Small Seeds is currently hiring for the following positions


Position: Youth Coach
Status: Full-time, 40 hours per week, exempt
Reports to: Program Coordinator

Background:

The Youth Coach is an entry level position whose aim is to provide activity facilitation and coaching both in a one-on-one and group setting to program participants in order to yield changes in character, academic achievement, lifestyle, behavior and attitudes.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, and implement quality and developmentally appropriate programs, activities, services, and special events for children, adolescents and teens with a focus on truant youth and those in the foster care system.
  • Provide one-on-one and group coaching to support underdeveloped skills.
  • Evaluate the progress of all program participants and make the necessary adjustments to ensure positive program outcomes for all participants.
  • Facilitate and attend activities and events in the community with program participants in order to build community engagement.
  • Please note that the majority of work will take place out in the community with a small amount of work being completed in an office setting.
  • Collaborate with parents, schools, and other community agencies and organizations to run support programs, in addition to ensuring a consistent communication loop.
  • Maintain all records, curriculum materials, and intake information, client and group records
  • Have transparency to work independently, as a team player and with a flexible schedule.
  • Attend all staff meetings and required trainings
  • Complete other duties as assigned by supervisor

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s (preferred) or Associate’s (required) degree in social services or education
  • 2-3 years of experience working with elementary, middle, high school and out-of-school-age youth, particularly youth in urban or underserved communities
  • Must have a valid driver's license, good driving record, reliable vehicle, and proof of insurance.
  • Mandatory flexible schedule as some evening and weekend hours are required.
  • Act 33 & 34 and FBI Clearances – employment contingent upon obtaining all three clearances.

Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of the child welfare/juvenile justice systems and community resources/networks
  • Excellent written/oral communication, organization, listening, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel skills
  • CPR & First Aid Certification (or ability to obtain)

Compensation and Benefits: $28,000 – $30,000 annual salary with excellent benefits package. Salary dependent upon candidate’s educational background and level of experience.

TO APPLY : Please send cover letter and resume by email to hr@ssdipgh.org (please note job title in your subject line). No phone calls please.

 

Position: Site Monitor (SM)
Status: Full -time, 40 hours weekly, exempt
Reports to: Program Coordinator

Background:

The Mother to Son Program (MTSP) provides empowerment services for both the Mother and Son in an effort to address parenting, social skills, goal setting, academic improvement, self-esteem, financial literacy education, health and fitness, cultural education and family interaction.

Purpose:

  • The Site Monitor will provide oversite, direction and leadership for the program while working with single mothers raising young males from the ages of 3 to 15.
  • The Site Monitor will provide responsive support to mothers and/or their sons as identified by programmatic needs during site programming.
  • The Site Monitor will engage in a learning experiences designed to encourage mothers and sons to think about and determine short and long term goals.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, provide leadership, direction and support to MTSP participants at multiple sites
  • Supervise on site programming, activities, services, and special events
  • Conduct constructive interaction and communications with program participants
  • Perform administrative, direct service tasks and weekly programmatic reports on MTSP sites
  • Administer and collect all MTSP relevant site documents (e.g. enrollment packets, surveys, evaluations, observation notes)
  • Adhere to the meeting timetable thus ensuring completion of the site agenda
  • Provide in home services to families in the program
  • Provide group facilitation and one-on-one coaching to support skill development as needed
  • Contribute to all departmental operations and perform any other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree is preferred and a minimum of 3 years experience in related field working in urban or underserved communities
  • Knowledge of the child welfare/juvenile justice systems and community resources/networks
  • Excellent written/oral communication, organization, listening, and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
  • Valid driver's license, good driving record, reliable vehicle, and proof of insurance.
  • CPR & First Aid Certification (or ability to obtain)
  • Act 33 & 34 and FBI Clearances

Compensation and Benefits: $28,000 – $30,000 annual salary with competitive benefits package. Salary dependent upon candidate’s educational background and level of experience.

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume electronically to hr@ssdipgh.org (please note job title in your subject line). No phone calls please.


Small Seeds Development Inc. is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.