YETs Trainer

Full Time, YETs Trainer
100% Onsite, Dallas DAC Office, On Site
Posted 5 months ago

Full/Part-Time: Part-Time (Hourly)
Reports to: Program Manager and Executive Director
Department: YETs
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Position is 100% onsite, Dallas DAC Office

Youth Education and Transition Services Trainer

Our Work:

Deaf Action Center is a North Texas nonprofit organization with offices in Dallas and Fort Worth. DAC’s mission is to ensure deaf and hard of hearing advancement through higher education, economic security, and good health lead by the Deaf and for the Deaf.

Job Summary:

The YETs Coordinator is responsible for training youth participants of Deaf Action Center’s YETS program. They will report directly to the Program Manager and YETS Coordinator.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Training and monitoring progress toward short- and long-term education and youth transition program strategy and goals.
  • Ensure content is appropriate for students by modifying curricula to meet the students educational needs.
  • Support Coordiantor in the coordination, creation, development, production, updating, and distribution of all Deaf Action Center’s education and youth transition tools, including curricula, videos, public education campaigns, toolkits, handouts, and web-based resources.
  • Support Coordinator with collaborative relationships to further the reach and impact of Deaf Action Center’s youth-focused programs.
  • Provide in-person support of the coordination of youth education and youth activism activities, including monitoring their goals and efficacy.
  • Working collaboratively with DAC development staff to support the success of youth and students trainsitiong into the workplace.
  • Serving as a public representative of the organization and an expert on the issue of teen education and employment.
  • Supporting data tracking system used to measure and report on program outcomes and efficacy to funders, community supporters, and collaborative partners.
  • Preparing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports as requested by the Program Manager and YETS Coordinator.
  • Actively reinforcing organizational culture and agreements.


  • Associate Degree required; or relevant field strongly preferred.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in education or nonprofit program development, implementation, and management.
  • Knowledge of and experience in issues related to deaf and hard of hearing youth and the law.
  • Knowledge of and experience in issues related to socio and racial intersectionality of deaf and hard of hearing youth.
  • Knowledge of the use of emerging technologies in nonprofit service delivery strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated commitment to accountability, measuring outcomes, and a results-oriented culture.
  • Strong written and native ASL communication skills.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Ability to work with diverse and marginalized groups of people.
  • Sound judgment, professionalism, and a positive attitude.

Deaf Action Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested applicants should submit cover letters, resume, and wage requirements to:

Deaf Action Center
3110 Cedar Plaza Lane, Dallas, TX 75235

Closing Date for Resumes: August 1st

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Youth Education Transition Services

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