Afterschool Youth Leader 13 Temporary

Requisition Number: 14-1957  https://www2.apply2jobs.com/SaltLakeCounty/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=1957&CurrentPage=1
Job Title: Afterschool Youth Leader 13 Temporary
Salary: $9.50 per hour
Salary Grade: 0
Opening Date: 01/31/2014
Closing Date: 02/28/2014
Position Type: Temporary
Work Hours: Varied
Department: Human Services
Division: Youth Services Division-2100000000
Section: Youth Worker
Work Location: Various Locations Throughout Salt Lake County
Important Information:
Position Description: AFTERSCHOOL PROGRAM YOUTH LEADER

JOB SUMMARY:

Salt Lake County Youth Services is looking for a diverse group of enthusiastic individuals with a passion for working with teens in our Afterschool Programs in Kearns, West Valley City, and Magna for the 2013-2014 school year.  The Afterschool Programs provide a safe, nurturing, and educational environment that encourages youth to become active and productive community members.

Hours:  Monday-Thursday 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm and Fridays 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm, hours may vary

Bilingual preferred 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

 Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with diverse populations (youth and adults) from different social and ethnic backgrounds.
• High school graduate or equivalent and at least 21 years of age.
• Experience in working with youth and/or other related experience.
• Ability to create and facilitate skill-based and project-based classes, such as art, dance, life skills and recreation.
• Ability to help create a safe and inclusive environment for youth and adults.
• Ability to demonstrate group management skills and techniques.
• Effective conflict resolution skills.
• Ability to interact with both youth and adults in a nonjudgmental atmosphere.
• Possession of a valid Utah Driver’s License and the possibility of completing a Defensive Driving Course after employment.

TYPICAL DUTIES:

 Plan and implement daily activities according to program needs.  Participate in all activities with youth and assist coordinator.
• Prepare quarterly curriculum.  Facilitate skill-based and project-based group activities for youth.
• Communicate and enforce program rules and code of conduct.  Advise youth and adults regarding rule infraction and consequences.
• Provide leadership to youth engaged in program activities.
• Follow program procedures to safeguard health, safety, and well-being of participants.
• Assist in providing daily snacks.
• Attend weekly staff meetings, training sessions and monthly all-staff meetings as scheduled.
• Develop and maintain cooperative relationship with students’ families and school personnel.
• Provide a safe and healthy environment for program participants.
• Maintain attendance records as required by program.
• Report daily to Program Coordinator.

 IMPORTANT INFORMATION REGARDING THIS POSITION
Must pass a yearly criminal background screening by the Bureau of Criminal Investigations
Must have valid Utah driver’s license
TEMPORARY POSITIONS:

  • May work up to 1,400 hours per calendar year.
  • Are not eligible for County benefits except as otherwise provided for by policy.
  • Are not considered merit employees; they are “at will” employees who may be terminated for any reason, without notice, and without a pre-termination hearing.

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