Job Opportunities

Youth Partner (Part-time, 20 hrs./wk. plus, Kona & Hilo)
Date Posted: 05/21/18

Job Description:
Position: Youth Partner (Part-time, 20 hrs./wk. plus)
Department: Wrap
Location: Kona and Hilo
Job Summary: The Youth Partner engages with the youth, young adults and/or families in a community, home, or school setting. The primary role is to provide hope, one-on-one support, and mentorship to participants by sharing experience with recovery/resilience and expertise in navigating systems and programs. The Youth Partner will provide neutral peer support to youths in our Wrap cases and assist in furthering youth engagement in the Wrap process. The Youth Partner will also participate in the Wrap meetings and/or training as deemed appropriate, be responsible for occasionally provide child care, when needed and perform general office work.


Education/Skills/Experience:
Minimum Requirements:
• Must have a high school diploma.
• A minimum of one (1) year related experience and/or training.
• Experience in navigating any of the child and family serving systems and sharing these skills.
• Prior youth advocacy experience desirable.
• Must have a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook.
• Must maintain an ethical, responsible, and professional demeanor under all circumstances at all times.
• Team player with a positive attitude and the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
• Demonstrated a high degree of professionalism and maturity.
• Committed to quality and performance improvement.
• Successful criminal and child abuse and neglect background clearance as required by state regulations for those who work with children and families in the Child Welfare System.
• Valid driver’s license, no-fault automobile insurance, acceptable motor vehicle abstract2, and access to an insured, reliable vehicle is needed.
Deadline to Apply: Open until filled