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Youth Program Group Leader

Company: Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
Location: Westland
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Position: Youth Program Group Leader (Permanent and Seasonal)Salary Band: 1FLSA: Non-ExemptReporting to: Youth Program Site ManagerScope:The ideal candidate will be responsible for the implementation of varied activities including educational, life skills, cultural and recreational services for at-risk youth enrolled in a before and after-school 21st Century Community Learning Center and / or summer program. Various Open locations throughout Wayne County:Dearborn HeightsDetroitEcorseHighland ParkInksterLincoln ParkMelvindaleRiver RougeTaylorEssential FunctionsImplement a program curriculum designed to meet program objectives as outlined in the program's concept proposal. This includes but is not limited to academic education, life skills education, and cultural/recreational activities to provide program youth an opportunity for learning and personal growth in a structured and positive environment during the hours after-school and/or during the summer months. Hispanic language proficiency a plus.Work with other agency staff to identify particular needs in the areas of education, life skills education and personal development that should be addressed outside the program. Participate in meetings with parents and school officials to discuss such needs as necessary.Evaluate youth progress in pre-determined measurable terms at program intervals as directed.Assist in the recruitment of appropriate children for enrollment in the program. This may include the design of flyers and brochures, airing of public service announcements, and making of presentations in the community.Participate in meetings with youth, program staff, and agency administrators related to program design, program implementation, and program evaluation in the interest of insuring the program is meetings its goals and objectives. Work cooperatively with all to create unity and to maintain open lines of communication.Maintain all records in a manner consistent with Wayne Metro policies and procedures. Compile data from such records in the preparation of reports as requested.Maintain a positive attitude towards assigned work, clients, and staff, and a willingness to work with others.Other duties as assigned.Minimum Qualifications:High School Diploma and experience in youth education/programming or a combination of education and experience which is similarly appropriate.Currently enrolled in high school with proper work permit documentation.Minimum of two years of experience in youth education/programmingAbility to implement program plans appropriate for meeting the educational and personal development needs of at-risk youth.Ability to interact with parents, teachers, and other professionals to identify, and provide for the needs of youth with regards to social services, recreational/cultural activities, and education.Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.Ability to work with a minimum of supervision.Travel Requirements:Ability to travel to various sites.Licensing and Other RequirementsValid Identification and reliable transportation.Must be COVID-19 vaccinated, or partially, with the ability to complete within 30-days of employment. Circumstances preventing vaccination, and corresponding accommodations will be reviewed and considered.Work ScheduleWork schedule is Monday - Thursday, summer program may require to work on Friday, with specific hours to be determined by program needs.Other Duties:Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity EmployerEOE/M/F/D/V

Keywords: Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency, Westland , Youth Program Group Leader, Other , Westland, Michigan

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