Teen Coordinator

Fay Biccard Glick Neighborhood Center at Crooked Creek
US IN Indianapolis 46268
$12.00/hour full-time
Job Description

Teen Coordinator is responsible for the onsite teen school and summer programs, including supervision of Teen department staff. The Teen Coordinator also coordinates collaboration between Pike and Washington schools and other Teen programs. The Teen Coordinator also manages the Healthy eating and living component of the Family Campus model which will include the oversight of the community garden and farm stand initiative. SUPERVISES: Before and After Care Teen staff, Teen employees, Garden volunteers

OVERALL JOB DESCRIPTION: • Create and deliver a variety of Teen programs that engage teens between the age of 13-17 yrs of age.
• Ensure the programming contains developmentally appropriate projects ranging from social, recreational, educational (STEAM), workforce development and enrichment activities. • Develop and maintain a safe and supportive environment that supports the needs and interests of each child and fosters positive and supportive relationships between teens and staff • Develop, train and engage Teens in the FBGNC Farm Stand initiative

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:  Develop partnerships with other Teen-serving agencies to provide holistic engagement of the FBGNC teens  Promote FBGNC activities and programming to attract new teens, volunteers, and collaborating partners  Develop and supervise youth workers and provide ongoing feedback and support  Maintain ongoing documentation of daily activities, work with teens, families, and staff  Implement Healthy eating and living model for childcare department and food pantry, utilizing the FBGNC Family Campus garden.

PUBLIC RELATIONS ACTIVITIES

 Market the FLIP program and FBGNC programs by traveling throughout Pike and Washington Townships  Make presentations to affiliates, organizations, and others with interest in the community gardening and youth employment.

OTHER DUTIES  Maintain ongoing documentation of daily activities, work with teens, families, and staff  Maintain accurate records including attendance, finances, incidents reports, etc.  Track development of garden through pounds of produce and healthy meals  Performs any other related duties as assigned by the Executive Director

SKILLS AND SPECIFICATIONS • Strong sense of business management • Well-developed administration skills • Ability to multitask and handle tough situations and stringent circumstances • Excellent oral and written communication skills • Exceptional organizational and time management skills • Possess a “go-getter’ attitude towards work • Excellent organizational skills, attentiveness to detail and follow through

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not required, • Background in Social Service, Youth Development, Health, Agriculture, or Community Development understanding • Ability to collaborate and network with community partners • Minimum of two years’ experience with collaborative, team-oriented environments required

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• The work environment is a standard office environment. The employee may be exposed to outdoor weather conditions due to travel.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk, listen, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and reach with hands and arms.