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Youth Development Specialist

  • Western New York
  • Location:
  • BestSelf Behavioral Health BBF Varies Buffalo, New York, 14202 Google Maps

  • Region : Western New York
  • Job Type : Paid
  • Status : Part Time
  • Length : Temporary
  • Anticipated Start/End Dates: 07/09/2022
  • Number of Available Positions: 6
  • Minimum Hours/Week: 17.5Hours/Week
  • Specific Days Needed: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  • Public Transportation: Bus
  • Area of Focus: Academic Support/Homework Help Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater) Community Service/Service Learning Computers/Technology Health/Nutrition Leadership/Mentoring Office/Adminstrative Support Sports/Recreation/Fitness Other
  • Job Description:

    The Youth Development Specialist are responsible for providing and monitoring programming designed to develop students’ knowledge of specific activities, according to the Youth Development Specialist skill-sets, interests, hobbies and educational background. Youth Development Specialist are positive, professional and work to the best of their ability during the after school hours. Youth Development Specialist can deliver age-appropriate lessons, activities and/or clubs that encompass hands-on learning, community services, and community-linked activities. Youth Development Specialist will communicate any needs, issues or feedback to the Site Coordinator in a timely manner so that any needs or student behavior (good or bad) can be addressed and dealt with efficiently. Grades served vary per site and range from kindergarten to grade 12.

  • To the Attention of : Michele Waczkowski
  • Required Skills/Experience:

    Youth Development Specialist have a variety of experience and educational backgrounds. Skills and abilities may include, but are not limited to:

     

    • Technology, calligraphy, sign language, musical instrument(s), drawing, painting, singing, acting, creative writing, sewing, gardening, budgeting, repurposing, coding, website making, life skills, origami, storytelling, public speaking, performing arts, CPR or first aid, self-defense, athletics, knot-tying, astronomy and constellations, mapping, dance, goal-setting, organizational skills, etc.
    • Enrichment leaders must have knowledge of academic goals and program objectives.
    • Must be goal directed & organized
    • Ability to work independently in addition to working with others.
    • Must demonstrate the ability to work effectively with students, academic and administrative staff and community agencies.
    • Must be available to work between the hours of 2:00PM to 6:00PM dependent of location.
    • Non-building staff members typically arrive 30-60 minutes before the after school program begins (Program hours vary by each school site)

    Qualifications:

    • Must have teaching or instructional experience with children or youth.
    •  Pay is commensurate with education and licensing/certifications.
    •  Knowledge and relationships with community organizations and utilization of community resources is a plus.
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