VOX ATL Program Director Atlanta, GA · Full time

VOX ATL’s Program Director is a person with a passion for youth development and the ability to work with teen leaders. This person must work well in an intergenerational environment and understand and promote VOX ATL’s mission. VOX ATL’s Program Director will work with the Executive Director, Board, volunteers and staff, and manage all VOX ATL programmatic staff. This position requires discretion and personal judgment in strategizing, managing, implementing, and evaluating VOX ATL’s programs.


Role Overview 

VOX ATL is seeking an experienced and energetic person to join our team as Program Director. The Program Director will be responsible for VOX ATL’s programs, and supporting activities such as events planning and coordination, community and partnership outreach and development, curriculum development, and completing administrative tasks related to the work. This hands-on leadership opportunity is best suited for a self-starting individual who has a passion and heart for youth development, and experience delivering training and educational content to teens. The ideal candidate has experience in youth-serving organizations and/or education, is process-oriented, creative, detailed, compassionate, and adaptable.

Responsibilities of this position:

Program Strategy and Implementation  

  • Lead comprehensive strategy and implementation of internal and external VOX ATL programming, including curriculum development
  • Responsible for the recruitment, training, and retention of VOX Teens
  • Manage regular communications with teens, parents, and other community stakeholders about VOX ATL’s  programming, events and workshops, including VOX ATL’s summer programming
  • Develop and maintain partnerships  with community organizations targeted education partners including school advisory boards, administrators, and teachers for joint programming opportunities and to recruit program participants
  • Recruit and train teaching artists to support VOX Programming including Atlanta Teen Voices, Atlanta Word Works and VOX Media Cafe
  • Oversee recruitment, onboarding, and training of VOX ATL Volunteers 
  • Collaborate with VOX Mission Director to coordinate staff and volunteer coverage to support earned income opportunities 
  • Organize and lead trainings to develop teens as leaders including teen onboarding, orientation, off-boarding and community event planning 
  • Oversee VOX ATL Internship and Work-Based Learning program,  and provide guidance to VOX teen leaders, including teen and near-peer interns 

Curriculum Development

  • Develop, update, and modify program curriculum in partnership with program leads to meet emergent needs  informed by formative feedback 
  • Document and maintain VOX ATL program processes and activities within the program

Data Collection & Evaluation

  • Collect, synthesize, and analyze program outcomes and evaluation data regarding teen participation, leadership, and publication
  • Deliver evaluation to teen participants at year-end and at program close
  • Participate in and create new methods for data collection with program team
  • Provide ongoing evaluation metrics in preparation for board meetings , VOX ATL’s annual impact report and fundraising reports
  • Lead annual continuous quality assessment process based on Georgia After School Youth Development standards 

Crisis Management & Social-Emotional Support 

  • Establish and update written best practices for crisis management and social-emotional support in the VOX space
  • Assist teens in working through crisis situations, provide resource brokering to teens as needed

Required Skills and Experience 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required; minimum three years work experience in youth-related direct service
  • Passionate about VOX ATL’s mission and comfortable collaborating with uncensored teens
  • Must be comfortable managing others, and working with a diverse group of teenagers and adults 
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written (must be able to effectively communicate VOX ATL’s mission, vision, impact, and case for support)
  • Superior time management skills and the ability to meet competing deadlines
  • Must work well individually and with a team
  • Ability to manage all responsibilities listed above

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Previous work experience in Social Work, and/or Counseling
  • Experience with change, crisis, and conflict management
  • Experience with Canva, Adobe Creative Suite, WordPress and Google Analytics are a plus

Schedule and Compensation

  • Hybrid work schedule, Tuesday - Saturday in-office schedule at our downtown program office. Includes required evening and Saturday work, allows for flexibility outside of program hours 
  • Salary: $60,000- $70,000 depending on experience
  • Benefits: 70% medical covered by employer or FSA matching, dental and vision insurance, with 75% covered by employer, access to 401K, professional development, parking pass or MARTA pass, flexible paid time off + office closures
  • Upon successful completion of a six-month probationary period, access to 3% 401K matching contributions

To Apply

Interested applicants should complete the Program Director job application. Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions or concerns regarding your application. 

Employment is provided through VOX ATL. VOX ATL is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to age, disability, religion, creed, political affiliation, race, color, sex, marital status, sexual orientation or national origin. The statements contained in this position description are not necessarily all-inclusive, additional duties and responsibilities may be assigned and requirements may vary from time to time. Professional business references and a background check will be required for all final applicants selected for a position


$60,000 - $70,000 per year