Recruitment #23-119-4267


Loudoun County Parks, Recreation & Community Services (PRCS) is dedicated to connecting all communities through exceptional people, parks, and programs. Our goal is to make Loudoun the community of choice through outstanding experiences while promoting diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. We collaborate to deliver programs and community services that provide social, personal, economic, and environmental benefits to last a lifetime. Come be a part of something that matters!

Job Description

We are seeking qualified applicants for a full-time Youth Initiative Specialist. Youth Initiative Specialist plan, develops and oversees teen activities, including the Youth Advisory Council (YAC), the Battle of the Bands, and other teen programs. Specialists will oversee volunteers and budget, analyzing program effectiveness. A successful candidate will be a motivated self-starter with leadership capabilities and effective communication skills. PRCS serves a diverse population including but not limited to youth, adults, individuals with disabilities, and seniors.

We are currently hiring at the following location: 

  • PRCS, 742 Miller Dr, Leesburg, VA

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Develop and promote programs for teens. 
  • Coordinate special events and logistics, including event promotion. 
  • Manage and plan for the Youth Advisory Council (YAC) meetings and activities.
  • Operates a passenger vehicle as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

*Successful candidates must be willing to work a very flexible work schedule including nights and weekends*


Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package! 

  • Retirement from the Virginia Retirement System (VRS)
  • Annual leave 
  • Sick leave 
  • Annual Paid Holidays 
  • Group Health Plan 
  • Group Life Insurance 
  • Exceptional Performance Recognition 
  • Credit Union Membership 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 
  • Education and Career Development

Salary commensurate with experience

Job Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in a field related to the assigned program or department; one (1) year related work experience with some lead or supervisory experience preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Requirements


  • Experience working with teens. 
  • Previous work in planning large events.

Post Conditional Offer Contingencies

  • Criminal background, credit checks, and DMV records check are required.
  • Valid driver's license and good driving record required.