YouthWorks - Psychosocial Skills Program Developer

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It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


IHERC is a non-profit public health research and advocacy organization. Our goal is to prevent distinguishable dangers and threats to our society through organized efforts and by helping government, individuals, and organizations make informed choices. To this end, our research covers a breadth of issues from disease to drowning and violence prevention to ultimately prolong life and promote health.

YouthWorks is an extension of IHERC that will aim to support juveniles leaving detention by providing structure and increased resources an opportunity for growth through a soft-skills and hard-skills curriculum, including vocational immersion.

Job Description:

  • Responsible with creating, documenting, and supporting the soft-skills curriculum for YouthWorks programming.

  • Researching soft-skills necessary for personal success applicable for YouthWorks apprentices.

  • Develop 8-12 week long programming for soft-skills acquisition, with defined steps to achieving success in each skill.

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications :

  • Experience with the importance and implementation of soft skills for youth development.

  • Highly organized, attention to detail, results oriented

  • Exceptional verbal, written, & presentation skills

  • Strong editing skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word & Publisher

  • Experience in teaching soft-skills curriculums in medium/large group settings


  • Child Development
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Youth Services

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-3 hours a week
  • 1 weekly report to supervisor

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