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Community Charter School of Paterson (CCSP)
Position Title: Youth Development Specialist
21st Century Community Learning Center (21st CCLC)
Employment Category: Non- Exempt/Part-time
Function: Youth Development Specialists are responsible for planning and carrying out activities in support of the program’s goals and objectives.
Reports to: Lead Teacher
Hours: Monday through Friday (3:30-7:00PM)
September 2017 – June 2018
Compensation: $15 per hour
- High School Diploma, Some College credits preferred.
- Demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgment.
- Computer literate with proficiency in MS office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
- Good interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
- Highly organized and motivated. Self-starter. Ability to work independently.
- Ability to multi-task.
- Ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
Expectations of Employee:
- Advocates for the wellbeing of all CCSP students.
- Adheres to CCSP’s Policies and Procedures.
- Acts as a role model within and outside of CCSP.
- Understands and supports the mission, vision, goals, and values of CCSP.
- Communicates regularly with supervisor about department and/or program issues.
- Performs duties as workload necessitates.
- Demonstrates flexible and efficient time management and ability to prioritize workload.
- Consistently reports to work on time and prepared to perform duties of position.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assisting in classroom management while implementing specialized activities in areas such as academic enrichment, positive youth development, and health and fitness;
- Increasing students’ career and college readiness by offering high-quality remediation activities in core academic areas such as reading and mathematics, enrichment activities including arts and culture, youth development experiences, and physical activity;
- Infusing social, emotional, and character development into the program as a means to impacting positive student behavior;
- Serving as a member of a team committed to helping young people build on existing assets to make positive choices about their health and well-being, academic achievement and interaction with others;
- Designing and implementing programs for youth and parents, including those to be operated on evenings.
- Utilizing a case management approach in assisting and supporting identified students through advocacy, evaluation, planning, care coordination, working with school staff and more.
- Other duties as assigned