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
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
Must have a valid driver’s license
Background check and drug test required