Senior Youth Advocate
Youth Development Department
Coalition for Responsible Community Development (CRCD) is seeking a visionary and dynamic individual to join the Youth Development team as a Youth Advocate. This innovative full-time position is based in Los Angeles, CA. Interested candidates are encouraged to visit the CRCD website (http://coalitionrcd.org/index.html) to gain insight into the agency’s mission.
Mission of CRCD
To better sustain, coordinate and improve local planning, development and community services that address the needs of low-income residents and small businesses in South Los Angeles.
Founded in 2005, the Coalition for Responsible Community Development has a unique focus on young people in Vernon-Central (age 16-25), and collaborates with residents, businesses, community-based organizations, civic leaders and Los Angeles Trade Technical College to improve the quality of life in our community.
The Senior Youth Advocate will be part of an innovative team of service providers and educational experts that will work collectively to create/run an innovative program for young people in South Los Angeles that face the greatest barriers to finding employment. The Senior Youth Advocate will provide one-on-one supportive services to at-risk and transition-age youth who are preparing to join the workforce. The Senior Youth Advocate will assess basic needs, identify barriers to employment, develop an Individual Service Plan to address those barriers, and coordinate services to help youth prepare for and secure living wage jobs with a career path upon graduation of the Workforce program. This position will also act as an intermediary supervisor of youth advocates in the absence of a program manager. Supporting the program manager with program structure and framework implementation. The coordination of case conferences will also be the responsibility of the Senior Youth Advocate.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
$35,000 - $45,000 based on experience
Those interested in this position may apply by submitting a cover letter, resume and salary history to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please make sure to include the job title & how you heard of this position in the subject of your email.