Youth Policy Institute

  • Youth Placement Coordinator (Temporary)

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID
    2018-3243
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Social Services
    Job Type
    Temporary Part-Time
  • Overview

    The Youth Placement Coordinator will work to enroll and track youth enrolled in the YouthWorks Program.  Youth Placement Coordinator will assist in eligibility verification for youth, place youth at job sites, conduct training workshops as needed, and oversee timesheet collection and paycheck distribution. Youth Placement Coordinator will maintain communication with worksite supervisors and conduct site visits at various work sites to ensure youth are working under safe and appropriate working conditions. Youth Placement Coordinators will track progress of youth according to work hours completed and ensure they complete the maximum allowed hours per youth.  Youth Placement Coordinator will work collaboratively with a support team that includes Program Manager, Job Developer and other YPI program Youth Placement Coordinators to ensure youth complete program in a timely manner. Youth Placement Coordinator will also distribute supportive services to youth such as bus tokens and lunch vouchers. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    Responsibilities

    • Oversee implementation of services for each client.
    • Conduct orientation and eligibility sessions to assess for enrollment into program.
    • Provide and maintain appropriate data and files of the clients.
    • Collect and approve timesheets from participants.
    • Oversee paycheck distribution to participants.
    • Maintain communication with worksite supervisors and handle issues appropriately.
    • Ensure worksite supervisors are providing adequate work for youth and the worksite meets safety guidelines.
    • Ensure worksite supervisors are signing and approving timesheet accurately and in a timely manner.
    • Maintain communication with YouthWorks support team and other YPI program Youth Placement Coordinators, providing updates on hours completed and workplace issues as needed.
    • Participate in staff meetings, monthly trainings and other department programs as requested.
    • Handle crisis and/or emergency situations as needed.
    • Provide transportation vouchers and other supportive services and document appropriately.
    • Maintain a professional attitude, confidentiality, and respect cultural differences.
    • Complete all other duties as assigned.
    • Must be available to work some evenings and weekends.

    Qualifications

    • High school diploma required.
    • Minimum one year experience.
    • Experience tracking and meeting outcomes.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills; strong written and interpersonal skills.
    • Experience working with individuals with diverse ethnic backgrounds.
    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as a member of a team.
    • Leadership experience working with community social service and health organizations strongly preferred.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
    • Bilingual/Spanish.
    • If applicable, will be required to present current California driver license, proof of acceptable driving record (DMV H-6 printout), and liability auto insurance.
    • Must pass a criminal background check (Live Scan fingerprinting) prior to beginning employment with children.
    • Must present proof of negative Tuberculosis skin test (Mantoux) prior to beginning employment dated within 60 days.
    • Must be available to work 3-4 days a week from (8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) and 1-2 late shifts a week from 10:30a.m. to 7:30 p.m. as well as 1 Saturday a month. No exceptions.

    ** Temporary position ends August 31, 2018.

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