Youth Worker
Lakeside Community Committee

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Post Date: Aug 10, 2021
Job Type: Part Time
Start Date: April 1, 2021
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Location: US - Illinois - Chicago
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Description
This position is responsible for assisting in implementation and maintenance of a nurturing environmnet in which client needs can be satisified. Youth workers support the ongoing
personal development of teenagers as they learn to become responsible young adults.
Youth Workers:
• Mentor clients in relation to individual development goals, provide guidance and advise regarding job decisions, school activities, and relationship building
• Be prepared to serve as a first hand counselor in crisis situations
• Assist in facilitating the educational goals of each participant by assisting with the American School Program and homework assignments
• Assists the participants in developing their Life Skills by assisting with meal planning, grocery shopping, meal preparation and budgeting
• Teach life principles through the established value-based curriculum of the youth program
• Maintain and complete accurate daily logs and reports on each participants with detailed notation of progress, achievements, deficiencies, and unusual incidents
• Supervise the routine cleaning and maintenance of participant’s apartments
• Maintain order and safety of facility and grounds by conducting hourly apartment check


Skills
Knowledge, Qualifications, and Skills
? Excellent communications skills
? Must possess the knowledge, skills and mental development of a mature adult
? Efficient ability to prioritize and respond quickly to document requests


Notes
Education and Licensing Requirements
? High School Diploma or GED required
? Daily access to a car and valid Illinois driver’s license required
? At least 27 years of age



Contact Details
Name: Anna Winfield
Address: 7418 S. Cottage Grove Ave
City: Chicago
State/Province: Illinois
Zipcode: 60619
Country: United States
Ph: 872-278-5972
Email: hr@lakeside-cc.org