Reports to: Executive Director 

Supervisory Responsibilities: No 

Position Status: 25 hours a week with possibility of becoming full time; work remote options after training.

Position Overview & Basic Function: 

Foster Angels of South Texas is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of children in foster care. We are committed to ensuring children in care have their basic needs met and whenever possible provide life enhancing opportunities to help create a sense of normalcy. Foster Angels is searching for a Youth Program Manager who is looking for an exciting opportunity to oversee the Life Set program that supports young people who have experienced time in foster care and are working towards independence. This position oversees the strategic direction, development and implementation of all Life Set programs. In addition, the Youth Program Manager will provide outreach and advocacy in order to ensure the community is aware of assistance/services provided by FAST. This includes attending conferences, speaking at roundtables, Preparation for Adult Living (PAL) meetings and participating in various workgroups as deemed appropriate. 

Primary Responsibilities: 

Oversee aspects of the Life Set program which includes Soaring Scholars, Keys to Success, and Housing Pilot

Program development including creating processes, procedures and policies to optimize existing programs

Help build out Life Set program calendar for the year including a new housing pilot

Identifying new program partners and stewarding existing partnerships

Manage and strengthen relationships with PAL Program through Child Protective Services

 Assist in providing content for social media, website, one pagers and updating logic models and impact reports for all Life Set programs

Work in partnership with the program team on additional projects including back to school drive, Focus on a foster teen Christmas drive and Courage & Resilience honorees.

 Identify and implement best practices in program management to continuously improve program effectiveness 

Work with Executive Director, RGV Director & Development Director to help promote the mission of Foster Angels

 Support Executive Director & Board of Directors with other projects deemed as necessary

 Attend and present at quarterly board meetings  

Required Knowledge & Skills: 

An interest in and commitment to Foster Angel’s mission to help children in foster care    

 Detail oriented with ability to multitask on various projects  

Strong interpersonal, verbal & written communications skills  

Ability to work independently while being a good team player 

Effective time management, able to meet deadlines & reliable  

Honest and trustworthy  

Strong problem-solving, priority-setting and decision-making skills 

Bachelor’s degree in social work or related field and minimum of one year related work experience with   underserved youth preferred

Microsoft Office & Google Suite proficiency

Preferred Knowledge & Skills: 

Experience in foster care system, benefits and resources for underserved & aging out youth

Trauma-Informed training is plus


Attend key events during the year including some night and weekend work and travel required programming events

Background check; must have reliable transportation and valid driver’s license


Commitment to work-life balance with collaborative, knowledge sharing and supportive team dynamic 

To Apply: Please submit your resume, cover letter and 3 references to Please reference “Youth Program Manager INTEREST” in the Subject line. Deadline to apply is November 10th

Foster Angels of South Texas is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.