Division:  Warrenville Youth and Family Services

WYFS is a multi-purpose community service agency serving the residents of the Warrenville area in Chicago’s western suburbs. Programs include the Community Counseling Center, Case Management Assistance, Hispanic Outreach, Mentoring, and Quest – an after-school/summer-school program for middle school aged youth.

Job Responsibilities

The Youth Worker is responsible for building relationships with at-risk junior high students and facilitating learning in the summer day program. Duties include working with groups of students to facilitate their participation in program activities which include community service, life skills education, recreational activities, and team building.  Ability to transport students to and from programs preferred.

Requirements

A passion for working with junior high students; High School diploma; previous experience working with youth or adolescents in any setting, sensitivity to the needs of students from low-income and culturally diverse backgrounds. A current, valid IL driver’s license along with a good driving record and reliable transportation preferred.  A Commitment to Outreach Community Ministries’ Statement of Mission and Faith is required. Bilingual (Spanish/English) a plus.

Status

Part-time Temporary Summer Employment
Staff Training  June 12-16
Program Dates  June 19- August 11
Program Schedule  Tues/Thurs/Fri, 11 am-4:30 pm

Compensation

The hourly rate for this position is $14.00.

OCM complies with all applicable state and federal laws pertaining to nondiscrimination in employment, including nondiscrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, age, and disability. As a religious organization, OCM reserves the right to make employment decisions based on its religious identity, as permitted by state and federal law.

 

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