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Girls In The Game: Teen Program Coordinator

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

July 29, 2022 - June 10, 2023

Application Window

May 16, 2022 - July 15, 2022

Location

  • Chicago, IL

Contact Information

Unity Ostercamp
(773) 960-6027
uostercamp@amatehouse.org

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Position Details

Amate House Fellow

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Description

Spend your gap year with Amate House! Develop your leadership skills, gain professional skills, and start your career in social justice with our fellowship program!

Teen Program Coordinator
This is an amazing opportunity to influence and engage teen girls to lead fun, healthy lifestyle programs for high school girls. People who are part of our program will develop knowledge and skills across their areas of interest while working for an amazing culture that empowers women. Ideal candidates must possess an innate desire to connect with people, especially teens and young girls.

Hours: The schedule for this position is 40 hours per week. Days and times range dependent on coaching responsibilities, however weekend and some afternoon availability is required.
Locations: The Teen Program Coordinator will be based out of our Douglass Park office in North Lawndale and will travel to schools and parks throughout Chicago to lead programming, as well as to visit other program sites. The Coordinator must be comfortable with navigating through all Chicago neighborhoods via personal vehicle or public transportation.

Responsibilities:
• Coach at 3-4 Teen Club sites, leading girls through a 12-week curriculum.
• Assist the Teen Program Manager at high schools, managing key events and projects around recruiting, selecting, and training 75 teen club members (curriculum is provided).
• Proactively identify opportunities to enhance our current recruitment and engagement strategy and help develop new communication, outreach, and program content. Engagement platforms include Mailchimp, Eventbrite, Instagram, and other forms of communication.
• Set up and chaperone several city-wide field trips for Teen Club and Teen Squad that include career exploration field trips where they interview women in a variety of exciting fields.
• Assist with Teen Squad recruitment, working with manager to attend recruitment events and conduct outreach until Teen Squad is at maximum capacity.
• Create, manage, track, and promote Teen programming events.
• Build key relationships with stakeholders of Girls in the Game i.e., site contacts, parents, teens, etc.
• Maintain and organize all participant data and information on our Salesforce and SharePoint databases.
• Secure small donations of prizes for teens to earn for participation.

Spend your gap year with Amate House! Develop your leadership skills, gain professional skills, and start your career in social justice with our fellowship program!

Teen Program Coordinator
This is an amazing opportunity to influence and engage teen girls to lead fun, healthy lifestyle programs for high school girls. People who are part of our program will develop knowledge and skills across their areas of interest while working for an amazing culture that empowers women. Ideal candidates must possess an innate desire to connect with people, especially teens and young girls.

Hours: The schedule for this position is 40 hours per week. Days and times range dependent on coaching responsibilities, however weekend and some afternoon availability is required.
Locations: The Teen Program Coordinator will be based out of our Douglass Park office in North Lawndale and will travel to schools and parks throughout Chicago to lead programming, as well as to visit other program sites. The Coordinator must be comfortable with navigating through all Chicago neighborhoods via personal vehicle or public transportation.

Responsibilities:
• Coach at 3-4 Teen Club sites, leading girls through a 12-week curriculum.
• Assist the Teen Program Manager at high schools, managing key events and projects around recruiting, selecting, and training 75 teen club members (curriculum is provided).
• Proactively identify opportunities to enhance our current recruitment and engagement strategy and help develop new communication, outreach, and program content. Engagement platforms include Mailchimp, Eventbrite, Instagram, and other forms of communication.
• Set up and chaperone several city-wide field trips for Teen Club and Teen Squad that include career exploration field trips where they interview women in a variety of exciting fields.
• Assist with Teen Squad recruitment, working with manager to attend recruitment events and conduct outreach until Teen Squad is at maximum capacity.
• Create, manage, track, and promote Teen programming events.
• Build key relationships with stakeholders of Girls in the Game i.e., site contacts, parents, teens, etc.
• Maintain and organize all participant data and information on our Salesforce and SharePoint databases.
• Secure small donations of prizes for teens to earn for participation.
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Living Allowance

$150 - $150 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Housing, Stipend, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Each fellow is provided with opportunity to be matched with a professional mentor, a spiritual companion, and counseling resources. There are three service days and trainings for all fellows each service year as well as mentoring if wanted.

Education Benefits

College Degree

Education Requirements

Some College

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Qualifications:
• Some college, preferably with coursework in health, youth or teen development, education, or a related field
• Experience working with teens and leading groups
• Athletic ability is not required, but applicants must be able to learn and demonstrate the basic skills of multiple sports and fitness activities
• Must be able to travel regularly to sites throughout Chicago
• Demonstrated knowledge of computer environments, e.g., Microsoft Office, Zoom, and Google Suite
• Must show resourcefulness, adaptability, flexibility, and ability to work calmly under pressure
• Spanish conversation skills are a plus

Teen Program Summary Teen Club is a site-based program for over 100 teen girls that takes place in high schools, community centers or other facilities. Teen Club includes a 12-week girl-driven season with the goal of empowering teen girls through leadership development. Girls participate in Leader to Leader interviews, learn to coach younger girls, create strategy to build their communities and learn about additional topics of their choice to deepen their understanding of the leadership and health skills most important to them. Teen Squad Program is a year-round program that helps to develop the leadership skills of teen girls by engaging them in coaching younger girls, conducting service projects, interviewing professional women, going on college visits, and more. Teens earn scholarship money through their participation. Girls in the Game also provides trauma-informed, girl-driven programs in residential facilities like the Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center where teens can stay active and develop their leadership skills.

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Prohibits paid work outside of the sponsoring agency at any time
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

21 - 29

Service Details

Focus Areas

Education & Youth, Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Charter School, Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, Early Childhood Program, Elementary School, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, High School, Homeless Shelter, Soup Kitchen, or Food Bank, Local Educational Agency, Private School, Religious Organization, School-based Nonprofit, School District, Volunteer Placement Organization

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Unity Ostercamp
(773) 960-6027
uostercamp@amatehouse.org

Hosted By

Position Details

Amate House Fellow

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