Youth Advocate
New York Urban League
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Post Date: Oct 13, 2021
Job Type: Part Time
Start Date: - n/a -
Salary: Hourly range: $18.00 - $20.00
Location: US - New York - NYC
Job Reference: NYUL Jobs
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Description
POSITION OVERVIEW:
The Youth Advocate will report to the Program Manager supporting the Education Program at Career in Sports High School and Walkabout High School. Primary duties will include data entry, workshop facilitation, and supporting student recruitment and retention efforts. Interested
candidates MUST have availability Monday - Thursday 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
•1 - 2 years of professional work experience particularly in social services, youth development administration, or community engagement
• Strong commitment to youth socio-emotional development needs of our targeted
community.
•Experience building trusting relationships and collaborative efforts with diverse individuals, youth and community partners.
• Strong oral and written communication, time management and organizational skills.
• Ability to interact appropriately with people from diverse socio-economic, racial, ethnic and varying cultural groups.
• Proven capacity to work independently, take initiative, and thrive in high-paced environment.
• Respect for the value, potential and dignity for all program participants.
• Ensure confidentiality in all areas of responsibility.
• Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
• Ability to work outdoors and travel throughout NYC.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite and other standard business technology is required.
• Must be vaccinated for COVID-19 and pass background and clearance check.
Program Specific Responsibilities
• Develop and implement service-learning projects, presentations and workshops including
but not limited to college and career readiness, life skills, and social development
• Act as a liaison with participants, administrative/program staff, and parents
• Monitor/document participant’s progression towards completion of service plan goals
entering progress notes into Program Data Management systems on a weekly basis
• Accurately document attendance for all program activities as required by program and
agency procedures.
• Collect and maintains student data for tracking participant progress, program objectives
and outcomes, and contractual requirements.
• Participate in professional development through individual and group supervision,
attendance at conferences, workshops, seminars, or webinars.
• Attend and participate in organization-wide initiatives as required.
• Other duties as assigned
Physical Requirements
• Ability to use a computer for prolonged periods
• Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds
• Ability to speak clearly in English
• Ability to manipulate objects with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm, for example,
using a keyboard or phone
• Ability to stand, walk or sit for long periods of time
• Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time in all types
of weather, including inclement weather
• Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents
• Ability to climb five flights of stairs


Skills
This is a school year position (September 2021-June 2022) with the option for summer employment
based on funding and overall performance.


Notes
Equal Opportunity Statement: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Melanie Richardson, Program
Manager at mrichardson@nyul.org No phone calls.



Contact Details

Email: mrichardson@nyul.org