Community Youth Advocate for Middle & High School, Peacemaker
Job ID 1800 // Posted September 3, 2019

Reports To: Child Welfare Manager

Major Function: To provide outreach services to community youth, teens, and adults. Facilitate presentations to the area schools, youth programs, and other community organizations.

ILLUSTRATIVE DUTIES:

  • Create and maintain a safe and comfortable environment for all participants.
  • Create and maintain a curriculum, and a presentation style that is conducive to children’s optimum growth and development.
  • Coordinate services with area schools to provide a continuum of care.
  • Provide training to schools and school personnel in the areas of peaceful teen and pre-teen relationships and domestic violence.
  • Provide a program to meet the needs of the children to include non-violent communication, dealing appropriately with anger, and domestic violence.
  • Maintain records and statistics of activities for program.
  • Provide presentations to youth, teens, and adults in various settings throughout the community.
  • Provide backup to the Shelter Youth Center, when needed, or when assigned by the Child Welfare Manager.
  • Represent agency at community meetings affecting the program and report to the Child Welfare Manger.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Child Welfare Manager.

GENERAL DUTIES:

  • Attend and participate in case conferences, staff meetings, and training.
  • Attend work regularly.
  • Participate in community presentations.
  • Assist in the training and supervision of volunteers.
  • Provide input for program development.
  • Complete other special projects as requested by the Child Welfare Manager.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related human services or has equivalent life experience.
  • Eligible for level 2 screening with Pinellas County School Board.
  • Knowledge of abnormal psychology and non-violent parenting techniques.
  • Agree to participate in Child Abuse Registry review.
  • Ability to climb stairs, lift up to fifty pounds, and carry children.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including weekends as necessary.
  • Willingness to drive agency vehicles as needed.
  • Ability to function independently and work cooperatively as a member of a team.
  • Valid Florida State Driver’s License to be verified annually.
  • Participate in a background check upon employment.
  • Training and experience in domestic violence.
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