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The Program Coordinator

Teen Empowerment

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Teen Empowerment is in search of an individual to join our team of program coordinators in Boston. Teen Empowerment believes that the voices and energies of youth are essential to positively transforming inner city youth culture and establishing peaceful communities. Our mission is to empower youth and adults as agents of individual, institutional, and social change. In our youth organizing program, Teen Empowerment employs urban youth, ages 14 to 21, to work every afternoon to identify the most pressing issues in their community and develop and implement a strategy to positively impact those issues, helping to lower rates of crime and violence and increasing levels of positive participation among their peers in community life.

The Program Coordinator is passionate about working with young urban leaders, grounded in community organizing, a creative thinker and self-motivated, and an activist for just and inclusive systems. We seek someone who is motivated to engage young people from the Boston communities of Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan to realize and actualize their fullest potential as agents of positive social change within their communities. Additional skills required for this position include group facilitation, event planning, and public speaking. Experience in the performing and/or visual arts a plus.

This is a full-time, 40 hour a week salaried position with benefits. Some evenings and weekends required. Salary is $30-40,000 commensurate with experience.

Please submit cover letter and resume to: Samantha Hale at samantha@teenempowerment.org by Nov. 30th. No phone calls.

A full job description can be found at teenempowerment.org.