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Western Montana Mental Health Center Youth Development Coordinator in Missoula, Montana


Western Montana Mental Health Center is Montana's largest community mental health center with a mission-driven purpose of serving our communities. We serve well over 15,000 clients per year with almost 600 staff in 17 counties. We offer a broad continuum of care from community-based services to outpatient services to inpatient addiction recovery services. We believe in supporting our staff members in their work/life balance by providing flexible and personalized use of PTO. Western operates as a not-for-profit, public purpose corporation (501) (c)(3).


Generous PTO – Full-time employees eligible upon hire to accrue PTO

Low Cost Health Insurance with three available health plans

HSA Match for qualifying plans and full-time employees


Payroll Stipend in lieu of medical and HSA contribution for qualifying employees

Tuition Financial Assistance for qualifying clinical roles

Position Summary:

Under the direct supervision of the LEAD Youth Development Coordinator and Program Manager, position responsibilities include oversight of out of school time and summer opportunities. Based on the school site location, the Youth Development Coordinator has strong collaboration skills in aligning with program expectations for WMMHC and MCPS.


 Develop, schedule, organize, implement, and have complete oversight of out of school time and summer programs for all youth enrolled in Flagship at designated site.

 Position will work closely with school staff in arranging and marketing of out of school time and summer programs, families to communicate information, and youth in program enrollment.

 Recruit, train, and supervise volunteers and community partner instructors who conduct out of school time and summer programming for The Flagship Program.

 As a non-profit organization, Flagship relies on fundraising; YDCs will be expected to support community fundraisers indirectly and directly.

 Responsible for enrolling youth, tracking attendance, reporting program and community partner data including grant-specific reporting requirements as needed, and implementing evidence based practices and quality standards.

 Manage annual site budget, develop logic model for site, and follow evaluation processes to show outcomes.

 Take on additional duties to support the overall program operation.

 The position requires lesson planning, aligning with school day expectations, problem solving, and filling in for instructors who are absent.

 Assist with introduction and implementation of WMMHC initiatives.

 Work the scheduled FTE (Full Time Equivalency) as assigned.

 Abide by the employee Code of Ethics, Policies, Procedures and Values set forth by WMMHC and professional standards.

 Attend and participate in all required meetings unless excused.

 Ability to work independently as well as with a team.

 Complete all required paperwork in compliance with any Contracts, State Standards and WMMHC Policies and Procedures.


 Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field, and/or demonstrated, relevant and equivalent experience in human service and/or working with youth


 Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field, and/or demonstrated, relevant and equivalent experience in human service and/or working with youth

 Three years of experience working with young people, families and youth service agencies

 Experience working in youth or program development

 Completion of CPI (Crisis Prevention Intervention), First Aid, CPR training required

 Ability to pass background check and driver’s license check upon offer of employment.

 Provide proof of auto liability insurance coverage per Western’s policies.

 Current valid driver’s license with good driving record if required to transport clients while on work duty