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Kids in Transition Group Facilitator

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Tubman

Role Summary

The Kids in Transition Group Facilitator Intern or Volunteer is responsible for hosting a virtual support group for youth who have experienced family violence, relationship transitions, and/or grief and loss. Groups are divided by age: 5-12 and 13-17.

Impact & Benefits
  • Bring in information that may assist families to improve their child’s response to relationship transitions and critical life changes
  • Instill families with the knowledge of how to engage in positive conflict resolution at home
  • Make a difference in the lives of young clients of Tubman by providing quality support
  • Learn methods to serve youth and parents with respect to diversity and life experience
  • Help foster a healthy, caring community on multi-generational levels
Position Responsibilities
  • Promote well-being of youth through the facilitation of workshops intended to enhance coping skills related to relationship transitions and family challenges
  • Maintain confidentiality of youth clients’ background and current needs
  • Ability to communicate effectively with children
  • Ability to build trusting relationships with clients while maintaining appropriate boundaries
Position Qualifications:
  • Ability to work well under pressure and remain calm in response to crisis situations
  • Awareness of issues affecting clients and their families
  • Awareness and respect for diversity
  • Desire and ability to serve and foster a healthy community
  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with youth and relevant college coursework preferred
Time Commitment & Availability
  • Commit to facilitating four six-week sessions over the course of one year. Groups take place on Thursdays, 6:30 pm to 8 pm.
Supervision & Training
  • Training and supervision provided by the Community Outreach Coordinator

Organization

Each year Tubman helps nearly 25,000 people of all ages, genders, and cultural backgrounds who are facing relationship violence, sexual assault, exploitation, homelessness, addiction, mental health challenges, or other forms of trauma. We provide safe shelter and housing, legal services, mental and chemical health services, and youth programs. www.tubman.org

We encourage applications from people of color, multilingual speakers, all genders, veterans and people with disabilities.

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About Tubman

Location:

3111 1st Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408, US

Mission Statement

To advance opportunities for change so that every person can experience safety, hope, and healing.

Description

Each year Tubman helps nearly 25,000 people of all ages, genders, and cultural backgrounds who are facing relationship violence, sexual assault, exploitation, homelessness, addiction, mental health challenges, or other forms of trauma. We provide safe shelter, legal services, mental and chemical health counseling, youth programs and community education.

Children & Youth
Community
Crisis Support

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Youth Services
  • Child Care
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Child Development
  • Child Advocacy
  • People Skills

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed

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