Youth Group Leader (full-time)

YWCA of Salt Lake City Job Announcement
Job Title: Youth Group Leader

Job Summary:
Rewarding opportunity for a fun, energetic, and loving activities specialist to mentor and support children exposed to family violence. Assist in the planning and implementation of the after school and evening teen programs as well as the YWCA’s summer camp. Help to create a safe, respectful, and empowering environment. The ideal candidate will be a flexible, hard-working, culturally sensitive team player who is passionate about working with children. Exceptional opportunities for professional growth, leadership development, and community impact as we expand our campus and life-changing work and begin our second century of service in Utah.

 Assist the Children’s Activities Coordinator in the planning, implementation, and facilitation of daily activities and behavioral management for the children in the after school and summer camp programs.
 Manage the evening teen program. Mentor teens while providing age-appropriate activities.
 Teach and reinforce appropriate social skills. Provide feedback, discipline, mentoring and emotional support.
 Assign, monitor, and reinforce individualized behavioral goals for each participant.
 Attend the Children’s Advocacy and Intervention Services team meetings, regular staff meetings, and training sessions as requested.
 Manage the after school and summer camp programs in the absence of the Children’s Activities Coordinator.
 Assist in the distribution and collection of enrollment materials and daily attendance.
 Ensure the cleanliness, orderliness, and safety of the YWCA facility.
 Keep all records necessary to ensure that work is conducted in accordance with agency, contractual, and legal requirements.
 Articulate and promote high ethical and professional standards in all YWCA programs, activities and services and with all agency publics.
 Establish and maintain effective working relationships with agency staff, other key publics, and any other organizations and individuals important to the success of the YWCA’s work.

Minimum Required Qualifications:
 Commitment to empowering women and girls and eliminating racism.
 Experience in working with children is required.
 Ability to relate in a positive and nurturing way with children and adolescents.
 Applicants must be 21 years of age or older.
 Must obtain CPR/First Aid certificates and a Food Handler’s permit.
 Ability to work assigned hours on a regular basis.
 A valid Utah driver’s license, current automobile insurance, and the ability to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) are required.
 Ability to relate positively to people of diverse ages, ethnicity, socio-economic levels, beliefs and lifestyles.

Reports to: Children’s Activities Coordinator
Hours: Part time/full time, 32-40 hours/week Afternoons and some weekday evening hours
32hrs during school months and 40 hrs during summer months
Salary: $10.50 an hour (sick and vacation pay)
To Apply: Send resumes and cover letter to Jimmy Lee, Children’s Activities Coordinator
YWCA, 322 East 300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
Fax/Email: (801) 355-2826 /
Posted: July 23, 2015
Deadline: Open until filled

The YWCA is an equal opportunity employer and values a diverse workplace.

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