Youth Development Specialist Resume Samples

A Youth Development Specialist provides support and assistance to young people at-risk and also help them in dealing with various situations like pregnancy, drugs, and alcohol at a young age. The most essential roles and responsibilities are listed on the Youth Development Specialist Resume as follows – collaborating with the community members, monitoring students who are at-risk, coordinating staff and volunteers, implementing youth development programs; taking part in training sessions; and imparting knowledge of teaching techniques and classroom best practices.

Those interested in this field should denote the following skills and abilities – knowledge of young people issues; record-keeping skills, problem-solving skills, interpersonal skills; ability to facilitate training sessions; ability to implement interactive and educational activities. Employers select resumes that make a display of a degree in social work or sociology.

 

Youth Development Specialist (JTDC) Resume

Summary : Youth Development Specialist with concentrated interpersonal skills with an enhanced ability to deal with diverse segments (professionals, staff members, and students). Self-motivated. Adept at setting effective priorities to achieve immediate as well as long-term goals. Ability to adhere to operation deadlines 'by any means necessary'. Easily acclimated to new concepts and responsibilities. Ability to multi-task. With cross-training, willing to assume duties beyond those specified in the position description.

Skills : Policies & Procedures Enforcement, Process & Operational Improvements, Team Performance Optimization

Description :

    1. Closely provides direct and continuous supervision of residents in accordance with policy and procedure that promote a safe, secure, and humane environment for residents and staff.
    2. monitoring all resident activity to make certain that adequate security measures are maintained through conducting security checks, resident counts, and room checks at appropriate intervals.
    3. Supervises around the clock structured and leisure activities of the residents, including preparing residents for various group and individual activities such as religious services, classes, recreational programs, and court hearings.
    4. Supervises meals and coordinates distribution of food and utensils.
    5. Supervises and provides instruction of all activities (e.g.; bathing/showering, personal hygiene, etc.) on a daily basis to maintain physical cleanliness and hygienic conditions of the juvenile and center.
    6. Participates in the resident admission and orientation process which includes, but is not limited to, rules and regulations applicable to residents, room assignments, and completion of appropriate documentation, etc.
    7. Administers behavior management programs such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Token Economy.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelors of Science


Youth Development Specialist/ Correctional Officer Resume

Summary : Youth Development Specialist with experience in Social Services, as well as direct care treatment/management. Strength include; maintaining cultural sensitivity, establishing rapport with diverse groups, and promoting team cohesiveness. To prove oneself a strong contender in the challenging market place by Multi-skills talent and playing the multiple roles in day to day life.

Skills : Microsoft Office Applications, Social Services, Mental Health, Care Plan, Community Development.

Description :

    1. Responsible for direct, continuous supervision of approximately 16 juvenile detainees on a daily basis.
    2. Tasked with coordinating social activities, overseeing academic programs, and assisting with social programs intended to rehabilitate troubled youths.
    3. Additionally, held various positions to ensure compliance with social welfare laws and regulations and maintain a safe, secure, and humane environment for residents and staff.
    4. Received extensive physical and social training for intervention in major crisis situations, focusing largely on the use of de-escalation and tension reduction techniques.
    5. Supervising and counseling juvenile residents in both group and individual settings and using various documentation methods to ensure rehabilitation continuity within the facility.
    6. Chaired the Quality Assurance Committee, charged with overseeing the creation and implementation of standards and processes for use in various aspects of the detention center.
    7. Initiated the use of records keeping format for use in auditing court orders.
    8. Assisted in the training of new employees, including entrants to the field, on the fundamentals of work at the detention center.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Masters of Science


Youth Development Specialist - Contract Resume

Objective : Youth Development Specialist seeking a growth-oriented career with a reputed organization, providing a challenging environment and ample opportunities to learn, perform and contribute to its profitability and growth. Expert professional in business development, planning and executing business strategies,

Skills : Microsoft Office, Written Communication, Customer Service, Sales, Filing, Excel, Quickbooks, Filing.

Description :

    1. Supervised around the clock structured and leisure activities of the residents, including preparing residents for various group and individual activities such as religious services, classes, recreational programs, and court hearings.
    2. Participates in the resident admission and orientation process which includes, but is not limited to, rules and regulations applicable to residents, room assignments, and completion of appropriate documentation, etc.
    3. Administered behavior management programs such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Token Economy.
    4. Monitors residents for changes in behavior that may indicate potential crisis situations in accordance with facility guidelines and alerts other staff as appropriate.
    5. Reports all observances of unusual behaviors of the resident's physical and mental health to the Supervisor in Charge/Team Leader and the designated medical authority.
    6. Operates and monitors electronic security and communication equipment including control panel, intercom, computers, and alarms.
    7. Reports all observances of unusual behaviors of the resident's physical and mental health to the Supervisor in Charge/Team Leader and the designated medical authority.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Assistant Youth Development Specialist Resume

Headline : Dependable Assistant Youth Development Specialist with experience with insurance receptionist, and customer service. Experience in computer work (scanning, Filing, updating paperwork) Fast Learner, Adaptable, Punctual Responsible/Reliable. Aim to establish as a successful person and a well-versed employee in an esteemed organization to contribute to the company's growth and in return strengthen the personal and professional skills.

Skills : Biingual Spanish Customer Service, Financial Management, POS System Operations, Youth Mentor.

Description :

    1. Closely provide direct and continuous supervision of Juvenile Temporary Detention Center residents, in accordance with policy and procedure.
    2. Administer the following behavior management program: Cognitive Behavior Therapy.
    3. Monitor residents for changes in behavior that may indicate potential crisis situations in accordance with facility guidelines.
    4. Intervene when necessary in crisis situations in accordance with policy and procedure guidelines for physical and mechanical restraints, room confinements, or other appropriate action.
    5. Report all observances of unusual behaviors of the resident's physical and mental health to the Supervisor in Charge/Team Leader and the designated medical authority.
    6. Document resident behaviors and actions daily, using observation notes, incident reports, shift change notes, resident files, and related documentation.
    7. Communicate verbally as well as in writing coherently and in an effective manner through reports, memorandums, both internally and externally.
    8. Facilitate a self-created reading enrichment program, designed to enhance resident's critical thinking skills, while promoting self-awareness and community development.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Youth Development Specialist/In-charge Resume

Headline : Youth Development Specialist/In-charge is seeking to obtain fulltime employment with a prominent company that offers stability, growth and advancement opportunities where one can utilize their professional skills. To work in a nourishing environment which would help one grow as a person and at the same time, contribute to the growth of others.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Social Services, Mental Health, Care Plan

Description :

    1. Work with young males in Respite Facility, assisting the young men to complete the Rehabilitation Program that St.
    2. Provides in an attempt to remove the felony or misdemeanor from the client's record before they become an adult.
    3. Keep medication records current for each client along with giving the specified medications to each client at specific times.
    4. Transport clients to school along with assisting clients in studying after school developing the habits of completing their homework.
    5. Assisting each client in making a list with a variety of personal steps that would be looked at and followed daily in an attempt to take small steps in developing amounts of responsibility.
    6. Prepare meals for each client along with feeding each client during certain meals.
    7. Participate in a variety of exercise programs provided for each client.
    8. Keeping each Unit clean by vacuuming the floors, dusting the furniture, washing dishes, wiping off/cleaning the Dining Area tables and taking out the trash.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associates

Youth Development Specialist/Consultant Resume

Summary : Highly motivated, dependable and accomplished Youth Development Specialist/Consultant with an array of skills that effortlessly transfers to numerous civilian professions. Tremendous interpersonal communication talents, ability to apply sound common sense to effectively manage multiple priorities. Consummate written and oral communication skills with strong problem resolution abilities.

Skills : Program Development, Program Facilitation, Mental Health, Data Analysis

Description :

    1. Maintained individual student information and followed-up with classroom teachers to monitor and record student behavior and classroom performance.
    2. Scheduled positive Indian role models to conduct group presentations toward increasing student interest and motivation in school, and encouraged students to set high expectations for success.
    3. Distributed financial aid information, scholarship and grant applications to Indian students who met graduation and various program requirements.
    4. Monitored student attendance, dropouts, transfers, discipline records and graduation records for needed services.
    5. Maintained frequent contact with parents of participating students to affect improved home-school relations in dealing with student needs.
    6. Arranged student transportation services if necessary for after-school programs (NASA/AISES) and other Title VII activities.
    7. Distributed information to parents and students on summer enrichment opportunities.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Youth Development Specialist/Manager Resume

Objective : Youth Development Specialist/Manager with a strong commitment to incorporate new skills and promote teamwork in the work environment. To join a growing organization that offers challenges & the opportunity to grow with the company, where goals & objectives are established & the tools to reach such goals are provided.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Bilingual fluency in English and Haitian Creole.

Description :

    1. Supervise, guide and counsel youth through daily activities within the vision, mission, and goals of the youth and the educational program.
    2. Provide for the day-to-day direct supervision and positive engagement of youth in the department's care and custody.
    3. Act as an integral part of a multi-disciplinary team endeavoring to provide safe, secure and humane treatment of the youth in custody.
    4. Assist youth with their lessons in the classroom, during academic and vocational programming, and works collaboratively with education staff to maintain order and discipline.
    5. Serve as a role model and tutor to youth during non-academic hours; leads and participates in group counseling sessions; assists with the development of appropriate life and social skills; and supervises and participates in recreational, cultural and workforce development activities.
    6. Use verbal and other techniques to de-escalate conflicts, tensions, fights, and other disturbances.
    7. Assist with event planning in detail for various events consisting of 150+ attendees.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Masters of Science

Youth Development Specialist/Supervisor Resume

Summary : An enthusiastic, hardworking, and self-motivated Youth Development Specialist/Supervisor looking to succeed in an environment of growth and excellence which provides me job satisfaction and self-development and help achieve personal as well as organizational goals.

Skills : Certified in Microsoft Office, Public Speaking, Mental Health, Care Plan, Community Development.

Description :

    1. Provides leadership and serves as a mentor for members of the Boys and Girls Club.
    2. Planning, organizing and implementing a range of non-competitive programs and activities for drop-in members and visitors daily.
    3. Monitoring and evaluation of program achievement against target goals, recommending modifications that respond to member's needs and interests and participating in weekly staff meetings.
    4. Manage facilities and ensure a productive environment, maintaining and inventory of all program equipment and supplies in good order.
    5. Recommend and requisition supplies needed for assigned area.
    6. Work with Club Director to prepare department budget.
    7. Recruit, train, and manage assigned volunteers: provide ongoing feedback; identify and support development opportunities.
    8. Engage parents regarding opportunities and expectations of club members, as well as general club participation.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Senior Youth Development Specialist Resume

Summary : Senior Youth Development Specialist with over 15 years of case management experience which include executing of vocational action plans. Proficiency in computer application. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Strong leadership and management skills. Ability to develop and implement programs and creative projects and programs. Team player with strong problem-solving skills.

Skills : Customer Service, Microsoft Office, Used Patience, Empathy, Communication, Quick decision making.

Description :

    1. Provided case management services for youth ages 14 to 21 years old through the Workforce Investment Act program as a career advisor, job developer, and counselor.
    2. Completed participant enrollment, validation of files and documented youth's progress in the program.
    3. Provided follow-up services which included employment and education outcomes.
    4. Served as a liaison by connecting youth to community partners, employers, and post-secondary institutions to aid youth in gaining work maturity skills, education and social skills.
    5. Participated in budgeting, grant writing, and development of the WIA grant-funded program.
    6. Used various communication methods such as social media, quarterly newsletters and monthly calendars detailing program activities that engaged youth in learning employability skills.
    7. Developed and implemented the required work experience by developing job sites and monitoring.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Arts

Youth Development Specialist/Correctional Officer Resume

Summary : Highly organized, disciplined and task-focused Youth Development Specialist/Correctional Officer with fine-tuned analytical, troubleshooting and administrative skills. Personality traits include decision-making ability and capacity to deliver under pressure. To strive for excellence through hard work, sincerity, and devotion to acquire a growth-oriented position that will help to build a purposeful career with an organization and contribute towards fulfillment of organizational goals

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Spanish, Troubleshooting, Apple IWorks, Interpersonal Skills, Communication Skills, Organizational Development, Public Speaking, Event Planning, Marketing Strategy, Marketing Communications, Program Development.

Description :

    1. Collaborated and created partnerships with outside organizations to provide community development projects for youth.
    2. Developed curriculum and instructed life-skills classes educating youth in foster care residential facilities about community resources and preparing them for independent living.
    3. Developed and implemented abstinence and trauma educational components/curricula for state-wide youth development programs.
    4. Created comprehensive employment/employer training and managed the Summer Youth Employment Program as a youth and employer liaison.
    5. Provided education and employment case management for at-risk youth under the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program.
    6. Developed and facilitated a Youth Advisory Board and youth-run scholarship program for at-risk youth in the community.
    7. Coordinated educational/cultural events for youth.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Youth Development Specialist Resume

Headline : Mature and professional Youth Development Specialist who adapts to new situations and technologies with ease. Adept at lesson planning and classroom management. Dedicated educator committed to creating a classroom atmosphere that is stimulating, encouraging and supportive for all students. Strong communication skills and the drive to get students excited about learning. Specializes in creating a stimulating environment that helps students achieve their full potential.

Skills : Program Development, Program Facilitation, Mental Health, Data Analysis, Community Organizing, Event Coordinating, Communication, Inter-Professional

Description :

    1. Closely provided direct and continues supervision of JTDC residents.
    2. Administered Behavior Technique Programs such as Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Token Economy, Maintained a safe and secure environment for both residents and staff.
    3. Monitored residents for changes in behavior that may indicate a potential crisis.
    4. Participate in residents admission and orientation process.
    5. Escort residents throughout and external to the facility as directed.
    6. Accompanied youth during a hospital visit, funerals, and appointments at various social service agencies.
    7. Supervises around the clock structured and leisure activities of residents, various group and individual activities.
    8. Instructing and Supervising daily basis to maintain physical and mechanical restraints, room confinements or other appropriate action.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Ph.D. In Criminal Justice