Rocky Hill, Youth Services Program Assistant

Description:

TOWN OF ROCKY HILL
DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN AND YOUTH SERVICES
Part Time Youth Services Program Assistant

The Town of Rocky Hill is seeking qualified candidates to fill the position of a part-time Youth Services Program Assistant.

Summary of Responsibility: This position works under the direction of the Director of Human & Youth Services and Youth & Family Services Coordinator in the development and coordination of various services for all ages serviced by the department.

Essential Functions:
1. Provides direct/indirect services to youth and families, conducts and participates in various youth services programs in the areas of positive youth development, prevention, intergenerational and diversion programming adhering to both Town and State requirements.
2. Conducts outreach at community events and meetings, compiles statistics and drafts reports on youth issues and trends, plans, implements, and evaluates youth and family programming, coordinates with other youth-serving agencies in and around Rocky Hill to coordinate programs, and assists as a referral source for youth and families to community resources, including opportunities to fulfill community service hours.
3. Develops, coordinates, markets and implements a variety of positive youth development and prevention programs.
4. Addresses and networks within the community building collaborative efforts in programming, activities and direct services.
5. Knowledge and creativity in social media & marketing
6. Prepares and presents oral/written reports; maintains detailed records of programs related to the management of the DCF data tracking tool.
7. May assist the Director/Coordinator with reports, memoranda and coordinate with other service providers and Town Departments as requested.
8. Remains informed on current youth/adult issues as well as federal, state, and local programs via training/seminars.
9. Assists with special projects and performs other duties as required.

Qualifications and Competencies:
1. Bachelor’s Degree in social services, social work, counseling, marriage and family therapy, or other related field required. At least four years of progressively responsible experience with the elderly/youth/families in such fields as adult education, recreation, social work, rehabilitation, or a related field, including at least one year in a responsible administrative, supervisory, or consultative capacity.
2. Connecticut Youth Services Association (CYSA) experience preferred and is a plus.
3. Experience working with youth and families in a Town/Municipality government setting preferred.
4. Current CPR/First Aid certificate or ability to obtain within six months.
5. Connecticut Motor Vehicles Operator’s license required.

Please submit all application materials to the Department of Human Resources,
ATTN: Camille Carney (hrdept@rockyhillct.gov) via electronic mail. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please be advised finalists will be required to undergo a comprehensive background, financial, and/or criminal investigation.

 


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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