Employment at GCYC
Special Events Coordinator is responsible for the successful management and implementation of organizational events held on the Gary Comer Youth Center campus. As a part of the leadership team, the Special Events Coordinator ensures that all events on the campus are beneficial and engaging for our youth and their families. In all cases, the coordinator is responsible for the successful execution of all aspects of our events. Additionally, this role calls for a professional prepared to manage space reservations and support the logistics along with the operations of events for our stakeholders. These stakeholders can include groups such as funders, partnering organizations or municipal agencies requesting to use Youth Center space. The Special Events Coordinator is also responsible for coordinating tours of the Center in an effort to promote and garner support for the organization.
Comer Education Campus: With a comprehensive approach surrounded by inspiring state-of-the-art facilities, the Comer Education Campus is devoted to guiding young people to and through college and into adult life. Our campus constitutes a unique partnership between Gary Comer Youth Center, Gary Comer College Prep, Gary Comer Middle School, and the college success initiative UtmostU. The campus serves over 1700 youth from across Chicago’s South Side, offering out-of-school time enrichment, academic enhancement, and college success programs. Working with best-in-class partner organizations, we empower young people with tools they need to earn a college degree and reach their full potential in life. For more information, please visit: http://comereducationcampus.org/ and http://garycomeryouthcenter.org/