Youth Development Program Counselor/Mentor at Orange County Herald Center
Irvine, CA 92614

Job Announcement
Orange County Herald Center is the Orange County branch office of Chinese Christian Herald Crusades, a global, faith-based, non-profit organization that provides holistic care for Chinese immigrant families through the integration of various services. Our mission is to assist the community by providing holistic services that are unavailable due to language and cultural barriers. We provide services in four general areas: 1) cancer care and health education, 2) youth and family, 3) community resource navigation, and 4) counseling.


Job Summary
The mission of Youth in Action (YIA) is to build leaders through serving the community. The program includes various leadership trainings and community service opportunities to middle school and high school students. Under the supervision of the Program Coordinator, the YIA Counselor will support the training, guidance, and evaluation of 10 to 12 middle school and high school students during service events and trainings.


Essential Duties

  • Serve as a role model and mentor to the student leaders and students
  • Work with students at community service events and trainings by providing advice and guidance as needed
  • Coordinate with student leaders and students in between service events
  • Monitor and evaluate progress and growth of students and student leaders
  • Provide suggestions or advice to build student character and leadership skills
  • Promote team spirit and bonding
  • Attend a total of 20 trainings and service events from September to June on Saturdays (at least 90% attendance required)
  • Attend weekly counselor meetings
  • Review student grades, write student evaluations, and review evaluations with students
  • Maintain communication with students and follow up as needed
  • Wear YIA shirt, arrive 15 minutes before students, and guide students at service events



  • Passionate about working with youth
  • Able to commit for 2 full semesters
  • Positive working attitude
  • Organized and shows initiative
  • Able to work well with others
  • Effective communication skills


How to Apply
Please e-mail resume to with subject line: YIA Counselor_First Name_Last Name


Orange County Herald Center
18025 Sky Park Cir. Ste. B
Irvine, California 92614


Jamie Lee


Irvine, CA 92614
Job type
Pay rate
Not applicable
Ordained position
Exempt status
Coaching Individuals
Educational Services