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Join Our Team!-Youth Group Facilitator

Interested in working to help strengthen families and keep kids safe? Love working with a team of staff and volunteers to make positive change for Treasure Valley families? If you are looking for a part-time job with some really great people, send your resume and a cover letter to Josie@familyadvocates.org today! No phone calls please.

 Job Title: Youth Facilitator

Reports to: Youth Development Supervisor

Wage: $9-$12/hour DOE Part-Time (12-15 hours per week)

General Summary

The Family Advocates Youth Facilitator will possess a strong passion for making a difference in the lives of children and families. A Youth Facilitator will combine this passion with relevant college education or work experience in teaching, child development, child protection, early childhood education, social work or other non-profit incentive-based program delivery and volunteer development experience. A Youth Facilitator will possess leadership skills, self-determination, and a willingness to learn.

Essential Job Functions

Direct Service and Program Support

  • Represent Family Advocates and the Youth Education portion of the Family Strengthening Program in all events and/or programming
  • Support Youth Development Supervisor, volunteers, interns, and service learners
  • Implement curriculum for youth group/classes weekly
  • Attend Family Strengthening Program weekly staff meetings
  • If schedule permits, attend bi-monthly Family Advocates All-Staff meetings
  • Anticipate a minimum of half hour of curriculum preparation, two hours of programming, and half hour of debrief after programming
  • Keep a log of children successes and difficulties to track progress
  • Assist staff with clean up, room set up, and organization before and after Family Strengthening groups to maintain integrity of facilities
  • CPR and First Aid trained or willing to be trained within 60 days of hire
  • Maintain confidentiality and boundaries with participants at all times
  • Any other duties as assigned

Data Management and Administrative Support

  • Distribute, collect and submit evaluations, surveys and/or documents as required
  • Notify Youth Development Supervisor when new policies and procedures are needed

Supervision

  • Agency orientation and Family Strengthening training completed during first month of service
  • Regular supervision and communication during planned workdays
  • Follow state/national law or statute for child protection

Job Criteria

Minimum Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Able to pass Idaho State Police background check (inclusive of National Sex Offender Registry and Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Registry check)
  • Valid Idaho Identification and dependable transportation
  • Able to work a flexible schedule (including some nights per week)
  • Work efficiently, collaborative, and independently as needed
  • Maintain accurate records, documentation, confidentiality, and boundaries
  • Must support and promote the mission and vision of Family Advocates

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bilingual (Spanish and English)
  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or child development
  • CPR and First Aid certified

Locations and Schedule of programs as of August 2018 (Include a minimum of ½ hour preparation beforehand and one hour cleanup and debrief afterwards)

  1. Family Strengthening Boise:
    1. 3010 W State St., Boise, Idaho 83703
  2. Tuesdays 10:30am-12:00pm
  3. Last Tuesday of every month, 5:30-6:30pm
  1. Family Strengthening Caldwell:
    1. Caldwell Church of Christ
      1. 4012 S. 10th Street, Caldwell, Idaho 83605
    2. Wednesdays 10:30am-12:00pm
  2. Family Strengthening Mountain Home:
    1. First Congregational Church
      1. 515 E. 15th North, Mountain Home, Idaho 83647
    2. Thursdays 12:30pm-2:00pm

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the responsibilities of the job, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the job holder will encounter. While performing the duties of this job, the intern is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

DISCLAIMER

The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification. It is not designed to contain, nor to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications and objectives required of Employees assigned to this job.