Youth Program Mentor

14-17, DOE

Youth Program Mentors will work directly with youth in implementing the After School Program. This is a part time, hourly position, that will be vital for making this program happen.

Job Duties

Responsibilities

Mentor Young People: Serve as a mentor to youth participants. Developing positive relationships that help them to learn, grow, and explore. Provide positive reinforcement and redirection when necessary. Work with participants in small and large groups to develop a sense of community. Teacher social and emotional skills to participants and demonstrate high emotional intelligence.

Program Execution: Coordinate and execute programs, curriculum, and activities for youth. Supervise youth people in participation in their activities. Participate along with youth participants in exploring and learning. Ensure youth are engaged and supported as they interact with peers, adults, and program materials. Ensure program supplies are well maintained and spaces are clean at the end of each programming day.

Check in/out: Front Desk Duties including: checking kids in and out of the program, making sure parents are signing kids out on the sign-in/out sheet, checking approved pick-up lists for participants, speaking with parents, and letting kids know that it’s time to go home

Program Tracking & Reporting: Tracking any relevant data in regards to programs/attendance/demographics. Reporting data back to the Youth Program Coordinator.

Be an Advocate for Youth Programs: Help to spread awareness of programs being offered and be an advocate for youth programs in the community.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

Must pass a background check and fingerprinting
18+ years of age
Experience working with young people

Preferred Qualifications

1-2 years of experience leading youth
High School Diploma
Positive and professional demeanor
Ability to take and give feedback

Benefits

Paid time off

Application Instructions

Apply online! Please do not apply in person or on-site. Serious inquiries only.

Send a letter of interest and resume to [email protected]
https://www.djhcc.org/employment

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