|Title: Youth and Law Enforcement Program (YALE)- Bath & Elmira Site Coordinator|
|Department: Youth Mentoring of the Southern Tier||Status: Non-Exempt|
|Responsible To: Director of Youth
Mentoring and Empowerment Services
|Hourly Rate: $14.50/hour 20 hours a week– 10 Month
Position Summary: We are currently seeking a part-time Site Coordinator for the Youth and Law Enforcement (YALE)/Youth Mentoring of the Southern Tier (YMST) program for our Elmira, NY and Bath, NY sites. YMST/YALE is a site-based mentoring program that meets once a week at a designated location (sites include Corning, Elmira, Bath, and Allegany County). For this position, the Bath program will meet on Tuesday nights and the Elmira program will meet on Thursday nights. The Youth and Law Enforcement model of programming focuses on building mentor-mentee relationships between at-risk youth and members of law enforcement, first responders, professionals in the criminal justice system, and or community partners. During each hour-long program, Mentors and Mentees participate in fun and enriching activities facilitated by the Site Coordinators.
Position Responsibilities: This position is responsible for oversight of the Bath/Elmira site programs and implementation of weekly activities onsite at program. Ensure careful oversight of Mentors and Mentees (case management).
Supervise and plan weekly mentor and mentee programs and document attendance. Review with Director of Youth Mentoring and Empowerment Services, NY State Mentoring and Youth Mentoring of The Southern Tier policy information on a recurring basis to verify all volunteers have completed required trainings and these trainings have been documented.
Communicate program schedule, events, and needs to Mentors and Mentees along with their families. Create, maintain, and periodically review appropriate records (documentation) for the program with the Program Coordinator, either virtually or in person weekly. Conduct monthly progress notes to assess program effectiveness and participant growth. Attend agency staff meetings and other agency meetings as directed by the Director. Establish and maintain professional relationships with law enforcement, criminal justice agencies, and community partners to promote mentorship and programming. Recruit and train mentors.
Assist with the planning and implementation of fundraising events (such as the Bowl-A-Rama). Attend workshops, trainings, and seminars to enhance professional growth and to meet program needs. Perform other related duties as required or directed for the efficient and effective operation of the program set forth by the Director of Youth Mentoring and Empowerment Services.
Hours: 20 hours per week, Monday through Friday, with Tuesday and Thursday evening programming, 10 Months a year. Some remote work possible.
Agency Culture for Youth Mentoring of the Southern Tier: The Site Coordinator will receive weekly supervision from the Director. They will also receive staff development and trainings to further their skillset and knowledge base. All Youth program staff should be CPR/First Aid certified and will be offered by the Agency or School. Youth Mentoring of the Southern Tier connects youth with trained volunteers to create trusting, professionally-supported, one-to-one mentoring relationships that enhance the quality of their lives. Our values are Respect, Empathy, Fun, and Friendship. Through fun and friendship all youth feel valued and connected to their community, empowering them for their future.
Agency Culture for Youth: Family Service Society, Inc. seeks to maintain and build a supportive and collaborative environment throughout all of the youth services programs. Youth should have a place where they feel safe and supported. Youth will continue to gain positive interactions and influences by the enriching programs offered.
Education and Experience Requirements: Associate’s Degree preferred with experience in human service or criminal justice field. In lieu of degree, experience in the human service, education, criminal justice, youth serving fields will be considered. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Public speaking experience and case management skills desirable. Highly organized, good attention to detail, and ability to work independently desired. Must be available to work Tuesday and Thursday evenings.
Employment Opportunity Policy: Family Service Society, Inc. is committed to providing a nondiscriminatory employment environment for its employees. The policy of Family Service Society, Inc. is to fully comply with applicable federal, state, and local laws, rules, and regulations in the area of nondiscrimination in employment. Discrimination against employees and applicants due to race, color, religion, sex (including sexual harassment), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender national origin, disability, age, genetic information, gender expression, military, and veteran status is prohibited.
Employee Benefits: Family Service Society, Inc offers robust benefit options to help you maintain overall health and well-being.:
Flex Spending Account
Optional Life Insurance
Employee Assistance Program
Vacation, Sick, Floating Holidays, Personal Time, Bereavement Leave
12 Paid Holidays/Year, when they fall on your scheduled work day