Westport, Youth Program Specialist(s)

Description:

POSITION VACANCY
POSITION: Youth Services Program Specialist/s
SALARY: $ 23.00 - $ 26.00/hour, Full & Part-Time Positions Available

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Youth Services Program Specialist, working under the direction of the Youth Services Director, facilitates all operational aspects of Toquet Hall, Westport’s Teen Center. Examples of specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Coordinating and supervising afterschool and weekend programming.
• Maintaining budgets, data, and reporting.
• Scheduling and supervising part-time program staff.
• Advising youth members in developing new programs.
• Managing social media accounts.
Westport’s Teen Center is open to middle and high school students’ afterschool and in the evenings, including weekend nights. This is an ideal opportunity for recent graduates and/or an individual looking for afternoon or evening employment and/or candidates looking to transition to or from full or part-time work. Work schedule and weekly number of hours are negotiable. Hourly rate is based on qualifications and experience.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Associates and/or Bachelor’s degree in Social Services, Psychology, Sociology, Youth Development, Marketing, Recreation, or related field and over one-year prior experience working with youth in a direct services capacity. Demonstrated knowledge of youth development and ability to establish effective working relationships. This position requires a self-starter with proven organization skills with strong communication skills.
Reliability and attention to detail is a must. Ability to deal with distressed youth clients, enforce rules, and maintain professionalism. Must have strong computer skills including Microsoft Office and willingness to learn software specific to the Town of Westport.

Experience with virtual programming a plus.

TO APPLY: Submit a resume and complete the online application
Personnel/HR Department
scapazzo@westportct.gov
Westport Town Hall
110 Myrtle Avenue Room 208
Westport, CT 06880

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WESTPORT CONNECTICUT
PERSONNEL DEPARTMENT
TOWN HALL, 110 MYRTLE AVENUE
WESTPORT, CT 06880
PHONE (203) 341-1090
FAX (203) 341-1093


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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