After School Engagement Specialist (Personal Services)
Cedar Valley After School Enrichment Programming is a youth outreach program designed to provide engaging activities and mentorship to K-8 youth whom live in Cedar Valley Townhomes. It serves K-8 youth with the goal of keeping the youth safe and reducing high risk behavior during out of school hours.
Job Description & Responsibilities:
Cedar Valley After School Enrichment Program is seeking a part-time, enthusiastic After School Engagement Specialist for community-based youth outreach. Hours will be between 2:30pm - 5:30pm Monday-Friday, every week day (other than holidays), even when school is not in session.
The After School Engagement Specialist will work part-time with the After School Engagement Coordinator to establish and maintain a proactive relationship with youth in the Cedar Valley community. The Specialist will provide positive role-modeling for youth in areas of problem solving and social skill development and also foster youth engagement in social interactions through mentorship and future focused conversations. Active supervision of youth is a must.
Candidates must have a High School Diploma/GED and valid driver license with the ability to drive agency vehicles. Experience working with youth preferred. Knowledge and understanding of common barriers youth face when living in high risk communities. Trauma-informed approach and cultural competency training will be provided upon hire.