OVERALL POSITION:  TEEN SCENE is an afterschool academic enrichment program for middle school-aged youth, Teen Scene utilizes a Positive Youth Development framework and follow trauma-informed and culturally competent practices to successfully engage ethnically diverse youth.

Responsibilities for TEEN SCENE include the following

  • Provide academic support to middle school participants on a one-on-one basis or in small groups.
  • Develop project-based learning activities and asset-building groups with the participants.
  • Plan and facilitate group and recreational activities for all program participants.
  • Maintain lines of communication with the parents and the school regarding program participants.
  • Track student’s grades, attendance, homework completion, and behavioral or disciplinary incidents
  • Coordinate presentations by outside providers to follow the program scope of work.
  • Facilitate weekly team planning meetings and support program mentors.
  • Coordinate with mentors and engage in set-up and clean-up to ensure programming is offered in a clean and safe environment.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate to enhance coordination with other programs at F&CS to improve quality and efficiency of agency-wide services
  • Submit all data, paperwork, and reports required by the program and agency in a timely manner.
  • Participate in efforts to promote the program, including targeted outreach and participation in coalition and community meetings.
  • Follow protocols as outlined by the project proposals and/or contracts
  • Maintain good communication with collateral service providers
  • Participate in staff trainings and external educational offerings to maintain and improve knowledge base
  • Attend individual weekly supervision, as well as program and staff meetings.
  • Participate in other responsibilities as required by supervisor or ED.
  • Maintain flexible hours to meet the needs of the programs.

Qualifications:

Candidates should possess a bachelor’s degree in a human service field with at least 1 year of experience working with at-risk youth in a school, summer camp or after school setting; or an associate’s degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience.  Demonstrable history of tutoring, mentoring and/or facilitating youth groups is required. Ideal candidates will have knowledge of relevant social support agencies and programs. Experience providing educational workshops, including in the public health field is most desirable.  Candidates must be fully bilingual (English/Spanish) and have a valid driver’s license with use of a vehicle for work purposes.

Family & Children’s Service provides equal opportunity in employment to all persons. No person shall be denied equal access because of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or physical/mental disability or any other lawfully protected status.

        Apply to : Jobs@fcslynn.org

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