Inwood House Website Job Posting September 2012
Request to post the following Job Opportunities on the Inwood House website. Cover letters including salary requirements and resumes should be emailed to: Norma Uriguen at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Youth Development Counselors ensure an effective therapeutic milieu is established and ingrained in all aspects of the program through the application of best practices in their work with youth and families. The primary role of this position is to establish a healthy relationship with each participant in the group and provide guidance, modeling, and opportunities for pregnant and parenting teens, as well as runaway and homeless youth, to learn social, independent living and parenting skills. The YDC must act as a mature and positive role model at all times in order to create and/or enhance the overall therapeutic environment. The YDC must work closely with other team members and with community schools, families, and other community resources as needed. Candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelors Degree, experience and a demonstrated knowledge of adolescent and child development and a valid drivers license.
Inwood House's P.R.I.M.E. Leaders Afterschool Program is currently looking for dedicated and talented individuals who have strong backgrounds in dance, specifically stepping and salsa, and are interested in working with youth on community projects as their mentors/instructors. Our program begins August 22, 2011. Candidates should be able to: -successfully complete an intensive 2-week training camp; work up to 20 hours per week (2:30-6pm Monday-Friday); design and facilitate weekly (2-hour) lessons centered on social justice issues; regularly engage (10-15) students in a club based on dancing (expertise in Salsa dancing, Stepping); and prepare students for public presentations, competitions and community projects.
The full-time Grant Coordinator will be integral to Inwood Houseís development team, and s/he will be responsible for raising our profile in the corporate, foundation, and government communities, and increasing our funding from these key sources. This is critical, as the organization is expanding its reach to new youth and young families as we work toward our goals of scaling up the number of participants served in our high-impact programs, as well as impact policy in the teen pregnancy prevention, teen family support, and child welfare arenas.
In partnership with the Assistant Executive Director of Development and External Affairs (AED) and Senior Manager of Development and External Affairs, this position is responsible for grant research and writing and reporting. Proposal submissions are primarily in the New York region, but also nationally. Importantly, this individual will expand and diversify the Inwood House donor base/pipeline and work to secure funding from new sources.
Social Media Interns must have a true passion for social media, technology, trends and innovation in the digital and social space and they must have remarkable writing skills.
The successful candidate will have a bachelorís degree advertising, communications, marketing, new media or public relations. Excellent written and verbal communication skills; excellent computer skills; ability to work independently and efficiently on concurrent projects; ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal staff and outside clients, partners and vendors is required. An understanding of the social media universe including Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Wikis, blogs, etc. is a MUST.
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