Youth Engagement Specialist – DYMON (Dynamic Young Minorities of Nashville)

Brittany Tyler

Role and Responsibilities
-Facilitate weekly programming activities and maintain student attendance records.
-Provide daily/weekly student progress information to the youth program coordinator.
-Attend and chaperone students on off-site field trips.
-Attend mandatory in-service training(s) and get required certifications (if applicable).
-Be prepared to switch to virtual programming if mandated.
-Ensure that you and the youth are complying to CDC’s and MNPS’ COVID guidelines, and there is a daily minimum of 1:15 staff to student ratio during the program.

Other Responsibilities:
-Submit accurate, timely, written reports.
-Aid in or handle special assignments as directed.
-Complete basic administrative work.

-Bachelor’s degree preferred in social work, psychology, volunteer management or 5+ years of work experience in youth development and youth/program coordination.
-Two or more years’ experience in mentoring and youth development, working within community organizations and/or schools required.
-Mandatory CPR and First Aid Certifications. (Training provided)
-Experience working in racially, ethnically, and socioeconomically diverse communities preferred

Education Requirements:
-Must demonstrate awareness and acceptance of cultural differences of clients, staff, and community contacts.
-Successful clearance of local and/or state background checks
-Strong communication skills, both oral and written.
-Ability to plan and implement quality programs for youth.
-Computer literacy and competency
-Efficient planner – must be able to organize and schedule work priorities.
-Demonstrated ability to make decisions and judgments with youth safety and security foremost.
-Demonstrated ability to appropriately handle confidential and sensitive information.
-Demonstrated ability to accept and follow through on supervisory direction.
-Demonstrated ability to establish appropriate relationships and to effectively influence teens in a manner consistent with organization values.
-Valid driver’s license, clear driving record and current automobile insurance.
-Must bass TBI Background check and all internal background verification requirements;
-Must have proficient, documented background experience and training in related area;
-Ability to interact with all age levels serving

List of benefits of working with DYMON to job descriptions:
-Holistic working environment
-Paid Professional Development Trainings
-Yearly Bonuses and Incentives
-Positive Work Environment
-Being a part of the major impact in youth lives
-Countless opportunities for expansion in personal development
-Scholarship opportunities for collegiate staff
-Paid self-care activities and workshops
-Full-time and part-time positions
-Full-time benefits: health insurance, dental insurance, funded retirement, paid vacations, and paid holidays

$16-$18 per hour