Employment Opportunities

Open Positions

Youthworks Career Captain

  • Position Type: Temporary Full Time
  • Department: Southeast Youth Collaborative
  • Location: Central Baltimore OR East Baltimore
  • Reports to: Program Manager, Youth Employability
  • Start Date: 6/27/22
  • End Date: 8/10/22
  • Vaccination Policy: MUST be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination OR be willing to submit a request to the Director of Administration and receive an accommodation for medical or religious exemption

Summary of Banner Neighborhoods Community Corporation:

Banner Neighborhoods started in 1982 as a small neighborhood project helping senior homeowners on a fixed income maintain their homes and live independently in their neighborhood. Over the years, Banner has grown to become an umbrella organization for the neighborhood associations within our boundaries. Responding to the changing needs in the neighborhood, we have added programs incrementally through the years and have developed strategic partnerships and collaborations that are consistent with our mission. Banner Neighborhoods mission is to empower east Baltimore communities with life-enriching programs for youth and older adults. We offer a wide variety of programs designed to strengthen the community, ranging from youth activities to senior home maintenance, to beautification projects.

Summary of SEYC:

In partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development YouthWorks program and 7 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.

Role and Responsibilities

The Career Captain’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 Career Captain’s will also thoughtfully plan, implement, and be able to multitask various projects. these enrichment projects include, but are not limited to tree pit maintenance, community garden upkeep, visual/performing arts, healthcare and computer tech. The Career Captains will also be responsible for assisting youth in Jumpstart success and VISA's practical money skills activities.

  • Work in unison with staff from Southeast Youth Collaborative and Banner Neighborhoods to plan, implement, and evaluate projects
  • Plan daily work activities, ensure appropriate equipment and supplies are available
  • 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
  • Administer pre/post assessments in accordance with 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 always ensure a high level of safety and engagement
  • 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 preferred (in progress or completed) in social work, education, or related field OR associate degree (in progress or completed) OR graduate degree (in progress or completed) and one year of full-time, relevant experience; experience in education, counseling, and/or working with youth

  • Able to pass background and fingerprint check
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in leading and motivating adolescents and/or young adults through projects
  • 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
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and basic email functions
  • Professional, friendly manner and excellent relationship building skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate to diverse groups
  • Feels comfortable addressing conflict to work towards resolution

Preferred Skills

  • Must be able to function under fast paced and summertime outdoor conditions
  • Physical requirements include, but are not limited to standing, bending, kneeling, lifting, using tools
  • Lift at least 25 pounds without issue
  • Youth Mental Health First Aid Certification

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 Kenika Walker at .

Be sure to include “Banner YouthWorks Career Captain” in the subject line. Applicants must be able to fully commit to the 8-week program, starting 6/20/22. For consideration, please apply by 4/29/22.

Youth Sports Camp Counselor

  • Position Type: Temporary Full Time
  • Department: Go Kids Go Summer Camp
  • Location: Central Baltimore OR East Baltimore
  • Reports to: Program Director, Youth Sports
  • Start Date: 7/13/22
  • End Date: 8/12/22
  • Vaccination Policy: MUST be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination OR be willing to submit a request to the Director of Administration and receive an accommodation for medical or religious exemption

Job Description:

The Summer Associate will work for Up2Us Sports Ameri Corp and will be placed at Banner Neighborhoods. The Up2Us Sports VISTA Summer Associates will be placed at Banner Neighborhoods to improve the quality of the “Go Kids Go” summer member experience by providing support and assisting staff throughout the nine-week program.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Supervises program activities to meet standards of Banner Neighborhood Community Corporation
  • Lead groups, no more than 10 campers daily through sports, learning, and enrichment activities.
  • Utilize resources provided to develop and lead summer activities for campers
  • Set up equipment and field/court for activities; monitor equipment
  • Provide a safe environment by checking the condition of the field/court. Examine field/court prior to practice and games for unexpected hazards.
  • Enforce and adhere to Banner’s policies and procedures.
  • Be accessible by phone or email.
  • Model appropriate behaviors and show campers how to play fairly, show empathy, and win and lose gracefully.
  • Collect and maintain participants attendance and other pertinent documentation
  • Enter data into database and ensure all data is organized and accurate
  • Create and administer questionnaires and surveys
  • Collect valuable information from marketing campaigns run through webpages, social media, and other various destinations.
  • Report any problems with fields, equipment, player behavior, parent behavior or officials to the Director of Youth Sports.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Desire to work with youth and have enthusiasm, patience, and organizational skills, displays maturity, dependable, and responsible.
  • Experience working with kids 9 – 14 years old
  • At least two years of experience as player and/or coach
  • Familiarity with MS Office products such as Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Completion of HS diploma or equivalence
  • 18 years or older
  • Hold one of the following statuses:
  • US citizen
  • US national
  • Lawful permanent resident
  • Legally residing in a state: refugee, asylee, or Daca status
  • Available to serve the entire nine weeks in a full-time capacity (35-40 hours per week) from July 13th – August 12th
  • Able to pass a background check
  • Covid-19 vaccinated – Masks are required

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Living allowance ($3,562.65)
  • Choice of education award ($1,342) or end-of-service stipend ($311)
  • Professional development and networking opportunities

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 Velmar Coleman at .