One-on-One and Group Youth Mentors Needed

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inPOWER, Inc.

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Are you looking for a rewarding internship or just looking to make an impact on the youth in your community?WHO ARE WE? Rise Up Community Center is a youth-driven program providing a safe space for youth to discover their strengths and abilities, and to explore opportunities for success through community engagement, active participation, and positive youth development. DETAILS: **VOLUNTEER OR UNPAID INTERNSHIP** 280 E Main Street #100, Westminster MD 21157 Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 12-8pm Minimum commitment: 2-40 hours per week Available Shifts: M-F, 12-8pm

BENEFITS OF WORKING AT RISE UP

  • Training in Restorative Practices including Restorative Circles, Restorative Conferencing, and Restorative Justice.
  • Restorative Youth Empowerment training through inPOWER, Inc. (approach based on Restorative Practices and Positive Youth Development)
  • inPOWER Restorative Youth Development Facilitator Certificate after 40 hours.
  • Advanced Facilitator Certificate after 120 hours.
  • Gain experience working with struggling youth referred through Carroll County Public School's, Department of Juvenile Services, and community mental health/human services agencies.


RESPONSIBILITIES (MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO):INTAKE SPECIALIST (M-F, 12PM-2PM)
  • First contact with youth and family
  • Receive referrals
  • Schedule intakes
  • Assemble intake packets
  • Assist in Intake Process
  • Conduct risk-needs assessments
  • Enter data into data system
  • Enter case notes from previous day

YOUTH SPECIALIST - ONE-ON-ONE MENTOR (M-F, 12-2PM or 2-4PM)
  • Assist youth in setting goals and creating a plan of achievement.
  • Promote healthy and positive choices
  • Support development of employability skills, enhancement of academic skills, group participation, and community engagement.
  • Lead Restorative Circles and Restorative Conferencing
  • Lead various one-on-one and group activities
  • Accompany youth to various independent community activities such as job shadowing, interviews, training, counseling, etc.

YOUTH SPECIALIST - GROUP MENTOR (M-F, 4-6PM or 6-8PM)
  • Lead Restorative Circles and Restorative Conferencing
  • Lead various one-on-one and group activities
  • Supervise youth while out in the community
  • Assist youth in setting goals and creating a plan of achievement.
  • Promote healthy and positive choices
  • Support development of employability skills, enhancement of academic skills, group participation, and community engagement.
  • Assist with data collection and research
  • Assist in grant writing and research, fundraising, events, and donor aquisition.
  • Contribute to social media and marketing campaigns.

YOUTH SPECIALIST - TRANSPORTATION (M-F, 2-4PM or 8-9PM)
  • Clean driving record
  • Reliable transportation
  • Willingness transport youth in personal vehicle to various activities
  • Minimum of $100k Personal Injury Coverage

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must be 18 or older with a valid ID
  • Must be able to pass CJIS criminal background check

PREFERRED BUT NOT REQUIRED:
  • Familiarity with risk and needs assessments
  • Experience working with struggling youth preferred but not required.
  • Skills in team building
  • Motivated Self-Starter
  • Ability to collaborate with others
  • Engaging, positive and energetic personality
  • Bilingual - Spanish, ASL

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Children & Youth Community Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

280 East Main StreetSuite 100Westminster, MD 21157

(39.56712,-76.98793)
 

SKILLS

  • Child Development
  • Mentoring
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Youth Services
  • Tutoring
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 2-10 hours per week

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