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27 Union StreetConcord, NC 28027


Arising Youth International is a young organization dedicated to providing services to youths in the United States as well as abroad. Currently, we are offering services in Nairobi Kenya in addition to the United States. Our mission is to move youth forward in all areas of life. By partnering with local schools, churches, businesses, non-governmental organizations, governmental organizations, and community leaders, AYI establishes community programs that surround young people with various opportunities for positive engagements.

Arising Youth International, Inc is seeking a program director to oversee the operational success of our youth program in which he/she is responsible for managing. The Program Director ensures seamless team management and development, program delivery, and quality control and evaluation.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide leadership

Develop and implement strategies that will maximize the synergies among varied areas

Develop and implement a system to evaluate the skill, experience, and professional development needs of all staff/volunteers

Implement a professional development program to address employee experience and skill gaps

Work with staff/volunteers to develop objective performance measurements across all sites, to ensure consistent, high-quality evaluation and goal setting for all employees

Instill a sense of accountability among team members by modeling tight oversight of individual and organization performance standards

Recruit, hire, and oversee training and orientation of all staff members/volunteers

Oversee program budget to ensure proper spending

Assists in the planning of program expansion, modification and growth

Provide training opportunities for all staff/volunteers

Responsible for staff/volunteer scheduling

Participates in all fundraising efforts

Engage volunteers in appropriate activities based on organizational policies and procedures

Provide area reports including funding reports for directors meeting on a monthly basis


Highly organized and ability to wear multiple hats in an ambiguous, fast-moving environment; a driving force who manages toward clarity and solutions

A successful track record in setting priorities, shaping processes, guiding investment in people and systems, and developing an infrastructure that creates a stronger and more efficient organization

Thorough understanding of project management; able to work effectively under pressure to meet tight deadlines and goals

A consummate team player with a flexible and creative approach

Excellent communication and coalition building skills with an ability to balance, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders; high level of knowledge and understanding, especially as it relates to program replication, connecting programs to funding, creatively generating other resources, and building strategic partnerships

Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to AYI’s mission


Ideal candidate would possess an advance degree in a related field


2 to 5 years of experience is required

Knowledge and Skills

Knowledge of leadership and management principles as they relate to non-profit/ voluntary organizations

Knowledge of current community challenges and opportunities relating to the mission of the organization

Computer Skills

Job requires basic and advanced computer skills using MS Word, Excel, and MS PowerPoint. Candidate must be experienced in operating major social media sites (Facebook, Periscope, Twitter, Instagram, etc). Daily tasks include record keeping, report writing, project management, presentation creation/editing, database entry and report production, tracking donations, use of internet tools and communication by e-mail. Candidate should have the ability to train new employees, temporary staff and volunteers.


  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Group Facilitation
  • Management

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 20
  • an average of 5 to 10 hours per week
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