Older Youth Education Manager

Horton’s Kids is a community-based organization working to drive positive change in the lives of 500 children in grades K – 12 living in one of the most under-resourced communities in southeast Washington, DC, called Wellington Park. In this neighborhood, 80 percent of adults do not have a high school diploma, and the average annual household income is less than $10,000. With support from committed volunteers, Horton’s Kids’ goal is to change the life trajectory of children by providing academic, youth development, and health and basic needs supports. To learn more about Horton’s Kids, please visit www.hortonskids.org.

Horton’s Kids is seeking an Older Youth Education Manager to run academic programs for roughly 40 children in grades 8-12 who participate in Horton’s Kids programs. This is a crucial position that drives the organization’s efforts to improve the academic skills of older youth participants, most of whom are at high-risk.

Reporting directly to the Education Director and coordinating closely with other program staff, this position oversees older youth academic programs, which take place in the afternoons and evenings throughout the week. Additionally, this position will  support the broader goals of the organization, particularly with regard to youth development, enrichment, health and basic needs, management of the Horton’s Kids Community Resource Center, and fundraising.

Core responsibilities of this position include:

Qualifications:

Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Interested candidates should email a cover letter and resume to Randy Marsh at careers@hortonskids.org. Please label the subject line: Older Youth Education Manager.