The Anchorage Park Foundation is recruiting for a full-timeYouth Employment in Parks Program Manager. YEP is an award winning and nationally recognized youth employment program based in Anchorage, Alaska. For information on the YEP program visit: www.AnchorageParkFoundation.org/projects/YEP.
POSITION OVERVIEW: The YEP Program Manager will coordinate the Youth Employment in Parks program, including recruitment, grant writing, project planning, budget management, and program development. Recruit and manage a diverse staff, including teen crew members (ages 16-19), crew leaders (age 19+), interns, and Environmental Educator (age 21+) in implementing YEP program goals, objectives and work outcomes. Must work towards YEP’s mission of positively engaging a new generation of diverse youth leaders with conservation and the Anchorage community through meaningful job training, employment, and outdoor recreation opportunities. The PM will collaborate with internal Parks & Recreation Department staff and build partnerships with external community organization staff and agencies.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree (Graduate degree preferred) in natural resource, outdoor education, outdoor recreation or related fields. Desire to work with youth of all backgrounds. Demonstrated ability to work with internal and external partners.
For questions and to submit a cover letter and resume: Beth@anchorageParkFoundation.org