Youth Program Group Leader
Company: Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
Location: Lincoln Park
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Position: Youth Program Group Leader (Permanent and
Salary Band: 1
Reporting to: Youth Program Site Manager
The ideal candidate will be responsible for the implementation of
varied activities including educational, life skills, cultural and
recreational services for at-risk youth enrolled in a before and
after-school 21st Century Community Learning Center and / or summer
Various Open locations throughout Wayne County:
Implement a program curriculum designed to meet program objectives
as outlined in the program's concept proposal. This includes but is
not limited to academic education, life skills education, and
cultural/recreational activities to provide program youth an
opportunity for learning and personal growth in a structured and
positive environment during the hours after-school and/or during
the summer months. Hispanic language proficiency a plus.
Work with other agency staff to identify particular needs in the
areas of education, life skills education and personal development
that should be addressed outside the program. Participate in
meetings with parents and school officials to discuss such needs as
Evaluate youth progress in pre-determined measurable terms at
program intervals as directed.
Assist in the recruitment of appropriate children for enrollment in
the program. This may include the design of flyers and brochures,
airing of public service announcements, and making of presentations
in the community.
Participate in meetings with youth, program staff, and agency
administrators related to program design, program implementation,
and program evaluation in the interest of insuring the program is
meetings its goals and objectives. Work cooperatively with all to
create unity and to maintain open lines of communication.
Maintain all records in a manner consistent with Wayne Metro
policies and procedures. Compile data from such records in the
preparation of reports as requested.
Maintain a positive attitude towards assigned work, clients, and
staff, and a willingness to work with others.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma and experience in youth education/programming
or a combination of education and experience which is similarly
Currently enrolled in high school with proper work permit
Minimum of two years of experience in youth
Ability to implement program plans appropriate for meeting the
educational and personal development needs of at-risk youth.
Ability to interact with parents, teachers, and other professionals
to identify, and provide for the needs of youth with regards to
social services, recreational/cultural activities, and
Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
Ability to work with a minimum of supervision.
Ability to travel to various sites.
Licensing and Other Requirements
Valid Identification and reliable transportation.
Must be COVID-19 vaccinated, or partially, with the ability to
complete within 30-days of employment. Circumstances preventing
vaccination, and corresponding accommodations will be reviewed and
Work schedule is Monday - Thursday, summer program may require to
work on Friday, with specific hours to be determined by program
Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with
or without notice.
Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity
Keywords: Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency, Detroit , Youth Program Group Leader, Other , Lincoln Park, Michigan
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