Summary:The Youth Advisor facilitates educational, work readiness and leadership workshops and other educational preparation activities. The Youth Advisor also provides academic and vocational guidance, and assists youth in their transition to higher education.
Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.
*Position Type and Expected Hours of Work: *
This is a full-time position. Ability to work flexible hours is a requirement.
*Working conditions and physical demands required: *
The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perfonn the essential functions of this job.
When conducting home visits or field trips, individuals will use public transportation or traverse city streets, occasionally ascend/descend stairs, and be exposed to outside weather conditions.
Remain in a stationary position while monitoring activities, providing instruction, or when at a work station.
Move for long periods, providing instruction.
Use a computer at least 40% of the time.
Ability and patience to work with young people, particularly in group settings.
Qualifications Education and/or experience required:
Bachelor's Degree or, a minimum of five (5) years' working with at-risk youth in low-and-moderate income neighborhoods, in educational, training and/or leadership development settings.
Experience teaching or training individuals in group settings.
*SkiUs, Licenses, and/or competencies required: *
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to motivate participants.
Ability to work well in a team environment.
Excellent network-building and outreach skills.
Ability to effectively interact and work with individuals with diverse backgrounds.
Must be organized and detail oriented and have the ability to work effectively under pressure in both team setting and individually.
Excellent computer skills and experience (Internet, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point).
Must be fingerprinted and cleared by NYC DOE and complete a background check.
Job Title: Youth Advisor
Date Posted: 10/26/2018
Full-time / Part-Time: Full-Time
Department: Alianza, Alianza Division
Office: GWHS for Media & Communications Community School
Degree: Bachelor's Degree
FLSA Status: Full-Time, Exempt
Supervisory Responsibilities: No