Youth Activities Representative - YWCA El Paso Del Norte Region

Youth Activities Representative

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Facilitates and provides activities, programs, and exercise for youth participants ages 7-18 who reside in the YWCA Transitional Living Center (TLC) and in Rapid Rehousing (RRH).  Under general supervision, works with volunteers, transporting children, organizing, implementing, and leading age appropriate activities in a safe atmosphere that promotes, caring, social skills, fitness and mental well-being and learning. This position is grant funded. Continuation of position is contingent upon the availability of grant funds.

High school graduate or equivalent. Bachelor’s Degree preferred.

Must be comfortable working with children of all ages.  Must be willing to learn primary prevention models for children who have suffered trauma.

Must work closely with Children’s Activities Representative and other Case Managers to assure special needs are met.  Must be skilled and respectful in working with people of diverse cultural/educational backgrounds. Must have ability to be objective but caring when dealing with problems of others. Crisis intervention skills required.  Additional training will be provided.  Must be organized and able to handle multiple tasks at same time and work under pressure, with continual interruptions. Must be able to work independently and autonomously. Must be able to solve problems and make sound judgments and decisions. Hands-on, working knowledge with PC operation, as well as MS Software applications. CPR and First Aid Certification to be obtained within one months of employment with the YWCA and maintained throughout tenure.  This will be the responsibility of the employee.  Must have access vehicle with valid driver’s license and sufficient car liability. Must be able to read, write and communicate in English. Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred

Anticipated Benefits
YWCA Membership and Program Discounts
Basic Life Insurance
Medical, Dental, and Vision