Kids Making It uses woodworking as a vehicle to work with a diverse population of at-risk and low-income youth to help them stay in school, graduate and go on to a successful adulthood through jobs or college, serving youth in various programs from age 7 through early adulthood. Our Social Worker/Outreach Coordinator will work with kids from intake through program completion. Woodworking sessions are held daily onsite, and offsite at other agencies. This person will liaison with other agencies to schedule classes, in which youth will learn basic woodworking skills and build simple projects. Offsite classes will typically be implemented and delivered by a team of two: the Social Worker and a KMI woodworking instructor. Applicant will also work with students in ongoing classes in one-on-one and group settings, will assist the Program Manager with curriculum implementation and monitor/track student progress.
Position will involve case management, coordination of services for youth and families as needed, counseling as needed, tracking of data and grant reporting, along with other ancillary duties as necessary to help ensure program success and the success of our kids. Candidate should be able to multi-task and prioritize in a student-focused, strengths-based, positive and congenial environment, and be a self-starter with the ability to work independently, as well as part of a team, with strong organizational, time-management and people skills, and be able to communicate effectively within small and large groups. By utilizing their networking abilities, collaborative skills and positive approach, the right candidate will enable us to share our unique, dynamic and award-winning program with even more kids in our community.
This is a full-time position (some flexibility possible here). Driver’s license and reliable transportation are required.