The following position is currently open in our Youth Leadership Development (YEL) unit:
PART-TIME YEL GROUP FACILITATOR
The Youth Empowerment Leadership (YEL) team holds ongoing youth meetings. We are looking for a responsible, mature adult (21 years or older) to assist with developing, planning and facilitating youth activities and supervision of youth in areas of programming activities. The YEL Group Facilitator is also responsible for transporting youth to and from group or special events. Successful applicant must understand and be able to respond to a variety of needs of a culturally diverse population of youth ages 13 to 22, as well as build rapport with the youth. Successful candidate will exhibit knowledge necessary to work effectively with youth with behavioral, emotional, or mental health challenges. As part of a team that includes the Youth Coordinator, Assistant Youth Coordinator and Group Assistants, the Group Facilitator is responsible for the safety of the group and is expected to actively participate with youth during all trainings and exercises. Requirements include 1 year experience working with youth, car and clean driver’s license, positive attitude towards job, clients, coworkers and Agency – team player.
This is a 20 hour per week position, and pays $13.25 per hour. Hours will include some evening hours. The Group Facilitator reports directly to the Youth Coordinator. Submit letter of interest and Internal Business Reference by the close of business on 8/3/15 to:
Family Help Center
ATTENTION: VERNA (YEL)
60 Dingens Street
Buffalo, NY 14206