Outreach Coordinator for Beacon Hunts Point The Outreach Coordinatoris a Part-time individual with dual Coordinator and Instructor responsibilities. The Outreach Coordinator identifies, recruits and retains youth who are disconnected from productive programs and/or have poor academic outcomes. This person will have the skills and personality to forge relationships with youth who are chronically absent or have dropped out of school, and persuade them to engage in school and Beacon programming. This individual will have the experience, skills, and personal qualities including language, cultural, and neighborhood competence to function as a mentor and resource for the youth when they enroll in the Beacon. Duties & Responsibilities (but not limited to): + Attend Student Support Team meetings and work with the School Leadership to target youth who are chronically absent or late to school. + Work with local partners such as the NYPD Community Affairs Officer to identify youth and engage them into the pro-social activities of the program. + Facilitate Leadership Groups including Graham s Bengals, peer leadership and service learning group which has successfully supported disconnected youth community and foster care youth for over 15 years. + Convene quarterly Youth Roundtables to solicit feedback on the program, plan activities or services, and present concerns and suggestions to Graham s Executive Level Leadership, Beacon Leadership and the School s Leadership. + Serve as the transitional bridge for disconnected youth and to provide hands on instruction and guidance and seen as a fully integrated member of the Beacon Team. + Attend all required Beacon staff development trainings. Minimum 30 hours a year. + Learn about the surrounding community and build connections. + Apply age-appropriate youth development techniques and competencies to engage disconnected youth and believe in their ability to thrive. What we are seeking: + Flexibility to work evenings, extended hours and occasional weekends as necessary + Must be self-motivated, a good manager of time, have good writing and organizational skills; and the ability to work independently and collaboratively with colleagues and community based resources + Must possess the skills and comfort level to present to large and small groups. + Must be able to conduct field visits to community based partners. Minimum Requirements: + Bachelors in Education, Social Work or a related fieldpreferred + Must obtain CPR/RTE certification w/in 90 days of employment. + Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Word and Excel. + A minimum of 2 years experience working with youth in a non-profit or educational setting. EEO Associated topics: clinical, clinician, forensic, insights, msw, sickle, social worker, tirr, violence, youth
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