Program Coordinator - Youth Engagement

Walla Walla, WA 99362

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Position Description

Community Health Department

Position: Program Coordinator – Youth Engagement
Starting Salary: $3,810 per month
Location: Community Health Department
Employment Type: Full-Time (40 hours/week); Benefits Apply
This position is contingent upon grant funding which is currently funded through June 30, 2022

Open until filled

Brief Duties and Responsibilities: Perform program planning, development and coordination to organize and maintain the various preventative programs targeted at youth throughout Walla Walla County. Serve as lead coordinator, and liaison with A Way Home Washington (AWHWA), to end youth homelessness through the Anchor Community Initiative (ACI). Provide assistance to the community stakeholders and coalitions and help guide the continuous development and implementation of evidence-based practices to support youth. See the job description for the complete list of essential functions.

Working Conditions: Working environment includes activities in multiple community venues. Physical abilities required for this position are ones typically related to office operations; sitting, standing, bending, reaching, and lifting up to twenty (20) pounds. Manual dexterity and visual acuity to operate computers, other office equipment, accessing of file cabinets both on and off site, and sufficient hearing and speech ability to communicate verbally.

Minimum Qualifications: B.A. Degree in Education, Health Education, Communications, Social Sciences, or closely related field required and two (2) years of work experience in community organizing, program coordination or community-based programs involving youth development principles. Must successfully pass a background check and a driving record check. Must maintain a valid driver’s license, vehicle insurance coverage and access to a vehicle during working hours.

Application: County application, resume and cover letter required. Human Resources Dept. at the County Legislative Building, 314 W. Main Street, Room 216, Walla Walla, WA, or visit our website at to download a copy and/or apply online. Mailing address: Human Resources/Risk Manager, PO Box 1506, Walla Walla, WA 99362, fax (509)524-2603, call (509)524-2600


Type: Full-time