Director, Youth Leadership Sandy Springs

Sandy Springs Central Perimeter area
Up to $30,000
Dec 01, 2017
Dec 31, 2017
Job Function
Education / Teaching
Focus Areas
Youth Development
Position Type
Part Time
Degree Level
Willingness to Travel
Not willing to travel
Experience Level

Leadership Sandy Springs (LSS) is seeking a Program Director for its youth program, Youth Leadership Sandy Springs (YLSS), as a half-time position. The Program Director will join the LSS team of dedicated professionals to develop and manage the YLSS program. We are looking for a team player who works well with others, has a strong work ethic, strong people skills, is detail-oriented, flexible and is a forward and creative thinker. This person must truly enjoy working with motivated teenagers and have both a sense of humor and patience.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop, coordinate, and manage the YLSS program and program days
  • Recruit and coordinate volunteers and speakers for the program days
  • Supervise and coordinate the students in the YLSS class
  • Communicate effectively with participants, parents, volunteers, speakers, donors
  • Manage a budget, in-kind donations, and all paperwork required for the YLSS program
  • Recruit students to the YLSS program
  • Manage the selection and notification processes
  • Maintain relationships with YLSS alumni
  • Conduct evaluations of the YLSS program
  • Work with the YLSS Advisory Board
  • Attend and participate LSS
  • Assume additional YLSS responsibilities as needed and agreed upon


  • Demonstrated interpersonal and administrative skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact with teenagers
  • Some familiarity with the City of Sandy Springs as well as Sandy Springs community organizations
  • Proficient with social media platforms including social media postings, email communications, and text messaging
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite software
  • Physically fit and able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Demonstrated creativity and flexibility along with detail orientation

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