Youth Leadership Associate

Alexandria City County, Virginia
Mar 31, 2017
May 05, 2017
Administrative, Other
Full Time

Job Title:        Youth Leadership Associate

Department:  CADCA Training Operations

Reports To:    Youth Leadership Manager

Hours:            8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Position summary: Under supervision of the Youth Leadership Manager, position requires a variety of skills in youth development and outreach strategies, programmatic support, and administrative duties.


  • Interact professionally with youth, clients and potential funders
  • Ability to train CADCA Youth Leadership curriculum
  • Track, process and respond to all requests and inquiries for training and/or training support
  • Plan and coordinate all training/meeting logistics pre and post event.  Ensure efficiency from the initial planning to onsite execution which may include but is not limited to scheduling planning meetings, arranging travel and lodging for staff and consultant trainers, developing training schedules and producing collateral material, etc.
  • Interface with customers hosting onsite trainings to ensure all logistics and accommodations have been secured per training design or requirements
  • Research relevant information about individuals, corporations, foundations, government and youth funding entities to support the department’s goal to increase Youth Leadership revenue
  • Assist with grant writing and other technical writing and proposal development associated with achieving department responsibilities
  • Compose, prepare, and ensure timely responses to a variety of written and telephone inquiries for both internal and external customers
  • Use innovative outreach strategies to develop and expand the existing program
  • Assist Youth Leadership Manager in problem-solving, project planning and execution of stated goals and objectives
  • Prepare or assist with the preparation of scheduled and/or ad hoc statistical and narrative reports including budgets and budget narratives
  • Coordinate and perform a range of administrative and/or operational support activities for the department and interface with other departments in performing day-to-day accountabilities
  • Develop and organize training materials, instructional guides, schedules, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials
  • Assist with special projects and perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
  • Upload content to the youth page on the CADCA website


  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 2-3 years of experience related to the duties and responsibilities; prevention or community involvement experience


  • Self-starter and quick learner
  • Experience working with youth and young adults
  • Excellent cross-cultural interpersonal skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to practice time management, good organization and prioritization skills in a fast-paced work environment
  • Demonstrate the ability to train CADCA Youth Leadership curriculum
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and work with a team
  • Strong problem-solving and high level of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Effective and efficient project and database management skills
  • Ability to offer creative and innovative ideas and/or solutions
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality in reference to pertinent and sensitive information
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products, Prezi and Social Media Platforms

TRAVEL: Approximately 10-20%                                                     


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