Oasis Center

Oasis REAL (Reaching Excellence as Leaders) Program Specialist

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Job Summary

To co-lead Juvenile Court, school, and community referred groups for young men ages 13-18, facilitate trauma informed sessions based on the Teen Outreach Program (TOP) principles, along with parent and family support sessions. Incorporate self-regulation, service learning, college and career opportunities.

Job Responsibilities

Essential Functions:

· Assist in the coordination and recruitment of new REAL group participants and REAL alumni for R2 group.

· Assist in the coordination and supervision of service/learning and TOP prevention principles for young men ages 13-18, using high quality facilitation skills, social emotional learning, and student voice to select curriculum topics derived from the enhanced Teen Outreach Program (TOP) Curriculum.

· Assist in the coordination of enrichment, educational activities, and travel for youth and their families which expands their exposure.

· Assist in the coordination of summer programming for youth not enrolled in Opportunity Now.

· Assist with the coordination of parent orientation, family retreat and Rites of Passage + Graduation Ceremony.

· Maintain consistent internal and external communication to ensure participants are receiving the agency support they need (Example: emails, text, phone calls, etc.).

· Coordinate with community partners for guest speakers relevant to the voiced interests and needs of youth participants. Provide intake and assessment services to youth and families referred to the program.

· Co-facilitate weekly REAL and R2 Alumni group sessions and service learning projects using TOP principles of facilitation and life skills development.

· Prepare REAL and / or R2 for mentoring, leadership opportunities and voicing priorities.

· Co-facilitate a family retreat per cohort.

· Provide summer programming for youth, as required.

Qualifications

· Ability to effectively communicate in oral and written form.

· Proficiency in social media platforms and REAL App basic management.

· Skilled with Court involved youth through an ability to form trusting developmental relationships and create inclusive interactive spaces that promote positive male identities.

· Comfort speaking to and opening dialogue surrounding structural oppression, racism, violence, poverty and social inequities on males of color.

· Ability to form strong, caring and affirming relationships with all youth –including LGBTQ+ youth.

· Clear understanding of racial inequities and other forms of discrimination and willingness to operate from an anti-oppression model.

· Knowledge and ability to access community resources.

· Knowledge and ability to apply basic adult learning, counseling, crisis intervention and group work principles.

· Bachelor’s Degree

· Valid Driver’s license

Additional Information

Benefits

  • Health
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401K
  • LTD
  • PTO

How to Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to Aaron @adoxy@oasiscenter.org

Details

  • Date Posted: August 20, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Salary Range: 34K- 38K