The Rockland County Youth Bureau needs professional trainers to facilitate employment training for teens participating in the T.E.E.N. Works (Teen Employment Education Network) Program. T.E.E.N. Works is a 17-week employment opportunity program for teens and young adults between the ages of 14 and 21 that begins in January.
Its objective is to strengthen the participants' abilities to become self-sufficient and responsible. It also provides a paid job placement at the end of the program if the participant received a positive assessment. T.E.E.N. Works will run from January 28 to May 30, 2013 on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The T.E.E.N. Works Facilitator will work 15 hours weekly and report to the program's coordinator
The job duties include:
- Deliver T.E.E.N. Works curriculum for employment training to participants
- Assess participant’s understanding of the training content through written evaluations, observations and communication
- Provide regular feedback to the coordinator on participant’s progress
- Assist coordinator with employment placement
- Provide feedback to the coordinator about the curriculum
- Create practical and interactive lesson plans based on the curriculum
- Advise coordinator of problems or concerns regarding individual participants
- Collaborate with the coordinator and lead participants in developing a service-learning project to be implemented during the program
- Complete facilitator training
- Prepare to lead interactive lesson plans
- Complete participant assessments
The following qualifications of a T.E.E.N. Works facilitators must have at least one year of experience working with youths, be able to work with a diverse population, participate in mandatory facilitator training and available to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends.
Specific skills required:
- Ability to implement T.E.E.N. Works style of planning and lesson delivery
- Create practical and interactive lesson plans based on T.E.E.N. Works curriculum
- Excellent communication and team working skills
- Ability to work independently
- Plan and organize work according to the needs of the program participants
- Ability to read, interpret, apply and explain rules, regulations, policies and procedures to participants
- Ability to complete comprehensive assessments about the participants.
Applicants should send their resume to Marianne McCarney-Haesche by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax at 845-638-5377. Resumes can be mailed to:
Rockland County Youth Bureau
18 New Hempstead Road
New City, NY 10956