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Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle Youth Engagement Coordinator - Maritime in Seattle, Washington


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The Youth Engagement Coordinator -- Maritime Program, shall provide career launch opportunities in maritime industries in the Puget Sound region for youth and young adults ages 16-24 years, with a particular focus on youth from overburdened communities and vulnerable populations. This position builds partnerships between maritime industry employers with career-connected learning programs to evaluate the potential for placing interns in entry-level jobs in Puget Sound maritime industries.  In collaboration with industry and workforce partners, the Youth Engagement Coordinator identifies core competencies and related skills necessary to place interns in such entry-level jobs, provides curricula and training programs for youth/young adults to learn those core competencies and skills, and upon completion of the program, provides placement in a 3-month Career Launch internship in an entry-level position that can lead to consideration for full-time employment by a maritime employer, with a stipend provided by the YMCL program. This program is intended to create more effective job training opportunities for young people in the maritime industry, preparing them to launch into careers immediately upon completion of the program. 

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  •   3+ years' experience working with Black, Indigenous, People of Color youth and/or young adults 
  • Creative and innovative thinking
  • Proven ability to build relationships and trust quickly
  • Ability to work with diverse populations (language, culture, race, physical ability, sexual orientation)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Willingness and ability to maintain a flexible work schedule including weekends, when necessary, consistent with the demands of the students and families
  • Ability to work with "opportunity" or "at-risk" youth 
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Valid driver's license 

*ULMS Total Compensation *

Most Benefits will take effect on the 1st of the month following a 60-day waiting period**

  • Medical - $8,325 per year
  • Dental - $570 per year
  • Vision - $65.04 per year
  • Group Life & ADD - $39.90 per year.
  • Employee Assistance Program - $37.80 per year 
  • 403(b) retirement - $100 per month
  • LinkedIn Learning Account  
  • Professional Development Funds -- up to $1500 per fiscal year for approved professional development activities


*Paid Time Off *

  • 3.5 weeks of PTO accrued annually during the first 24 months of employment
  • 8 annual personal holiday/health and wellness days*
  • 11 paid holidays + 6 days paid winter holiday break

WA State Paid Family & Medical Leave -- 0.8% of salary - 100% employer-paid. 

Workers Compensation Coverage - $395.20 - $3,591.33 per year (depending on class code)

Taxes -- 9.8% of salary 

At the Urban League of Metropolitan Seattle, we don't just accept difference --- we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our program participants, and our community. ULMS is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment or services based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.