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Under the guidance & direct supervision of the Youth Services Director, the Mediator will be responsible for mediating 1:1 or small groups (up to 5) students in the 7th, 8th and 9th grades that have one or more of the following characteristics : at-risk of academic failure due to poor school attendance, low socioeconomic status, engagement in risky behavior such as substance use and unprotected sexual intercourse, teenage pregnancy, homelessness, exposure to neighborhood violence, as well as youth from families immersed in substance abuse and/or domestic violence. Must maintain a safe and secure environment, conductive to learning and in compliance with programs performance objectives that are met at all times through Mediation Aligned with Restorative Practices in the Primary Language program which promotes an alternative to traditional intervention and discipline practices. Restorative practices delivered in Spanish will reach more students whose first language is not English. Must maintain a safe and secure environment, conducive to learning and in compliance with programs performance objectives that are met at all times.
Authority: The employee exercises considerable initiative and makes decisions regarding assignments of tasks and monitoring activities. Must use sound judgment in reaching those decisions and in the day to day tasks with the students. The individual must be resourceful and able to display initiative and understanding of the agency’s policies and procedures.
The position does require occasional standing, squatting, lifting of up to approximately 40 lbs. And frequent sitting.
Ibero American Action League is committed to the policy of equal employment opportunity. This policy expressly prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, veteran status or status as a member of any other protected group or activity.
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