Case Management/Social Services, Database Management, Program Management
4 Year Degree
Erie Neighborhood House, a community-building agency empowering Chicago’s low-income and immigrant families, and dedicated to promoting a just and inclusive society is seeking an experienced professional to serve as the Proyecto Cuidate Youth Program Specialist (Union position). Proyecto Cuidate provides individual, group, and family services to support, inform, and educate the community on topics that strengthen the individual and family unit. It includes:
Information workshops and trainings in areas such as violence prevention, health & wellness, parenting skills, etc.
Supportive counseling, screenings, referrals, and case management
School base and after school youth programming
Facilitate Little Village Youth Teams programs for High School youth in collaboration with the Little Village Youth Teams staff.
Support Youth Program Manager and Youth Program Coordinator with the coordination and implementation of cross-sector workshops.
Support in the development and implementation of cross-sector referral system.
Conducts surveys, screenings, case management, referrals, and follow-up services as needed.
Support in the development, recruitment, and implementation of the Little Village Youth Teams High School programming including curriculum writing and updating, creating schedules, and program facilitation.
Be well-informed of community resources and opportunities in order to best assist participants and update community resource listings.
Complete funder required documentation for participants served (e.g. overseeing collecting data, tracking attendance, data entry, and completion of monthly stat reports).
Support Little Village Youth Teams Middle School programs as needed.
Represent the agency and program at various events, agencies, and schools.
Work collaboratively, foster and maintain relationships with CPS school system, other key government and community partners, and collaboratives.
Represent Erie Neighborhood House to the public and actively participate in community meetings and events as required.
Attend team meetings, department meetings, all staff, funder and other required meetings and trainings.
Perform other duties as required.
NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE!
MUST BE A MEMBER OF AFSCME OR JOIN AFTER 30 DAYS
ERIE NEIGHBORHOOD HOUSE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
ACCREDITED BY NAEYC & NATIONAL AFTER SCHOOL ASSOCIATION
RECOGNIZED BY BOARD OF IMMIGRATION APPEALS; UNITED WAY MEMBER
Bachelor’s in Social Work, Counseling, or Social Service related field or equivalent work experience required; at least 1 year experience in Youth Development Programming and Social Services preferred.
Familiarity with community violence, community resiliency and youth programming.
Strong organizational and effective time management skills.
Bilingual English/Spanish required.
Excellent written and interpersonal skills.
Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
Flexibility and ability to work evening and weekend hours as necessary.
Commitment to social justice and sensitivity to the assets and challenges of a diverse group of participants.
About Erie Neighborhood House
Erie Neighborhood House is a community service agency founded in 1870 that promotes a just and inclusive society by strengthening low-income, primarily Latino families through skill-building, access to critical resources and collaborative action.