AmeriCorps Teen Creativity Specialist - Work That Works
City of Dubuque
Posted On 07/28/2023
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Position: AmeriCorps Teen Creativity Specialist
Pay: Living allowance Total: $22,100 ($884-taxes every 2 weeks over 50 weeks) + Education Award: $6,895.00
Shift Information: 1700 Hour Contract – Minimum of 36-38 hours/week. 50 Weeks Contract (September 5th,2023 – August 17th, 2024)
- Monday: 8am - 5pm
- Tuesday: 12pm to 8pm
- Wednesday: 8am - 5pm
- Thursday: 8am - 5pm
- Friday: 8am - 5pm
- Saturday and Sunday: Off
- Pass a criminal history check prior to the first day
- Hold one of the following citizenship statuses: US citizen, US national, or Lawful Permanent Resident
City of Dubuque AmeriCorps Members implement key skill-building program to have the following impacts:
- Youth experience programs promoting healthy lifestyles resulting in decreased youth risk-related behaviors.
- Youth development skills to build meaningful and healthy relationships while experiencing inclusion and belonging.
- Providing every young person with the opportunity to grow up safely and access their best possible future.
This position's goal is to provide Dubuque's teenage youth with community connections, healthy opportunities, and engaging activities focused on Arts & Culture, year-round. This vital role involves developing programs, implementing them, evaluating their impact, and reaching out to diverse youth populations. The Teen Creativity Specialist focuses on supporting teens find their unique, creative expression, helping them navigate their personal development in meaningful ways.
- Collaborate with the Arts & Cultural Affairs Manager to design and implement programming that engages and supports teenagers in the Dubuque community.
- Collaborate closely with AmeriCorps members serving at program partners (Mentor Dubuque, Carnegie-Stout Public Library, Multicultural Family Center, and Engineering) to establish collaborative teen-focused programming efforts.
- Recruit, manage, monitor, train, and document volunteer involvement with teen programming.
- Document and maintain records of the impact on area youth who participate in the teen empowerment programs.
- Participate in A-DRT training(s) to ensure the member has knowledge and ability to respond to disasters.