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When

Mon Jan 09, 2017 10:00 AM - Thu Jun 08, 2017 02:00 PM

Where

217 Harbour WayRichmond, CA 94801


About

Position Title: Youth Engagement Specialist (School Group Co-Facilitator)


Area/Program Focus: Healing Trauma, Restorative Practices in School


Supports: Restorative Practice Coordinator and Facilitator


Position Summary: The school group co-facilitator supports historically marginalized and underserved populations - ELD students, students of color, etc - who may be struggling in their school environment. These students may experience low levels of connectedness to peers and school staff, impaired self-esteem and/or behavioral issues. Through these open-ended groups, students are offered a space for community-building, the creation of respect-agreements, and also provide opportunities leadership development.


Essential Responsibilities:
 Attend a training on restorative practice and philosophy
 Offer a trusting, healing, and supportive relationship to students
 Commit to volunteering at least one day a week (Mon, Thurs, or Fri) from 10am-2:00pm during the Spring 2017 semester


Success Metrics:
 Increased school attendance and engagement
 Improved grades


Core Skills:
 Demonstrated ability to work effectively with culturally diverse stall and populations
 Strong communication skills, virtual and in-person


Requirements:
 Must complete a Live Scan background check to be paid by CCEB
 Must complete a brief online training in recognizing and reporting abuse
 Must volunteer at least 4 hours per week for at least 5 months


Agency Culture: Every year, Catholic Charities of the East Bay moves thousands of youth, individuals, and families from Crisis to Stability to Prosperity through 3 primary program areas: "Fostering Self-Sufficiency" provides services designed to strengthen families and increase income to livable wages; "Welcoming the Stranger" offers legal immigration, refugee relocation, and refugee employment services; "Healing Trauma" delivers immediate and sustained support to victims of crime, especially those impacted by community, domestic, and family violence, as well as mental health treatment to students and adolescents experiencing multiple, ongoing incidences of trauma.

Skills

  • Mentoring
  • People Skills
  • English as a Secondary Language (ESL)
  • Relationship Building
  • General Education

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Orientation or Training
  • At least 4 hours/week during spring 2017 semester

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