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Restoriative Strategies Coordinator VISTA

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Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

June 1, 2018 - July 27, 2018

Application Window

February 5, 2018 - April 27, 2018

Location

  • Dubuque, IA

Application Details

Contact Information
Geovanni Almanza
(515) 235-4686
vistaleader@iwcc.edu

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RESTORATIVE STRATEGIES COORDINATOR POSITION SUMMARY
Under the supervision of the Executive Director of Social Services, the Coordinator is responsible for development and implementation of the Restorative Strategies Program at the Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA. The Coordinator has a background in mental health or social work. The Coordinator will be responsible for administering the Restorative Strategies program to ensure the program is effective and meets the needs of the community.

This position is concerned with the delivery and coordination of services in the community. To this end, the Coordinator must have the interpersonal skills to interact with volunteers, youth, and the community. The Coordinator effectively manages and ensures compliance with all aspects of the funding for the position. Program development and management skills required. The Coordinator ensures that all goals and objectives are met for the program and must have the ability to clearly document outcomes and data per program protocols.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Bachelor’s Degree or working toward in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Counseling
Availability: Some evenings and weekends
Effective communicator
Effective verbal, presentation and listening skills
Analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to coordinate and implement a community-based program
Computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
Stress management skills
Time management skills

Plus:
• Experience recruiting, training and managing volunteers
• Assist in the development and implementation of programming
• Conduct research and report on restorative strategy models and practices
• Assist in collecting and summarizing restorative strategies program data and results
• As needed, attend regular meetings with volunteers, families, and support staff from schools and/or community based organizations
• Assist in adapting restorative strategy programs to meet local community conditions and needs
• Actively participates in YMCA/YWCA events and activities and adheres to the YMCA/YWCA Core Values
• Develop an approved plan for professional development


WORK ENVIRONMENT/MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• You must have the physical, visual, and auditory ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach, and must be able to move around the work environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Attend staff meetings and trainings as required.
2. All other duties as assigned by your supervisor.
3. Uphold YMCA/YWCA policies for safety, supervision, and risk management.
4. Demonstrate the Character Counts values of caring, respect, honesty and responsibility in all dealings with members, guests, volunteers and fellow staff.
5. Demonstrate competencies in and willingness to develop in the Cause Driven Leadership areas of mission advancement, collaboration, operational effectiveness and personal growth.

RESTORATIVE STRATEGIES COORDINATOR POSITION SUMMARY
Under the supervision of the Executive Director of Social Services, the Coordinator is responsible for development and implementation of the Restorative Strategies Program at the Dubuque Community YMCA/YWCA. The Coordinator has a background in mental health or social work. The Coordinator will be responsible for administering the Restorative Strategies program to ensure the program is effective and meets the needs of the community.

This position is concerned with the delivery and coordination of services in the community. To this end, the Coordinator must have the interpersonal skills to interact with volunteers, youth, and the community. The Coordinator effectively manages and ensures compliance with all aspects of the funding for the position. Program development and management skills required. The Coordinator ensures that all goals and objectives are met for the program and must have the ability to clearly document outcomes and data per program protocols.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Bachelor’s Degree or working toward in Criminal Justice, Social Work, Counseling
Availability: Some evenings and weekends
Effective communicator
Effective verbal, presentation and listening skills
Analytical and problem solving skills
Ability to coordinate and implement a community-based program
Computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
Stress management skills
Time management skills

Plus:
• Experience recruiting, training and managing volunteers
• Assist in the development and implementation of programming
• Conduct research and report on restorative strategy models and practices
• Assist in collecting and summarizing restorative strategies program data and results
• As needed, attend regular meetings with volunteers, families, and support staff from schools and/or community based organizations
• Assist in adapting restorative strategy programs to meet local community conditions and needs
• Actively participates in YMCA/YWCA events and activities and adheres to the YMCA/YWCA Core Values
• Develop an approved plan for professional development


WORK ENVIRONMENT/MINIMUM PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
• You must have the physical, visual, and auditory ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.
• While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use a computer for extended periods of time and be able to communicate using a computer and phone/smart device. The employee frequently is required to sit and reach, and must be able to move around the work environment.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Attend staff meetings and trainings as required.
2. All other duties as assigned by your supervisor.
3. Uphold YMCA/YWCA policies for safety, supervision, and risk management.
4. Demonstrate the Character Counts values of caring, respect, honesty and responsibility in all dealings with members, guests, volunteers and fellow staff.
5. Demonstrate competencies in and willingness to develop in the Cause Driven Leadership areas of mission advancement, collaboration, operational effectiveness and personal growth.
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Living Allowance

$950 - $950 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Living allowance, Training

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Health Clinic/Other Health Organization, Higher Education Institution, Local Government Agency

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Application Details

Contact Information
Geovanni Almanza
(515) 235-4686
vistaleader@iwcc.edu

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