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Senior Career Coach

City of Boston
Department of Youth Engagement & Employment
City of Boston Department of Youth Engagement & Employment
2022 Summer YouthWorks Grant Program

The City of Boston Department of Youth Engagement & Employment (DYEE) aims to not only to recruit and hire youth, but also to ensure that their entry level employment experience is engaging, meaningful, and a building block for their professional experience and personal success. The Youth Engagement & Employment Youth Works grant is intended to support DYEE goals by engaging Boston youth in workforce development and providing access to resources, civic and learning opportunities.

Senior Career Coach (3 openings @ $26/hour):
This position will report directly to the Manager of Programs and Partnerships and
YouthWorks Coordinator. These positions are designed for highly-skilled, hard-working,
motivated individuals with experience in youth development. This position is for a person
who possesses strong communication, facilitation, and mentorship skills and is interested
in the development of young people. Self-directed workers who work well in teams is a
must.

An ideal candidate for this job would:
● Manage and lead a career development team who will be responsible for working
with a group of YouthWorks partner organizations, and youth employees
(participants) to administer youth workforce readiness workshops and career
readiness mentorship and learning activities
● Review YouthWorks (Signal Success) career development curriculum and prepare
materials, supplies, content and curriculum to be implemented to youth participants
● Assist in the oversight and managing the work of college-aged Career Coaches and
serve as a professional mentor
● Work closely with YouthWorks partner organizations to monitor scheduling and
100% youth participation in the program
● Manage portfolios of participants
● Build strong working relationships will all YouthWorks partners, staff and youth
participants
● Monitor all work in the YouthWorks project management database
● Support with the coordination and implementation of the Commonwealth
Corporation YouthWorks program and all aligned career development dialogues,
workshops, and curriculums
● Research and stay abreast with current youth facilitation techniques and integrate
proven methods into training curriculum to further enhance youth development
and engagement
City of Boston
Department of Youth Engagement & Employment
● Mentor and support program participants and provide case-management when
necessary
● Assist and coordinate data entry, pre and post-surveys, weekly monitoring and
reporting for YouthWorks grant requirements
● Create, develop and support innovative and interactive workforce development
trainings based on research, national trends, and feedback from youth
● Collaborate with team members and assist cross-department teams when necessary
● Provide constructive feedback on Career Development and department initiatives

For more information and if interested in working with DYEE, please contact Jeremy Kazanjian-Amory at
Jeremy.Kazanjian-Amory@Boston.Gov.