Employment

Bay Area Regional Coordinator

California Youth Connection is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic person to support youth-led community organizing and advocacy work within foster care.

This person will be located in the Bay Area and work alongside a peer group of Regional Coordinators across California. They will assist in growing CYC membership and volunteers, support chapter sustainability, and execute strategies to develop the leadership of young people with experience in foster care.

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Training Coordinator

California Youth Connection is looking for a Training Coordinator for the Y.O.U.T.H. Training Project (YTP), a project of CYC. YTP is a unique collaboration between current and former foster youth (ages 16-24), child welfare professionals, and youth-serving organizations. We train youth and young adults with experience in foster care to develop and deliver youth-centered, best-practice training for professionals who support youth and young adults. Many of the trainers have multi-year relationships with YTP, during which they grow into exceptional trainers, advocates, and leaders.

The Training Coordinator coordinates the Y.O.U.T.H Training Project (YTP) certification of Youth Trainers (current and former foster youth who are responsible for facilitating trainings). In partnership with youth/young adults and staff, they develop innovative curricula, and also plan and execute trainings statewide, including the semi-annual statewide conferences, mental health project, and local trainings.

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