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Position Title: Prevention Program Facilitator

Reports To: SUD Director

Job Type:  Full-Time

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Youth Connection is looking for a Prevention Program Facilitator who will work with the community to provide assistance in the coordination of the I2D2-Fit ‘N’ Fun Family Club and various substance abuse prevention programs.  This person would be responsible for working with youth of all ages and their parents or caregivers to provide nutrition and education training along with substance abuse prevention services in elementary schools, local churches, businesses, and community facilities. Also, this person would ensure that the programs adhere to the agenda and guidelines already established. In addition, the facilitator will also follow up with participants to make sure they will be present and input data after the close of each session. The Facilitator would also work with the SUD Asst. Director to carry out the annual summer Ticket to Float program – a program that exposes groups of youth in Metropolitan Detroit to kayaking in the summer. Finally, the employee in the position will work closely with the SUD Asst. Director to establish a development plan to gain MCBAP prevention credentials within 2 years of employment and collaborate with other core staff to carry out goals and objectives of all of our Prevention Programming.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Facilitate and organize weekly Fit ‘N’ Fun Family Clubs and other prevention programs
  • Assist in inputting data from program into databases
  • Be responsible for dissemination of material on healthy eating and lifestyles as well as substance abuse prevention to providers, targeted parents, families and community
  • Facilitate all responsibilities for the Ticket to Float program including recruitment, scheduling, coordination of groups, and program execution.
  • Represent TYC at prevention program related meetings and functions as directed
  • Attend program related, staff and board meetings, as required; and
  • Assist with TYC sponsored events, as needed.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by supervisor or the President and CEO.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Must have reliable transportation and valid driver’s license

 

REQUIRED JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

  • Knowledge and/or experience regarding organizing and/or other community-based work
  • Above average knowledge of Microsoft Word Programs
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of working information
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to work as a team member as well as independently.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education: Bachelor degree or equivalent experience required, (health/nutrition/dietician major preferred)

 

Experience:

One or more years-demonstrated experience in working/participating with community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, schools and/or civic organizations. Demonstrated capacity to learn rapidly and to apply new skills in an office setting may be considered in lieu of specific experience.

 

 

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Position Title: The Youth Connection Career Academies (TYCCA) Job Developer                    

Reports To:  TYCCA Division Director

Job Type:  Full-Time

POSITION SUMMARY:

Establish and maintain activities to develop, locate and secure jobs, internships, apprenticeships, secondary education opportunities and training for TYCCA youth.  Able to interact with corporations, businesses, youth.  Interact with TYC partner organizations, corporations, businesses, youth and community-based organizations to provide workforce development opportunities, career and college fairs and college tours. Coordinate work readiness skills training and follow-up services for youth. Work collaboratively with the TYCCA Team and TYC Staff to meet and exceed contract requirements.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Initiate and maintain ongoing personal contacts with a variety of business and industry representatives and job placement/training agencies to promote programs for participant placement and identify training opportunities
  • Conduct scheduled and drop-in visits and cold calls to potential employers explaining the benefits and employment support services provided by TYCCA to employers
  • Locate jobs for eligible participants based on their career goals and competencies.
  • Work closely with Case Management Youth Advisors to determine career needs, goals and opportunities.
  • Collect data from employers related to positions including job requirements and skills
  • Refer qualified youth to employers and conduct all necessary follow-up when applicants are placed in positions
  • Keep updated regarding job fairs and internet resources
  • Participate in outreach and recruitment activities by coordinating and attending job fairs, college fairs and college tours
  • Ability to identify and secure training sites for participants
  • Work with Case management Youth Advisors and youth to assess participant’s interest and aptitudes and provide job coaching. Maintain consistent monitoring to recognize potential problem areas and identify possible solutions and resources to assist with their needs to be successful in their career and education choices
  • Adhere to agency confidentiality protocols regarding TYC Clients, programs and services.
  • Performs other tasks and duties as assigned

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT

  • Ability to work flexible hours and utilize time management to organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines
  • Must have reliable transportation and willing to travel.

 

REQUIRED JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

  • Proficiency using IBM or compatible equipment, Microsoft Office and related software, Internet and email
  • Must have knowledge of job training, development/recruitment, and client placement
  • Must have knowledge in vocational education; local labor market trends and employment opportunities in both the private and public sectors.
  • Ability to conduct and develop training and secure training sites and programs for program youth
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Good communication and administrative skills
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and great attention to detail
  • Ability to work as a team member & independently

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience in health and human service, community development, business or related fields.

Pass all relevant background checks.

 

Experience:

Two years of experience that demonstrate use of most of the skills required for this position and in carrying out the kinds of tasks and duties assigned.

 

Licenses or certificates:

Valid unrestricted Michigan Driver’s License

 

 

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Position: The Youth Connection Career Academies (TYCCA) Case Management Youth Advisor    

Reports To: TYCCA Division Director

Job Type:  Full-Time

The TYCCA Case Management Youth Advisors will provide case management services to TYCCA youth to ensure their needs are met to promote successful outcomes and program completion. Case Management Youth Advisors will coordinate and provide life skills development, career planning, coaching and supportive services.  These services can include but not limited to assistance with housing, food, child care, transportation, mental health support and referrals.  The primary goal is to help participants, find and obtain job related resources, post-secondary education opportunities and supportive services.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Provide orientation to youth on the services and eligibility requirements
  • Assist clients with determining eligibility, registering, and accessing community and social service needs. Provide transportation as necessary for clients (either directly or indirectly) to ensure clients are able to take advantage of needed services and all required program activities.
  • Maintain at least twice a month contact with assigned youth making additional contact as needed to ensure appropriate follow-up and reporting.
  • Ensure youth participate in life skills and other trainings and workshops to develop the skills necessary to achieve economic independence and effective life skill management.  
  • Work with Job Developer to assess client skills and interests to provide career planning, post-secondary education opportunities, and job placement assistance.
  • Assist with site monitoring of summer job placements and participate in various field trips, group outings, etc.
  • Conduct worksite visits as required for program compliance.
  • Provide 12 month follow-up support to assist clients as needed in maintaining self-sufficiency after completing career academies programs and services.
  • Develop and maintain contacts with community organizations and educational institutions, making TYCCA presentations for the purpose of outreach, recruitment, and securing opportunities for TYCCA youth.
  • Maintain accurate, up to date client files.
  • Meet all contract requirements
  • Other duties as assigned.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Background checks and clearances as required.
  • Valid Driver’s License proof of insurance
  • Must have reliable transportation and willing to travel

REQUIRED JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

  • Must have case management experience with youth ages 14 -24.
  • Knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education & Experience:

A Bachelor’s degree in psychology, counseling, social work, human services, or a related field

Two years’ experience working with youth and young adults

 

 

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Position: Data Management Specialist                                                            

Reports To: TYCCA Program Director

Job Type:  Full-Time

POSITION SUMMARY:

Responsible for the planning and implementation of all data collection, analysis, and dissemination activities of the TYCCA program. Work closely with the Program Manager to improve and establish effective systems and processes for collecting data and information as it relates to TYCCA programs as well as OSMIS, Launch Pad and Pyndex related functions to ensure that this data is accurate, and accessible. These services include, but are not limited to, attendance tracking, data mining, tracking performance outcomes to help ensure program compliance, designing databases for specific client use and training clients and staff in the use of data storage and retrieval systems, databases, and software management tools. Provide high-level program support by conducting research, preparing statistical reports, handling information requests, data input and management, processing program enrollments, exits, training assignments and other data related functions. Assist with training and facilitation as needed for program participants and staff on various topics including, but not limited to data entry, coding, and resume building. Works in coordination with all TYCCA programs and community partners. Responsible for all email and mass communication distribution to youth, parents, and program partners, as assigned. Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to connect with youth, young adults, and parents where appropriate. Must have strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook and other technology procedures.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Execute all regular transaction processes necessary to maintain program records and databases such as extracting, importing, and exporting of data in various database applications to measure program performance, conduct program evaluations, and provide data to assist with presentations, program development, monthly program reports, and presentations, as needed.
  • Manage databases for TYCCA related programming, manage data and entry for Pyndex, Launch Pad and OSMIS through data validation and document verification, and entering and tracking client attendance/timesheets, demographic information, and completing and submitting program enrollments, youth goals, activities and program exits for all TYCCA programs (i.e. WIOA, Soar, GDYT, etc.).
  • Track program data to help ensure services provided demonstrate measurable progress and attainment of expected performance outcomes and work with contract compliance department to provide data as needed for contractual and program compliance.
  • Perform the collection, analysis, and dissemination of all program data and information, and complete/launch TYC Apricot data management system currently in development.
  • Perform data analysis of key problem areas to assist in root cause analysis, audit program and client data on a regular basis to ensure data integrity and quality; and assist with ongoing data architecture processes and governance.
  • Train TYC staff and program participants on data systems, and assist in implementation, testing, and validating data and software systems.
  • Perform data quantitative and qualitative analysis, assist in preparation of data reports, training materials, business presentations, publications, marketing collaterals, and other educational materials.
  • Assist with facilitating client employability and life skills training as needed.
  • Assist with client enrollment as it relates to intake/eligibility, orientation/information sessions, and document collection, to help maintain accurate, up to date client database and files.

  • Assist with site monitoring of summer job placements and attend various field trips, group outings, etc.
  • Assist with promoting program and recruiting participants, referrals, intake and enrollment processes
  • Assist with client follow-up to assist clients as needed in maintaining self-sufficiency after receiving services to measure outcomes.
  • Perform a variety of tasks, as needed, to help improve the lives of all TYCCA clients and participants.

 

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

  • Ability to work flexible hours including late evenings, weekends, on-call, and occasional overnights.
  • Must have reliable transportation and willing to travel within the cities TYC serves, using personal vehicle.
  • Must provide State of Michigan I-CHAT background clearance, DHHS Central Registry clearance, and local police clearance. Federal clearances may also be required and State of Michigan Sex Offender Registry.

 

REQUIRED JOB KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY:

  • Experience in developing major data collection and maintenance systems
  • Thorough understanding of computer systems, software and data reporting systems
  • Must possess some knowledge of child welfare, social services system, youth workforce development, and rules and regulations regarding the management of cases, specifically WIOA targeted youth populations.
  • Must have a knowledge of administrative and technology procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, designing forms, and other program procedures and terminology.
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and follow through on issues in a timely manner and utilize time management skills to organize and prioritize work to meet program deadlines and desired outcomes.
  • Must possess excellent verbal communication and writing skills with knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Must have computer skills to prepare documents and presentations, maintain various databases, spreadsheets, to track program data/outcomes, and search for information on the internet.
  • Must possess strong knowledge of MS Office, including Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Must be highly organized and have great attention to detail with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, and follow through on issues in a timely manner

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Education Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience working in computer science, information science or data science, along with experience working in a child welfare, workforce development, or a professional human services environment.

 

Required Experience:

Demonstrated experience managing data within a human services agency, youth, or community-based organization. Must have experience with data entry, database development and in carrying out the kinds of tasks and duties assigned to this position.

 

Licenses or Certificates: Valid unrestricted Michigan Driver’s License and provide proof of vehicle registration and auto insurance required.

 

 

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