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Banner Neighborhoods is currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

Crew Leader, YouthWorks

Job Title: YouthWorks Crew Leader
Position Type: Full time; temporary
Department/Group: Southeast Youth Collaborative
Location: Banner Neighborhoods Community Corp
Start date: 06/17/2019
End date: 08/09/2019
Rate of pay (hourly or salary): $20/hourly
Reports to: YouthWorks Program Manager

SUMMARY OF SEYC
In partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development YouthWorks program and 8 nonprofits in Southeast Baltimore, the Southeast Youth Collaborative provides neighborhood youth with community-based work experience, job and life skills training and community engagement experience during the summer months to prepare for future employment.


JOB DESCRIPTION
Role and Responsibilities
The Crew Leader’s role is to manage a group of (10 youth) for 5 weeks. They must be able to clearly express themselves orally and in written format. The Crew Leader will also thoughtfully plan, implement, and be able to multitask various projects.  These projects include, but are not limited to tree pit maintenance, community garden upkeep, general weeding, and trash abatement. The Crew Leaders will also be responsible for assisting youth in MiniBiz Camp activities.
– Plan daily work activities, ensure appropriate equipment and supplies are available
– Work in unison with staff from Southeast Youth Collaborative and Banner Neighborhoods to plan, implement, and evaluate projects
– Be an active participant in all assigned trainings
– Participate in planning and administering/attending job readiness curriculum, enrichment activities, and field trips
– Collect daily attendance and administer pre/post assessments in accordance to MOED’s standards
– Prepare detailed reports on activities performed over the summer
– Maintain up-to-date CPR and First Aid training certificate for the duration of the summer (training will be provided if you do not have this certification)
– When necessary, communicates program policies and expectations to participants and/or parents to ensure a high level of safety and engagement at all times
– Supervises participants by maintaining appropriate participant-to-supervisor ratios (10:1) and always being within sight and sound of participants
– Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements
– Bachelor’s Degree (in progress or completed) in social work, education, or related field OR associate degree (in progress or completed) and one year of full-time, relevant experience; experience in education, counseling, and/or working with youth
– Minimum one (1) year of experience in leading and motivating adolescents and/or young adults through projects
– Proficient in Google Drive, Microsoft Office, and basic email functions
– Able to pass background and fingerprint check

Required Skills
– Professional, friendly manner and excellent relationship building skills
– Ability to effectively communicate to diverse groups
– Feels comfortable addressing conflict to work towards resolution
– Self-motivated, takes initiative, willing to acquire new skills
– Well organized and detailed oriented; deadline oriented
– Passionate about young people in Baltimore
– Ability to demonstrate positive role modeling

Physical Requirements
– Must be able to function under fast paced and summer time outdoor conditions
– Physical requirements include, but are not limited to: standing, bending, kneeling, lifting, using tools
– Lift at least 25 pounds without issue

HOW TO APPLY
Please send your resume, and briefly tell us about yourself, your qualifications and why you’re interested (no need for a cover letter – just an informal paragraph or two in the email is fine) to Amanda Roman at amanda@bannerneighborhoods.org. Be sure to include “Banner YouthWorks Crew Leader” in the subject line. Applicants must be able to fully commit to the 8-week program, starting 6/17/19. For best consideration, apply by 4/29/19.

Program Manager, YouthWorks

Job Title: YouthWorks Program Manager
Position Type: Full time; temporary
Department/Group: Southeast Youth Collaborative
Location: Banner Neighborhoods Community Corp
Start date: 06/17/2019
End date: 08/09/2019
Rate of pay (hourly or salary): $25/hourly
Reports to: Youth Workforce Development Program Coordinator

SUMMARY OF SEYC
In partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development YouthWorks program and 8 nonprofits in Southeast Baltimore, the Southeast Youth Collaborative provides neighborhood youth with community-based work experience, job and life skills training and community engagement experience during the summer months to prepare for future employment.


JOB DESCRIPTION
Role and Responsibilities
The Program Manager’s role is to oversee Banner Neighborhoods’ YouthWorks Program. The position requires supervising 5 crew leaders and managing a group of 50 YouthWorkers for 8 weeks. Applicants must have excellent time management, multi-tasking,  and organization skills as this is a fast paced environment. The coordinator must also have superior oral and written communication skills, especially among diverse groups of people. Applicants must be flexible and able to adapt quickly to situations.
– Design, develop, and implement beautification projects that address the varying needs of the community such as, but not limited to: green spaces, gardens, tree pit mulching, removing weeds, trash abatement, etc.)
– Assist crew leaders in the planning, development, and implementation of the job readiness curriculum, enrichment activities, and field trips
– Ensure daily schedules are completed and maintained
– Maintain appropriate inventory levels for tools and other items as needed for each worksite
– Serve as a conflict mediator as necessary
– Update and maintain Apricot database
– Be an active participant in all assigned trainings
– Collect attendance, paperwork, and assessments in accordance to MOED and SEYC standards
– Complete end of program evaluations and reports as required
– Maintain up-to-date CPR and First Aid training certificate for the duration of the summer (training will be provided if you do not have this certification)
– When necessary, communicate program policies and expectations to participants and/or parents to ensure a high level of safety and engagement at all times
– Supervises participants by maintaining appropriate participant-to-supervisor ratios (10:1) and always being within sight and sound of participants
– Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements
– Bachelor’s Degree (in progress or completed) in social work, education, or related field OR associate degree (in progress or completed) and one year of full-time, relevant experience; experience in education, counseling, and/or working with youth
– Minimum two (2) years of experience in leading and motivating adolescents and/or young adults through projects
– Proficient in Google Drive, Microsoft Office, and basic email functions
– Able to pass background and fingerprint check
– Experience in conflict mediation is a plus

Required Skills
– Professional, friendly manner and excellent relationship building skills
– Ability to effectively communicate to diverse groups
– Feels comfortable addressing conflict to work towards resolution
– Self-motivated, takes initiative, willing to acquire new skills
– Well organized and detailed oriented; deadline oriented
– Passionate about young people in Baltimore
– Ability to demonstrate positive role modeling

Physical Requirements
– Must be able to function under fast paced and summer time outdoor conditions
– Physical requirements include, but are not limited to: standing, bending, kneeling, lifting, using tools
– Lift at least 25 pounds without issue

HOW TO APPLY
Please send your resume, and briefly tell us about yourself, your qualifications and why you’re interested (no need for a cover letter – just an informal paragraph or two in the email is fine) to Amanda Roman at amanda@bannerneighborhoods.org. Be sure to include “Banner YouthWorks Program Manager” in the subject line. Applicants must be able to fully commit to the 8-week program, starting 6/17/19. For best consideration, apply by 4/29/19.