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Youth And Family Services Manager at Utah Pride Center

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Youth And Family Services Manager at Utah Pride Center


Youth and Family Services Manager

(Closing Date: Until filled.)

Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Term: Permanent 40hrs
Rate of pay: +/- $45,000.00 per year with benefits
Education: Advanced Degree (Strongly Recommended)
Reports to: Director of Youth, Family, & Education

Job Description

The Youth & Family Programs (YFP) at the Utah Pride Center (UPC) strives to center young folks at the core of all our work. We’re looking for an individual who is creative, open to input, and a decisive leader. We want someone who can work with youth and families from the position of a youth advocate. The Youth & Family Programs Manager works with the Youth, Family, and Education Director in meetings and interactions with the participants and larger LGBTQ+ community.

The Youth & Family Programs Manager should be able to take feedback, assess the needs of the programs, and build input on the future the Youth & Family Programs. The Youth & Family Programs Manager position is full-time benefited position. On average you will work 40 hours per week, however, you will be expected to work occasional events with appropriate compensation. You will be notified at least two weeks in advance of any upcoming events.

As a member of the management team, this person is expected to collaborate in developing a shared vision and a strategic plan to further our mission and expand our base of support with the public, professional organizations, donors, staff, volunteers, and board members, keeping them informed, motivated, and contributing to our vision.

As a team we like to approach our work collaboratively and, most often, with lots of snacks.


ProgrammingDevelop, implement, and evaluate programs at the direction of the Youth, Family & Education Director
Coordinate weekly social and support groups for LGBTQ+ youth and families
Conduct intakes for youth and families
Provide support for occasional department-wide events including but not limited to conferences, trainings, and presentations
You will be a Mandated Reporter
Responds to crisis calls Monday-Friday, and/or as needed
Intervenes in all crisis calls when needed
Meticulously documents crisis interventions, complying with UPC guidelines. Maintain confidential documentation.
AdministrativeComplete Financial, Internal, and Program-Generated Paperwork
Maintain Policies and Procedures
Create and Maintain Google Team Drives
Manage Orientations & Data
Report on Grant Applications and Data Reporting
ManagementSupport and Supervise Facilitators, and Interns
Coordinate and Collaborate with other UPC Managers
Community PartnershipsDevelop New Partnerships with Community Organizations
Maintain and Grow Current Partnerships with Community Organizations
Oversee Collaborations with Community Organizations

Advanced degree preferred
Social Work Experience (affirming and validating)
Must be capable of empathy
Excellent written and oral communication skills and presentation skills
Must have work experience with young children, teens, families, and caregivers
Strong knowledge of LGBTQIA+ communities and issues; high sense of responsibility and commitment to UPC mission
Demonstrated commitment to social, racial, and gender justice
Expansive understanding of intersectionality, power, and privilege
Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse staff in a multicultural environment
Computer literacy required (Word, Excel, and Google Docs)
Flexible schedule; ability and willingness to work nights and some weekends
Proven ability to help manage and facilitate grant applications and reports
Spanish speaking a plus
Utah Pride Center is a proudly queer, anti-racist, affirmative action employer. Our commitment is to provide and sustain a diverse work environment that reflects the community we serve. All employment decisions at UPC are based on professional needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in Utah state. If you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process because of a disability, it is available upon request. UPC is pleased to provide such assistance, and no applicant will be penalized as a result of such a request. Visit our website at

Candidates for employment at Utah Pride Center should be aware that this is a unique work environment in which topics of sexuality, sexual orientation, and gender identity are an integral part of our day to day community interactions. Individuals who are uncomfortable with such topics, discussions, and the occasional related graphic representations may choose not to work at UPC.

Email resume and cover letter to: Please put “Youth Services Manager” in the title of the email.

Closing Date: Until filled.


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