Youth Development Specialist

Amazing Youth Nonprofit
February 5, 2020
New London, WI
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Scion Nonprofit Staffing ( has been engaged to conduct a search for a direct-hire Youth Development Specialist for our client, an incredible nonprofit organization focused on enhancing the lives of at-risk youth located northwest of the Fox Cities, WI!
Position Overview:
The Youth Development Specialist will work closely to mentor, influence, and empower at-risk youth and equip them for a brighter future in a faith-based organization. Not only will you be an impactful influence on the lives of young men, you will also be a part of a rapidly growing organization with great opportunity for career growth and development!
The position is a full-time direct hire opportunity! Work hours are from 11:00 am – 9:00 pm Sunday-Wednesday or Wednesday-Saturday with an extensive benefits package!
Perks & Compensation:
This position offers an hourly pay range of $16.00 to $22.00 per hour depending on experience and education! In addition, this position offers a $250/ month living stipend, 401k and a 6% employer contribution, medical, dental, vision and life insurance, short term disability, long term disability, 16 PTO days per year a generous tuition reimbursement program and on-site food and health benefits!
What You Will Be Doing:
  • Working directly with a skilled team of youth care professionals, and reporting directly to an administrator in the youth home setting
  • Developing your skills in working with at-risk youth through the guidance of a team of administrators
  • Portraying a positive family model to at-risk boys while becoming part of the staff team family
  • Teaching the boys social and life skills while presenting yourself as a positive role model
  • Planning and organizing outdoor and indoor activities
  • Engaging interactively with the youth
  • Assisting in the spiritual development of the youth boys


What You Have to Offer:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Post Graduate Degree preferred!
  • Experience working with at-risk youth in a leadership setting
  • A passion for enhancing the lives of at-risk youth and helping them create impactful changes on their lives
  • You show spiritual, social, emotional, and intellectual maturity
  • You are excited about the opportunity to work for a faith-based organization
  • You are inherently assertive, confident, and authoritative while also being empathetic and sensitive in your work and interactions with the youth and other staff members
  • You can connect with teens who have a traumatic past and criminal record
  • You are organized and come with strong administrative and documentation skills
  • You possess a valid driver’s license and clean driving record

How To Apply

For immediate consideration, please submit your resume and cover letter in Word or PDF format at We look forward to reviewing your background and discussing this exciting position further!

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