Youth Guidance is hiring an
Position Summary: Support in the development of programming, events, and activities based on school, parent, and student interests/needs to help foster the critical thinking and independence of students. With a focus on social and emotional learning, academic enrichment, community service, leadership, fine and performing arts, and health & wellness.
Serve as team lead/YG point person when Resource Coordinator is out of the office.
Make executive decisions to manage the program, deal with schedule changes, handle emergencies, etc. with the best interests of all stakeholders in mind.
Maintain a complete record of attendance and services provided in the City span.
Manage billing roster and assist with invoicing process.
Provide administrative and program support for School Programs.
Supervise and support students and staff where directed.
Aid in staff development, including organizing and hosting trainings.
Maintain behavioral expectations for students in keeping with established methods and procedures. Mastery of school-based behavior management plan such as supporting positive discipline and restorative justice practices.
Maintain positive and mutually informative relationships with school administration, teachers, staff, parents, students, and community stakeholders.
Develop and maintain tools for communicating with grant providers, schools, parents, students, community members, and other stakeholders as necessary.
Cultivate community partnerships with individuals and organizations that can provide resources and/or support for programs and initiatives, including volunteers, donations, youth opportunities, grants, etc.
Support in fostering and building community collaborations and relationships.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Resource Coordinator.
Commitment to working with youth
Excellent organizational and strategic-planning skills
Flexibility, positivity, resourcefulness, and initiative
Dedication to the continuous improvement of service quality and the organization’s mission
Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to resolve conflicts and maintain a positive work atmosphere
Cultural sensitivity and respect for the diverse client population
Availability to work a flexible schedule, including select evenings and/or weekends
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products (outlook, word, excel, PowerPoint)
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is to stand for sustained periods of time, frequently talk, hear, use hands and fingers to feel, handle and operate objects or controls, and occasionally stand, bend, stoop, kneel, and crouch
The employee is to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, and viewing a computer terminal.
The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
At Youth Guidance, we understand that diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are fundamental to realizing our vision of bright and successful futures for all young people. We celebrate the diversity of youth and recognize them as empowered leaders, problem-solvers, and experts of their own experiences. At the same time, we acknowledge that many systems and institutions meant to support youth are inequitable and unjust.
As such, we are committed to advancing DE&I through our words and our actions, both internally and externally, by:
Youth Guidance is an equal-opportunity employer and proudly values diversity. Youth Guidance does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law and is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity along all of these lines. People of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.