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Youth & Government Coordinator

Company: University of New Mexico
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: May 27, 2023

Job Description:

Student Intermediate Level

Requisition ID

Working Title
Youth & Government Coordinator

$15.00 hr Hourly

Main - Albuquerque, NM

Math & Reading Tutors (454D)

Employment Type
Student Employment

Student Type


Background Check Required

For Best Consideration Date

Position Summary

Organization: YMCA of Central New Mexico

Location: 12500 Comanche Rd NEAlbuquerque, NM87111

An Off-Campus Work-Study Position

Position Summary:
New Mexico Youth and Government is a program of the YMCA of Central New Mexico that
provides a civic education opportunity for high school students. This program is offered for high
school students across New Mexico to learn about how the New Mexico government works,
and to help students understand how to interact with their elected and public officials as active
members of the electorate.
The Youth and Government program is in need of work-study student support for several needs
within our program. Job duties may include:
1. Participate in conference planning and preparation activities for our spring events, such
as student orientation, student training, and the annual state conference.
2. Develop advertising content for social media outreach.
3. Write program grant applications for funding.
4. Assist in outreach for program needs, such as creating a professional clothing drive for
student participants or program fundraising.
5. Develop a program digital archive of the historical content developed by students to
demonstrate the impact of the program over time.
6. Developing learning materials for students and delegation leaders, such as materials for how to write bills, debate using parliamentary procedure, or develop media content.

Minimum Qualifications

Equivalencies not found for this position

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum qualifications:
---Experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
---Excellent Communication and Customer Service Skills

Preferred qualifications:
Candidates with one or more of the following areas of experience will receive best
consideration. If applicable, please ensure that any of these skills are represented on your
---Experience with grant writing
---Experience with developing content for social media
---Experience with outreach, such as clothing drives or fundraisers
---Experience with creating a digital archive
---Experience developing learning materials
---Experience with debate preparation
---Experience with event planning
---Knowledge of New Mexico governmental processes (such as drafting legislation,
parliamentary procedure, moot court competition, or state agency operations)

Application Instructions

Only applications submitted throughthe official UNMJobs site will be accepted.If you are viewing this jobadvertisement on a 3rd party site, pleasevisit UNMJobs to submit an application.
Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume.MUST have a Work-Study Award.Background Check required.

The University of New Mexico has implemented a mandatory COVID-19 vaccine requirement for UNM students and employees. For detailed information, visit

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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