111 NORTH COMMON STREET, LYNN MA 01902 (781) 598-5517
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JOB OPPORTUNITIES - Youth Support Specialist
Youth Support Specialist
OVERALL POSITION: The Youth Support Specialist will divide their time between two youth-focused programs: TEEN SCENE is an afterschool academic enrichment program for middle school-aged youth, and Project PRIME is a school- and community-based sexual health education program targeting high school-aged youth. Both programs utilize 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:
PROJECT PRIME Duties and Responsibilities include the following:
Common Duties and Responsibilities across Programs:
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.
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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