AmeriCorp Youth Coordinator, Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Assoc.

Posted by on September 19, 2011

Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association
Job Description:  AmeriCorp Youth Coordinator

SUMMARY:  The Youth Coordinator (YC)  is a full time, one year AmeriCorps position responsible for facilitating youth conflict resolution curriculum on site and at partnering locations as well as assisting with daily youth activities.  They are also responsible for providing referral and outreach services to youth enrolled in the OCCCDA programs and to families, teachers/schools and community partners of participating youth.  The Youth Coordinator will report to the program director.

Time commitment:  35 hours per week, Monday-Friday; some evening meetings/events as required.  Start date of October 1, 2011 and one year commitment required.

■    A commitment to the Oxford Circle community and to the holistic vision of the OCCCDA.
■    Associate’s degree from an accredited college or university in Elementary Education, Social Work, Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Special Education, Family Studies, or related field (or equivalent).
■    A minimum of one (1) year experience working with and instructing youth in an urban, educational setting.  An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
■    Passion for working with urban youth and creative problem-solving abilities
■    Program facilitation experience, experience supervising volunteers preferred
■    Provide current clearances (child abuse and criminal)

■    Leadership experience to work/direct diverse groups of community partners and volunteers
■    A commitment to principles of social justice, reconciliation, and redemption
■    The experience in  diverse, multi-cultural contexts and community youth, families and partners
■    A love for the arts and their functional nature in faith and society
■    Passion for working with urban youth
■    Dependability and faithfulness in completing assignments
■    A spirit of teachability
■    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
■    Ability to handle multiple tasks.
■    Computer skills and proficiency with word processing and database software programs.

■    Education award.
■    Qualified student loan forbearance and accrued interest paid
■    Health insurance
■    Training
■    Potential childcare stipend

For more information or a more detailed job description, please contact Chantelle Todman-Moore at or at (215) 288-8504.

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