Mission: PEARLS for Teen Girls is improving quality of life and strengthening our community one girl at a time by empowering young women with self-development tools, guidance and support to strive for better, brighter futures by living out the PEARLS values:
P – Personal Responsibility, E – Empathy, A – Awareness, R – Respect, L – Leadership; and S – Support.
Position Title: Teen Facilitator
Reporting Relationship: Lead Program Coordinator
Supervision: No direct reports
FLSA Status: Non-exempt, part-time
Position Overview: Teen Facilitators are caring young women who work alongside Program Coordinators, Junior Program Coordinators and Interns to plan and facilitate PEARLS sessions.
Design and implement quality PEARLS programming. Programming activities should ensure the fulfillment of PEARLS objectives and outcomes
Work with the partner site to recruit and retain girls for PEARLS programming
Assist the girls in setting SMART goals for themselves. Provide ongoing support and encouragement as girls work toward their goals. Creatively celebrate the girls’ successes
Monitor, report, and document program goals, challenges and lessons learned in monthly reporting form
Report any issues or concerns to the adult Program Coordinator, Lead Program Coordinator, Associate Program Managers or Director of Program Services within 24 hours
Prepare, distribute, collect, and record data for PEARLS programming goals
Arrive to PEARLS group sessions prior to the start of group for set up, actively participate in group facilitation, and debrief with Program Coordinator after group
Complete weekly and monthly program documentation as assigned
Provide leadership & participate in group activities and all-site events
Attend and participate in program staff meetings
Attend and successfully complete all required Teen Facilitator training
Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to: office/group preparation projects, event planning and implementation, field trip preparation, filing, and data entry
Qualification Requirements / ADA:
To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
Education and Experience:
Must be at least 14 years of age and enrolled in high school. Must currently have and maintain a 2.75 or better GPA
Must be a team player, organized, have strong verbal and written communication skills, have a positive attitude, able to give and receive feedback for improvement, and be able to maintain confidentiality
Must be willing to be a positive role model for girls at all times – on and off of the clock
Must be able to work with people from diverse ethnic, economic and social backgrounds
Language /Communication Skills:
Ability to read and interpret documents, such as policy and procedure guidelines. Ability to speak effectively before groups of youths, adults, and professionals.
Ability to perform basic high school mathematical operations. Ability to operate and have working knowledge of basic computer software, including word processing.
Other Skills and Abilities:
Ability to respect and maintain confidentiality. Ability to work with non-judgmental attitude in a population comprised of diversity in gender, socio-economic and ethnic group, sexual orientation, and physical or mental abilities. Ability to work within the parameters of the program and be able to work in an environment where there is frequent exposure to stressful/critical situations. Ability to frequently use standard office equipment.
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 position, the employee is regularly required to use hand to finger, handle, or touch object, and to talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, and sit. The employee is regularly required to work in outside environments, occasionally during periods of inclement weather. The employee is occasionally required to reach above shoulders; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.