Youth Liaison Coordinator

Position: Youth Liaison Coordinator
Department: Youth Programs
Salary: Depending on qualifications
Part-time: 32 hours
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Reports to: First Medicines Program Director

Over the last 36 years, the Indigenous Peoples Task Force has been at the forefront of closing the HIV/AIDS service delivery gaps for Native American and other marginalized communities across the Twin Cities and throughout greater Minnesota, based on indigenous values and ways of knowing. Since 1987, our programs and services have grown to include services that drive a return to first medicines, the use of cultural arts to support youth, and natural resource healing and reclamation.  

Job Summary: 

Working collaboratively, in this position to coordinate youth programing activities, events and theatrical plays to educate on the harms of commercial tobacco use and reclaiming traditional tobacco (Asemaa) Through theatre, art, advocacy skills, gardening and harvesting cultural foods to reduce diabetes, and create sustainability among our communities. Return to our values, creating healthy communities, that promotes positive youth development by supporting active participation of young people in the planning process and decision-making within the community & national partners to increase advocacy skills address the gaps in disparities, promote leadership skills in health, art, and theater. 

Youth Program Assistant and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with activities, meetings
  • Coordinate and help with planning events
  • Assist with administration duties
  • Ability to work well in collaborative team environment with both internal and external partners
  • The ability to network and develop community partners
  • Providing guidance and support to youth
  • Attending regular development training opportunities
  • Traveling to various locations for events or meetings
  • Adhere to confidentiality obligations and boundaries

Minimum Qualifications: 

bachelor’s degree in social or behavioral science, and or related field and 2-5 years working knowledge of youth programing, arts and or theatre.

Job Requirements:

  • 2 or more years’ experience working with youth
  • Experience working with Native Americans or community of color
  • Good Communication skills, both written and oral
  • Event planning experience
  • Proficient with MS Office Word and Excel
  • Creative Art skills a plus
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Driver license
  • Flexible
  • Want to make difference and create a safe environment

Must pass background, drug test, and have a valid driver license.

Close date: February 10th, 2023

Report to Program Director: Suzanne Nash,

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