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Teen Program Coordinator

Company: YMCA Twin Cities
Location: Minnetonka
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

Teen Program Staff

Join an energetic team of youth workers and serve teens where they live! Neighborhood Centers are YMCAs inside affordable housing complexes and provide youth and family services to residents living there. We have an opportunity for a part-time teen program staff to join our team and serve teens on-site in Minnetonka and Eden Prairie. This includes middle school and high school youth. The ideal candidate would have experience working with BIPOC and youth experiencing poverty. Schedule can be flexible and arranged to accommodate the right candidate. Schedule will include 6 hours per week with opportunities to increase if desired. Candidate will provide programming such as life skills instruction, leadership development, college and career readiness, paid internships, and field trips.

  1. Job Summary:

The Youth Development Staff is responsible for assisting with the designated programs to ensure that the program criteria and objectives are carried out. The incumbent is responsible for implementing curriculum, as assigned. The youth development staff provides a safe, enjoyable experience to all program participants.

  1. Essential Functions:
  • Working, as part of a team, to perform program activities as directed by the supervisor.
  • Assist with daily curriculum.
  • Communicate courteously with members and participants.
  • Supervise and engage youth in activities.
  • Maintain a safe environment.
  • Assist in special programs and activities as required by supervisor.
  1. Relationships:

This position reports to the Youth Development Coordinator or Program Director. The incumbent interacts regularly with staff, members, and the community. This position requires regular interaction with youth, families, members, and staff from a variety of diverse backgrounds.

  1. Qualifications:

Required

  • Must be self-directed, motivated, organized, and creative
  • Ability and interest in working with people of diverse backgrounds
  • Strong communication and mediation skills
  1. Work Conditions:
  • Perform all physical aspects of the position, including being mobile, bending, reaching, and lifting up to 50 pounds at a time.
  • Ability to recognize and react calmly and effectively in hazardous/dangerous situations.
  • May be exposed to verbal outbursts, physical actions or bodily fluids as part of the environment.
  • Work environments range from quiet work areas to busy, noisy indoor and outdoor spaces with several groups talking amongst themselves concurrently.
  • Must be able to actively participate in youth games/activities.
  1. Additional Notes:

This job description represents the major functions of the position but is not intended to be all-inclusive. The incumbent is also responsible for taking direction from branch representatives in completing projects or performing duties deemed necessary for the branch or Association success.

Keywords: YMCA Twin Cities, Minnetonka , Teen Program Coordinator, Other , Minnetonka, Minnesota

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