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Overview

The FNL/CL Program Coordinator assists in the implementation of Friday Night Live and Club Live programs with Bright Futures for Youth in middle and high schools in Western Nevada County. The groups typically meet during school hours, though there may be a few afterschool groups, including a group at Bright Futures for Youth.

The Friday Night Live/Club Live (FNL/CL) program builds partnerships for positive and healthy youth development, which engages youth as active leaders and resources in their communities. Students work together to plan and implement environmental prevention projects in their schools and communities. These projects utilize strategies that seek to affect the prevalence and use of alcohol and other drugs. Prevention efforts focusing on the environment offer the opportunity to produce longer lasting reductions in use and abuse.

Duties and Responsibilities

– Lead and participate in a variety of activities involved in the implementation of the FNL/CL programs
– Develop program materials and services for FNL/CL for the purpose of engaging students in meaningful opportunities for leadership and advocacy, skill building and more
– Work with school advisors at school sites to recruit FNL/CL program participants
– Lead coordination, development and implementation of all FNL/CL activities and assist faculty advisors to ensure program activities comply with established Youth Development standards of practice and core components
– Coordinate program components, support needs and materials for the purpose of promoting positive youth leadership opportunities
– Develop and evaluate comprehensive positive activities for the purpose of engaging students in meaningful opportunities for leadership and advocacy, skill building and much more
– Implement and facilitate program activities with 4 to 6 chapters (including 1 at Bright Futures for Youth)
– Provide resource and referral information for program participants at large for the purpose of recruiting participation and support for FNL/CL activities
– Create partnerships with and represent BFFY with stakeholder agencies, Local Education Agencies (LEAs) and non-profit organizations in order to develop and implement community-wide projects by leveraging relationships with community leaders
– Collaborate with a variety of groups or individuals (e.g., school communities, business communities, community at large, etc.) in order to develop and implement community wide projects by leveraging relationships with community leaders
– Compile and analyze a variety of data related to Alcohol and Other Drugs and cessation activities
– Maintain all data required for reporting purposes including program evaluations
– Attend staff meetings and trainings as required
– Work in the NEO Youth center in the afternoons to build positive relationships with youth
– Assist NEO in summer activities and run Club Live program during summer program

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 
– Ability to form positive relationships with middle and high school youth
– Ability to recruit and motivate middle and high school youth
– Knowledge of harm reduction and strength-based practices
– Knowledge of youth development principles
– Strong written and verbal communication skills
– Computer knowledge sufficient to input data and create reports and flyers
– Ability to work independently and as part of a team
– Ability to organize and set priorities
– Flexibility in schedule to allow for club meetings during school hours and after-school activities

This is a part-time (20-25 hours/week), non-exempt position and is supervised by the Special Programs Director. This is a grant-funded position for the length of the grant and the grant is renewable.

Hourly wage is $20.00

Please use the link https://hipaa.jotform.com/FriendshipClub/bffy-employment-application fill out the online application. There will be a space to upload your resume. For any questions, or to request a paper application, please contact corio@bffyouth.org

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Associate's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Background Checks
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 20
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 20

    About Bright Futures for Youth

    Bright Futures for Youth (BFFY) is a community-focused nonprofit organization committed to addressing the ever-changing needs of youth, from sixth graders to those in their mid-20s in Nevada County. Created by the merger of The Friendship Club and NEO in summer 2020, BFFY has three programs to address the issues and help youth in numerous ways, from after-school programs and a drop-in Youth Center to ensuring access to services. Our focus areas are health and wellness, healthy relationships, goal setting, self-awareness, self-sufficiency and community connectedness.