of employer and employee contributions). • 10 paid Holidays, 10 Vacation days, 5 sick days • Short term disability
The LeaderShop values employees that: • Display a positive attitude • Demonstrate teamwork • Are self-motivated and who are able to work independently • Use their creativity to enhance programs • Are able to work on multiple projects/programs at one time.
Salary range $30,000-$32,000. Male and Bilingual English/Spanish candidates are encouraged to apply.
Qualified candidates should send cover letter, resume to Katie Wiseheart at KatieW@theleadershop.org
Candidates must possess the following qualities:
Experience working with youth
Bachelors degree in human services or related field preferred
Ability and willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed to deliver and support programs
Good verbal and written communication skills
Good organizational skills and exceptional ability to multi-task
Knowledge and application of computer skills – Word, Excel, Microsoft Publisher
Ability to develop and maintain positive, appropriate relationships with youth
Valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and a vehicle
The LeaderShop, located in LaGrange, IL, empowers youth to become community-minded individuals through diverse programs that foster confidence, knowledge and leadership. Through its programs design and implementation The LeaderShop promotes a sense of competence, usefulness, belonging, and influence through skill building, leadership development, and participation in volunteer service opportunities.For more information, visit www.theleadershop.org