Youth Specialists will assist in the implementation and facilitation of program-related activities at designated community centers within their city district.
Must have a bachelor’s degree in sociology, psychology, or education or at least 55 college semester hours It’s also possible for candidates to work as they pursue their education through part-time study or have at least one or two years of experience working with young people, whether voluntary or paid.
This includes, but is not limited to, conducting group sessions, maintaining attendance and program-related records, and assisting with service project ideas.
Candidates must have a great understanding of the issues that affect the lives of the youth, a commitment to helping young people, and an understanding of civic and social justice issues.
Candidates must be able to work a flexible schedule, which consists of full-time hours in the summer and part-time hours during the school year (2-6 pm Monday-Thursday, 1-5 pm or 9 am-1 pm on Friday, and occasional special events).
City of Memphis