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DYMON in the Rough (Dynamic Young Minorities of Nashville)

Restorative Coach

DYMON in the Rough (Dynamic Young Minorities of Nashville)


Job Summary

  • About Us:
  • DYMON in the Rough (Dynamic Young Minorities of Nashville) is a Nashville-based 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded by Brittany Bowers-Tyler in September 2012. The organization provides scholarships to minority high school seniors, quality afterschool programs for middle school students, and provides services and resources to the community. DYMON’s village continues to lessen equity gaps by creating opportunities for minority and inner-city youth while being adaptable to the times.
  • Position Overview:
  • As a Restorative Coach at DYMON in the Rough, you will play a vital role in advancing our mission by assisting youth, families, and school administration in developing positive relationships to promote academic achievement, school attendance, and school safety as well as reduce conflict, classroom disruptions, and disciplinary incidents. The Restorative Coach will host an after-school program with a small group of youth once a week from @4-6pm, and provide 2 hours a week of individual mentoring to 2-5 youth.

Job Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implements Programming in an in-person environment utilizing current best practices in restorative practices, PBIS, and SEL.
  • Consult with Principals, teachers, and staff concerning behavioral expectations and needs of students.
  • Individually mentor a small group of students to create healthy and trustworthy support.
  • Maintain student attendance records.
  • Provide daily/weekly student progress information to the youth program coordinator.
  • Attend and chaperone students on off-site field trips.
  • Attend mandatory in-service training(s) and get required certifications (if applicable).
  • Be prepared to switch to virtual programming if mandated.
  • Ensure that you and the youth are complying with CDC’s and MNPS’ COVID guidelines and that there is a daily minimum of 1:15 staff-to-student ratio during the program.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Submit accurate, timely, written reports, attendance, assessments, and feedback.
  • Aid in or handle special assignments as directed.
  • Complete basic administrative work and mandatory training.


Skills and Qualifications:

  • At least 3 years of successfully mentoring at-risk youth
  • Strong knowledge and training in restorative practices
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills to be able to work under pressure and easily adapt
    or pivot to attain desirable outcomes
  • Self-motivated and demonstrates strong organizational skills with outstanding attention to detail
  • Ability to compile and organize findings and data retrieved before presenting it to management
  • Must demonstrate awareness and acceptance of cultural differences in the organization’s
    stakeholders (staff, youth, parents, funders, community)
  • Demonstrate strong leadership skills
  • Administrative and clerical skills
  • Excellent Interpersonal skills, including excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work independently and in collaboration with other teams
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills and the ability to create productive and healthy

Additional Information


  • Holistic and positive working environment
  • Paid Professional Development Training
  • Some Remote Work
  •  Being a part of the major impact on youth lives
  • Countless opportunities for expansion in personal development
  • Scholarship opportunities for collegiate staff
  • Paid self-care activities, workshops, and stipends
  • 24/7 access to Employee Assistance Program “EAP” by NexGen EAP

How to Apply

If you are passionate about leveraging your experience to help individuals cultivate high self-esteem, achieve scholastic excellence, and attain fulfillment in life realizing their full potential and purpose, to contribute to the goals of DYMON in the Rough, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and why you are interested in this position at www.dymon.org/careers.

*This position includes a probationary period, typically lasting 60 days, during which your performance and suitability for the role will be assessed to ensure alignment with our company’s standards and expectations* before transitioning to regular employment status.*

DYMON in the Rough is an equal-opportunity employer. We encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.


  • Date Posted: November 3, 2023
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 11/08/2023
  • Salary Range: $19.00/hour
  • Working Hours: 2 days a week / 8 hours per week