Programming Support Coordinator

Job Order #: 20968029

Lowell, MA 01852

Part Time

30 hours per week

POSTED 6/11/2024

EXPIRES 9/9/2024

Job Description

Job Summary

The Programming Support Coordinator is a member of UTEC?s Programming team. The position supports proven-risk young adults, aged 17-25, as they learn basic workforce skills through programs such as culinary arts, catering, and food service in UTEC?s catering kitchen, UTEC?s woodworking program, and the Organizing Crew. Seventy-five percent of the position will be hands-on, coaching and supervising young adults in the various programs, while twenty-five of the position will be dedicated to planning, collaborating and meeting with other staff within the organization, and data entry.

The ideal candidate is passionate about youth work, positive youth development approach and teaching/facilitating curriculum. The Programming Support Coordinator works closely with all Instructors, Program Managers and TCs. UTEC also provides transportation to young adults from the Merrimack Valley area to programming sites in Lowell, Lawrence and Haverhill. This role will be responsible for safely transporting youth from various sites to their programming location utilizing a UTEC owned van. The role will also support programming by delivering meals to young adults at various site locations.

Young Adult programming occurs Monday-Thursday 9:30am-3pm, as well as for half days on Friday. Programming Support Coordinators help us during these program hours, and provide transportation for young adults before and after. Candidates for this role must be available and flexible for scheduled 6-hour shifts during the hours of 8:30am-5pm Monday through Thursday, and 9:30am-2:30pm on Fridays.


Supports multiple areas of the program as needs arise- is able to support Transitional Coaches, Program Managers, Instructors and Educators in areas identified by the team.
Implements curriculum and coverage plans when Instructors and Program Managers are out and communicates progress to staff when they return.
Exemplifies youth work best practices to young adults and colleagues.
Teaches and enforces basic standards of safety and UTEC?s Standards of Accountability inside and outside UTEC.
Coaches and encourages positive young adult progress and upholds program expectations.
Works in tandem with other UTEC departments and programs, including HiSET and Case Management, to best support young adults involved in the program.
Tracks and inputs young adult attendance, daily activities, and data into Quickbase (UTEC?s performance management database).
Supports the development of young adults so that they can progress to the next stages of the program and eventually complete the program.
Implements social-emotional and social justice curricula to support the development of young adults towards personal and career goals.
Supports with leading and supervising enrichment activities when coverage needs decrease.
Maintains a positive work environment with high standards in engagement and expectations.
Provides transportation when needed:
Arrive to pick up and drop off locations on time.
Provide daily transportation to UTEC youth throughout Haverhill, Lawrence, and Lowell neighborhoods.
Providing a safe and positive environment for all young adults in the van
Communicate with staff any concerns/potential conflict that would help the team prevent any future incidents.
Ensure all UTEC rules and policies are followed in the van.
Ensure van is properly cleaned and maintained after each trip.
Ability to fill out incident reports as necessary.
Engage young adults in healthy topics of conversation and build positive relationships with each young adult.
Collaboratively creating/adjusting pick and drop off routes.

Required Skills/Abilities

Facilitate curriculum and activities in group settings.
Understanding of young adult development required; prior experience with high-risk young adults preferred.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.

How To Apply

If interested please email


15 Warren ST
Lowell, MA 01852

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107 Merrimack St
Lowell, MA 01852