Youth Workforce Department
The Commonpoint Queens (Samuel Field YM&YWHA, Inc.) Youth Workforce Department consists of a number of different programs serving youth in building their career readiness experience. The individual hired as the Full - Time Job Developer will be working with both the Work, Learn & Grow (WLG) Program and Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) and will report to the Worksite Operations Coordinator, while also collaborating with the Director of Career Ready SYEP. These programs provide participants who are between the ages of 14-24 with career readiness training and paid employment opportunities during the school year and throughout the summer.
Program Overview: The purposes of WLG and SYEP are to provide New York City youth with year round employment and educational experiences that build on their individual strengths and incorporate youth development principles. These principles include engaging the talents and interests of youth, developing their skills and competencies, and providing positive adult role models.
The goals and objectives are: To provide a valuable work experience at job sites that are safe and well supervised. To assist youth in identifying their career interests through exposure to different industries, occupations, educational pathways, and the requirements for success in each of them. To enable youth to acquire positive work habits and develop employment-related skills. To facilitate the long-term employment and self-sufficiency of youth. To enable youth to develop a greater understanding of higher education and career options available to them. To enable youth to develop financial literacy and other competencies that will prepare them to succeed in their transition to adulthood
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Job Developer will:
Bachelor's Degree plus a minimum of two years, preferred, in a similar position which was successful.
SPECIFICATIONS FOR PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Start Date: April 1, 2022
Salary: Commensurate with experience
To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to AFier@commonpointqueens.org. Please indicate "Job Developer" in subject line of email.
$45,000 - $55,000
Commonpoint Queens is a non-profit, multi service agency with a flagship site in Forest Hills and 50 additional sites throughout the community that provides a diverse array of programs and services to over 35,000. Our mission is to sustain and enhance the quality of family and individual life for all members of our community, regardless of religion, ethnic or cultural background, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual preference, age, or disability, within a pervasive and inclusive environment that facilitates individual growth, meets individual needs and builds community. We accomplish this mission through a broad range of social, educational, and recreational services that reach community members of all ages and backgrounds.