Time Out Youth programs director to depart in March
Updated: January 15, 2013 at 11:06 pm
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The programs and services director for Time Out Youth, a local LGBT youth services organization, has announced she will be stepping down from her role at the end of March.
Current Program and Services Director Laurie Pitts, who began with the organization as a social work intern five years ago, is moving with her family to Asheville.
The organization has announced the job opening and says it is beginning a national search to fill Pitts’ soon-vacant position. The programs director position is full-time and responsible for planning and implementing all youth programs and services provided by Time Out Youth.
Other responsibilities include planning, implementing and evaluating drop-in service, leadership workshops, speakers’ bureau, youth groups, social events and other programs, among other roles. The position requires a four-year bachelor’s degree or relevant experience. A master’s in social work, counseling or a related field is preferred. The organization is also seeking applicants who have at least two years of experience working with diverse youth in a non-profit setting. A full job description is provided below.
Time Out Youth is also seeking to fill a part-time program assistant. The position helps to manage agency volunteers, the host home program and support groups.
Time Out Youth serves LGBT youth ages 13-23 and provides support and social services. The agency was founded in 1991.
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