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PhillyConnect Parent Coach

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Urban Youth Alliance International


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PhillyConnect Parent Coach (P/T)

General Description:

The Parent Coach will lead parent workshops and be responsible for facilitating referrals and recommendations to support services for PhillyConnect youth's families.  This position is a full-time position with benefits, and we desire that a parent of a youth who had experience in the juvenile justice system fill the position. This person will serve as the best evidence to parents that their child's "worst decision" will not become a permanent stain in their lives. The Parent Coach is a part of the PhillyConnect team and works under the PhillyConnect Director's supervision.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Meeting Parents during intake and assuring them of the possibility of a favorable outcome to their child's time at PhillyConnect.

• Meeting with community providers of parent support workshops to assess efficacy and friendliness of programs.

• Hosting regular parent support groups and meals and monthly parent workshops.

• Making referrals to community agencies in support of the felt needs of parents.

• Support and improve family engagement with Probation Officers and the PhillyConnect staff.

• Celebrate youth by holding holiday celebrations for family members. 

• Allowing parents to see their child in light of strengths and interests.

Qualifications:

• High School Diploma required, Associates Degree preferred

• Minimum three years’ experience with youth, particularly court-involved youth

• Comfortable working in a Philadelphia community-based setting

• Comfortable with community-based, people of color agencies

• Comfortable working in a faith-based agency

• Applicants who are formerly incarcerated or parents of justice touched youth are encouraged to apply

• Experience working with Latino & African-American families. 

• Fluency in Spanish a plus

• Applicants from the Philadelphia, or similar urban areas, are encouraged to apply

• Highly creative; skilled multi-tasker, precise attention to details and initiator; works well   

   under pressure with competing priorities under strict time constraints

• Must be comfortable with E-mail/Voicemail/Faxes/General Office Equipment

PhillyConnect Parent Coach (P/T)

General Description:

The Parent Coach will lead parent workshops and be responsible for facilitating referrals and recommendations to support services for PhillyConnect youth's families.  This position…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Part Time Schedule

Location

Philadelphia, PA

How to Apply

How To Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter (with desired salary) to the following email address: PhillyConnect@uyai.org (No faxes please)

-No resumes will be considered unless accompanied by a cover letter.-

COVER LETTER MUST INCLUDE DESIRED SALARY

Please write a two-three paragraph description of your previous experience.

To familiarize yourself with our agency, please checkout our website at: BronxConnect.org

Follow up on Facebook: www.facebook.com/bronxconnect

How To Apply

Please submit resume and cover letter (with desired salary) to the following email address: PhillyConnect@uyai.org (No faxes please)

-No resumes will be considered unless…

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