Youth Outreach Coordinator (18 months Fixed Term Position)

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  • Bachelor’s Degree and two years of relevant experience in a youth development and/or a community outreach role.

  • Bilingual (Spanish/Vietnamese/Mandarin) preferred.

  • Experience working with young people who are seeking support with their wellbeing.

  • Strong knowledge of youth needs, culture, and networks.

  • Experience working with BIPOC youth populations in a virtual and/or community setting.

  • Experience designing and implementing youth curriculum in a community.

  • Experience working with youth advocacy and youth development organizations.

  • Strong understanding of Child and Adult Protective Services rules and regulations, HIPAA, mandated reporting, and limits of confidentiality preferred.

  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

  • Ability to lift up to 25 lbs.

  • Fingerprinting and background checks as required by Stanford University.

  • TB clearance required.

  • Valid driver’s license and insurance required.

  • Proof of COVID vaccination and booster required.


Skills and Abilities:

  • Initiate and maintain supportive relationships with young people in a virtual and in a 1:1 setting.

  • Aware of the specific needs of youth culture and modes of communications.

  • Is youth-centered and able to identify youth needs in the moment and respond in a compassionate and responsive manner to support the young person.

  • Demonstrates compassionate behavior in interactions with young people with an emphasis on good listening skills and a capacity for responding to youth needs in the moment.

  • Capable of observing and responding to youth who may need additional support or follow through.

  • Conflict resolution and motivational interviewing skills.

  • Knowledge base of youth curriculum development and holistic approaches to supporting youth wellbeing.

  • Able to perform job duties independently, with direct support from the Project Lead.

  • Skilled in responding to a high volume of correspondence in a timely manner (e-mail, social media, instant messaging apps, etc)

  • Experience utilizing best practices in engaging with youth advocacy and youth development organizations and networks

  • Ability to approach difficult youth interactions using youth centered approaches that respect the youth’s identity, lived experience and goals.

  • Strong knowledge base of models and systems that support youth on a state and national level.

  • Strong knowledge base of systemic issues and risk factors facing BIPOC youth population.

  • Demonstrated problem solving and decision-making skills; ability to gather and process information to support the Strength in Youth project and its team.

  • Strong communication skills: ability to speak, listen, and write clearly, thoroughly, and professionally.

  • Demonstrated organizational and time management skills, accountability, reliability, and punctuality.

  • Competency with Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, as well as graphic design and project management applications.




Bachelor’s degree and two years of relevant experience, or combination of education and relevant experience.




  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Basic computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Basic analysis and problem solving skills.

  • Customer service skills

    • Relevant computer systems/technology experience

    • Understanding of financial transactions

    • Ability to learn compliance with legal, financial, and university policies and external regulations





  • Frequently sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.

  • Occasionally stand, walk, twist, use fine manipulation, grasp, use a telephone, write by hand, sort and file paperwork, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.

* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.



Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

Hybrid working arrangement available.



  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,
  • Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

  • As an organization that receives federal funding, Stanford University has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement that will apply to all university employees, including those working remotely in the United States and applicable subcontractors. To learn more about COVID policies and guidelines for Stanford University Staff, please visit


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