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DYMON (Dynamic Young Minorities of Nashville)

Youth Engagement Specialist

DYMON (Dynamic Young Minorities of Nashville)

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Job Summary

Youth Engagement Specialists operate as positive role models for students as a part of the DYMON
Program. Specialists are responsible for providing a fun, safe, and enjoyable experience for participants enrolled in the Program.

Job Responsibilities

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
● Facilitate weekly programming activities and 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 to CDC’s and MNPS’ COVID guidelines, and there is a daily
minimum of 1:15 staff to student ratio during the program.

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
● Submit accurate, timely, written reports.
● Aid in or handle special assignments as directed.
● Complete basic administrative work.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:
● Bachelor’s degree preferred in social work, psychology, volunteer management or 5+ years of work
experience in youth development and youth/program coordination.
● Two or more years’ experience in mentoring and youth development, working within community
organizations and/or schools required.
● Mandatory CPR and First Aid Certifications. (Training provided)
● Experience working in racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse communities preferred

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
● Must demonstrate awareness and acceptance of cultural differences of clients, staff, and community
contacts.

● Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks
● Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
● Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth.
● Computer literacy and competency
● Efficient planner – must be able to organize and schedule work priorities.
● Demonstrated ability to make decisions and judgments with youth safety and security foremost.
● Demonstrated ability to appropriately handle confidential and sensitive information.
● Demonstrated ability to accept and follow through on supervisory direction.
● Demonstrated ability to establish appropriate relationships and to effectively influence teens in a
manner consistent with organization values.
● Valid driver’s license, clear driving record and current automobile insurance.
● Must bass TBI Background check and all internal background verification requirements;
● Must have proficient, documented background experience and training in related area;
● Ability to interact with all age levels serving

Additional Information

Benefits

○ Holistic working environment
○ Mentorship
○ Paid Professional Development Trainings
○ Yearly Bonuses and Incentives
○ Positive Work Environment
○ Being a part of the major impact in youth lives
○ Countless opportunities for expansion in personal development
○ Scholarship opportunities for collegiate staff
○ Paid self-care activities and workshops
○ Full-time and part-time positions
○ Full-time benefits: health insurance, dental insurance, funded retirement, paid vacations, and
paid holidays

How to Apply

Website: www.dymon.org/job

Application:  https://forms.gle/X7F2GGsq5kBT85UGA  (Note: it includes an active calendly link where candidates will need to  book their own interview)

Details

  • Date Posted: August 24, 2022
  • Type: Part-Time
  • Job Function: Programs and Service Delivery
  • Service Area: Children / Youth
  • Start Date: 08/31/2022
  • Salary Range: $16-$18/ hr
  • Working Hours: 8-10/hrs; Mon-Thu 3