Evening Drop-in and Study Center Program Assistant
The High Mountain Youth Project invites applications for a Program Assistant to help guide the Drop-in and Study Center. The Center is open 8:30 A.M to 4:00 P.M. and provides services for students aged 13-19 who are experiencing homelessness or at risk of homelessness. Our Center offers snacks and a hot meal, a place to study and receive help with schoolwork, wholesome recreation, and laundry facilities. We provide a safe and healthy environment where students can relax and interact with other students and trained, caring adults.
The Program Assistant position is a part-time position charged with assisting the Program Manager in guiding volunteers in pursuit of our mission to provide a safety net for youth experiencing or at risk of homelessness in Lincoln County. The duties, responsibilities, and qualifications are described more fully in the Program Assistant Job Description.
To apply: Send a cover letter, resumé, and the names and phone numbers of three professional references to:
(Please, no Facebook resumés or Messenger)
Inquiries may be directed to the email address above or to: (505) 850-2996.
More information is available at http://www.highmountainyouth.org/help-wanted/
The search for a new program assistant will remain open until filled; however, application reviews will begin November 16, 2020.
High Mountain Youth Project
Evening Drop-in Center Program Assistant
Drop-in and Study Center Program Assistant
Vivian Isaacs, Vice President for Operations/Program Supervisor
General Job Description:
Part time position, 20-30 hours per week. Work schedule will be coordinated with the Program Supervisor and Program Manager.
1. Provide a positive adult role model
2. Assist with student recruitment
3. Maintain professional relationships with students, staff, volunteers, Community Advisory Committee, and Board of Directors
4. Work alongside staff and volunteers with the students
5. Assist Program Manager in the coordination and delivery of services
6. Monitor and encourage students’ progress to the extent possible
7. Support the HMYP Philosophy
8. Follow HMYP Policies and Procedures
9. Keep accurate and up-to-date records
10. Attend staff meetings
11. Ensure Drop-in Center is clean and tidy
12. Refrain from counseling
13. Maintain confidentiality
14. Submit to and pass a background and criminal records checks
15. Possess a valid Drivers’ License
16. Transport students as needed
17. Provide proof of auto liability insurance
18. Assist in fundraising activities
19. Perform other duties as assigned
20. Participate in ongoing training