Homies Organizing the Mission to Empower Youth
HOMEY is hiring!
Youth Program Coordinator
Position Title: Youth Program Coordinator
Reports To: HOMEY Program Director
Status: Non-exempt, Part-time, 32 hours
Schedule: Monday – Friday, some Saturdays and evenings may be required. Hours negotiable depending upon scheduling needs.
Salary: $18 to $20 per hour, D.O.E.
HOMIES ORGANIZING THE MISSION TO EMPOWER YOUTH (HOMEY)
Homies Organizing the Mission to Empower Youth (HOMEY) is a San Francisco non-profit organization, established in 1999. HOMEY’s aim to reduce Latino and Latina youth (ages 14-24) exposure to violence and assist them with academic success, life-skills, and individual self-reliance. Over the last sixteen years HOMEY focused its violence prevention work in various areas: school-based workshops and groups, street outreach, case management, economic development, and an evening safe haven referral service. HOMEY has a proud and positive history of youth development and civic engagement in the Bay Area.
YOUTH PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Under the immediate supervision of the HOMEY Program Director, this position is responsible for the coordination of HOMEY’s youth program and activities. The Program Coordinator is responsible for providing support to the Director in program administration and providing direct services to youth in the HOMEY Program, who seek to abandon high-risk lifestyles and/or activities.
Duties and Responsibilities
- Conduct community outreach and public education on HOMEY’s behalf
- Recruit participants for weekly youth groups
- Conduct comprehensive intake and assessments of the service needs of youth
- Lead weekly school-based and community-based groups
- Ensure proper documentation of all program participants
- Participate in public advocacy, civic involvement and organizing efforts, as directed by Program Director
- Provide culturally competent services (linguistically, bilingual and generational)
- Work with collaborative partners such as schools, wellness centers, outreach specialists for safe transportation and passage of youth participants
- Submit detailed monthly reports
- Gather and report participant data on a monthly basis
- Attend weekly supervision and staff meetings
- Participate in trainings as needed
- Be a motivated self-starter as well as have the ability to be work independently, and in a team
- Must pay attention to detail and be extremely organized
- Have a positive attitude and strong work ethic
- Represent the agency professionally in community settings as required
- Other duties as assigned
- BA/BS in Social Work, Ethnic Studies, Psychology or related field or a minimum of three years of experience in the social service field is preferred
- 3 years experience working with in-risk and/or at-risk system involved youth
- 3 years experience working with diverse populations
- 1-2 years experience of academic mentoring youth ages 13-17
- Bicultural/Bilingual (fluent in both English and Spanish) highly preferred
- Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
- Knowledge of the criminal justice system, specifically the Juvenile Probation Department, San Francisco Unified School District, social service, and other governmental service programs
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Sensibility and empathy to youth and their emotional needs
- Ability to work some evenings and weekends
- Ability to clear a background check
- Have a valid Driver’s License and clean driving record
Please send a resume and cover letter indicating why you would be a good fit for the position no later than Monday, August 1st, 2016 by 12:00PM
. No phone calls please.
Dyana Delfin-Polk, HOMEY Program Associate
HOMEY is an EEOC, equal opportunity employer.