The Future Founders Foundation is seeking a dynamic individual to join our team immediately to assist with the expansion of our career exposure programs.
The Youth Program Coordinator will manage Connect to the Future, our workforce development program that helps students explore various careers, connect with mentors in those fields and develop skills for success. Through the program, students will identify a career they want to pursue, develop professional skills and create an action plan to help them achieve their college and career goals. The program serves middle school and high school students.
The Coordinator’s role will include the following:
The Youth Program Coordinator will also assist the team with the execution of our Lemonade Day Chicago and Future Founders programs.
Reports to: President & CEO, Future Founders Foundation
Start Date: Immediately
Location: The Future Founders Foundation is headquartered at Lightbank’s offices (600 W. Chicago Ave., Suite 775, Chicago, IL 60654). During the school year, the Youth Program Coordinator will spend 60-70% in the field at various Chicago locations during the school year. Some out-of-state travel required. During the summer, the Coordinator will work on strategic projects for the organization and plan for the next school year.
Desired Background, Skills and Abilities:
Please submit your resume and cover letter in a PDF or Word format to firstname.lastname@example.org. In the subject line, write Youth Program Coordinator Application. After you submit your application, you will receive an automated response asking you to complete our brief candidate survey. Once you complete the survey, your application will be complete and will be reviewed. Applications will be accepted through February 17, 2014. First-round interviews will begin on February 18, 2014. Selected candidates will be notified of their application status via email.
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