Youth Program Specialist Resume Samples

A Youth Program Specialist coordinates and supervises programs designed to help adolescents discover personal interests and abilities. While the duties vary based on the type of specialization, the following duties mentioned on the Youth Program Specialist Resume are common – researching, and developing current evidence-based youth development programs that engage young people in the development of skills and abilities that build competencies; promoting positive youth development by developing and supporting the active participation of young people; serving as an advocate for the development of youth and adult partnerships to address gaps in service; and promoting leadership, goal setting, and communication skills through a variety of classroom-based and after school activities.

The nature of the job demands the following skills and abilities – knowledge of the principals and practices of positive youth development, knowledge of at-risk indicators to include issues facing youth in the community, resources and parent and youth development theories; knowledge of community resources as related to educational, developmental, and social service; and knowledge of research and analysis methods and techniques. Hiring employers prefer to hire those having a specialized degree in relevant fields.

Youth Program Specialist Resume example

Youth Program Specialist Resume

Headline : A result-driven professional who possess a Master's degree in Public Administration and years of experience in social services, account management, public speaking, staff training, community engagement, and youth development.

Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Internet.

Description :

    1. Provided one-on-one support to at-risk youth and direct to appropriate resources.
    2. Kept parents informed of progress and concerns.
    3. Recruited and trained volunteers and interns.
    4. Maintained open communication lines among staff, volunteers, interns, and program participants.
    5. Established monitored and enforced policies, procedures and safety guidelines and communicate with staff, volunteers, interns, and program participants.
    6. Reported and discussed program progress and new developments with Executive Director on regular basis.
    7. Presented and participated in workshops, events and training seminars as related to client care.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
M.A. In Public Administration


Youth Program Specialist Resume

Objective : Youth Program Specialist is responsible for leading and supporting the youth programming program in support of the mission of The JCC. This includes leading and supporting all programs based out of our school, as well as developing and executing strategic plans to improve outcomes.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Payroll.

Description :

    1. Assisted Wellbriety Services Manager in leading needs assessment to evaluate existing victim services and gather data on the extent of need.
    2. Attended youth prevention programming to establish relationships with community youth and promote victim services, including therapeutic and cultural resources.
    3. Promoted Wellbriety Youth Advocacy Services and collaborates to provide victim services to youth and families.
    4. Worked closely with the Wellbriety Services Manager and Behavioral Health Director to perform administration and operation duties to meet all program and or grant deliverables.
    5. Worked closely with Behavioral Health counselors, members of the Child Protection Team/Coeur Adolescent Support Team (CAST), and community members to make appropriate referrals and ensure the safety and confidentiality of all stakeholders.
    6. Consistently demonstrated positive, effective communication skills and interactions with target stakeholders, partners, community members, other agencies, and organizations.
    7. Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills, including the ability to collect, integrate, analyze, and use data and information, and compare and evaluate possible actions or courses of conduct based upon such analysis.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              2-5 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              Masters Of Science


              Youth Program Specialist Resume

              Summary : To secure a Youth Program Specialist position, where I will be able to provide professional care to individuals, and strive to understand their personality, family dynamics, culture, coping styles, and emotional and physical needs.

              Skills : Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, And Word.

              Description :

                1. Included a caseload of more than 60 Medicaid eligible students from ages 8-19 at six schools within the school district.
                2. Multiple group/individual sessions were conducted for the 60 students on a monthly basis to discuss teen pregnancy, abstinence, STDs, self-esteem, values, and overall life skills.
                3. Completed documentation consistent with the group and individual sessions.
                4. Conducted home visits as required to monitor parent/child relationships.
                5. Conducted case plans to meet family planning needs.
                6. Monitored case plans to maintain appropriate prevention methods.
                7. Prepared monthly reports to maintain accurate funding of services.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              10+ Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Senior
              Education
              Education
              Bachelor Of Social Work In Social Work

              Youth Program Specialist Resume

              Headline : A career opportunity to utilize the skills I've acquired in the field of Business Management that will also give me the opportunity to learn new skills and become a valuable asset to your organization.

              Skills : Training & Development, Program Development, Case Management, Event Planning.

              Description :

                1. Planned and coordinated the development, implementation, and execution of the Youth program, special projects, and other initiatives designed to achieve the overall mission, goals, and objectives of the program.
                2. Created and delivered a range of promotional, educational, and informational presentations, and resource materials related to program activities.
                3. Provided and coordinated the provision of technical guidance, consultation, related support to participants and staff within the area of program focus.
                4. Provided day-to-day problem solving as necessary on program-related needs and issues.
                5. Engaged clients and establish a collaborative relationship directed toward the goal of competitive employment in the State of Tennessee.
                6. Assisted clients in obtaining information about their benefits, services available, and how they will be affected by employment in order for clients to make well-informed decisions about employment opportunities.
                7. Assessed clients' vocational functioning on an ongoing basis utilizing background information and work experiences.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              5-7 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              GED

              Youth Program Specialist Resume

              Headline : As a Youth Program Specialist, responsible for Working with the Community entities to promote projects/activities through such resources as community radio, newspaper interviews, or speaking at local events, Providing or coordinating necessary training for the company and the community to enhance the promotion of trauma-informed victim services.

              Skills : HR, Program Specialist, MS Office.

              Description :

                1. Provided support to Youth in developing positive routine occupational habits.
                2. Planned, develop, and presented workshops to participants to assist with enhancing life skills.
                3. Created budgets, client's plans, updates, and necessary forms for documentation.
                4. Connected with community resources for participant purposes to include educational, occupational, and other needs.
                5. Completed human resource process for participants as they gained employment.
                6. Developed working filing system and other organizational techniques.
                7. Advocated for participants as needed.
              Years of Experience
              Experience
              5-7 Years
              Experience Level
              Level
              Executive
              Education
              Education
              Masters Of Science

              Youth Program Specialist Resume

              Objective : Youth Program Specialist is responsible for Supporting targeted growth in ELL, Math, and social-emotional learning and development, Strategizing with the Program Coordinator and conducting outreach, registration, and data management to further streamline data for efficiency for all secondary programs, Assisting with data collection and tracking for internal program monitoring and evaluation.

              Skills : Paraprofessional ISBE Certification, Supervising Skills.

              Description :

                1. Communicated with families on a weekly basis, concerning their child's strengths and areas in need of attention.
                2. Completed enrollment process for WIA/WIOA Youth Program.
                3. Completed alternate tasks as related to participants.
                4. Supervised youth in daily and evening activities which includes school, recreation, and mealtime document behavior, respond to crisis situations.
                5. Assisted in the choreography of jump rope routines, and prepared the team for performances and national competitions.
                6. Used interpretation services, conduct family outreach, and provide systems navigation and support to improve familys connection to school and student(s) engagement in school. 
                7. Made referrals for additional wrap-around services as needed.
                Years of Experience
                Experience
                2-5 Years
                Experience Level
                Level
                Junior
                Education
                Education
                Masters Of Science

                Youth Program Specialist Resume

                Headline : Youth Program Specialist is responsible for Utilizing academic resources and curriculum to develop culturally-appropriate and level-appropriate lesson plans to engage middle and high school students in learning and enrichment in various settings, including after-school programs, individualized tutoring, summer programs, and workshops.

                Skills : Programming Skills, Academic Management.

                Description :

                  1. Developed educational curriculum for the Youth Development Department of MPRB.
                  2. Received and responded to referrals from Youth Program Staff and school partners for families who need additional assistance connecting to school or navigating instructional changes. 
                  3. Conducted education cultural orientations on topics appropriate to families and students who recently arrived in the United States.
                  4. Supported the design and implementation of the School Success Program which includes individualized case management and goal setting with students and families, school enrollment and systems navigation, group workshops for families on topics such as the American school system, third culture adjustment for adolescents, and supporting childrens success in school.
                  5. Led volunteers and interns implementing the School Success program.
                  6. Connected with school districts to identify contact people, enrollment process, and feedback from school districts to improve IRCs partnership with school districts and enrollment process.
                  7. Consistently promoted a positive, professional image of Marimn Health at all times, and provide consistent high-quality customer service to all participants.
                            Years of Experience
                            Experience
                            5-7 Years
                            Experience Level
                            Level
                            Executive
                            Education
                            Education
                            Bachelor Of Arts

                            Youth Program Specialist Resume

                            Summary : Youth Program Specialist is responsible for Creating safe and healing learning spaces and building supportive relationships with youth from refugee and immigrant backgrounds utilizing a trauma-informed and culturally responsive approach that promotes positive cultural identity, a celebration of diversity, and is continually working towards equity and anti-racism in education.

                            Skills : Educational Skills, Training Skills, Communication Skills.

                            Description :

                              1. Worked closely with various stakeholders to ensure that the policies and programs are being implemented as expected by the community.
                              2. Developed partnerships both within the organization as well as with external organizations (e.g. non-profit groups) to support program goals and objectives.
                              3. Implemented a culture of inclusion in the workplace by creating an environment where all employees feel empowered to bring their best selves to work.
                              4. Worked effectively with HR/SEO to improve community relations; targeting communities of interest through recruitment efforts.
                              5. Developed a strategic vision for how Youth Programming will be delivered over time and in relation to other programs within the organization; high-level planning should be completed annually or at least biennially.
                              6. Developed and executed monthly Youth Programs plans (YPP).
                              7. Ensured a variety of programs are in place for our youth.
                                                                        Years of Experience
                                                                        Experience
                                                                        7-10 Years
                                                                        Experience Level
                                                                        Level
                                                                        Management
                                                                        Education
                                                                        Education
                                                                        GED

                                                                        Youth Program Specialist Resume

                                                                        Summary : Youth Program Specialist is responsible for Leading the design and implementation of IRC Washingtons middle school afterschool program including planning, curriculum development (targeting academic growth in ELL, Math, and Social emotional learning), lead facilitation, outreach and enrollment.

                                                                        Skills : Designing Skills, Program Management, Organizational Skills.

                                                                        Description :

                                                                          1. Coordinated with contractors to ensure we meet deadlines and budgets.
                                                                          2. Ensured that all youth programs are organized within the budget.
                                                                          3. Supported the Youth Director with budgeting and planning meetings as required.
                                                                          4. Developed relationships with external vendors to ensure they follow through on their commitments to our organization.
                                                                          5. Assisted with planning staff meetings, training sessions, and reviews of program offerings.
                                                                          6. Built relationships with external partners to ensure they follow through on their commitments to our organization.
                                                                          7. Supported the enrollment of newly arrived school-aged youth, resettled by IRC in Seattle, into local schools, including facilitating school orientations and transporting families in IRC vehicles.
                                                                                          Years of Experience
                                                                                          Experience
                                                                                          7-10 Years
                                                                                          Experience Level
                                                                                          Level
                                                                                          Management
                                                                                          Education
                                                                                          Education
                                                                                          G.E.D

                                                                                          Youth Program Specialist Resume

                                                                                          Headline : Youth Program Specialist is responsible for Assisting with the collection and maintenance of family documents needed for school enrollment and assisting with school application submission, Keeping current/accurate case notes and documentation of program services and preparing required reports, Assisting with data collection and tracking to meet funder requirements and for internal program monitoring and evaluation, Helping complete necessary program reporting documentation.

                                                                                          Skills : Youth Management, Training Skills, Evaluatational Skills.

                                                                                          Description :

                                                                                            1. Maintained a caseload of families/students in the School Success Program: conduct initial outreach, screening, and enrollment of newly arrived families.
                                                                                            2. Created individualized service plan and goal setting tool.
                                                                                            3. Conducted regular check-in meetings with parents and students.
                                                                                            4. Provided systems navigation and advocate within education systems when necessary; led group workshops for families and students, maintain regular case notes and contribute to the final report.
                                                                                            5. Assisted with recruitment, screening, and enrollment of newly arrived families into Youth and other IRC programs.
                                                                                            6. Maintained regular communication with parents and refer, as needed, to community resources
                                                                                            7. Identified new community resources and partners to assist IRCs new students.
                                                                                                Years of Experience
                                                                                                Experience
                                                                                                5-7 Years
                                                                                                Experience Level
                                                                                                Level
                                                                                                Executive
                                                                                                Education
                                                                                                Education
                                                                                                MS