Details: Depending on experience
1221 Broadway st.
The FLOC Homies Union is a social movement that addresses the needs of the community in Toledo through the creation of democratic institution and a unified, collective voice. The Homies youth program helps young people identify needs in the community, strategize solutions, and carry out actions to address those needs. Another core part of the FLOC Homies Union is the Employment Readiness and Youth Empowerment Program. This program provides paid positions for participants to learn the basics of leadership and community organizing. Over 16 weeks of training, these young leaders will be taught key life skills including: job seeking strategies, employment readiness, conflict resolution, resume writing, building self-confidence, understanding power structures, community organizing basics, building social capital, and promoting civic engagement.
General Position Summary: This position is available immediately and is a full-time position. The Homies Program Manager is responsible for recruiting and interviewing youth for the program, finding employment for the program’s participants, mentoring youth, teaching afternoon classes on life-skills and assisting with the management of the programs’ finances and grants.
Qualifications: Flexible schedule including working evenings and some weekends; willing to travel occasionally; demonstrated commitment to social justice; passion for working with youth; must have valid driver’s license and a car and be willing to drive for work (mileage reimbursed).
Level of Language Proficiency
Proficiency in English and Spanish preferred, though not required.
Minimum Education Required