111 NORTH COMMON STREET, LYNN MA 01902 (781) 598-5517
95 FOURTH STREET, CHELSEA MA 02150 (617) 409-9360
JOB OPPORTUNITIES - Youth Specialist Project Advance
Youth Support Specialist Project Advance
OVERALL POSITION: The Youth Support Specialist will divide their time between two youth-focused programs: Project Advance (that provides case management, mentoring & advocacy to high-risk court- or gang-involved youth); and Project PRIME (a sexual health education program promoting the prevention of STD/HIV and unplanned pregnancies). Both programs utilize a Positive Youth Development framework and follow trauma-informed and culturally competent practices to successfully engage ethnically diverse youth.
PROJECT ADVANCE Duties & Responsibilities
PROJECT PRIME Duties & Responsibilities
Common Duties & Responsibilities across Programs
Ideal candidates will possess a Bachelor’s degree in Human Services or related field with 2-3 years of experience working with youth, particularly high-risk, ethnically diverse youth within urban settings. Knowledge of relevant social support agencies and programs. Experience providing educational workshops, particularly in the public health field is most desirable. Knowledge of and experience with the juvenile or adult justice system is also a plus. In place of degree, the candidate will have 3-5 years’ experience or greater working with the target population. In addition to English, the candidate will effectively communicate in Spanish, and have a valid driver’s license with use of a vehicle for work purposes.
To apply email resume and cover letter to:
or postal mail to:
Family & Children’s Service
111 North Common Street
Lynn, MA 01902
Family & Children’s Service is an affirmative Action/Equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, national origin, creed, sex, age, sexual orientation or disability.
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