TEEG, Youth Advocate

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Youth Advocate

TEEG is looking for outgoing, open-minded individuals to join our team. Our programming focuses on health, safety, and the future of youth in our community. TEEG is a 501(c)3 community service agency located in North Grosvenordale, Connecticut. We have provided services to individuals and families in northeast Connecticut since 1988. 

35 hours per week, requires flexibility, some nights, and weekends


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Services or related field, or 5 years of comparable experience
  • Demonstrated experience working in youth and family support
  • Good knowledge of local and regional services and supports
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours and flexible duties
  • Ability to work with school staff to strengthen support systems
  • Clean record with State Bureau of Investigations, Department of Children and Families, and Motor Vehicle
  • Dependable transportation

Duties:

  • Assist with in-home case intake
  • Assist schools with attendance mentoring services, including home visits, telephone calls, and transportation to/from school
  • Youth Mentoring Programs: provide mentoring services to youth, complete intakes and required paperwork, complete data entry
  • Recommend and coordinate other TEEG supports and services for youth and families in mentoring programs
  • Under supervision of Youth Programs Manager - engage in development of new youth programs
  • Under supervision of Youth Programs Manager - development, coordination, and promotion of after school program
  • After school program: prepare weekly activities, supervise children, actively participate in program activities
  • Work in All-Star Adventure Program (held during summer and school vacations): program promotion, development, scheduling, transportation, and shopping. Track attendance and data entry

CPR / First Aid certifications a plus 

To Apply contact Jill Bourbeau jillb@teegonline.org 860-923-3458

TEEG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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