Horizons for Youth is Chicago’s only organization providing need-based scholarships, comprehensive support programs and educational resources for students of all academic ability levels from kindergarten through the start of their career. Through our holistic approach, 99 percent of our participants have graduated from high school and 84 percent have graduated from college or are currently pursuing their degree. These results prove that with the right combination of competencies, family investment, and community support every child, regardless of socio-economic status, can reach their full potential. We currently serve 265 students in grades K-college from both private and public schools.
The Program Manager is integral to the success of the Horizons for Youth mission. Horizons for Youth depends on Program Managers to create a strong community and provide high-touch support for families.
The Program Manager will manage a group of approximately 40-50 students and will be responsible for all aspects of the organization’s relationship with the students, their parents, schools, teachers, tutors and mentors. Management of this group of students will include supervision of monthly field trips for students and mentors and support of our Summer Academic Program. The Program Manager will work with the program team to collaborate and insure high quality programming is being delivered for all students.
The Program Manager position is full-time with a flexible work schedule of 40 hours per week. Some evening and weekend hours are required. The position includes paid vacation and health, dental, and life insurance benefits, with 100% of employee premiums paid by Horizons for Youth.
A. Academic and Social Support
B. Child Enrichment
C. Big Siblings
D. Family Relations
E. Development and Special Events
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Meghan Colgan, Vice President of Programs at: email@example.com.