CCSWW

Neighborhood Specialist (Intern)

US-WA-Mt. Vernon
7 months ago
Job ID
2017-2349
# of Openings
1
Category
AHA
Min
USD $15.00/Yr.

Overview

The Neighborhood Specialist’s role is to aid in the planning, development and implementation of the Kulshan Creek Neighborhood Youth program. Duties include field trip organization, family outreach and student recruitment. Required commitment is 12 hours per month for scheduled monthly field trips.

Responsibilities

  1. Participate in student recruitment efforts through family connections. Provide registration packet, program information, and maintain contact with participants.
  2. Organize food preparation for monthly field trips with coordinator and partners.
  3. Attend all field trips as a chaperone and mentor for students.
  4. Plan activities and games to encourage student participation in lessons.
  5. Work with partners from MVPD, NCI, USFS, NPS, CHS and other organizations to develop and promote the Kulshan Creek Neighborhood Youth Program.
  6. Assist partners with community service projects specific to program.
  7. Assist in all program logistics: program planning, outdoor equipment, meals, travel, media, and publicity.
  8. Assist with additional operational duties as necessary.
  9. Participate, outreach, and plan monthly fieldtrips. Intern is expected to attend weekly meetings and monthly fieldtrips.
  10. The intern to record progress of the program including student, parent, and volunteer participation. The intern to take video, photos, interview participants, to be used for program documentation and media projects.

Qualifications

JOB CONDITIONS:

 

This position requires the employee to work in an environment where there may be exposure to cleaning supplies, blood, bodily fluids, and other potentially infectious material. Working conditions may include frequent interruptions, strenuous outdoor activities, interactions with angry persons, and computer use.

 

PHYSICAL AND MENTAL ACUITY REQUIREMENTS:

 

The requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. Able to hear telephone rings, face-to-face and phone conversation, door bells, pager beeps and emergency alarms.
  2. Able to speak clearly in person and on the telephone.
  3. Able to handwrite legibly.
  4. Able to read normal size print and handwritten notes.
  5. Mobility/dexterity of hands/arms to enable using a computer and other office equipment.
  6. Ability to hike, bike, swim, operate a small boat and generally pursue outdoor activities.
  7. Regularly able to perform duties as assigned.
  8. Able to make independent decisions and apply sound judgment in performing job duties.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: (Qualifications which applicants must possess to be considered for the position.)

 

      1. Good interpersonal and organizational skills.
      2. Bilingual verbally and written in English/Spanish.
      3. Good verbal and written communication skills.
      4. Some computer skills.
      5. Demonstrated ability to complete necessary documentation and instructions, following specific guidelines.
      6. Ability to work within the mission, goals, and objectives of Catholic Community Services/ Archdiocesan Housing Authority.
      7. Experience working with people with various socio-economic backgrounds including low-income families. 
      8. Familiarity with the Mt Vernon neighborhoods and families living in the project area
      9. Experience with outdoor activities and skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (Qualifications which are desired in applicants; however, applications without these qualifications will not necessarily be excluded from consideration if they possess minimum qualifications.)

      1. Familiarity with the Mt Vernon neighborhoods and families living in the project area.
      2. Experience with outdoor activities and skills.

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