Organization: Salt Lake County Youth Services
Get to Know Us
Salt Lake County Youth Services provides support to schools and families through Afterschool Programs, Summer Programming, and Parental Support. Our programs are offered on site at schools located in Kearns, Magna, West Valley City, and Millcreek. Our goals are to keep kids safe, provide healthy adult role models, teach new skills, and give youth confidence in themselves through a variety of activities including academic support, dance, arts, sports, service projects throughout the community, and off-site field trips. These goals are achieved by working closely with school administration and ensuring our staff are active participants in helping to make positive changes within the communities served.

What You'll Do Here
As an Afterschool Program Youth Leader your team will work directly with youth from diverse backgrounds in a school setting to provide a safe and healthy environment by:
* Being a leader and mentor to the youth while using Positive Behavior Support techniques while guiding groups of up to 15 youth.
* Planning and implementing daily activities for program participants based on school day support and enrichment focus areas including STEM, Arts and Culture, Character Education, Healthy Living, and College and Career Exploration.
* Creating lesson plans and activities resulting in enriching the lives of youth and helping them to become successful in academics and daily life activities.
* Complete 20 hours of provided training per school year that will assist you in meeting program and personal career goals.

What We Need from You. We don't need a lot, but what we do need it vital:
* One (1) year of experience working with youth in structured setting.
* Must be reliable and punctual! Our youth depend on you to be there for them as a mentor and to be able to attend program.
* Must enjoy working with youth of all ages and motivated to guide and encourage their growth both academically and interpersonally.
* Strong communication skills to effectively communicate with a diverse population from different social and ethnic background.
* Driven to not only set and achieve goals but also to see opportunities where changes are necessary and take the initiative to work with your team to implement improvements.
* Must be at least 18 years old.

What We Give You:
Opportunity to develop skills in leadership, youth mentorship, lesson planning, facilitation of activities, while providing safe and healthy environments. You will gain invaluable work experience in youth development, conflict resolution, engaging appropriately with youth, youth services programs and local resources, and programming and quality assurance.

Pay: $13.50 per hour

Schedule: Varies based on location following a school year calendar. School year are afternoons Monday-Thursday for 3+ hours, plus planning and prep time for about 15-20 hours a week. 4 weeks off in mid July- mid August.

Work Location:
Various schools in Kearns, Magna, and Mill Creek

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
* Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
* People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
* Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
* Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
* High stress tolerance -- thrives in a high-pressure environment
* Positive attitude -- ability to move forward during difficult situations and motivate others

Job Details

Open Date: 06-08-2021
Close Date: 09-03-2021
Pay Rate: 13.50
Job Status: Part Time
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Jillian Jettie
Salt Lake City