Summer 2018 PT Youth Worker


Job Type

Part Time Contract

Salary

Details: $12.00 per hour

Published:

04/03/2018

Address

1911 Church Street
Evanston
Illinois
60201
United States

Description

Y.O.U. has openings for Part-time Youth Workers at the Elementary, Middle, and High School age levels. See below for descriptions of the respective job openings:


Elementary and Middle School Programs: Role Summary

  • 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) for Evanston locations. Youth worker hours for Skokie and Morton Grove locations are Monday-Thursday, 10:30am-3:30pm (20 hours per week).

 

Elementary and Middle School 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.


High School Programs: Role Summary

  • The Youth Worker will provide support to Y.O.U's Summer Learning Programs in High School programming, serving 14-15 year old youth
  • 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 13, 2018 through Friday, August 3, 2018. Youth worker hours at the High School Program are Monday-Thursday, 12:00-5:00 pm.


High School Programs Duties and Responsibilities

  • Y.O.U. Summer Program will begin on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 through Friday, August 3, 2018. Youth worker hours at the High School Program are Monday-Thursday, 12:00-5:00 pm.
  • Work closely with 8th graders in a summer bridge program that focuses on helping youth prepare to attend Evanston Township High School
  • Create lessons and activities that support a smooth transition to 9th grade
  • Support program that will cover themes of adjusting to high school socially and academically; also topics like mindfulness, healthy relationships/sexuality ed, STEM projects, financial literacy, etc
  • Work closely with the program facilitator and have the opportunity to create and lead activities of your own


 Qualifications for PT Youth Workers (Elementary, Middle, High School)

  • At least 1 year previous experience working with elementary, middle school, and/or high school aged youth in an afterschool or summer camp settings.
  • Experience leading literacy, sexuality education, and/or social-emotional workshops for elementary, middle, and/or high 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.

Benefits

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.


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