Youth Development Specialist | Part-Time 144 views2 applications
- Salary Offer TBD in the interview
- Salary Offer Commensurate with Experience
- Experience Level Mid-Level
- Total Years Experience 3-5
- Education 2-year degree
Metro Council for Teen Potential (MCTP)
- Facilitate weekly clubs at City Recreation sites and other youth serving sites to promote youth development and teach like skills including healthy sexuality. Engage youth ages 10-13. Use interactive best practice teen pregnancy prevention curriculum. Incorporate service learning, creative activities, field trips, and physical activity. Develop mentoring relationships.
- Communicate with parents via letters and telephone calls.
- Communicate regularly with collaborative partners.
- Assist youth to identify their own interests and skills, and provide skills-based programming that is of interest to youth.
- Link with and support youth to learn about and use community resources.
- Keep records including records required by funding agency, registration forms, attendance forms, program evaluation forms, youth feedback forms, etc.
- Administer evaluation measurement tools.
- Participate on MCTP committees, staff meetings and related community collaboratives.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Perform and report program achievements. Complete monthly report. Meet program expectations.
- Maintain accurate records, consent forms, program expenditure receipts, etc.
- Comply with all Baden Street Settlement of Rochester policies. Comply with City of Rochester policies regarding record keeping, file management and treatment of children and prevention of child abuse.
Associate’s Degree and two (2) years of successful performance in the field of youth services. Bachelor’s degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be acceptable. The Community Youth Organizer must demonstrate competencies in group process and ability to engage youth populations. Knowledge of the City of Rochester, its neighborhoods and its youth services networks is required.
Experience in teaching creative skills, physical skills or youth leadership skills preferred.
Strong organizational skills, flexibility, ability to work with others, excellent oral and written
Communication skills are required. Must be a self-starter. A familiarity with
Health and human services systems, local media and arts programs, and neighborhood initiatives is
Hours: Part time position. Must be available early evenings and weekends.
Driver’s license and access to a car is required.
Benefits: Paid vacation, sick and holidays. Eligible for health insurance and dental benefits. Eligible for pre-tax flexible spending plan for medical expenses and child care.
Extensive staff development and training will be provided.