The recruiter will be responsible for identifying young people throughout Chicago that would be a good fit for the Youth Leadership & Development (YLD) program.
Candidates need experience in job placement, workforce development, recruiting, and customer relations.
The recruiter is responsible for outreach, events, and follow-up for the whole recruitment cycle.
The recruiter should be knowledgeable about youth development and able to work with youth from a variety of backgrounds
Job Responsibilities: Identify opportunities to source candidates through events, online platforms, direct outreach and partnerships (e.g. career centers) Foster a set of relationships with partners such as career centers, local schools, and community centers to promote YLD opportunities to future candidates. Directly engage prospective students to inform them about YLD generate interest to apply and guide them as needed through the application process
Plan and execute promotional events to recruit new participants Implement a system of communication (texts, calls, emails, social media messaging, etc.) with individual participants and their families to ensure all interested youth are able to participate in and complete the program
Coordinate and participate in outreach, special events, training, programs, projects, meetings, and other initiatives as assigned
Track participant progress in programs *Qualifications:*Passionate about recruiting a high quality and diverse corps for our students. Anchored in a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. Enjoy meeting and engaging with new people. Can support multiple candidates and partnerships at varying stages in the recruitment process. Always seeking to learn, improve and innovate. Demonstrated knowledge of positive youth development and empowerment; experience with education administration and/or student services strongly preferred
Ability to engage students and facilitate educational programs in diverse settings
Ability to self-manage, independently prioritize, solve problems, and effectively handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously, while taking direction as needed