Sacred Heart Center in Richmond, Virginia is seeking a Part-Time ExcELL Youth Program Facilitator (approximately 10 hours per week).

About Sacred Heart Center 
SHC connects Latino families with tools to thrive and flourish.  Our work manifests through:  A continuum of educational opportunities for adults, innovative programs for youth and children, and strategic partnerships to meet community needs. We envision a Richmond community that actively embraces each other in our shared humanity.

Position Overview:

The ExcELL Youth Program Facilitator is responsible for administering and implementing the ExcELL program at the Sacred Heart Center.  This position reports to the Youth Programs Coordinator.

Key Responsibilities:

Plan and implement activities for ExcELL weekly program

  • Coordinate and prepare weekly student sessions and some special field trips, including communicating with partners, staff, parents, and students, and obtaining all supplies and food as needed
  • Schedule activities, facilities, and volunteers as required
  • Supervise and lead activities for youth
  • Work with SHC staff to identify program partners and module providers, and to ensure logistics, such as transportation, are planned
  • Train and oversee any volunteers that work with program
  • Work with partner teacher at partner school to conduct marketing and outreach to promote program, in coordination with Youth Programs Coordinator
  • Encourage and recruit youth to participate in program
  • Obtain, when necessary, parental support and consent for activities and field trips
  • Monitor the use of equipment and facilities
  • Record information on and prepare reports concerning ExcELL program, costs, numbers of participants, equipment and facility use
  • Ensure that all ExcELL activities and volunteer screening and onboarding are implemented and operating according to relevant policies and procedures

Other tasks

  • Support other Center youth programs on an as needed basis
  • Work as part of a team with other SHC staff to accomplish overall organizational goals

Keys to Success:

  • 100% follow-through
  • Customer service orientation, and ability to connect with youth and families
  • Attention to detail
  • Positive attitude, solution-focused, and flexibility

Experience and Attributes:

Ideal candidates for this position will share our commitment to our mission and to our values of compassion, inclusion, equity, and collaboration, and have related experience, including:

  • Associate’s Degree and a minimum two years’ experience in a human service organization. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Ability to connect with others and forge strong relationships, especially youth
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English, bicultural
  • Highly organized, analytical, IT-competent – proficient in Microsoft Office programs
  • Ability to perform several tasks concurrently, time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to organize and maintain detailed records; complete necessary paperwork and meet deadlines
  • Exemplary record of strong communication skills and customer service focus, excellent follow-up, and an ability to work with diverse groups in a courteous and professional manner
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and to work one to two afternoons/evenings a week is necessary
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to and passion for SHC’s mission

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume by email to:

Claudia Guerrero Barrera

Sacred Heart Center

Claudia_Guerrero@shcrichmond.org