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YouthWorks Career Captain

Internship Responsibilities

The Career Captain’s role is to manage a group of (10 youth) for five weeks. They must be able to express themselves orally and in written format. The career captains will also thoughtfully plan, implement, and be able to multitask various projects. These enrichment projects include but are not limited to tree pit maintenance, community garden upkeep, visual/performing arts, healthcare, and computer tech. The career captains will also be responsible for assisting youth in jumpstart success and VISA’s Practical Money Skills activities.

  • Guide group of ten (10) YouthWorkers through assessments and create an individualized career plan
  • Collaborate with other navigators and program manager to plan, develop, and implement the job readiness curriculum, enrichment activities, and other activities
  • Maintain up-to-date weekly programming schedules
  • Collect and submit all attendance, paperwork, assessments, and other documentation in accordance with SEYC, MOED, and other grant data collection standards to the program manager
  • Assist with developing resumes and cover letters, identifying opportunities for employment, and assisting with the application and interview process
  • Other duties as assigned

Skill Set Required

  • At least one (1) year of experience working with young people in a mentoring or advising role
  • Must be very comfortable with public speaking and be able to communicate ideas, advice, feedback, and critiques professionally and concisely in individual and group settings
  • Well organized and detailed orientated
  • Comfortable addressing conflict and working together for a resolution. Passionate about the futures of young people in Baltimore
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred (in progress or completed) in social work, education, or related field OR associate degree (in progress or completed) OR graduate degree (in progress or completed) and one year of full-time, relevant experience; experience in education, counseling, and/or working with youth
  • Must be able to pass a fingerprint and background check
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office, including but not limited to Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook

Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)

Youth Development/ Workforce Development

Internship Location

Baltimore, MD

Details

Semester: Summer (Jun - Aug)
Year: 2022
Hours per week: 37.5
Workdays: Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Pay: Yes, $25 per hour stipend
Authorization Requirements: U.S. Citizen/U.S. National

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: June 3, 2022
Required Documentation: Resume, Cover Letter, References
Application Instructions To apply, please visit bannerneighborhoods.org and/or email kenika@bannerneighborhoods.org for more information!

Additional Information

COVID-19 considerations:
MUST be fully vaccinated and provide proof of vaccination OR be willing to submit a request to the Director of Administration and receive an accommodation for medical or religious exemption

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Baltimore, MD: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Youth engagement: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Headquarters

2911 Pulaski Highway
Baltimore, Maryland 21224

About Banner Neighborhoods Community Corporation

Banner Neighborhoods Community Corporation, Inc is a company in Baltimore, MD. We are agile, creative and our goal is to In partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Employment Development YouthWorks program and 7 nonprofits in Southeast Baltimore, the Southeast Youth Collaborative provides neighborhood youth with community-based work experience, job and life skills training and community engagement experience during the summer months to prepare for future employment.