Community Network Coordinator | Apex for Youth

Community Network Coordinator

Start Date: August 1, 2023


Apex for Youth empowers underserved Asian and immigrant youth from low-income families in NYC to unlock their potential and a world of possibility. Through programming focusing on health and well-being, education, and community engagement, Apex for Youth creates transformative social connections and celebrates cultural identity to build the confidence and self-efficacy of future generations.

Apex serves approximately 2,000 students annually from Kindergarten through their post-secondary years. We provide children and young adults with opportunities to develop strong relationships with adults who volunteer as consistent and caring mentors and role models.


The Apex Community Network Coordinator represents Apex within Manhattan Chinatown, Sunset Park, Brooklyn, and Queens. This role aims to increase awareness about Apex’s programs and resources to new communities through events and short term programs in order to create recruitment pipelines to Apex’s Elementary Enrichment, Athletics, Mentoring, and College and Career Success programs. The Apex Community Network Coordinator will create relationships with partner organizations who align with Apex’s mission, and work together with those organizations to put on events and short term programs. Reporting to the Deputy Director of Programs, the ideal Community Network Coordinator candidate will be strongly connected to the New York City Asian community and have experience with building lasting partnerships, executing community events, and program planning.



  • Create partnerships with Asian and immigrant serving organizations in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens
  • Collaborate with community partners to create short term or one off events and programs that build Apex’s visibility and serve a need in partner communities, with a priority in Queens and Brooklyn
  • Work closely with the program team staff to align community programming with Apex’s volunteer programs, including Elementary Enrichment, Athletics, Mentoring, and College and Career Success, in order to build recruitment pipelines to those programs
  • Lead the coordination of and be on-site for events for outside organizations and individuals at the Apex offices in order to create a hub for Asian American youth in New York City
  • Represent Apex at relevant community events within Chinatown, the Lower East side, and other Asian immigrant communities in New York City
  • Assist the Deputy Director of Programs to evaluate the success of community programs in progress towards goals and tracking participation and retention data
  • Attend relevant organizational meetings, as necessary


  • 3-4 years experience working with the Asian and immigrant community required
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, with ability to create genuine relationships
  • Positive and bright disposition with “can do” attitude
  • Proactive nature and self starter, ability to problem-solve autonomously
  • Enjoys working closely with a team, as well as independently
  • Candidates are expected to be able to commute to the Apex office in Manhattan at least 1-2 days a week
  • Ability to work on evenings and weekends as needed


Salary range: The salary range for this position is $51,000 – $56,000, depending on experience.


Overview of Benefits

Paid time off: In the first year of employment, employees are eligible for approximately a combined 40 days of vacation, holiday, personal, and sick leave (10 vacation days, 12 paid holidays, org-wide closures for one week over the winter holidays and one week during the Fourth of July, 5 sick days per year, 3 personal days a year). Additional vacation days accrue according to years worked in the organization.

Medical and other benefits: Employees are eligible to participate in a range of medical, dental and vision insurance plans with Apex covering the majority of the cost for employees; 401K plan with employer matching; flexible spending account; commuter benefits; paid parental leave; and professional development stipend. 

Hybrid workplace: Apex provides for a flexible remote work schedule on specific days of the week and requires employees to be on-site for other days of the week, and for special events and programs. 

Organizational Culture: Apex is a highly collaborative, flexible, and employee-centered workplace. We are committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity both within our organization and in how we collaborate with others. If you love to work with a team and have exciting ideas you would like to explore and grow, we encourage you to join Apex for Youth!



Please send your resume and cover letter to Yaya Yuan, and include “Community Network Coordinator” in the subject line.