Summer 2018 PT Youth Worker

Job Type

Part Time Contract


Details: $12.00 per hour




1911 Church Street
United States


Summary of Role

  • The Youth Worker will provide support to Y.O.U's Summer Learning Programs in elementary and middle schools located in Evanston, Skokie, and Morton Grove.
  • This is an hourly position with a pay rate of $12.00 per hour.
  • Training is required and will be held Monday, June 4, 2018 - Tuesday, June 12, 2018 (with no training for Youth Workers on Friday, June 8, 2018). Youth Workers will be paid on an hourly basis for their attendance from 8:30am-1:30pm daily.
  • Y.O.U. Summer Program will begin on Wednesday, June 18, 2018 through Friday, August 3, 2018. Youth worker hours during this time are Monday-Thursday, 8:30am-1:30pm (20 hours a week).


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Lead workshops that focus on literacy skill development, relationship building, social-emotional enrichment, and sexuality education.
  • Build positive relationships with youth that support their success and well-being.
  • Deliver group instruction in a safe and structured environment.
  • Supervise youth during pre-care, lunch, and recess in a safe, sensitive, developmentally-appropriate, positive manner.
  • 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.
  • Maintain timely and accurate records concerning youth participation and outcomes as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • At least 1 year previous experience working with elementary and/or middle school aged youth in an afterschool or summer camp settings.
  • Experience leading literacy, sexuality education, and/or social-emotional workshops for elementary and/or middle school aged youth.
  • A deep passion for working with youth 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).
  • Must have a valid Driver's License and willing to drive groups of youth as needed.


Training and professional development opportunities

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

To apply, please fill out the online form (click here). Applications will continue to be received until positions are filled. Please no phone calls or emails.