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AmeriCorps Youth Engagement Specialist - Oasis Youth Center

Actively Recruiting

Openings

1 currently recruiting

Service Dates

August 22, 2022 - July 15, 2023

Application Window

April 1, 2022 - September 30, 2022

Location

  • Tacoma, WA

Contact Information

Kaitlan Ohler
(253) 389-2407
kohler@safest.org

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AmeriCorps Youth Engagement Specialist - Oasis Youth Center

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Description

The AmeriCorps Youth Engagement Specialist supports Oasis in providing program and service assistance to LGBTQ youth who attend programming and drop-in hours through research, staff support, attending outreach and training events, and assisting in administrative and/or physical tasks.

The AmeriCorps Youth Engagement Specialist supports Oasis in providing program and service assistance to LGBTQ youth who attend programming and drop-in hours through research, staff support, attending outreach and training events, and assisting in administrative and/or physical tasks.

Living Allowance

$1636 - $1636 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Training

Additional Benefits

- Access to an emergency fund to address financial emergencies that may affect completion of service term

Education Requirements

Less than High School Completed

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

- Age 17 – 25 upon start of service term
- High School Diploma or equivalent upon start of service term, OR agree to obtain diploma or equivalent prior to using Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
- US Citizen or permanent resident
- Commitment to building skills and knowledge related to diversity, equity, and inclusion
- Ability to travel to service site(s) as well as other training or activity locations across Pierce County
- Skilled in understanding cultural issues and sensitivity in relating to cross-cultural, social, economic and physical disability issues
- Experience working multiple systems serving children and adults.
- Valid WA State Driver’s license and reliable transportation; current proof of automobile insurance
- Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products
- Effective communication skills that allow for working with a variety of staff and clients

Desired Qualifications:

- Represent the diversity of clients being served through personal characteristics and/or lived experience
- Previous experience working with youth or young adults
- Familiarity with the Pierce County community
- Skills and/or knowledge related to youth development, trauma-informed care, or diversity, equity and inclusion

Applicants for this position will be disqualified from service if they are listed on the NATION Provider Exclusion list.

Desired Languages

English, American Sign Language, Hmong, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese

Other Conditions

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

Age Requirement

17 - 25

Service Details

Focus Areas

Arts & Culture, Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth, Health & Nutrition

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Urban

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Community Development Organization, High School, Middle School, Recreation or Youth Center, Social Enterprise (nonprofit)

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Kaitlan Ohler
(253) 389-2407
kohler@safest.org

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Position Details

AmeriCorps Youth Engagement Specialist - Oasis Youth Center

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