18 Degrees Youth Programs Coordinator in Pittsfield, Massachusetts
Full Time /Temporary Position [5 months] 18 Degrees is where new beginnings come to light for children and families! At 18 Degrees, we cultivate teams and leaders to embrace the principles of diversity, equity and inclusiveness to support the needs of our community. The Youth Programs Coordinator will conduct outreach and participant recruitment for the Pittsfield Community Connection (PCC) program engaging vulnerable youth ages 10-24 from hire until Dec. 31st, 2022. - Plan and lead prevention, intervention, and diversion efforts of pro-social programming. - Coordinator will chaperone all programming activities; responsible for assisting PCC staff in planning, implementing and executing different activities for the summer/ fall schedule - Follow up with participants and staff to ensure planned activities are adequate including but not limited to keeping data and assisting with pre- and post-activity questionnaires - Assist with youth engagement, facilitating workshops, data collection, participant transport to and from activities - Join outreach efforts at the different Pittsfield Public Schools throughout the week during school lunch times - Anything else that pertains to the scheduled implementation. Concentrate on family and youth services in the community while also actively looking for vulnerable youth who may benefit from services and also providing information for potential mentors. This person will work with Program Manager and case managers to ensure service delivery, client confidentiality, and youth engagement. Some college preferred, but not required. High School Diploma or equivalent with relevant experience is required. Must have a valid driver's license and registered and insured vehicle. Experience working with youth development programs; lived experience with at risk youth strongly preferred. Multicultural/ multilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. Proof of Covid vaccination required.