Youth Education Coordinator at Casa de Amigos

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY: The purpose of this job is to provide overall direction and supervision of the Youth Education program. The overall objective is to “Help People Help Themselves” through training and self-help type learning opportunities and to supervise the activities in the Youth Education Program in coordinating and implementing programs and activities which meet the needs of youth education and promote literacy skills. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, those described in the specific duties below.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Supervises and coordinates, or acts as liaison for the all youth education programs including but not limited to:
1) After School and Children’s Literacy Tutoring (Education Station)
2) Summer Youth Camp Activities
3) Computer Lab
4) Other educational activities, as scheduled
• Identifies, recruits, screens, and enrolls students as needed for all programs; works with public schools as appropriate.
• Offers support to students and their parents through group activities, phone calls, educational guidance, and instruction.
• Maintains community contacts pertaining to youth education (i.e. neighborhood schools, Midland ISD Partners in Education, etc.
• Provides hospitality for volunteers; assures that volunteers receive necessary supplies, guidance, and instructions to carry out their responsibilities.
• Supervises Work Study members and volunteers that help with Education Station/Summer Camp responsibilities.
• Maintains accurate and current program records, statistics, and reports; submits reports in a timely manner.
• Knowledgeable of other programs and resources within Casa de Amigos and in the community for referrals.
• Accompanies group, as scheduled, for group activities.
• Coordinates with Community Relations Manager for public relations and outreach.
• Attends job related trainings, and agency meetings; works as a team member; communicates and coordinates with appropriate staff.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
• Relates and works well with people of all ages, economic, ethnic, and educational levels
• Kind and compassionate
• Excellent educational knowledge
• Ability to manage multiple priorities/tasks
• Good organizational skills
• Flexibility to change and adjust programs to meet participant needs
• Good verbal and written communication skills
• Computer skills
• Dependable
• Ability to supervise
• Bi-lingual preferred

HOURS: 40 hours per week. May include some evening/weekend time.

EDUCATION:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Human Services or related field
• Teaching experience or on-the-job experience and knowledge in educational needs for youth
• Computer knowledge

How To Apply

Please send resume to Tonya Eckert, Executive Director at teckert@casadeamigosmidland.org.

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