Hyde Square Task Force | Youth Education Coordinator
Hyde Square Task Force (HSTF) is an award-winning youth community development organization based in the Hyde/Jackson Square area of Jamaica Plain/Roxbury, known as Boston’s Latin Quarter. Founded over 25 years ago, HSTF now engages over 800 youth ages 6–25 in college and career preparation, Afro-Latin arts and cultural enrichment, and community-building initiatives. In doing so, we ensure that youth have the arts and educational opportunities they need and deserve in order to be successful, and that their voices and cultures are valued and celebrated in Boston’s Latin Quarter and beyond.Our work is guided by our mission: to amplify the power, creativity, and voices of youth, connecting them to Afro-Latin culture and heritage so they can create a diverse, vibrant Latin Quarter and build a just, equitable Boston.
Position: Youth Education Coordinator, full-time, reporting to the Education Programs Manager
Job Summary: The Youth Education Coordinator will work as an integral member of Hyde Square Task Force’s Education Department and youth programs team. S/he will work directly with approximately 130 students in grades 7-12 to ensure that they receive the necessary educational support to graduate from both middle and high school. Through workshops, mentoring, college and career exploration, and academic support, s/he will provide youth with an environment that fosters and values learning. The person in this position also serves as a representative of HSTF and all its programs at events, meetings, etc. Additionally, the Youth Education Coordinator will work alongside the Education Programs Manager to cultivate partnerships and future opportunities for Hyde Square Task Force’s Education Department and the organization overall.
Academic support and mentoring
Preparation for transition to high school and/or college and careers
Volunteer recruitment and retention
Other administrative responsibilities
The above list is not exhaustive. Other duties may be assigned.
Salary is dependent on experience. Benefits include medical insurance, parking, vacation time, personal days, paid holidays, sick time, 403(b) retirement savings program, and a supportive work environment.
How to apply:
Interested candidates must be authorized to work legally in the United States. Candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to Brenda Rodriguez-Andujar, Director of Arts and Education Programs, at Brenda@hydesquare.org. No phone calls please.
Hyde Square Task Force is an equal opportunity provider and employer. We value having a diverse staff who are representative of the community we serve and bring to our organization a variety of traditions, experiences, and points of view. Individuals of all backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.