Alumni Engagement Coordinator
Department: Workforce Development
Reports to: Youth & Education Manager
Under the direction of the Youth and Education Manager, the Alumni Engagement Coordinator will support a growing Project Tipping Point team to coordinate and deliver support services to current and former foster youth facing the greatest barriers to accessing and retaining safe and stable education services, employment opportunities, and housing. The Alumni Engagement Coordinator will lead, develop, and supervise alumni engagement specialists and alumni service staff on the delivery of CRCD’s post-program support services and engagement activities. The Alumni Engagement Coordinator will partner closely with CRCD’s workforce development department education and employment team members to increase and strengthen support services resources in South LA. The Alumni Engagement Coordinator will report directly to the Youth and Education Manager to deliver the highest quality of workforce development services.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities will include collaborating with the Youth and Education Manager, Associate Director, Director, and other members of the program team to implement and improve our comprehensive alumni engagement strategy that supports our alumni from high school through post-secondary education, and on to careers with family-sustaining income levels.
- Develop alumni engagement workshops based on educational trends, individual alumni needs, and recommendations pulled from participant surveys to best meet the needs of our alumni.
- Provide alumni participants with personalized guidance, pertinent career and college information, and reminders about program events.
- Working with business partners, employer partners, education institutions, and volunteers to provide interactive career-readiness opportunities for alumni to build their skills, explore career opportunities, and strengthen their professional networks.
- Track alumni data, including attendance, participation, graduation rates, education progress, and job history.
- Bachelor’s degree required.
- 2-3 years of work experience in education, youth services, human services, or related field. 5+ years of work experience, manager level experience, and education or workforce experience can be used to substitute the education requirement. An extensive reference check will be required in this scenario.
- Experience developing one-on-one relationships with youth of different backgrounds and abilities.
- Comfortable in a fast‐paced, changing environment.
- Reliable transportation: valid driver’s license, and car insurance as required by law, as appropriate.
- 5 years of supervision experience (Preferably in non-profit and human services)
- Bilingual in English/Spanish preferred
- Ability to work on weekends.