A Place Called Home is seeking a Teen Services Associate
Reports to: Associate Director of Teen Services
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
A Place Called Home is a dynamic, non-profit youth center in South Central Los Angeles. APCH provides educational programs, counseling, mentoring, music, dance and art classes, and fitness opportunities. As youth participate in our programs, they discover interests and talents and develop a better sense of themselves and their place in the world around them. Our goal is to increase the likelihood that youth will stay in school, pursue higher education, attain viable jobs, and become active citizens capable of making positive change in the world in which they live. (www.apch.org)
Under the direction of the Associate Director of Teen Services, the Teen Services Program Associate will provide program support to the Bridge to the future program and will assist with job readiness training, curriculum development and implementation, and tracking of ongoing teen programs, special events, and career opportunities.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To perform this important job successfully, the Teen Services Program Associate must be able to fulfill all of the elements of the Job Description to the highest standard, and be able to work well with colleagues in a high energy, collaborative environment with open communications. The ideal candidate will have a strong work ethic and have the required technical skills. The ideal candidate will embrace the APCH culture of a learning organization and strive to constantly improve upon systems and services for the benefit of employees and our constituents. We ask all employees to take ownership of their work and achieve the highest standards of quality.
Technical and Performance Skills
Oral and Written Communication Skills Professionalism
Group and Individual Instruction Organizational Skills
Mission-Driven Dedication to excellence
Time Management Detailed Oriented
Ability to Multi task Digital Design (Beginner Photoshop)
Collaborative Skills (ability to work with staff and volunteers)
Computer Skills (Intermediate level of Microsoft suite)
Ability to speak and understand Spanish (Preferred)
Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Experience
Proficient in Excel preferred
Two years experience working with teen and young adult population
Two years working in an office environment
Physical and Mental Demands
Able to work in dynamic, high noise level environment typical of a youth center
Walking, standing, physical activity required on daily basis
Lift up to 25 pounds regularly
Speech and hearing within normal ranges; speech clarity sufficient for standard face to face and telephone communications
Background screening required
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter, to Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org by no later than 08/07/15
(E-mail submission only/No phone inquiries)
Responses will be sent only individuals meeting the outlined requirements of the position.
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