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Primary Responsibilities
The Youth Programs Coordinator is responsible for youth mentorship, community outreach, development and facilitation of youth council activities and after-school programs, and development and implementation of the summer institutes. This role involves supporting YouthKAN council members in strategic planning, storytelling, outreach and community organizing; and assisting the FYP Program Manager with evaluation, documentation and reporting. Outreach involves building relationships with youth, their families, their supporters, volunteers, and relevant community leaders to sustain and grow youth engagement, build an organizing base, and connecting families to resources.


The Youth Programs Coordinator will coach YouthKAN youth organizers through the execution of a service project, campaign, and a community event. Supporting YouthKAN’s organizing activities requires facilitating regular meetings, conducting or organizing trainings, and providing logistical support as youth implement community service and change initiatives. The Youth Programs Coordinator will plan, recruit, implement and evaluate summer programs for high school and middle school-aged youth. All program activities involve conducting community outreach and engaging in direct communications with community members.

The Youth Programs Coordinator will also play a key role in documenting activities, maintaining a database, and tracking program expenses.

As with all KCSC positions, the youth organizer is expected to occasionally represent KCSC and YouthKAN at external meetings, attend evening and weekend activities, and support organizational development initiatives and activities.


  • 1-2 years of experience in education, youth development, and or community organizing for youth social justice movements

  • 1 year of experience in youth mentorship or supporting youth of color in leadership roles

  • Strong verbal communication skills, facilitation skills and listening skills

  • Elementary Proficiency in Korean Language; Bilingual English-Korean Proficiency desired

  • Ability to take initiative and remain focused and organized with limited supervision

  • Demonstrated strong commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion 

  • Experience using digital team communication tools – Zoom, Discord

  • Ability to engage in local travel including use of car and holding a Washington state driver’s license

Additional Desired Qualification: Knowledge of the issues within education policy and family environments that negatively impact the health of Asian American youth

Compensation and other details
The salary for this non-exempt position is $44,000. This position is full-time with a standard work-week of 40 hours. KCSC currently offers a hybrid work model, which supports a blend of in-office and remote work.



  • Email resume and cover letter to

  • Please use “KCSC Youth Programs Coordinator” as the subject line.

  • If you are selected for an interview, please be prepared to submit three references and a written work sample.



youth programs coordinator

early childhood development specialist

Position Overview

KCSC seeks an experienced Early Childhood Development Specialist dedicated to providing essential services and support in Korean language to the Korean community in the greater Seattle area (particularly North King and Snohomish Counties). The ideal candidate will possess demonstrated understanding of and experience in educating parents/caregivers on developmental milestones, developmental screenings, and therapies available for early intervention. The specialist should have demonstrated exceptional interpersonal skills to engage parents/caregivers effectively and encourage developmental screenings. This role involves providing direct services related to developmental screening and educating the community on early childhood development.


  • Developmental Screening Support:

    • Assist parents in conducting and interpreting developmental screenings to understand their children’s developmental progress.

    • Maintain accurate records of screenings and scores.

  • Parent Engagement and Support:

    • Build rapport with parents/caregivers, fostering supportive and trusting relationships.

    • Educate parents/caregivers about developmental milestones and early detection of developmental delays.

    • Encourage parents to participate in developmental screenings and support them through the process.

  • Case Management and Referral Services:

    • Provide 1-on-1 direct support services to families, connecting them with appropriate resources and support systems for their child’s development (e.g., early intervention).

    • Maintain confidentiality and professionalism in all interactions with clients.

  • Community Education and Outreach:

    • Promote and conduct outreach to raise awareness about early childhood development and available services within the Korean community.

    • Identify and develop culturally sensitive materials and resources for community education.

    • Integrate early childhood development initiatives into existing FYP parenting programs.

    • Implement educational workshops and develop new strategies (e.g., play sessions) to promote early childhood development.

    • Represent KCSC at community events and meetings to promote early childhood development services.


  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Social Work, Psychology, or a related field.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of developmental milestones, developmental screenings, and early intervention strategies.

  • Experience working with children and families in a culturally diverse community setting.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to connect with parents and engage them in the screening process.

  • Understanding of available therapies and services for children with developmental delays.

  • Program implementation experience in early childhood development or family support programs.

  • Familiarity with case management principles and referral processes.

  • Commitment to cultural competence, sensitivity, and inclusivity in service delivery.

  • Bilingual proficiency in English and Korean preferred.

Compensation and other details

Expected total salary range is $21,000 – $37,000 (calculated at 0.5FTE of $42,000 – $74,000), depending on level of experience.



Interested candidates should submit a resume, cover letter, and references to by March 1, 2024. In your cover letter, please address your relevant experience and why you are passionate about supporting early childhood development within the Korean community.

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