Organization: YWCA Utah
Rewarding opportunity for a passionate, energetic, patient and loving educator to provide academic support to children exposed to family violence. Enrich community partnerships and act as a community liaison with the Salt Lake City School District, administration, and teachers in local schools. Help to create a safe, respectful, and empowering environment. Provide on-site support for children living in the emergency shelter and KRH Transitional Housing. Hands-on mentoring and tutoring in the classroom for children in grades K-6 who live on our campus. Share academic expertise with the Children’s Services team to create additional opportunities for children to build and improve their academic skills. The ideal candidate will be a motivated, culturally sensitive team player who excels at recognizing and building upon the strengths of each individual child. Exceptional opportunities for professional growth, leadership development, and community impact as we expand our campus and life-changing work and begin our second century of service in Utah.


Lead, envision, and shape the academic success of children residing on the campus with the Children’s Services team.
Plan, implement and coordinate age-appropriate educational support activities for children who are attending school.
Facilitate communication between the SLC School District, administration, teachers, YWCA staff, and parents.
Assist the evening teen program. Mentor teens while providing age-appropriate activities.
Teach and reinforce appropriate social and emotional regulation skills. Provide feedback, discipline, mentoring and emotional support.
Assign, monitor, and reinforce individualized behavioral goals for each participant.
Attend the Children’s Advocacy and Intervention Services team meetings, regular staff meetings, and training sessions as requested.
Ensure all work is conducted in accordance with agency, contractual, and legal requirements and provide appropriate documentation of academic support offered and services rendered.
Articulate and promote high ethical standards in all YWCA programs, activities, and services, and with all public agencies.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with YWCA staff and any other organizations and individuals important to the success of the YWCA’s work.
Minimum Required Qualifications:

Commitment to empowering women and girls and eliminating racism.
Bachelor’s degree in Education, Special Education, or a related degree is required.
Experience in providing structure and activities in a school or group setting is preferred.
A minimum of two years of experience in direct social services is preferred.
Knowledge of domestic violence, child development, family systems, multi-problem families, dysfunctional behavior, and related issues is preferred.
Ability to communicate in Spanish is preferred.
Ability to work assigned hours on a regular basis with flexibility required to meet the needs of the clients and the agency.
Ability to work sensitively and effectively with diverse populations.
Outstanding interpersonal skills. Ability to create effective working relationships with other YWCA programs as well as build strong bridges with community partners.
Superb organizational and communication skills. Strong computer skills.
Commitment to program excellence and accountability.
Ability to relate positively to people of diverse ages, ethnicity, socio-economic levels, beliefs and lifestyles.
Valid Utah driver’s li

Job Details

Open Date: 10-14-2019
Close Date: 11-30-2019
Pay Rate: 15.50/hr
Job Status: Full Time
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Maggie Utgoff
Salt Lake City