Elementary Part-Time Youth Worker

Job Type

Part Time


Minimum: $12
Maximum: $12




1911 Church Street
United States


Summary of Role

  • The Youth Worker will provide support to Y.O.U's Out of School Time Programs in elementary school programs in Evanston and Skokie
  • This is an hourly position with a pay rate of $12.00 per hour.
  • Training is required and will be held in early September 2018 (Tuesday Sept. 4 - Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 from 2:30pm-6:30pm). Youth Workers will be paid on an hourly basis for their attendance.
  • Starting in mid-September 2018 the hours are Monday-Friday, approx. 2:30-6:30 pm (20 hours a week) depending on the school site and Y.O.U.’s 2017-2018 program calendar.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Implement and support activities that focus on relationship building, social-emotional enrichment, life skill development, and academic assistance.
  • Build positive relationships with youth that support their success and well-being.
  • Lead workshops on social-emotional enrichment and project based learning.
  • Deliver group instruction and homework help in a safe and structured environment.
  • Help youth build healthy positive relationships with each other, with adults, and with their families.
  • Engage with parents and family members as needed to support the youth.
  • Demonstrate professional behavior that supports team efforts and enhances team behavior, performance and productivity.
  • Assist in social-emotional data collection to track youth development and program outcomes 
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • A deep passion for working with elementary aged youth (3rd-5th grade) and families.
  • A youth development orientation, strong sense of teamwork, leadership skills, and project management skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with a diverse group of team members and youth.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, emotional maturity, and credibility; a demonstrated history of using good judgment.
  • Bachelor's degree in or enrolled in school for relevant field (i.e., Sociology, Education, Social Work).
  • At least 1 year previous experience working with elementary-aged youth (3rd-5th grade) youth.
  • Must have a valid Driver's License and willing to drive groups of youth as needed.




Level of Language Proficiency


Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required