Opportunities Industrialization Center (OIC) of Washington is a Non-profit, Community Action Agency (CAP) organization providing Economic Development and Career Training Programs through federal, state, and local agencies. Locations include Mt. Vernon, Moses Lake, Pasco, Sunnyside, Ellensburg, Wenatchee, Omak, and Yakima.

Our Mission is to help eliminate unemployment, poverty, illiteracy, and racism so all people can live with greater human dignity. We have been providing education and employment support to communities since 1971.

Our vision is to improve the world by empowering people.

We are proud to employ a diverse workforce to deliver job training in communities where the need is great.

It is OIC's policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of their marital status, race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.

OIC of Washington is an equal opportunity employer and provides employment and training services. Auxiliary aids/services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. For TTY relay, call 1-800-833-6388.

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Youth Mentor (F/T) - Yakima  (Full Time)
Select Location: Yakima

Position Overview

This position will assist in empowering youth to resolve issues & develop coping strategies for their future. Willingness to provide emotional and social support and be an active listener & offering support & encouragement. Coordinate ice breakers, team building, & participate in enrichment activities, & assist youth with Registration & Check-in Procedures. Will provide a safe and nurturing atmosphere as a pathway to improve the economic and educational status of youth. This position conducts outreach and recruitment in the community to provide program detail information. Will deliver program services such as sports, music and art activities, counseling, and tutoring, in positive and compassionate manner.  In addition will provide other supportive services to OIC clients.  This position must establish a trusting and professional relationship with youth, business and community partners and employers to be able meet the program’s goals and objectives.

Essential Duties

1.    Empower youth to resolve issues and develop coping strategies for their future.

2.    Provide a model for trusting relationships through clear communication.

3.    Acknowledge strengths and talents and encourage youth to use them.

4.    Be an active lister and offer support and encouragement when appropriate.

5.    Coordinate ice breakers, team building and participate in enrichment activities.

6.    Assist youth with registration and check in procedures.

7.    Willingness to provide emotional, and social support.

8.    Must be able to work on weekends, Sunday, and evenings.

9.    Participate in program event committees.

10.Will participate in all outreach activities to provide program detailed information to the community

11.Act as liaison for OIC with other organizations and service providers to provide mutual support and generate close working relationships.

12.Provide participants with individual information on program services and referral services.

13.Monitor, review, and document the progress of each participant in meeting the objectives of the program. 

14.Participates in the delivery of all program activities to program participants.

15.Periodically meet individually with the program participants to determine progress and ensure program goals are met.

16.Develop program specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work.

17.Enters client, participant, and volunteer information in the program data base, including, but not limited to, participant registration information, volunteer information and attendance and usage reports.

18.Ensure all participants are treated with dignity and respect, and all children are treated appropriately by staff, volunteers, and other participants.


19.Other duties as assigned

Wage: $18.84 per hour

Benefit Package






Retirement (OIC of WA Contribution)

403b Retirement employee contribution

Paid Time Off (PTO)

11 Paid Holidays

Tuition Reimbursement

Agency Wide Training

Agency Wide Community Events


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