CommonBond Communities

Youth Program Specialist

Location
St. Paul, MN
Posted
Feb 19, 2021
Closes
Mar 21, 2021
Ref
YOUTH01615-2
Contact
CommonBond Communities
Category
Education
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time
\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHome is the foundation for everything in life. Since 1971, our model has been about supporting residents in finding stability and achieving their goals. It\u0026rsquo;s why we\u0026rsquo;re more than housing\u0026mdash;we combine quality affordable homes with our on-site Advantage Services\u0026mdash;because we believe that with the right support and opportunities, all people can thrive. Today, over 13,000 people\u0026mdash;families, seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities and other barriers\u0026mdash;call a CommonBond community \u0026ldquo;home.\u0026rdquo;\u0026nbsp; Our core values are \u003cem\u003eRespect, Integrity, Partnership, Innovation,\u003c/em\u003e and\u003cem\u003e Excellence\u003c/em\u003e. We live these values and look for people who embody them to represent our organization in the community. If this sounds like you, please consider joining our team.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp style=\u0022text-align: justify;\u0022\u003eCommonBond Communities is excited to announce the search for a part-time \u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eYouth Program Specialist\u003c/strong\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003eat our Skyline Tower property in St. Paul, MN. \u003cspan\u003eThe \u003cstrong\u003eYouth Program Specialist\u003c/strong\u003e works with Advantage Services staff to plan and implement youth mentoring and homework help programs for K-12th graders.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSchedule: Monday - Thursday 1:30 pm - 6:30 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TAS\u003c/strong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eK\u003c/strong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eS\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eProgram Planning\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003ePlan engaging enrichment activities for small groups of youth.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eIdentify and implement Reading and Math activities to meet individual youth academic needs.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eWork in collaboration with the team to plan family events, parent involvement activities, field trips, and other programs as needed.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eNetwork with local youth serving agencies\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eProgram Delivery\u0026nbsp;\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eProvide homework assistance and academic support to youth during after-school hours, including one to one and small group tutoring/mentoring\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAssist in designing, implementing and managing school release day and summer programming for youth in kindergarten through twelfth grade.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eFacilitate small and large group activities.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eEnforce guidelines for student behavior in all areas of youth programs.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eProvide general support to volunteers assisting with programs.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eRecruit youth to participate in programs.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eProgram Administration\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eOrganize and maintain materials needed for all youth activities, including snacks, games, books, software, etc.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eMaintain accurate records and enter data into online database to reflect daily attendance and program content.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eProduce other program information as needed.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAdvantage Center Program Support\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eProvide residents with referrals to other staff and programs\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eWork with team to coordinate and promote special events\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eTroubleshoot on-site programs\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eCollect program information and articles for monthly community newsletter and calendar.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eWork on other duties and projects as directed by the Program Manager/Coordinator.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eTeam Participation\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eParticipate in youth program staff meetings and trainings\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eWork collaboratively with the site Advantage Services team.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003ePromote problem solving and creative approaches to program challenges.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eMaintain confidentiality.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eParticipate collaboratively with other members of the housing site team.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eMaintain productive relationships with residents and resident leadership groups.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003ePromote positive resident and community involvement in Advantage Center activities.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePerforms other duties as assigned\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003cspan style=\u0022text-decoration: underline;\u0022\u003eMINIMUM REQUIREMENTS\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAbility to tutor youth with kindergarten through 12th grade levels of homework.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eExperience working in education, youth development, human services or social services.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eHigh school diploma or GED.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAvailable to work M-Th 3pm \u0026ndash; 7pm (minimum) plus additional hours for program planning and administration, up to 25 hours per week.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eMust be at least 18 years of age to apply.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAbility to utilize Microsoft Office Software programs including Word and Excel.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eExcellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAbility to work effectively with people with limited English skills.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\u0022text-decoration: underline;\u0022\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePREFERRED REQUIREMENTS\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eBi-lingual in English and Somali, or English and Oromo.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003ePost secondary education.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eEducation, experience or training in Elementary or Secondary Education.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\u0022text-decoration: underline;\u0022\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePHYSICAL 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willing and able to travel between sites.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eMust be willing to work evenings and weekends as scheduled.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eMust be willing to carry a cell phone.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\n\u003c/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e

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