The City of Worcester is an EEO/AA Employer. Preference is given to Worcester residents.
YOUTH WORKER (YOUTH ON-SITE)
CITY OF WORCESTER
PENDING FUNDING APPROVAL
The Youth On-Site program takes place in-person across local City parks. It is an outreach based program, aimed to engage youth ages between 10 and 17 in planning and hosting events and activities, where youth can develop leadership skills and be active, while promoting positive public health practices related to COVID-19. Youth Workers will provide support to the Youth On-Site Program Manager, Site Outreach Coordinators, and youth participants at their designated site in creating and implementing activities. Youth Workers are responsible for connecting with youth in the community; assisting youth in performing daily activities, and providing one on one support. Youth workers will assist in facilitating training and planning sessions with youth, and supporting the coordination and management of youth led activities and events at their site.
The qualified candidates will possess strong communication skills; will have the ability to build relationships and networking skills with students, colleagues, and community members; ability to communicate and work effectively with diverse populations; ability to work with students with special educational or emotional needs; ability to provide and receive constructive feedback; ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment.
Bilingual applicants encouraged to apply.
• Six (6) months experience in youth work and/or youth serving program
• Must have an updated physical exam in the past 12 months
• Ability to pass CORI/SORI check
• Experience working with children and families from diverse cultural, socioeconomic backgrounds and abilities
• Experience facilitating activities and programming
• Worcester Resident
SALARY: $15.00 - $15.50 hourly, part-time, seasonal, non-benefitted.
To apply, please visit: www.worcesterma.gov/employment or send resume and cover letter to: City of Worcester, 455 Main Street, Room 109, Worcester, MA 01608. Preference is given to Worcester residents. The City of Worcester is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Direct inquiries to: City Hall, Human Resources, Room 109, 508-799-1030, HR@worcesterma.gov.