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Youth Program Coordinator

KEY Project
Kaneohe, HI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Job title

Youth Program Coordinator

Reports to

Program Director or Executive Director

The mission of KEY Project is to nurture and promote the cultural, environmental, social, economic and recreational well-being of the Kualoa-Heʻeia area by providing a vital grassroots civic resource that effectively serves the needs of our diverse multicultural community. KEY provides programs and services touching all ages at our multi-purpose community center in Waiheʻe Valley on Oʻahu. As a community rooted organization, all KEY Project staff members are expected to be flexible and collaborative in meeting the changing needs of our community.


Job Summary

 KEY Project is seeking an individual who will plan, coordinate, and direct youth programming activities both on-site and throughout the Koʻolau region.  We are seeking a collaborative and resourceful individual who will work with a team to build engaging and age appropriate programming rooted in a love for the Koʻolau region and a reverence for ʻāina.  The nature of this work requires the individual to be highly organized, adaptable to different scenarios, maintain a high level of confidentiality, and ensure that goals and objectives are met within prescribed timeframes and funding parameters. This individual will have time to build familiarity with KEY Project programming and partners before collaboratively delivering youth programming during DOE school breaks.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Work with Community Development Coordinators to design, plan, and implement youth activities for the assigned age group
  • Transport youth from school sites to program sites
  • Implement and maintain safe learning conditions for youth groups per KEY Project Safety Guidelines
  • May be required to follow health and wellness policies, procedures, and guidelines required by the Department of Education and partner organizations when working with youth.
  • Maintain resources and services specifically targeted to meet the needs of youth
  • Contribute to and assist with planning for the organization’s communications (newsletters, e-news and website, audio/visual productions, social media etc.) in order to effectively inform the public of up-coming program opportunities, agency events and activities or services
  • Assist Program Director in developing and tailoring appropriate methods of data collection, data monitoring and evaluation tools to ensure efficient monitoring and grant reporting
  • Maintain a programs database for the purpose of monitoring the progress of program goals and objectives
  • Develop and maintain computer and manual filing systems for participant information, incident reports, emergency contacts, and evaluation responses.
  • Document monthly progress and prepare reports as needed
  • Processes incoming and outgoing program related mail 
  • Perform general clerical duties including but not limited to: photocopying, faxing, mail distribution and filing.
  • Creates and modifies various documents using Microsoft Office.
  • Maintains electronic calendar(s) in current and accurate status.
  • Answers phones promptly providing responses if known and uses good judgment to direct calls and prioritize the distribution of messages in a timely manner.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications include:

  • At least 2 years of experience working with youth and organizing youth programs
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, Word, Excel, Publisher, Google Docs, email and social media sites
  • High school diploma or equivalent; college degree preferred. 
  • Clean Driving Abstract
  • CPR and First Aid Certification (can be completed upon successful completion of hiring process)

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience and ability to utilize social media platforms
  • Knowledge of Hawaiian culture, Malama ‘Aina, ‘Olelo Hawai’i
  • Have general cultural knowledge of Waihe’e and surrounding ahupua’a.


Working conditions

This position is full time and can sometimes include evenings and weekends. Some of the work duties require in the office at a desk, outside supervising youth, and driving agency van and picking up youth and transporting to program sites.


Physical requirements

The job requires sitting at the desk, filing, walking, driving, and other physical activities related to co-facilitation of ʻāina based activities. 


$35-40K per year  

KEY Project


Kaneohe, HI



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