Youth Housing Program Manager Job at Cocoon House, Everett, WA

  • Cocoon House
  • Everett, WA

Job Description


At Cocoon House, we empower young people, families, and communities in Snohomish County to break the cycle of homelessness through outreach, housing, and prevention. Our Youth Housing program is looking for people to fill the important role of the Youth Housing (Transitions) Program Manager. This position oversees the Cocoon Transitional Living Program, which provides housing for up to 20 teens and young people. You will get the opportunity to support and supervise staff, oversee the intakes and exits of youth, help ensure case plans are supportive and youth-focused, help make sure data is collected and input on time, and make sure the program complies with licensing and contract requirements.

Cocoon House is committed to continually growing in our equity, diversity, and inclusion journey, and candidates with lived experience or who identify as BIPOC and/or LGBTQ+ are strongly encouraged to apply! We will also provide reasonable accommodation to qualified persons with disabilities upon request.

Youth Housing Program Manager Duties & Responsibilities

Full-Time | On-site in Everett

Schedule can vary depending on program needs

Wages: $55,000-$58,000 DOE

  • Screen, interview, hire, train, and supervise Transitions Residential Youth Counselors.
  • Coordinate with Case Managers, Housing Program Managers, and the Director of Youth Housing to provide consistent support among housing programs in collaboration with Senior Program Manager
  • Monitor staff follow-through on tasks, policies, and procedures by providing supportive leadership to staff. Conduct and schedule team meetings, supervisions, training, and employee performance reviews at least once yearly and complete necessary employee paperwork.
  • Support initial intake and assessment of all youth and the development of individual goal plans. Assure access to education, life skills, and other opportunities for youth.
  • Conduct regular medication audits and oversee the coordination of youth medications and pharmacy relations.
  • Provide supportive supervision of youth in care and follow through on behavior expectations. Lead staff in having a high level of expectation and support for youth.
  • Manage the Youth Council, Golden Dustpan, Cocoon Bucks, Allowance, Jobs, Cocoon Store, and donation room.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations and facility compliance, shift coverage, and reporting facility and maintenance needs. This includes fire drills, unit inspections, environmental checklists, reviewing youth logs, and pass-down processes.
  • Oversee proper collection of data and compliance on contracts and licensing through reporting, managing the program budget and credit card usage.
  • Be available to staff for emergency consultation. Assess dangerous or emergency situations, respond appropriately, and participate in on-call rotation .
  • Work with other HUB based staff to address community concerns that arise and maintain healthy relationships with neighbors.
  • Follow mandated reporter requirements by documenting incidents and calling CPS. Follow-up on CPS and non-CPS incidents.
  • Support Cocoon House's commitment to create a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion and maintain a high level of commitment to ensuring racial equity in the program.


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision health options with employer contribution
  • Multilingual pay stipend
  • 403(b) retirement plan
  • 21 days of PTO accrued in first year
  • 10 agency-recognized holidays
  • Paid training & testing: CPR/first aid, food handler's permit, blood borne pathogens, abuse awareness, TB testing, and additional in-depth practical trainings


  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and one year of similar, full-time experience working with vulnerable populations; OR An associate's degree from an accredited college or university and two years of similar, full-time experience working with vulnerable populations; OR Three years of similar, full-time experience working with vulnerable populations.
  • At least 1 year of management experience, leading and supervising a team.
  • DCYF background clearance
  • Acceptable driver's abstract with no more than 2 violations within last 3 years
  • Possess a valid driver's license, insurance, and reliable transportation


  • Ability to effectively communicate with all internal and external clients
  • Be able to hear voices and alarms.
  • Ability to read and comprehend a variety of materials
  • Ability to operate phone, computer, and record information for files and logs
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must have ability to run up and down indoor and outdoor stairwells in case of youth emergency.
  • Go up and down stairs

Compensation details: 55000-58000 Yearly Salary


Job Tags

Holiday work, Full time, Contract work, Outdoor, Shift work,

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