Life Skills Educator (32-40 hours per week)

Mountain Youth

Listing Expires on 09/30/2020

Position Summary

Under the direction of the Life Skills Manager, this position supports the mission of the organization by building relationships with school representatives, and is responsible for planning, managing and facilitating in-school youth prevention program efforts, and performing general office duties and other responsibilities as needed.

Position Responsibilities
Program Oversight
 Communicate with school partners to plan, implement, track and evaluate in-school prevention programming
 Provide evidence-based curriculum facilitation focused on middle and high school level, with expansion to elementary schools as needed
 Implement and develop evidence-based prevention education programs and coordinate scheduling, program supplies and materials
 Work with Technical Assistance and Evaluation Consultant(s) to measure program effectiveness and track student engagement
 Work with Prevention Manager on sustainable development of Mountain Youth prevention and healthy life skills program efforts (evaluation measures, analysis, vision)
 Support with other youth initiatives such as Valley’s Voice and Social Norms as applicable
 Support administration of biennial Healthy Kids Colorado Survey Community Development and Fundraising
 Represent Mountain Youth through collaborative projects as needed
 Support with fundraising efforts as needed (grant writing, reporting, meetings, events, etc.)
 Contribute to the monthly Mountain Youth newsletter as needed

General Office Administration
 Support with staff relations and operational oversight
 Maintain Mountain Youth internal database
 Perform general office duties and support with Mountain Youth projects as needed
 Attend Team Meetings as available

Additional Requirements:
The Life Skills Educator position requires a high level of professionalism, strong multi-tasking skills, strong classroom management and facilitation skills, and flexibility. The Life Skills Educator will occasionally be required to perform position duties outside of normal working hours. Travel to meetings or trainings throughout the county, state, and out of the state may be required. It is important that the candidates are able to conduct themselves in the most courteous and professional manner at all times. Starting annual salary range, depending on schedule and experience, is $38,000-$44,000 for 32-40 hours per week (average) with opportunity for year-round or ten-month schedule, with approximately 80% of the time spent in the classroom teaching. Benefits include an option for a group health insurance plan, paid time off package (Vacation, sick/personal and holidays), annual wellness benefit, and flexible scheduling.

To apply:

Cover letter and resume should be submitted to Denise Kipp at

Please include Life Skills Educator Application in the subject line