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NOW HIRING: Youth Program Coordinator


Accepting rolling applications!

To apply, email your resume & cover letter to Jala Powell at JPOWELL@DVNCONNECT.ORG.

We will ONLY review applications with a cover letter and resume in PDF format.


  • Reports To: Youth Program Manager
  • FLSA Status: Salary, Exempt
  • Location: DVN Office / In Schools, Hybrid
  • Pay Structure: $45,000- $50,000 (based on experience) + benefits, PTO, paid parental leave
  • Position Status: Full-time
  • Work Schedule: 36 hours per week M-F with some evenings and weekends
  • Updated: 5/29/24

About DVN:

The mission of Domestic Violence Network is to change the culture that leads to domestic violence through advocacy, education and collaboration.

Our work is focused on education with the idea that informing our community on issues related directly and indirectly to domestic and other types of violence will change the culture that leads to that violence. DVN does not provide direct service to victims/survivors. Our work is heavily based on prevention so our direct service providers can focus on serving those impacted by this human issue. We are currently seeking to fill a position as a Youth Program Coordinator in our small, but dynamic organization.

About the position:

About This Position:

The Youth Program Coordinator is responsible for providing in-school and community-based youth education on teen dating violence, sexual violence and healthy relationships. This person works with the DVN team to review youth data to inform program curriculum updates, as needed, and stays up-to-date on local and national research as it pertains to teen dating violence prevention. The Youth Program Coordinator participates in community resources fairs as needed. This person will also work to develop and implement a curriculum for Youth Network that can be replicated at individual schools.

Core Position Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate education on teen dating violence, sexual violence, and healthy relationships to the community, and especially in schools with a focus on 7th – 12th graders
  • Develop new partnerships and manage existing partnerships within the community, especially with school staff and faculty 
  • Engage community members, especially youth leaders, in DVN collaborative projects 
  • Administer surveys for all youth programming
  • Work with DVN Program Support Specialist to ensure data entry is up to date, accurate, and data captured is relevant
  • Prepare all materials and tool kits for educational sessions
  • Collaborate with youth team on the Youth Network
  • Participate in community resource fairs
  • Participates in youth team check in meetings
  • Collaborate with adult training team on Higher Ed projects and on training adults that work with youth

Note: The core responsibilities of this job may be revised or updated as facility needs dictate.

Non-Essential Position Functions

  • Other duties as assigned

Essential Position Functions

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 70% of the time
  • Must possess valid drivers license and have access to reliable transportation
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a copy machine, and printer
  • Must be able to converse with others and express yourself effectively and accurately
  • Occasionally needs to lift up to 20 lbs to set up/tear down events, may require stairs

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • None

Special Requirements

  • Must be available to work varying hours including evenings and weekends when community events and other activities create the necessity

Education and Qualifications
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in lieu of degree
  • Experience with Google Suite
  • Experience in classroom management is a plus
  • Experience in program planning, implementation, and evaluation including preparing progress reports
  • Experience facilitating or leading workshops, training sessions or meetings (at least 2 years)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong research skills to stay on top of trends in domestic and teen dating violence
  • Must have excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Ability to organize, coordinate, and facilitate meetings and trainings on a regular basis
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English is a plus
  • Knowledge and experience in building strong professional and collaborative relationships
  • Ability to problem solve, especially quickly in a classroom environment
  • Knowledge of, or ability to learn about, domestic violence issues is essential- particularly teen dating violence, sexual violence and healthy relationships
  • Ability to prioritize multiple responsibilities and obtain results within allotted time, as well as, make rational, sound judgments and judicious decisions quickly, often under pressure
  • Ability to adapt quickly, often in a classroom environment
  • Ability to respond to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently
  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail



Salary range is $45,000 – $50,000 based on experience, plus benefits, paid time off, paid parental leave, flexible work schedule (as permitted), plus a fun and nurturing environment!

We believe that harmful behavior on the part of businesses disproportionately hurts the most underrepresented people in society, including Black, Indigenous, and people of color, people from working class backgrounds, disabled and neurodivergent people, women, and LGBTQ+ people. We believe that these communities must be centered in the work we do, and we strongly encourage applications from people with these identities or who are members of underrepresented communities that are not listed above to apply.

DVN is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. DVN is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Kelly McBride at least three days in advance to deadlines at:

This job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions; it does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.