Youth Mental Health Program Manager

Part-time, transitioning to full time


Ryan Bartel Foundation is a growing non-profit located in Loudoun County, Virginia, whose mission is to prevent youth suicide through awareness, upstream educational programs and activities that support and empower youth, families and the community-at-large. Foundation programs are focused on building acceptance, connection, resiliency, and hope. 

Ryan Bartel Foundation is looking for a compassionate, energetic, enthusiastic team member with a focus on positive mental health to help develop, deliver, train, support, facilitate and report on the Foundation’s programs for both teens and adults, in person and virtually. 

The Program Manager will report directly to the Executive Director to meet programmatic goals and evaluation as set forth by the Foundation’s strategic plan. 

This is a dynamic position, and each day will bring new responsibilities, new challenges, and new opportunities.  

On any given day, the Program Manager will:

  • Plan and lead a virtual or in-person meet up of teens that involves games and discussion

  • Train a large group in-person or via Zoom 

  • Review attendance and survey data for grant applications

  • Plan and recruit speakers for adult workshops

  • Meet and form relationships with mental health experts and community leaders

  • Create program registration forms

  • Deliver workshops to teens, in-person and via Zoom

  • Reevaluate and reimagine existing programs to meet community needs

  • Coordinate and train volunteers for programs

  • Create and update a calendar of all programs 

  • And more 



  • Facilitate, implement, and support all programs virtually and in-person to teens and adults

  • Plan all aspects of programs, training, and activities, including scheduling, locations, speakers, facilitators, and volunteers

  • Maintain program calendar

  • Define long-term and short-term volunteer/staffing plans

  • Consistently measure and reevaluate programs and projects to ensure they align with the overall mission and goals of the Foundation

  • Successfully operate within an established program budget and timeframe 

  • Remain abreast of current influences in the teen suicide prevention and mental wellness space that are relevant to the mission

  • Maintain program calendar and coordinate with volunteers

  • Assist with collection and exporting of data for program evaluation and other grant requirements

  • Perform administrative duties and other projects, as assigned

  • Assist with event planning, grant support and other projects as needed



  • Passionate about mental wellness, especially in our teen population

  • Experienced - MUST have experience working with teens/young adult population and ideally a minimum of 2 years related experience delivering and coordinating programs and volunteers 

  • Excellent Communicator - verbal, written, presentation, training, and communication skills

  • Self-Starter - able to take initiative and work autonomously

  • Client Focused - excellent client and community service delivery

  • Detailed oriented, consistent with follow up and attention to detail

  • Tech savvy – comfortable working with Microsoft and Google Products 

  • Flexible – available to deliver/facilitate programs during evenings and weekends

  • Ability to Travel – Travel to various mental health offices, Loudoun County schools and other local organizations is required. 


Full time salary – up to $48,000

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Program Intern

Program intern will learn both project and program skills. You will report directly to the Executive Director and get firsthand experience in how a non-profit operates. You’ll work with one or more of the following programs, including The FORT, FORTitude Teen Meet up, FORTitude Workshops, FORTitude Parental Panels. At times, you may be asked to support the Communications Manager.



Interns work on a variety of projects such as program development and delivery, grants research, and fundraising projects. Some of the common skills required include: 

  • Administrative and data entry support

  • Assisting with virtual and in-person event planning and coordination

  • Design/creative projects

  • Communications, outreach, and marketing support

  • Data collection and evaluation

  • Assisting program facilitation with teens

  • Other duties may be assigned as needed



  • High School graduate

  • Excellent writing, email etiquette, editing skillsAbility to work in a flexible environment

  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills

  • Detail-oriented, well-organized, and reliable

  • Able to work independently and take initiative

  • Basic knowledge of Gmail, Google Calendar, Google Docs, and Zoom

  • Excellent technical skills and social media savvy

  • Desirable but not required skills:

    • Experience setting up zoom meetings

    • Video editing experience 

    • Student leadership experience

More Internship Opportunities

The Ryan Bartel Foundation Internship Program offers students an opportunity to learn about organizational leadership, marketing, programming, mental health programs and community advocacy.  


This internship is unpaid, but Foundation will work with student to gain college credit where applicable.

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