Employment Opportunities

Mentoring Program Coordinator

Overview:  Western Youth Network’s mission is to build youth of character & confidence so that every young person in the High Country reaches their full potential.

WYN works tirelessly to give young people the following:

  • The SAFETY of a caring environment
  • The SUPPORT of positive role models
  • The SKILLS needed to learn & grow

Position Details:  WYN is seeking a Mentoring Program Coordinator who will help oversee the Watauga County Mentoring Program.  This position will work closely with the WYN Mentoring Program Director as well as the community.

This is a 3/4 salaried position with benefits.   WYN will provide professional development opportunities and travel reimbursement.

Responsibilities:  The Mentoring Program Coordinator will report directly to the Mentoring Director and will have significant responsibility for meeting new youth referrals in the home, recruiting, screening, and training new volunteers, making mentoring matches and supervising these matches.

Additional responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

  • Leading monthly trips for volunteers and youth
  • Some evening and weekend work

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree is required, and previous experience with youth and volunteer management is highly recommended.  The successful candidate will also possess outstanding people skills, ability to troubleshoot issues that may arise for mentors or youth, and ability to help others resolve miscommunications and conflicts.  The ability to speak Spanish is also a plus.  Candidate must be highly motivated and organized, and display a mature and personable manner of interacting with others.  Further, the successful candidate must exhibit exceptional oral and written communication skills and demonstrate an ability to manage multiple tasks at once.

How to Apply: By July 20th, 2015, send cover letter, resume and 3 professional references to:
Western Youth Network
155 WYN Way
Boone, NC 28607
Attn:  Angela McMann

Application materials may also be emailed to mcmanna@westernyouthnetwork.org