Stipended Teen Anti-Tobacco Group Facilitator Internship

YWCA LOWELL - Lowell, MA

Part-time | Internship

**Are you disgusted with the tobacco/vaping industry’s tactics to target youth and people of color to become addicted to their deadly products? Do you want to channel that disgust into growing a movement of like-minded teens to counter big-tobacco’s tactics? **

YWCA Lowell seeks an energetic, highly motivated college student for a unique internship experience in our expanding Youth Services Department. This is a stipended position with an expectation of 6 hours per week, for the 2019/2020 school year that includes extensive hands-on experiential learning and teaching opportunities as well as on-site field supervision. Candidates must have the ability to work with and mentor high risk high school aged youth.

Responsibilities:

  • Support of the YWCA's mission: eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all.
  • Assist in actively recruiting teen participants in after-school youth development, community education, and racial justice initiative;
  • Facilitate twice weekly after school group sessions for YWCA Lowell teen chapter of The 84 Movement;
  • Assist in developing expanding community tobacco / vaping awareness partnerships;
  • Assist in facilitating YWCA Lowell The 84 Movement chapter community actions.

Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate student pursuing a degree in Human Services, Public Health, or a related field preferred.
  • Knowledge/experience/understanding of tobacco related product health impacts.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the needs of youth.
  • Excellent communication skills including working within diverse racial and cultural groups.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Successful completion of CORI / SORI and reference review prior to hiring.
  • Dependable automobile with a valid driver's license, documentation of safe driving record, and current motor vehicle insurance.
  • Expectation is a minimum one school-year commitment.

Interested candidates should submit statement of interest, resume, and list of references

Job Types: Part-time, Internship

Compensation: semiannual stipends

Job Types: Part-time, Internship

Hours per week:

  • Less than 10