Girls Inc. Outreach Facilitator

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Girls Inc. Outreach Facilitator

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Posted 7/17/2020

We are in search of a Girls Inc. Outreach Facilitator to join Goodman Community Center's dedicated team serving the community in our mission to strenthen lives and secure futures!

Girls Inc. is a national organization that utilizes research-based curricula and interactive activities to build mentoring relationships with girls within a pro-girl environment.  Girls Inc. is open to all individuals who identify as a girlnon-binary, or any youth exploring their gender identity. This position will be responsible for implementing, monitoring, and growing gender specific programming for youth who attendthe Goodman Community Center’s partner schools; O’Keefe Middle School andEash High School.

Preference will be given to applications received by Friday, 7/31/2020.  Applications will be received until the position is filled.

Job Description

Job Title: Girls Inc. Outreach Facilitator

Date Created: 7/9/2020

Job Classification: Full-Time (30 hours/week

FLSA Status: Salaried/Exempt

Job Reports to Assistant Manager Girls Inc. Greater Madison

 
Position purpose

Girls Inc. is a national organization that utilizes research-based curricula and interactive activities to build mentoring relationships with girls within a pro-girl environment.  Girls Inc. is open to all individuals who identify as a girlnon-binary, or any youth exploring their gender identity.The Girls Inc. Outreach Facilitator will be responsible in assisting with the expansion of Girls Inc. programming to middle and high school girls. 

The Girls Inc. Outreach Facilitatorwill implement, monitor, and grow gender specific programs for youth who attendthe Goodman Community Center’s partner schools; O’Keefe Middle School andEash High School. As a component of in school and out of school, the Girls Inc. Outreach Facilitator will be collaborating with schools to coordinate weekly lunch visits and to provide Girls Inc. programming during school and afterschool hoursThis rolewill work closely with the Girls Inc. Outreach Program Manager to assure quality programming while maintaining the elements of the Girls Inc. experience.All programs should be guided by the Girls Inc. commitment to quality and the core essential services of the Girls Inc. experience. 

Responsibilities  

Overall Duties: Facilitate daily programming for middle or high school girls, targeting low –income and/or girls of color. Promote Girls Inc. presence in the partner schools and ensure that a high quality program is maintained.

  • Develop weekly lesson plans to ensure plans are linked to Girls Inc. experience and provide positive outcomes and deliver evidence-based programming.
  • Maintain office hours during school day hours in order to be a regular presence at assigned Girls Inc. Sites.
  • Provide regular school dayand afterschool programming. 
  • Deliver Girls Inc. curricula supports girls’ academic enrichment, health and wellness, and life skills development. 
  • Recruit girls when necessary to meet the ideal number of girls being served.
  • Participate in Girls Inc. training and professional development
  • In coordination with Girls Inc. Outreach Program Manager, maintain an ongoing, open communication with school administration, teachers, and staff monthly.  Attend all facilitator meetings.
  • Develop and maintain a working relationship with Girls Inc. staff from all Girls Inc. of Greater Madison sites.
  • Monitor and communicate successes or concerns to Girls Inc. Outreach Program Manager.
  • Promote skill building, mentorship and positive attitudes through the Girls Inc.Bill of Rights.
  • Connect and build partnerships to enhance Girls Inc. programming.
  • Promote and empower youth voice through building and maintaining mentoring relationships with girls.
  • Collaborate with youth and staff to develop community engagement opportunities as well as family engagement events.
  • Monitor interactions with youth and work with staff and volunteers on positive language, positive behavior management, and problem solving.
  • Collaborate with appropriate school staff to provide girls with academic support and socioemotional support. 
  • Observe partner School policies and procedures, and respect the Girls Inc. program space as well as general School instructional spaces.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and all required GCC staff meetings.

Administration 

  • Create daily lesson plans, making sure all plans are recorded, properly tracked, and posted as part of the classrooms weekly schedule. Lesson plans should be developmentally appropriate. 
  • Complete data collection as required.
  • Create and print out a monthly Girls Inc. program calendar which will be distributed to School staff and posted in Girls Inc. program space. 
  • Record daily attendance of participants. 
  • Participate in planning and implementation of GCC wide family engagement programming. Maintain assigned youth’s files and ensure all required paperwork and other permissions and approvals are on hand, as needed throughout the year.
  • Assist with adherence to standards and ensure the quality of program meets all contract or grant obligations.
  • Participate in required continuing education hours and professional development opportunities.
  • Assist with the organization and implementation of monthly family events, program orientations, and center-wide events as planned throughout the year.

Leadership 

  • Participate in planning and implementation of GCC wide Women of Impact and other Girls Inc. of Greater Madison programming
  • Provide guidance and support for Girls Inc. volunteers and/or interns placed at partner schools and sites. Support a high-quality volunteer management program by supporting and training volunteers and by communicating volunteer needs and feedback to the volunteer Manager.

Required Qualifications

  • Experience working with high school and middle school youth.
  • Working knowledge of positive youth development and developmentally appropriate practices with high school and middle school youth.
  • Experience in facilitating groups and working with economically and ethnically diverse populations.
  • Educational background in or experience in working with teachers and staff in an academic setting.
  • Competency using basic office software.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work as a team and independently, take on a leadership role, and maintain a positive work environment.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Commitment to GCC’s values and mission of strengthening lives and securing futures.  
  • Demonstrated performance aligned with GCC’s leadership values and competencies.

Preferred Preferences

  • Experience facilitating programs for girl identified youth
  • Knowledge of Madison resources, program opportunities, and a diverse range of activities.
  • Willingness to drive 15 passenger van.

Physical Requirements 

  • Able to lift 10lbs
  • Able to stand long periods of time
  • Able to sit and work at a computer for long periods of time

Special Position Requirements  

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends in addition to business hours.
  • Hold a valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record.  Access to reliable transportation. 

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  Nothing in this job description changes a GCC staff member’s AT-Will nature of employment.