• SuccessLink Leader (Reserved for Ages 19-24)

    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/26/2019 5:42 PM)
    Req ID
    2019-16608
    Dept
    Youth Engagement & Employment
    Position
    Temporary Part-Time
    Location
    YEE Office
    Union
    EXO
    Openings
    200
    Contact Email
    Tierra.Lyons+cob@boston.gov
  • Overview:

    Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):

     

    Join the team to make Boston's young people ready for work!  The City of Boston Department of Youth Engagement & Employment (DYEE) aims to not only to recruit and hire youth, but also to ensure that their entry level employment experience is engaging, meaningful, and a building block for their professional experience and personal success.  The Youth Engagement & Employment Internship Program is designed to support DYEE goals by engaging Boston youth in workforce readiness development and providing access to resources, civic and learning opportunities.

     

    DYEE annually employees over 3,500 students, manages the Mayor's Youth Council, Youth Lead the Change, Youth Career Development Programs and the MBTA Youth Pass Program.

     

    DYEE’s success in delivering optimal programming is made possible by the college aged interns who play an integral role in supporting the overall DYEE mission.

    Responsibilities:

    While individual responsibilities may vary, SuccessLink Leaders' responsibilities may include:

    • Providing strong customer service to youth and family members.
    • Serving as a resource for community organizations in supporting the youth program.
    • Providing accurate and timely response to questions and information requests.
    • Specific responsibilities may vary according to individual site placement. 
    • Performs related work as required.

    Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

    • SuccessLink Leaders must be between the ages of 19-24.
    • Strong oral and written communication and customer service skills, particularly with young people.
    • Ability to interact effectively with community based managers to assist in the youth employment program implementation.
    • Strong ability to organize and prioritize work as needed.
    • Additional specific qualifications may be needed, based on individual site placement. 
    • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.

    Boston Residency Required.  CORI/SORI check required.

     

    Terms:

     

    Hourly rate:   $14.00

    Hours per week: 30

    Duration:   June 24, 2019 - August 16, 2019

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