EOYDC’s Pathway to College and Career (PTC2) program helps students improve their academic performance while preparing them for long-term success in the workforce through workshops, individualized coaching, special events, and other enriching opportunities. Under the direction of the PTC2 Manager, the PTC2 Coordinator is responsible for supporting all aspects of the program, to include planning and delivering high quality trainings, providing one-on-one academic and career coaching, identifying and securing resources, assisting with data management and reporting, and supporting community outreach efforts.
Program Management Support
Assist with outreach and recruitment of student participants, ensuring that PTC2 targets are reached; Work with the PTC2 Manager and EOYDC’s Communication team to create and disseminate marketing materials for all PTC2 related events and activities
Assist with the development and facilitation of workshops that reinforce key life skills, character development, college readiness, and professional development
Assist with organizing special events including, but not limited to, bi-annual convenings for high school and college students, EOYDC’s annual scholarship fundraiser, job/career fairs, and employer luncheons/presentations
Assist with orchestrating and chaperoning local and out of state college tours (may require overnight travel), as needed
Identify opportunities for program and process improvement
Assist with resource management: organizing, cataloging, labeling and ordering supplies
Assist with gathering and organizing program/participant documentation
Transport students to field trips and special events, as needed
Assist with researching, consolidating, and disseminating resources including scholarship, college entrance, health, and other pertinent resource information
Assist with establishing two-way communication channels to facilitate ongoing engagement with students, parents/guardians, educators, and partners
Assist with providing one-on-one as well as group advising to support ongoing successful progress to completion of high school and transition to post-secondary education
Assist with Identifying student academic and behavioral strengths and challenges, and work with PTC2 Manager to create support plans to address students’ unique needs
Assist with counseling students in short and long term crisis situations
Work closely with students to identify all academic and employment options including, but not limited to: degrees, extracurricular activities, study abroad program(s), and internships
Assist with orchestrating parent engagement activities such as workshops and parent/staff conferences
Work with Education Empowerment Manager to engage students as they obtain High School Equivalency certification, with the goal of successful transition into post-secondary education and/or the workforce
Job Training and Career Coaching
Work with students to identify potential career fit based on interests, experience, goals, etc.
Provide training on pertinent subjects such as resume building, cover letter development, networking, personal branding, interview skills, and professionalism in the form of regular workshops and courses
Conduct one-on-one interview preparation and persistence sessions, as needed
Support EOYDC’s work-based learning activities (e.g.; internal internships), as needed
Partnership & School Management
Assist with maintaining community relations through outreach at in house and external events
Assist with establishing and maintaining comprehensive service partnerships with local public schools, nonprofits, and faith-based organizations
Assist with establishing and maintaining ongoing partnerships with local employers; work with partners to create job shadowing and internship opportunities, in addition to entry level job and career opportunities
Assist with working with EOYDC’s Executive Team to develop partnerships with agencies that may provide additional support services to PTC2 students
Assessment and Reporting
Assist with the development and maintenance of student success plans
Support records/data management to include attendance data, student progress data, etc.
Assist with preparing and submitting monthly reports, along with data reports that may be requested on an ad hoc basis
Work with the PTC2 Manager to provide data inputs for the purpose of grant applications and reports, as needed
Assist with implementing evaluation tools and metrics to assess program efficacy and student performance/outcomes
Perform additional duties as requested by the PTC2 Manager and Executive Team
Education and experience equivalent to:
Bachelor’s degree + 2 years work experience in a professional setting. Non-profit, job development, training, and career coaching experience preferred. Must have intermediate Microsoft Word and PowerPoint skills, with basic skills in Microsoft Excel. Must have a valid California driver’s license with at least three years of driving experience. Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus.
The East Oakland Youth Development Center (EOYDC) develops the social and leadership capacities of youth and young adults (ages 5 – 24) so that they are prepared for employment, higher education, and leadership opportunities. Celebrating 40 years of ground-breaking programming and successful alumni, EOYDC is nationally recognized, aligned to building healthy community outcomes and poised to lead in bold new ways. Following completion of a strategic review, EOYDC launched a $11.5 million Capital Campaign to renovate its building and expand its campus. EOYDC’s $2.8 million annual budget supports a team of visionary leaders who empower participants to lead exemplary lives and positively contribute to society.
EOYDC is a trauma-informed care organization. Trauma-informed care is a systemic approach to service delivery that that involves understanding, recognizing, and responding to the effects of trauma. At EOYDC we recognize the widespread impact of trauma in our community, and strive to implement practices, policies, settings, and procedures that:
Recognizes the widespread impact of trauma and reflects potential paths for recovery.
Recognizes the signs and symptoms of trauma in participants, families, staff, and others.
Resists re-traumatization of participants & staff.
Leads with compassion, support, and understanding.
Focuses on developing coping strategies and correcting behavior vs. being punitive.
Our future is bright and we want to add people of strong character, excellent work experience, compassion and hard/smart work ethic to our team to help guide us through this period of exciting growth!
To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Shay@eoydc.org with subject line “PTC2 Coordinator Application.”