LaSalle School Youth Development SPC Resource Center in Albany, New York
The LaSalle School is seeking an Evening Resource Center Youth Development Specialist (Part-Time, non-exempt/hourly). This position reports to work 3-4 Days a Week, from 300 pm-900 pm. General responsibilities include supervising program participants, completing the necessary documentation, providing progress feedback, and perform TCI strategies when required.
The Youth Development Specialists introduces skills, activities, and opportunities to at-risk male adolescents tapping into their strengths and fostering appropriate relationships, helping them become successful members of their community. This position provides direct supervision of the participants, monitoring behavior, motivation, attendance and safety within the Juvenile Reporting and Family Center (JRFC). This early intervention program provides youth with a supervised, structured array of enrichment recreational activities during high-risk evening hours.
Supervision of participants and program delivery. Completing necessary documentation. Assist each participant's appropriate engagement in program. Provide feedback on progress, reinforce appropriate behaviors and positive effort. Maintain safe, orderly environment. Conduct groups, lessons, activities per daily schedule. Tend to the appropriate use of facility, equipment and supplies. Adhere to agency home transportation routine and fulfill responsibilities of assigned role.
Qualifications - Required
High School Diploma or equivalent Driver Safety Certificate, Clean NYS Drivers License Experience with adolescent population. First Aid, CPR Commitment to LaSalle School mission and philosophy. Knowledge of basic education, recreation, and behavior management strategies.
Qualifications - Desired
Associates degree or equivalent Bachelors degree in related field. Experience with after-school programs. Experience in field of juvenile justice.
Evening shift Monday to Friday