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Youth Development Professional Job in Akron, Ohio US

Youth Development Professional

OhioMeansJobs Summit County - Akron, OH

Posted: 5/11/2021 - Expires: 8/9/2021

Job ID: 227167518


Job Description

On behalf of a local non-profit, OhioMeansJobs|Summit County is seeking Youth Development Professionals.

Immediate openings for Youth Development Professionals (YDP’s) in AKRON at our Wise and Eller sites. We are always looking for qualified professionals with a passion for improving young lives to work with our members in supervised, safe, and structured environments. YDP’s are responsible for planning and implementing appropriate program activities; tracking, promoting and encouraging program participation; and assisting with membership recruitment. These are part-time positions, MONDAY - FRIDAY, NO WEEKENDS! Final candidates must clear a background check and drug test.

September - May: 27.5 hours per week
Monday through Friday - 1:30 - 7:30pm

June - August: 40 hours per week
Monday - Friday - 9:00am - 5:00pm


Lead enrichment programs that inspire youth to become their best.


High School diploma or equivalent

Experience in helping facilitate youth programs OR college classes related to teaching or child development

Willingness to work with diverse populations

Ability to work as a member of a team

Good communication skills with children and adults

Positive attitude and a desire to positively impact youth

Job Responsibilities

Lead programs for youth that include homework help, academics, arts, fitness, health, character development and college or career planning

Complete administrative work such as attendance sheets and program plans

Assist other Club staff members with programs

Work with Club staff to plan programs and activities

Help create a fun and safe Club environment

Help with special events or activities

Other Details

Must have a valid driver’s license

Background check and drug test required

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Regular Employment
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
Work Shift:
Job Reference Code
$10.20 - $12.40 /hour
Licenses / Certifications:
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