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Employment at LC4YF

About Lakes Center for Youth & Families (LC4YF)

LC4YF, a non-profit 501c3 community based organization provides healthy, meaningful and relevant alternatives for youth ages 10-18. Opportunities include Intervention Services/Community Justice & Diversion programs, Youth & Family Counseling, Youth Enrichment and Mentoring Programs, and Parenting Support & Education. We serve Forest Lake Area School District #831 communities in Washington, Anoka and Chisago counties, and three school districts located in Chisago County.


Program Specialist

Job Summary


With supervision from the Intervention Manager and the Enrichment Manager, the Program Specialist will provide interventions for low-level juvenile offenders as well as assist with Enrichment programs. This position requires a minimum of two evenings per week. This is a non-supervisory position. 40 hrs per week & health benefits included!


  • Provide intake meetings and individual program plans for adolescents referred into the Community Justice/Diversion Program.
  • Facilitate educational classes.
  • Assist with Enrichment programs.
  • Assist with volunteers as needed.
  • Contribute to internet, social media and print media as it pertains to program activities including Website page, Facebook & Twitter and others.
  • Maintain accurate client and program records and provide statistics and reports as required.
  • Work as a team to track and evaluate program results.
  • Work as a team to supervise students in the LC4YF Suspension Program.
  • Provide crises response services as necessary while on duty.
  • Attend appropriate staff and team meetings.
  • Assist and support all fund raising endeavors of LC4YF.
  • Other duties as assigned


Excellent oral and written communication skills

Computer knowledge – proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, MS OutlookKnowledge of at risk youth and families

Ability to facilitate educational classes with youth and parents

Ability to handle multiple tasks

Able to work independently

Two evenings required every week


Associate’s Degree plus three years related experience

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent preferred

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $16.00 to $18.00 /hour