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Position Title

    P/T Program Coordinator - The Garage, a Teen Cafe


    *** We are hiring 4-6 positions starting in early August. ***
    The Program Coordinator will safely provide enrichment programs for teens
    ages 13-18.


    Duties include but are not limited:
        • creating youth empowerment programs collaboratively with staff and teens
        • supervising group activities by providing guidance and discipline when necessary
        adhering to and enforcing the Garage’s policies and procedures
        • maintaining the facility, organizing, and cleaning as needed.
        • responsible for ensuring the safety of the participants in a busy, drop-in setting.

Required Skills and Qualifications

    A. Education and Experience
        1. High School diploma or equivalent, and leadership experience working with
        teens. Some previous experience planning and leading activities with teens in
        recreation, art, education, physical education, at-risk-youth, or related field is
        2. Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
        3. Valid Washington State driver's license by date of hire and a driving record
        that meets City standards.
        4. Must have or obtain a current First Aid and CPR certification by date of hire.
        5. Flexibility to work additional hours for special events.

    B. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities
        1. Knowledge of: current trends in youth culture, basic knowledge of youth
        empowerment methodology, good customer service skills, ethics, and effective
        2. Skilled in: positive teen interactions, patience, listening, prioritizing,
        multi-tasking, maintaining boundaries, effective public relations, and written
        and verbal communication.
        3. Ability to: be committed to providing quality programming based on our
        mission, vision, and values; safely manage groups of teens; oversee and
        schedule teen and adult volunteers; learn and enforce department policies
        and procedures; plan and lead youth empowerment programs in a safe and
        fun manner; communicate effectively and courteously with the public and Garage
        staff; proactively deal with safety and behavior concerns; work independently to
        complete tasks; follow written and verbal instructions; and be receptive to critiques.


    This is a part-time position that will work approximately 12-15 hours per week.
    Shifts include late afternoon, evening and weekend hours. Additional hours and
    programming may be added, depending on availability and demand. This position
    is limited to working 1,040 hours per calendar year.


    $18 / hour

Reports to

    Director of The Garage



Application Deadline

    Open until filled


    Send cover letter and resume to KayLee Jaech at

Job Posting Date

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