Specialist, Youth Development Partnerships and Policy

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Job: Specialist, Youth Development Partnerships and Policy
Organization: YMCA of the USA
City: Washington, DC
Job Posting Link: http://www.ymca.net/career-opportunities/national-details.html?id=16662&returnUrl=%2fcareer-opportunities%2fopen-positions.html%3ftitle%3d%26posted%3d%26primaryFunction%3d%26state%3d%26nationalonly%3don%26ceopositionsonly%3d
Field: Community Development
Position Type: Full-time Job
Minimum Experience: 4-5 years
Deadline: 6/22/N/A


Position Description:
The YMCA of the USA is hiring a Youth Development Partnerships and Policy Specialist to support our youth development public policy portfolio which includes: early childhood education, afterschool, summer learning, juvenile justice, mentoring, child nutrition, child safety, and other issues that may impact Y's such as community service. We are seeking a motivated individual with 3-4 years of youth development/education policy experience to work with Congress and Executive Branch officials to help build YUSA’s presence among national and federal stakeholders. This position will promote YUSA’s national legislative agenda on the Hill, with administration and federal agency officials, and will include working with coalitions regarding Y-USA's youth/family/education agenda.

About YMCA of the USA:
YMCA of the USA (Y-USA) is the national resource office for the nation’s 2,700 YMCAs. Anchored in more than 10,000 communities, the Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. At the Y, we believe that all kids deserve the opportunity to discover who they are and what they can achieve. We take a holistic approach in developing the social, emotional, academic and physical well-being of youth and cultivate the values, skills and relationships that lead to positive behaviors, better health and educational achievement. Each year, the Y serves 9 million children in a variety of Y programs and activities. But we don’t just teach swimming or coach soccer; we build strong kids with strong futures in thousands of communities across the country. ymca.net


Contact:

Jennifer Boyd

Phone: 3124198784
E-mail: jennifer.boyd@ymca.net


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