Careers

Sasha Bruce Youthwork (SBY) meets the urgent needs of at-risk youth and their families in Washington, DC. We believe that young people and families already possess the strengths and abilities necessary to solve their problems and improve their lives. A person who believes he/she can change and who can envision a different life can make that desire real. With more than 30 years of experience meeting the ever-changing needs of DC’s youth and families with innovative programs, we are always willing to listen and ready to help.

SBY seeks individuals who want to improve the lives of runaway, homeless, neglected and at-risk youth and their families in the metropolitan DC area. If you are interested in a career at SBY, please review the current job opportunities listed below and send your resume and cover letter to resumes@sashabruce.org, unless a different email is noted. In addition, please also print, fill out, and include the Application for Employment form found below in your email. Please include the title of the position for which you are applying in the subject of the email. Thank you.

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Director of Evaluations

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Sasha Bruce Youthwork (SBY) seeks a Director of Evaluation to promote the organization’s commitment to best practices through research, data collection, quality assurance measures and policy analysis. The Director is responsible for collecting, analyzing and disseminating data for continuous learning, program improvement, and accountability. Will ensure that SBY staff are adequately trained in documenting client-level behavioral and attitude changes. Under the supervision of the Vice President of Planning Development & Evaluation, the Director of Evaluation will guide strategic planning for evaluation and research of agency programs, determine evaluation and research initiatives and collaborate with senior team for the overall direction and execution of a data-driven performance management system based on the best available evidence. Will assist the Senior Management Team in ensuring the Board of Directors and staff are in compliance with the rules and regulations of regulatory agencies regarding direct service performance metrics and documentation.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Staff Development and Training
•Maintain mandatory annual training schedule related to evaluation and quality assurance.
•Recommend staff development and training tools in response to outcome data reports.
•Assist Senior Management Team with development of individual staff development tools to be used by Program Directors and Managers during staff supervision meetings.
•Coordinate with Senior Management Team to ensure best practices programming.

Quality Assurance and Implementation of Data Systems
•Act as the agency’s liaison with any subcontractors related to client-level outcomes.
•Assess existing data systems, and put in place data-driven outcomes systems.
•Provide and/or facilitate trainings as needed and troubleshoot issues with utilization of Efforts to Outcomes (ETO) data system.
•Develop customized ETO reports to generate staff development and training system improvements, produce regular individual staff performance assessments, strengthen development funding applications, and report on overall organizational outcomes.
•Understand multiple databases and software applications to meet the compliance, information and evaluation needs of the agency.
•Assist in the development and/or refinement of the SBY’s framework for evaluating programs and develop and/or reconfigure databases and data collection tools as necessary.
•Build evaluation capacity and acumen of SBY staff and provide evaluation-related technical assistance, as requested.
•Work closely with program managers to ensure integrity and timeliness of data entry and monitor performance measures of program-related activities.
•Identify key outcomes from evaluation activities and prepare these results for both internal and external communication.
•Generate reports, assist in the preparation of grant applications and, as requested, assist with third-party evaluations of grants and programs.

Policies and Procedures Management
•Recommend and draft policies to promote best practices programming.
•Recommend and draft policies and checklists to promote contractual compliance.
•Assist with the adoption and utilization of procedures required of funders and regulators, including quality assurance chart review procedures.

External Agency Communication
•Assist SBY management staff as needed in relation to reporting to local, state and federal funders.
•Maintain a calendar outlining data- and outcomes-related reporting dates and requirements.

Internal Agency Communication
•Verify data, recommend program improvement and prepare dashboard reports.
•Identify needs and then draft administrative policies, procedures and manuals.
•Maintain internal meeting schedule and assess compliance related to evaluation and quality assurance.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Master’s Degree preferred. Proven ability to analyze and present data while assisting staff in utilizing data in creating effective outcomes for clients. Strong experience with, and knowledge of, human service organizations’ database best practices. Detail oriented and extremely well organized, while able to understand and apply big-picture concepts. Strong written and oral communication skills. Ability to manage and streamline processes in a complex and diverse environment while managing time and adhering to deadlines. Strong interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to work across teams, as well as independently.

TO APPLY:

Send a cover letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) with the subject “Director of Evaluations”. No third-parties, phone calls, or welcomes are accepted.

MAJOR GIFTS OFFICER

Sasha Bruce Youthwork (SBY) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the lives of youth and families in the Washington DC area. The agency includes 19 programs ranging from shelter for homeless youth to service-enriched transitional housing to street outreach, as well as a variety of counseling interventions using a competency-based youth development approach. Under the direction of the Executive Director, and working in close collaboration with the Development Director and the Board of Directors, the Major Gifts Officer will improve the agency’s ability to promote its mission through development of relationships with—and solicitation of major gifts from—individual and corporate prospects.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

•Bachelor’s Degree, Masters preferred
•Willingness to work towards fundraising goals in a 20-hour per week capacity through a flexible schedule
•Three years successful experience in major or planned gift fundraising
•Ability to understand the needs and interests of leadership and major gift donors in order to develop relationships between them and the agency
•Interest in all aspects of youth development and a dedication to promoting the agency’s fundraising priorities through developing excellent relationships with board members, senior staff and volunteers
•Successful experience in making cold calls as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies
•Must have excellent interpersonal skills and a demonstrated record of completing assignments
•High emotional intelligence and sound ability to make qualification/disqualifications decisions
•Entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to try experimental strategies to launch a major gifts program
•Must be willing to travel in the Greater Washington DC Area
•Excellent written and oral communication skills
•Detail-oriented and organized

Duties and Responsibilities:

•Build the agency’s capacity over the course of at least 3 years to operate a high-functioning, results-oriented major gifts program focused on new donor recruitment, donor retention, and stewardship.
•Work with Executive Director, Development Director and Board of Directors to identify and appropriately solicit supporters. This will entail competence using SBY’s development database, as well as creating and maintaining major gifts tracking tools as needed.
•Work with key staff and board members to identify fundraising priorities and develop case statements
•Participate in meetings of the governing board’s fundraising committee; facilitate meetings of its Major Gifts Task Force.
•Meet major gift targets of $125,000 during first year of employment, and $250,000 during second year of employment.
•Conduct 6 face-to-face visits per month.
•Build and maintain a portfolio of approximately 75-100 prospects using annual fund data and research tools
•Identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward important donors, friends of donors and major gift prospects, including stakeholders at local or national corporations; responsible for soliciting gifts of $20,000 and higher from these individuals/institutions.
•Work collaboratively with and in support of volunteers, the agency’s development staff, and other agency representatives to cultivate and solicit donors for agency-wide priorities, including special events.
•Lead all aspects of the gift cycle:
•Initiate contacts with potential leadership and major gift donors
•Develop appropriate cultivation strategies for them, including volunteers
•Move potential donors in an appropriate and timely fashion toward solicitation and closure
•Make solicitations when appropriate – initial target is 10 per year
•Maintain stewardship contacts with donors; adhere to the highest ethical standards.
•Monitors all prospect contacts to ensure positive and purposeful prospect and donor relations.
•Work with the Development Director as the agency conducts direct mail solicitations and on-line fundraising efforts.
•Maintain internal and external case materials.

Submit cover-letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and include the title “Major Gifts Officer” in the subject line. No phone calls, walk-ins or third party agencies please.

CONTROLLER

Sasha Bruce Youthwork (SBY) is seeking a Controller who will report to the chief financial officer (CFO)/Executive Director (ED), the Controller will be responsible for oversight of all finance, accounting and reporting activities. The Controller will be involved in supporting presentations to the board finance and audit committee and will work closely with the senior leadership team.

The Controller will lead all day-to-day finance operations of a budget of approximately $8 million and supervise a team of one staff accountant, including functional responsibility over accounting, accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and grants administration. This function will include a “hands on” supervisory role in order to maintain internal controls, while assisting in processing when needed. The Controller will ensure that Sasha Bruce Youthwork, Inc. has the systems and procedures in place to support effective program implementation and conduct flawless financial audits. The Controller will work closely with program leaders and their staff, not only to educate them regarding finance and accounting procedures but also to explore how the finance function can support program operations. Knowledge and understanding of Office of Management and Budget requirements for this role is critical because of federal funding. Strong team management experience is key to being successful in this role. In addition, s/he will partner with the CFO, senior leadership, and the human resources (HR) and information technology (IT) staff to enhance and better integrate finance, HR, and IT functions.

Duties & Responsibilities:
•Finance and Accounting Leadership
•Oversee all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems ensuring compliance with appropriate GAAP standards and regulatory requirements.
•Maintain internal control and safeguards for receipt of revenue, costs, and program budgets and actual expenditures.
•Understand and become proficient in the use of the various software systems utilized by the SBY accounting department: General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash
Receipts, ADP and Ceridian Payroll systems (for migration from Ceridian to ADP), new Time and Effort system (to be implemented), Word, Excel, and any other software used and maintained by the Accounting staff.
•Assist Accounting staff in the processing of transactions in order to be able to back up staff in the case of staff absences, and to better train and evaluate staff professional progress.
•Assist in coordination of all audit activity, including all A-133/Uniform Guidance reporting requirements.
•Coordinate with Chief Operations Officer (COO) all procurement requirements of OMB circulars/Uniform Guidance, and the communication of said requirements to program staff. Also, assist in developing an internal system to appropriately track compliance with Uniform Guidance rules.
•Manage migration from one payroll provider to another in order to ensure time and effort system may be utilized.
•Coordination with Grants Manager the installation of Time and Effort system, while ensuring required reporting for grantors, as well as internal reporting for Program and Grants Managers.
•Consistently analyze financial data and financial reports in an accurate and timely manner; clearly communicate monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements; assist CFO to monitor progress and changes and keep senior leadership abreast of SBY’s financial status;
•Assist SBY’s leadership in the annual budgeting and planning process; administer and review all financial plans and compare to actual results with a view to identify, explain, and correct variances as appropriate.
•Support the CFO in engaging the board’s audit and finance committees around issues and trends in financial operating models and delivery.
•Coordinate all financial, project/program and grants accounting with Grant Manager; ensure that expenditures are appropriately aligned with grant and program budgets throughout the grant/fund period, in coordination with Grant Manager; ensure assistance with financial reporting materials for government, corporate, and foundation grants in relation to grant reporting and management ;
•Manage organizational cash flow forecasting by working in partnership with the Grants Manager and CFO/ED/COO/Vice Pres.of Development ; continuously collaborate with program managers to assess the financial efficacy of program operations and establish finance and administrative systems to support program operations.
•Manage and track the performance of invested assets in keeping with policies and investment guidelines.

2. Team Leadership
•Leverage strengths of the current finance team members, help to clarify roles and responsibilities and develop and implement training programs in order to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals;
•Provide leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; create and promote a positive and supportive work environment.
•Ensure staff is kept in timely communication regarding changes to internal controls, compliance issues, and all other mandatory issues that may arise.

3. Minimum Qualifications and Skills:
This is an extraordinary opportunity for a mature leader with seven to ten years of accounting and finance experience, ideally beginning in accounting and audit, followed by experience gathering, evaluating, presenting and reporting financial information to executive teams and external stakeholders. S/he will ideally have experience in a complex nonprofit which has multiple programs. In depth audit experience, either as an auditor or an auditee, is required, with A-133 audit experience highly recommended. Payroll processing experience, as well as being well-versed in payroll compliance issues, is required.
Other qualifications include:
•Leverage strengths of the current finance team members, help to clarify roles and responsibilities and develop and implement training programs in order to maximize and reach optimal individual and organizational goals;
•Provide leadership in strengthening internal communications with staff at all levels throughout the organization; create and promote a positive and supportive work environment.
•Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and unwavering commitment to SBY’s mission; a proactive, hands-on strategic thinker who will own, in partnership with the CFO, the
responsibility for finance
•Minimum of a Bachelor’s in Accounting, or related field; CPA and/or MBA designation preferred
•Solid experience coordinating audit activities and managing reporting, budget development and analysis, accounts payable and receivable, general ledger, payroll, and accounting for investments
•A track record in grants management as it relates to compliance and reporting of government, corporate and foundation grants is essential
•Technology savvy with experience selecting and overseeing software installations and managing relationships with software vendors; advanced knowledge of accounting and reporting software
•Commitment to recruiting, mentoring, training, and retaining a team; the foresight and ability to delegate accordingly
•Keen analytic, organization and problem solving skills which allows for strategic data interpretation versus. simple reporting
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience in effectively communicating key data, including presentations to senior management, board or other outside partners
•Ability and desire to translate complex financial concepts to individuals at all levels including finance and non-finance managers

Submit cover-letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and include the title “Controller” in the subject line. No phone calls, walk-ins or third party agencies please.

PROGRAM MANAGER: P.O.W.E.R. PROGRAM

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Sasha Bruce Youthwork Inc. seeks a program manager for the P.O.W.E.R. program. The Prevention, Outreach, Wellness, Education and Risk Reduction (P.O.W.E.R.) Program provides prevention and education services to high-risk adolescents, including runaway and homeless youth, commercial sex workers, street youth, teenage mothers, and court-adjudicated youth. Youth are self-referred or may be referred through other SBY programs. Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Program Director of Health and Wellness is responsible for assisting with the day to day operations of the program in compliance with all contractual agreements, including; personnel, clinical services, building maintenance, program finance, administrative systems, reporting, and development. S/he serves as liaison to SBY’s administrative staff, other SBY programs and the community at large. Ensures timely and accurate documentation of contracted services; prepares all required financial and statistical reports.

DUTIES AND RESPOSIBILITIES:

•Develop proposals, contracts and grants
•Manage programs according to grant specifications
•Serve on the DC Human Trafficking Task Force
•Plan and facilitate regular staff and HIV tester meetings
•Planning and implementation of assessing, tracking and identifying HIV and teen pregnancy prevention programming
•Facilitate class instruction with local colleges and universities
•Provide technical assistance to over 100 agency staff on youth development and reproductive health best practices
•Deliver human trafficking awareness trainings to the DC Metropolitan Police Department and community partners
•Manage a program budget of more than $500,000
•Train agency staff and community partners on updated sexual health information
•Participate in local sexual health coalitions
•Provide oversight of Health and Wellness Community Programs within Sasha Bruce Youthwork, Inc.
•Assist with bi-monthly payroll activities, ensuring employees were paid as expected and on time
•Surveillance of all documentation, including case files, client statistics, and data entry are accurate, up to date and in compliance with grant requirements
•Provide supervision to all health and wellness staff, Peer Educators and volunteers
•Conduct personnel matters, including; hiring, supervising, evaluating and firing
•Manage the development of health and wellness curricula for the agency
•Respond to and assist with facilitating the resolution of employee grievances
•Within the framework of SBY’s clinical model, provide direct supervision to all staff who interact with clients through one-on-one supervision, staff meetings and live-supervision sessions
•Ensure that all documentation, including program activity logs and program progress reports are accurate and up to date
•Ensure proper maintenance of all clinical and administrative records
•Assess the quality of all program services to determine the need to alter or add services to meet the changing needs of the client population
•Serve as program liaison to the neighborhood, schools, community organizations, federal and local government agencies and citizens
•Participate in Managers Meetings and other agency-wide meetings/functions as assigned and serve as liaison to the agency
•Participate in regular supervision with consultants, trainings and conferences
•Other duties as assigned

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

A Bachelor’s Degree in the Human Services delivery system or a degree in business/public administration or related field with a minimum of 2 years’ supervisory experience. Experience working with at-risk youth or the homeless population. Previous administrative, clinical and supervisory experiences needed. Strong communication and organizational skills required.

Submit cover letter and resume with subject “POWER Program Manager” to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). No third parties, phone calls, or walk-ins are accepted.

CASE MANAGER

DESCRIPTION:
The Case Manager is responsible for providing direct services to residents, including individual, group and family counseling, case management, referrals and crisis intervention. All services are aimed at maximizing the client’s progress towards a supported, independent lifestyle. Toward this end the Primary counselor is expected to participate fully in training offered by the agency and to integrate this training into their work. All services will be provided under the supervision of the Program Director, Clinical Supervisor, and Chief or Programs.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Perform house/office coverage, maintain control and continuous supervision of clients, enforce house rules, and monitor house for cleanliness and safety.
-Conduct all client assessments; counsel clients and family members; provide case management services; and develop individual treatment plans and clients.
-Provide appropriate referrals; attend all court and administrative reviews; provide individual and group counseling.
-Provide the Program Manager with timely and accurate documentation of all services provided, including client progress reports and reports of problems that require immediate attention.
-Assist clients with discharge and aftercare planning
-Maintain familiarity with local services ( both within and outside the Agency) that might serve as resources and identify those clients needs which require referrals, including, but not limited to: health care, mental care, educational services/schools, alcohol and drug abuse treatment and education, big siblings/ mentors, sexual education and AIDS prevention.
-Participate in all SBY training & in-services and any other training identified by the Program Manger or Clinical Coordinator.
-Partner with other agencies to provide resources and tools to assist families with receiving defined community support
-Ensure that all client files, records, monthly reviews and Individual Service Plans are accurate and up to date.
-Conduct monthly review of spending summary and review program rules, policy and procedures with clients
-Advocate for families and individuals to obtain services (e.g. metal health, alcohol and drug, housing, financial assistance, home based services, training, medical services, mentoring and socialization
-Utilize automated systems to update, maintain, track and report progress and outcomes of clients via service plans and goal attainment and provide continuous assistance to clients in preparing for and securing permanent housing
-Provide crisis intervention and on-site counseling
-Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge and Skills Desired:
A Master’s degree in Human services or a related field and at least 3 years experience working with youth

YOUTH ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Sasha Bruce Youthwork (SBY) is seeking a Youth Engagement Specialist. Youth Advocates provide comprehensive services to adolescents and young adults impacted by homelessness and involved in street activities (gangs, violence, drug use/sale and survival sex). Services provided by youth advocates include assessment, assistance in case management, referrals, outreach, crisis transportation, daily living services (food, shower, respite), triage counseling, recreational activities and support groups. The youth advocate coordinates with the Drop-In Center case manager and other supporting programs and local agencies to provide short and long term care necessary to meet the wide range of needs related to homeless and disconnected youth.

Duties & Responsibilities:

•Manage events in the Drop-In Center and provide concrete support to clients, including preparation and/or service of food, access to shower and laundry facilities, etc.
•Work in collaboration with other SBY Drop In Center staff to coordinate supportive services for clients
•Intake and assessment for individuals seeking assistance
•Crisis intervention and individual counseling
•Engagement of youth into program structure, using a trauma-informed, harm reduction philosophy and the principles of positive youth development
•Provide wellness and recreational engagement activities
•Perform reparative interventions as part of a harm reduction approach
•Facilitate access to daily living needs (food, clothes, hygiene supplies, space to rest)
•Providing advocacy and information to homeless youth in accessing resources
•Mediation of client conflicts
•Group facilitation and conducting of educational presentations on topics related to sub-populations of homeless youth
• Street outreach to homeless and street involved young people, as assigned
• Escort youth to appropriate services and provide transportation as part of case plan, as assigned
• Maintain routine administrative responsibilities to include the preparation of correspondence, maintaining files, mail, email, and telephone
•Participate in staff trainings, staff meetings and staff group process workshops.
•Participate in weekly supervision and case conferencing

Minimum Qualifications and Skills::

•Minimum of a GED or High School Diploma; Associates degree in social services or a related field is desirable;
•Minimum of 1 year experience working in a social services setting, OR
•Personal experience with street survival activities (homelessness, gangs, drug economy, sex industry) with three years separation from involvement in these activities. Deep understanding of the relationship between personal experience and professional standards.
•Understanding of harm reduction philosophy, trauma-informed provision of services and positive youth development strategies;
•Genuine interest in working with disenfranchised youth and young adults;
•Flexible schedule – position will require some weekend and evening hours;
•Bilingual skills (English and Spanish) are a plus;
•Experience working with LGBTQ youth is a plus;
•Strong communication and organization skills;
•Dynamic energy, able to multi-task and negotiate multiple demands on attention;
•Ability to translate positive youth development techniques into practice;
•Ability to deal with a multicultural and diverse setting;
•Basic understanding of computer and data base systems for managing case records;
•Ability to complete FBI Background check, Police Clearance, Child Protection Clearance, and Driving Clearance

Minimum Qualifications and Skills::

•Minimum of a GED or High School Diploma; Associates degree in social services or a related field is desirable;
•Minimum of 1 year experience working in a social services setting, OR
•Personal experience with street survival activities (homelessness, gangs, drug economy, sex industry) with three years separation from involvement in these activities. Deep understanding of the relationship between personal experience and professional standards.
•Understanding of harm reduction philosophy, trauma-informed provision of services and positive youth development strategies;
•Genuine interest in working with disenfranchised youth and young adults;
•Flexible schedule – position will require some weekend and evening hours;
•Bilingual skills (English and Spanish) are a plus;
•Experience working with LGBTQ youth is a plus;
•Strong communication and organization skills;
•Dynamic energy, able to multi-task and negotiate multiple demands on attention;
•Ability to translate positive youth development techniques into practice;
•Ability to deal with a multicultural and diverse setting;
•Basic understanding of computer and data base systems for managing case records;
•Ability to complete FBI Background check, Police Clearance, Child Protection Clearance, and Driving Clearance

Submit cover-letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and include the title “Youth Engagement Specialist” in the subject line. No phone calls, walk-ins or third party agencies please.

COORDINATOR- TEEN OUTREACH PROGRAM

The Teen Outreach Program serves high school aged youth through school-day sessions and after-school programming. The TOP model incorporates a wide range of service learning opportunities. Though all activities are determined by needs assessment and planning processes, and are continuously modified to meet the emerging needs of youth, SBY will focus on the provision of outcome-oriented, TOP model services which demonstrate efficacy in reducing teen pregnancy risks while increasing civic engagement and improving students’ academic outcomes.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Provide leadership in recruitment, screening, selection, registering and monitoring of TOP® Provider Organizations within the Replication Partner’s network.
•Coordinate, schedule, and handle all logistics in conjunction with the Program Director for successfully implemented Teen Outreach Program® Facilitator trainings.
•Deliver the Teen Outreach Program® Training in accordance with the Training of Trainers curriculum received from Wyman. Ensure all participants are prepared with details and schedules prior to the training.
•Plan for a successful training by following the checklist and timeline detailed in the Training of Trainers (TOT) Manual.
•Prepare for, coordinate, and track site visits from Wyman and any additional visits by Wyman to the replication partner network.
•Participate in quarterly calls with Wyman representative.
•Complete monthly club observations at all program sites
•Provide general technical assistance to facilitators to support their success implementing TOP®. Examples of general technical assistance include organizing the start-up of TOP®, planning youth recruitment, planning successful service-learning strategies and building community relationships to support TOP®.
•Ensure that each club at all sites are following certification guidelines as outlined in Wyman’s certification standards for Teen Outreach Program®.
•Ensure that Facilitators complete required surveys and data collection and that all youth participating in TOP® complete the Wyman pre and post surveys.
•Hold the integrity of the program curriculum by clearly delivering the message of Following the TOP® Approach and then monitoring each site to adhere to this Approach.
•Accurately assess and deliver feedback to Facilitators and Providers when needed and appropriate.
•Participate in TOP® program evaluation and continual quality improvement activities.
•Maintain professional and open communication with the TOP® replication partner and Wyman.
•Participate in meetings and other agency-wide meetings/functions as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Nonprofit Management, Social Work, Business or related field required, Master’s preferred; equivalent work experience will be considered. Minimum 3 years’ experience in adult learning and at least one year of teen program delivery, training and/or group facilitation. Candidates should also possess a positive approach to youth engagement that recognizes and moves in accordance with the developmental cycle of young adults as well as a passion and commitment to our student’s success despite various obstacles and challenges.

Must also have the ability to obtain and sustain various clearances required to work in the program: criminal/FBI, child protection, medical, and other required by program. Submit cover-letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and include the title “TOP Coordinator” in the subject line. No phone calls, walk-ins or third party agencies accepted.

COMMUNITY SERVICE MANAGER- TEEN OUTREACH PROGRAM

The Teen Outreach Program serves high school aged youth through school-day sessions and after-school programming. The TOP model incorporates a wide range of service learning opportunities. Though all activities are determined by needs assessment and planning processes, and are continuously modified to meet the emerging needs of youth, SBY will focus on the provision of outcome-oriented, TOP model services which demonstrate efficacy in reducing teen pregnancy risks while increasing civic engagement and improving students’ academic outcomes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•Conduct youth-driven service learning activities.
•Facilitate Teen Outreach Program clubs as assigned
•Assist program participants in selecting service projects.
•Increase the program’s capacity to offer service learning projects to all students by developing a schedule of on-going service opportunities.
•Ensure that all participants are linked to community service learning opportunities with community partners and assist with selecting service projects.
•Provide the Program Director with timely and accurate documentation of all services provided, including a listing of community partners, service arrangements, service hours completed by each participant and reports of problems that require immediate serve as liaison to the agency.
•Assist with managing the development of major projects by developing time lines, attention.
•Ensure that all documentation, including program facilitation logs, attendance sheets, lesson plans and service learning data are accurate and up to date.
•In conjunction with the Program Director assess the quality of program services to determine the need to alter or add services to meet the changing needs of the client population.
•Serve as program liaison to the neighborhood, community organizations and citizens.
•Participate in meetings and other agency-wide meetings/functions as assigned and identifying necessary resources.
•Other duties as assigned by the Program Director.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

Bachelor’s Degree in the Human Services field or related field and at least two years working with youth and experience planning and providing community service experiences. Preferred qualifications include experience working with “at-risk” youth. Candidates should possess a positive approach to youth engagement that recognizes and moves in accordance with the developmental cycle of young adults as well as passion and commitment to our student’s success despite various obstacles and challenges. Strong communication and organizational skills required and the ability to relate with youth on life issues, to counsel, and to motivate. Must have reliable transportation.

Must also have the ability to obtain and sustain various clearances required to work in the program: criminal/FBI, child protection, medical, and other required by program. Submit cover-letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and include the title “TOP Community Service Manager” in the subject line. No phone calls, walk-ins or third party agencies accepted.

FACILITATOR- TEEN OUTREACH PROGRAM

The Teen Outreach Program serves high school aged youth through school-day sessions and after-school programming. The TOP model incorporates a wide range of service learning opportunities. Though all activities are determined by needs assessment and planning processes, and are continuously modified to meet the emerging needs of youth, SBY will focus on the provision of outcome-oriented, TOP model services which demonstrate efficacy in reducing teen pregnancy risks while increasing civic engagement and improving students’ academic outcomes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•Facilitate the Teen Outreach Program® in accordance with the grant requirements and copyrighted curriculum.
•Facilitate planning and implementation of community service learning activities, academic enrichment and other specialty programs.
•Maintain healthy and appropriate relationships with teens, focusing on safety, support, interaction, and engagement.
•Ensure accurate and timely implementation of TOP® program evaluation and continual quality improvement activities. This includes completion of facilitator surveys on TOPNet Online and ensuring teens complete pre- and post-program surveys.
•Provide the Program Director and Program Coordinator with timely and accurate documentation of all services provided and maintain accurate and up-to-date enrollment forms, attendance records, and service records on all youth.
•Maintain familiarity with local services (both within and outside the agency) that might serve as resources and identify those clients’ needs which required outside referrals, including, but not limited to: health care, educational services, alcohol and drug abuse treatment and education, sex education and AIDS prevention.
•Participate in meetings and other agency-wide meetings/functions as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

Bachelor’s degree in human services, social work, education, or related field preferred. Equivalent experience will be considered. At least 2 years’ experience in teen program delivery and/or at least two years of experience delivering competency-based counseling services for youth or group facilitation experience. Strong communication and organizational skills required and has the ability to relate with youth on life issues, counsel, and motivate. Experience working with diverse populations and age groups, with particular emphasis on working with young people, ages 12 – 18. Candidates should also possess a positive approach to youth engagement that recognizes and moves in accordance with the developmental cycle of young adults as well as a passion and commitment to our student’s success despite various obstacles and challenges.

Must also have the ability to obtain and sustain various clearances required to work in the program: criminal/FBI, child protection, medical, and other required by program. Submit cover-letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and include the title “TOP Facilitator” in the subject line. No phone calls, walk-ins or third party agencies accepted.

PART-TIME FACILITATOR: TEEN OUTREACH PROGRAM

The Teen Outreach Program serves high school aged youth through school-day sessions and after-school programming. The TOP model incorporates a wide range of service learning opportunities. Though all activities are determined by needs assessment and planning processes, and are continuously modified to meet the emerging needs of youth, SBY will focus on the provision of outcome-oriented, TOP model services which demonstrate efficacy in reducing teen pregnancy risks while increasing civic engagement and improving students’ academic outcomes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

•Facilitate the Teen Outreach Program® in accordance with the grant requirements and copyrighted curriculum.
•Facilitate planning and implementation of community service learning activities, academic enrichment and other specialty programs.
•Maintain healthy and appropriate relationships with teens, focusing on safety, support, interaction, and engagement.
•Ensure accurate and timely implementation of TOP® program evaluation and continual quality improvement activities. This includes completion of facilitator surveys on TOPNet Online and ensuring teens complete pre- and post-program surveys.
•Provide the Program Director and Program Coordinator with timely and accurate documentation of all services provided and maintain accurate and up-to-date enrollment forms, attendance records, and service records on all youth.
•Maintain familiarity with local services (both within and outside the agency) that might serve as resources and identify those clients’ needs which required outside referrals, including, but not limited to: health care, educational services, alcohol and drug abuse treatment and education, sex education and AIDS prevention.
•Participate in meetings and other agency-wide meetings/functions as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills:

At least 2 years’ experience in teen program delivery and/or at least two years of experience delivering competency-based counseling services for youth or group facilitation experience. Strong communication and organizational skills required and has the ability to relate with youth on life issues, counsel, and motivate. Experience working with diverse populations and age groups, with particular emphasis on working with young people, ages 12 – 18. Candidates should also possess a positive approach to youth engagement that recognizes and moves in accordance with the developmental cycle of young adults as well as a passion and commitment to our student’s success despite various obstacles and challenges.

Must also have the ability to obtain and sustain various clearances required to work in the program: criminal/FBI, child protection, medical, and other required by program. Submit cover-letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and include the title “Part Time Facilitator: TOP” in the subject line. No phone calls, walk-ins or third party agencies accepted.

YOUTHBUILD PROGRAM ASSISTANT

SBY’s Workforce Development Program provides academic training toward a GED, vocational classroom training in carpentry, barbering, environmental maintenance and other occupations, on-site carpentry experience and job placement in a variety of high-demand fields. Almost all graduates of the program either continue in higher education or obtain employment, demonstrating marketable skills and self-sufficiency.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Data Management/Reporting & Quality Assurance:
•Maintain general office files and confidential student files for past and present students.
•Assist Director and YouthBuild staff with documentation as required by DOL, Sasha Bruce Youthwork, YouthBuild USA, and/or YouthBuild AmeriCorps.
•Ensuring that the correct data is collected and inputted into MIS on a consistent basis.
•Keep records and statistics for internal use to evaluate our success and document progress.
•Work in combination with the Program Director to create checklists of all data/reporting requirements of respective grants and create system for program compliance.
•Review report submissions for accuracy, completeness, and integrity.
•Produce and maintain system that continuously tracks program outcomes, specific to contracted outcomes.
•Create and perform quarterly/six month program audits to ensure program compliance in real time is occurring, related to grant objectives and scope of work.
•Disseminate written policies and procedures related to compliance activities.
•Develop timelines for specific projects and ensure that tasks are being completed by the identified staff at the appropriate time.
•Maintain ongoing binder/file of programmatic reports and distributed staff procedure/policies in preparation for annual audit.
•Other duties as assigned.

Program Administration & Operations:
•Answer phones and take messages when appropriate to YouthBuild staff.
•Coordinate with other Sasha Bruce offices and service providers to provided needed YouthBuild services (supply orders, IT needs, equip repair/acquisition, etc.)
•Collect program participant attendance data and maintain payroll records.
•Compile and submit program participant payroll on a bi-weekly basis to the Sasha Bruce Payroll Department.
•Maintain backup copies of all finance submitted documents (payroll, check requests, vendor invoices) in preparation for annual audit.
•Collect data and prepare attendance records and averages and report them to necessary staff.
•Generate and distribute attendance time sheets to instruction/workshop staff.
•Support/facilitate student workshops where needed.
•Other duties as assigned.

Student Recruitment & Intake:
•Develop and produce new marketing and promotional materials that will educate potential participants, funders, partners, and general public of YouthBuild Program services and benefits.
•Participate in the creation of program’s recruitment plan and assist with the setup and execution of recruitment events such as Open House and Interviews.
•Spearhead the recruitment functions of application, CASAS testing, and completion of program’s pre-requisite requirements.
•Creation of enrollment files for each new program participation inclusive of program required identification/eligibility documents.
•Create, organize, and assist in leading program’s two week orientation process.
•Provide updates to and support the management of the program’s various social media sites.
•Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications and Skills::
•Combination of education and experience equivalent to Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, marketing, or equivalent from an accredited US college or University, or minimum of 3 (three) years of administration, operations, or quality assurance experience.
•Expert knowledge of issues of youth homelessness, disconnected youth, and youth based employment/training programs.
•Ability to obtain and sustain various clearances required for the program.
•Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (especially MS Word and MS Excel), website maintenance, and social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIN).
•Knowledge of workforce development best practices, strategies, procedures, and marketing techniques.
•Excellent organizational skills
•Strong commitment to the philosophy of the program: to help young people succeed and reorient their lives, nurture their leadership skills and enable them to make a difference in their community.
•Ability to establish rapport and relate sensitively to a multiracial and multicultural group of young people.
•Knowledge of human service, health, court, and criminal justice system programs, regulations and procedures, and alternative programs.
•Excellent interpersonal and problem-solving skills; and ability to relate to a wide range of issues, people and institutions.
•Capable of handling multiple requests and tasks, detail oriented.
•Able to meet deadlines punctually.
•Excellent public speaking, listening and written communication skills.
•Sense of humor and non-judgmental attitude.
•Willingness to learn from young people and team-oriented.
•Legally able to work in the United States.

Knowledge and Skills Desired:
•Professional Certification preferable.

Supervision Given:
•Non-supervisory

Must also have the ability to obtain and sustain various clearances required to work in the program: criminal/FBI, child protection, medical, and other required by program. Submit cover-letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and include the title “Workforce Development Program Assistant” in the subject line. No phone calls, walk-ins or third party agencies please.

ON-CALL LICENSED NURSE-RESIDENTIAL PROGRAMS

SBY is seeking a Licensed Nurse who will be responsible for providing direct medical services to the residential programs. Duties include distributing and logging medication, performing the triage medical examination of each youth that enter into the program, providing medication management training for new employees and a yearly refresher for current employees, and conducting initial medical screening for new residents upon admissions to any residential programs.

The qualified candidate must have an Associate/Bachelors Degree in Nursing and a minimum of 3 years experience in the human service delivery field preferably working with adolescents/young adults. A DC Health Professional License and professional liability insurance are required. Must also have the ability to obtain and sustain various clearances required to work in the program: criminal/FBI, child protection, medical, and other required by program. Submit cover-letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and include the title “Nurse.” in the subject line. No phone calls, walk-ins or third party agencies please.

OVERNIGHT WEEKEND RESIDENTIAL COUNSELOR

SBY is in need of responsible and compassionate individuals to fill the role of overnight weekend residential counselor positions. The main responsibility of the overnight weekend residential counselor is to ensure and monitor the safety and conduct of house residents and to provide clinical and crisis intervention as needed.

Candidate must have a high school diploma or GED. A minimum of 2 to 3 years relevant experience in Human Services or related field, preferably working with adolescents/young adults, is required.

Job Responsibilities Include:
•Reporting, planning and implementation of the weekend activity schedule.
•Making regular house check inspections inside the building and in the area immediately outside, and checking each room when necessary.
•Providing the Program Director with timely and accurate documentation of all services provided, including client progress reports and reports of problems that require immediate attention.
•Providing crisis intervention and on-site counseling.
•Carrying out emergency fire evacuation, and emergency procedures in case of an illness or accident.
•Providing office coverage, answering and recording all phone calls and visitors, maintaining supervision of the house, enforcing house rules and ensuring house safety.
•Maintaining familiarity with local services (both within and outside the Agency) that might serve as resources and identify those client needs which require outside referrals, including, but not limited to: health care mental health care, educational services/schools, alcohol and drug abuse treatment and education, big siblings/mentors, sex education and AIDS prevention.
•Initiating and implementing special projects/activities that will benefit the residents.
•Providing crisis intervention and on-site counseling.
•Participating in training provided or recommended by the Agency.
•Attending and participating in monthly all- staff meetings and other meetings/activities identified by the program director.
•Meeting for regular supervision with the Program Director/Clinical Coordinator

Must also have the ability to obtain and sustain various clearances required to work in the program: criminal/FBI, child protection, medical, and other required by program. Submit cover-letter and resume to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and include the title “Weekend Overnight Residential Counselor” in the subject line. No phone calls, walk-ins or third party agencies please.

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