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Posted: Thursday, September 28, 2017 12:03 AM


Position Summary

The Assistant Resource Coordinator is a part-time position responsible for assisting the Resource Coordinator with developing school-based programming, events and activities. Lead programming based on parent and student interests/needs, strengthening student social and emotional skills, academic enrichment, community service, leadership, fine and performing arts, and health & wellness.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Serve as team lead/YG point of contact when Resource Coordinator is out of the office
Make executive decisions to manage the program, deal with schedule changes, handle emergencies, etc. with the best interests of all stakeholders in mind
Maintain complete record of attendance and services
Manage billing roster and assist with invoicing process
Provide administrative and program support for School Programs
Supervise and support students and staff where directed
Aid in staff development, including organizing and hosting trainings
Maintain behavioral expectations for students in keeping with established methods and procedures; mastery of school-based behavior management plan
Maintain positive and mutually informative relationship with school administration, teachers, staff, parents, students and community stakeholders
Develop and maintain tools for communicating with grant providers, school, parents, students, community members, and other stakeholders as necessary
Cultivate community partnerships with individuals and organizations that can provide resources and/or support for programs and initiatives, including volunteers, donations, youth opportunities, grants, etc
Perform other duties as assignedEducation/Experience/Training
A Bachelor’s degree in social work, education, or related human service field from an approved accredited college/university or actively working towards a degree
Minimum of 1-2 years of experience working with children and/or adults in a non-profit, social service or community development organization


1-2 years of experience working with elementary or high school age youth
Ability to understand and interpret the policies, procedures, and general organizational structure of the Chicago Public Schools
Demonstrate effective verbal and written communication skills
Ability to keep accurate records and prepare reports
Dedication to the continuous improvement of service quality and the organization’s mission

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit and stand for sustained periods of time, frequently talk, hear, use hands and fingers to feel, handle and operate objects or controls, and occasionally stand, bend, stoop, kneel and crouch.
The employee is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures, transcribing, and viewing a computer terminal. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The duties performed are primarily in a school setting. Occasional need for local travel.

Youth Guidance is an equal opportunity employer and proudly values diversity. Youth Guidance does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law and is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity along all of these lines. People of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

To Apply:
Please email your resume and cover letter to

• Location: Chicago, Youth Guidance at STEM Magnet Academy

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