Coordinator, YPA

Job: YPA Category: Social workerContact: Human ResourcesEmail: [email protected]

WJCS is currently searching for a part-time, 7 hours per week, Coordinator for the Young People Achieve program based in Peekskill High School. Under general supervision of the Director of Youth Services, the Coordinator will provide culturally sensitive and clinically sound leadership to the YPA program. The program’s components include case management, supportive counseling, group psycho-education, professional staff development and other intervention work with pregnant and parenting teens as well as prevention work with youth around healthy decision making. Responsibilities include network with and outreach to community based organizations and creating and delivering training and workshops for parents and families.

The ideal candidate must have good knowledge of Westchester County community, in particular new immigrant Latino community; good networking skills; good training and public speaking skills. Possess a Masters degree in Human Services or related field. Able to establish and maintain effective working relationships and to relate well with supervisors, program officials, employees and others. Must be able to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing. Spanish speaking a plus.

At WJCS we value our employees, their contributions, and their growth. We demonstrate this commitment with much more than highly competitive benefits and compensation - we show it everyday in the way we work together, embracing leadership behaviors that are recognized and rewarded throughout our system. We value you, your growth and your contributions.

If you would like to be considered for the position please send your resume with cover letter to Human Resources via email, [email protected].

Our address is 845 N. Broadway, White Plains, NY 10603 and our fax number is 914-421-9066.

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