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Karlee Anderson

Youth Guidance - Assistant Resource Coordinator (Part-time) - Ravenswood Elementary

The Assistant Resource Coordinator is a part-time position responsible for assisting the Resource Coordinator with developing school-based programming, events and activities. Lead programming based on parent and student interests/needs, strengthening student social and emotional skills, academic enrichment, community service, leadership, fine and performing arts, and health & wellness.

At Youth Guidance, we believe that no matter what challenges a young person faces, they are more likely to succeed when they have caring adults in their lives. Our highly-trained staff guides kids to overcome the life and academic challenges facing Chicago’s youth. We meet kids where they are — physically and
emotionally — to help them focus on their education, make positive choices, and remain on the right path
toward life success.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Serve as team lead/YG point of contact when Resource Coordinator is out of the office

Make executive decisions to manage the program, deal with schedule changes, handle emergencies, etc. with the best interests of all stakeholders in mind

Maintain complete record of attendance and services

Manage billing roster and assist with invoicing process

Provide administrative and program support for School Programs

Supervise and support students and staff where directed

Aid in staff development, including organizing and hosting trainings

Maintain behavioral expectations for students in keeping with established methods and procedures; mastery of school-based behavior management plan

Maintain positive and mutually informative relationship with school administration, teachers, staff, parents, students and community stakeholders

Develop and maintain tools for communicating with grant providers, school, parents, students, community members, and other stakeholders as necessary

Cultivate community partnerships with individuals and organizations that can provide resources and/or support for programs and initiatives, including volunteers, donations, youth opportunities, grants, etc

Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications
A Bachelor’s degree in social work, education, or related human service field from an approved accredited college/university or actively working towards a degree

Minimum of 1-2 years of experience working with children and/or adults in a non-profit, social service or community development organization

Contact Info:
Emily Piper
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Chicago / Ravenswood