Ideal candidates are those with specialized training and experience in working with the LGBTQI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning, and Intersex) population and provide sensitive, LGBTQI-affirmative counseling and mentorship, specific to African-American males.
- Small group sessions with young, African-American males (14-18) twice a week after-school.
- Comprise a thorough lesson plan complied with LGBTQIA+ issues, social-emotional skills, building healthy relationships, self-regulation skills and more.
- Provide behavior management for at-risk youths and mitigating issues among students with a firm grasp on best practices for working with African-American males specifically.
- Exercise the utmost sensitivity and respect for each individual and how they choose to identify, and respecting their right to privacy within the parameters of your Mandated Reporter duties.
- Empower them to resolve current issues and to develop coping strategies for the future as African-American men.
- Provide a model for a healthy, trusting relationship through clear communication and setting appropriate boundaries.
- Acknowledge their strengths, talents, and gifts and encourage them to find ways to use them.
- Be an active listener and offer support and encouragement when appropriate.
- Engage in a variety of activities to help expose youth to new opportunities and experiences.
- Enter attendance records and other daily or periodic information in participant files as required by the program.
- Maintain order in the classroom, and handle standard student disciplinary matters, referring students to school personnel as necessary.
- High School diploma or GED required.
- Ability to work collaboratively with school personnel, agency staff, parents and community partners.
- Available to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings and some weekends.
- Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously.
- Ability to follow directions, both verbal and written.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Contract
Salary: $17.00 to $23.00 /hour
- counseling: 1 year (Preferred)
- youth advocacy or mentorship: 1 year (Required)
- LGBTQIA+ Outreach: 1 year (Required)
- High school or equivalent (Required)
- Mid-Day (Preferred)
- Evening (Preferred)
Full Time Opportunity:
Hours per week:
- Bi weekly or Twice monthly
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
- People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
- Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
- Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity
This Company Describes Its Culture as:
- Outcome-oriented -- results-focused with strong performance culture
- People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
- Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative
This Job Is:
- A good fit for applicants with gaps in their resume, or who have been out of the workforce for the past 6 months or more
- A job for which all ages, including older job seekers, are encouraged to apply