Community Service Coordinator

Position Overview

Manage partnerships with social service organizations. Confirm and implement weekly service schedules provided by YouthWorks. Coordinate logistics, including assigning volunteers to service sites and executing back-up plans when needed. Travel to service sites to serve alongside youth, Adult Leaders and community contacts. Help teenagers see the impact of their service as they are taken out of their comfort zones and see Jesus in new ways.

Common Community Types
Community Service Coordinator positions are primarily offered in small and large urban communities. Limited opportunities in small towns and Native American communities.

“Week after week, there are so many moments when you look into the eyes of teenagers and see how God is changing them”

– Elizabeth, Community Service Coordinator



  • Must be at least 19 years of age during YouthWorks summer dates and one year post-high school or equivalent
  • Actively pursuing a relationship with Christ
  • Desire to serve the Church
  • Able to relate to youth
  • Model servant leadership
  • Have a teachable spirit
  • Administratively minded
  • Able to problem solve, cast vision and manage details
  • Maintain relationships with community partners
  • Passion for working with local nonprofit and social service organizations
  • Must meet our driving requirements of being 19 years of age or older during YouthWorks summer dates and have a valid U.S. driver’s license

Team Tasks/Roles

  • Facilitate devotions and upfront evening programming and worship*
  • Engage throughout the day with churches, including youth and Adult Leaders
  • Lead a team of students in meal preparation
  • Engage in respectful service and regularly communicate with community partners
  • Site preparations including inventory, shopping and confirming service schedules

*There is a $150 bonus added for qualified guitar, piano, and ukulele players who help facilitate worship on site. 

Internship Information

Previous summer staff have received internship credit or relevant work experience fulfilling this role from the following majors: Urban Studies, Non-Profit Management, Business, Sociology, Social Work, Anthropology, Youth Ministry, Communications and more.

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