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Mason Williams
Professional Summary
Dedicated professional with a solid history in the youth development field. Diverse background working directly with youth as well as experience advocating on behalf of youth. Analytical and detail-focused performer with broad experience in supervision and management. Compassionate team player with initiative, motivation and commitment to positive change in individuals and community.
  • Program Development and Management
  • Supervision and Coaching
  • Budget and Financial Management
  • Outreach and Advocacy
  • Problem Solving and Active Listening 
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Collaboration and Teamwork
  • Staff and Stakeholder Relations
YWCA of Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN Program Director Dec 2011May 2015
  • Hired, trained, supervised, evaluated and coached direct service staff
  • Managed and provided leadership to a gender specific intervention program
  • Established and maintained relationships with internal departments and community partners to ensure youth development practices and philosophies were implemented
  • Collaborated with Organization Advancement and external funding partners to identify and secure revenue for program development and expansion; and grant proposals
  • Managed the compliance of grant outcomes and completed reports for government contracts and grants
YWCA of Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN Vice President, Girls and Youth Programs Dec 2005Dec 2011
  • Managed the oversight of 5 programs and 40 staff working with 1500 youth annually (programs focused on intervention and prevention activities)
  • Directed the activities of a $2.1 million dollar department
  • Directly supervised a Program Manager and a team of 5 Coordinators
  • Represented the YWCA of Minneapolis in advocating for girls and youth issues
  • Worked with the Senior Leadership team and the Board of Directors to develop and implement a strategic plan for the agency
YWCA of Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN Program Manager May 2001Dec 2005
  • Provided leadership, vision and direction for 7 distinct programs during the school year and summer months
  • Hired, trained, coached and evaluated a team of 5 Program Coordinators
  • Reviewed reports submitted by Coordinators and compiled quarterly and annual reports for documentation to funders and internal staff
  • Managed a $1.3 million dollar budget
  • Networked and cultivated effective collaborations relevant to program objectives
  • Analyzed, evaluated and documented program outcomes and scope of services
YWCA of Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN Program Coordinator Nov 1995May 2001
  • Directed and coordinated activities for a comprehensive sexual health program (Contact Plus) and a gender specific intervention program (Girls RAP) for youth ages 12-18
  • Conducted periodic program review and identified program priorities and goals for continuous program development
  • Recruited, hired, coached and supervised a team of direct service staff  volunteers and interns
  • Documented and reported monthly and annual program impact and service levels
  • Developed and managed program annual budgets and grant contracts
  • Liaison with Minneapolis Public Schools, families and community resources to ensure effective collaboration
YWCA of Minneapolis Minneapolis, MN Youth Counselor Jan 1994Nov 1995
  • Recruited and maintained participants by collaborating with school personnel and families
  • Facilitated year-long pregnancy prevention groups and recreational activities in Minneapolis Public Schools and community-based organizations
  • Provided one on one support for youth as needed
  • Referred youth and families to appropriate community resources
  • Prepared program impact reports for funders
St. Joseph's Home for Children Minneapolis, MN Lead Youth Counselor Jun 1987Dec 1994
  • Supervised youth in emergency shelter and day treatment programs
  • Provided crisis intervention and peer and family mediation
  • Responsible for unit management
  • Co-facilitated group therapy with staff Social Workers
  • Maintained behavior logs and documented progress
  • Organized and facilitated unit activities and recreational therapy
Gustavus Adolphus College St. Peter, MN Bachelor of Arts: Criminal Justice with an emphasis in Counseling May 1987
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Previous Companies:

  • YWCA of Minneapolis
  • St Josephs Home for Children

Previous Job Positions:

  • Program Director
  • Vice President
  • Girls and Youth Programs
  • Program Manager
  • Program Coordinator


  • Gustavus Adolphus College

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts

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