SALARY: $38,400 to $42,240 per year, 40 hours per week (1.0 FTE), including medical, dental, vacation, sick leave, and holidays.
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director of the Glover EmpowerMentoring Program. Provide an array of case management services to up to 40 youth at a time who are referred to GEM through its various point of entry.
Two years of direct social service experience with low income, at-risk youth and families (which includes experience involving interviewing, counseling, and providing crisis intervention with at-risk youth); and/or experience providing any of the essential functions listed above; AND a Bachelor’s Degree in social work, counseling, education or related social services field (Master’s Degree preferred or a combination of education and/or training and/or work experience which provides the ability to perform the essential functions of the position). Valid WSDL and safe driving record. Must be submitted within 30 days of hire.
Ability to gather, analyze, and use data to create, manage, and evaluate various programs to meet the needs of youth. Demonstrated ability to develop and operate youth peer groups and activities; ability to relate well with youth at-risk and take leadership roles with youth; ability to develop and implement pro-social skill building activities; knowledge of Asset Development model; knowledge of different cultures and refugee/immigrant history and relevant issues which impact the minority community; knowledge of the juvenile justice system and the public school system; extensive knowledge of alcohol/drug, mental health, and youth gang issues; knowledge and life experience within the communities served; strong written and oral communication skills. Bilingual helpful.
An equal opportunity employer. Accommodations for people with disabilities are provided upon request.