Youth Services Program Assistant
Part-Time, 18 hours/week
Youth Services Program Assistant: Supports programming and activities 3 days a week for the Youth Services Program at the Pride Center of Staten Island. This includes planning programs, developing a monthly calendar, coordinating with community partners and volunteers who provide programming, making referrals to programs in-house and at other organizations for youth participants (in consultation with the Program Director), supervising youth drop-in activities and programs, outreaching to recruit LGBTQ and allied youth into Pride Center programming, and assisting with Youth Services and Pride Center special events.
Facilitate 3 days of activities for LGBTQ and allied youth.
Inform supervisors when program and/or office supplies are getting low or equipment is not working properly.
Perform in-reach and outreach activities throughout the calendar year to recruit new youth and retain current youth participants for Youth Drop-In activities.
On a monthly basis, create a calendar for Youth Drop-In activities and other youth programming. Calendars are to be drafted three months ahead of time.
Foster a safe and welcoming environment for all participants.
Coordinate with community partner organizations and/or volunteers who facilitate programs within Youth Drop-In activities.
Chaperone off-site field trips as needed.
Communicate concerns about youth participants to the Program Director on a weekly basis.
Make and record referrals to programs in-house and to other organizations for youth participants (in consultation with the Program Director) as needed.
Draft language for Facebook events and other types of outreach communication.
Assist with the planning of Youth as well as Pride Center special events, such as the annual youth prom, the annual Day of Silence, and monthly potlucks.
Attend weekly supervision and monthly staff meetings as assigned.
Other duties as assigned.