NOTE: This position requires candidates to complete our online application, which can be found at: https://tinyurl.com/YAP-YouthLead
Please follow all application requirements to remain in consideration for this position. Thank you!
- Youth Leads work directly with K-12 students to support academic and career success, wellness, and social-emotional learning (SEL).
- Youth Leads must have a genuine interest in student's growth and development and the ability to create safe and engaging learning environments.
- Youth Leads will also support facilitating student instruction, learning, and enrichment for before- and/or after-school programming.
- Participate in ongoing program recruitment to exceed minimum daily attendance targets; collaborate with existing campus clubs and organizations for program partnerships.
- Develop and implement an Academic & Career Plan (ACP) catered to the needs of each student.
- Provide active, collaborative, meaningful academic intervention and enrichment activities that support subject matter mastery and SEL skill development.
- Maintain digital and/or physical student files; collect/enter all required documentation: forms, grade checks, assessments, attendance records, case notes, etc., while maintaining student confidentiality.
- Manage time and priorities to ensure daily, weekly, and monthly deadlines and key milestones are achieved on time and according to established policies and procedures.
- Manage classroom behavior to create a productive learning environment that prioritizes student safety.
- Facilitate in-person and/or virtual learning that cultivates responsibility, leadership, and service to others.
- Maintain communication with parents to share/obtain information to serve families better and maintain program quality.
- Professionally represent Youth Action Project when conducting all program-related operations with school partners and program liaisons.
- Additional program support duties as directed.
- High school diploma or GED is required; a minimum of 48 college semesters or 60 college quarter units is strongly preferred.
- A minimum of one year of experience working with school-aged youth in structured program activities.
- Familiar with Microsoft Office applications, Google Suites, and other cloud-based technologies.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills demonstrating solid customer service in-person and virtually.
- Excellent organizational and time-management skills with strong attention to detail.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment while exercising sound judgment, problem-solving, and communication skills.
- Must have access to reliable transportation, a valid driver's license, and automobile insurance.
- Must be able to lead program activities while ensuring student safety; training may include prolonged periods of sitting, standing, walking, and outdoor exposure.
The equal employment opportunity policy of the Youth Action Project, Inc. provides for a fair and equal employment opportunity for all employees and job applicants regardless of race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, familial status, disability, or genetic information, in compliance with applicable federal, state and local law. Youth Action Project, Inc. hires and promotes individuals solely based on their qualifications for the job to be filled.
Youth Action Project, Inc. reasonably accommodates qualified individuals with disabilities to enable them to receive equal employment opportunities and/or perform the job's essential functions unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the Company. This applies to all applicants and employees.
Youth Action Project, Inc. also provides a work environment where employees can be productive and work to the best of their ability. We do not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation, bullying, discrimination, or harassment. We expect and require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining an atmosphere free from discrimination and harassment with mutual respect by and for all employees and applicants.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are essential components of everyday life at Youth Action Project, Inc., and are critical to our mission of “Empowering Communities One Youth at a Time.”
We aim to foster a culture where every person feels valued, supported, and inspired to achieve individual and common goals with an uncommon will. This includes providing opportunity and access for all people across differences of race, age, color, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, disability/abilities, veteran status, and socioeconomic background.