STAR Project Trainer and Facilitator

Job Description
Type of Job: 
Main Areas of Responsibility: 

This new position will be part of the STAR (Successful Transitions and Adulthood Readiness) project for teen youth in foster care in Bernalillo County, New Mexico. Through this project, we will provide advocacy and support services that will prepare teen youth in foster care for their transition out of foster care and into successful adulthood and independent living. Former foster youth are encouraged to apply.

Additional Areas of Responsibility: 

Develop life skills education curriculum and deliver workshops and training sessions for foster youth.
Topics may include, but are not limited to, self-care, safety/self-defense classes, sexual health, sex
trafficking/human trafficking, cyber safety, financial capabilities and money management, housing
information and resources, independent living skills (shopping, cooking, transportation, etc.), availability of
community services, work and study skills, and job readiness and interviewing skills.

Other Information/Requirements: 

Deliver training to project staff and CASAs to equip them to effectively advocate for teen foster youth. Lead and/or facilitate peer mentoring sessions where foster youth share their experiences with each other, develop a sense of community with their peers and build social networks. Use on line platforms for training and meetings and create curriculum that is creative, adaptable, and innovative.

How to Apply: 

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in human services or lived experience. Experience with trauma informed care. Some evenings and weekends might be required because of the workshop schedule so your schedule must be
flexible. Familiarity with community resources. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

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Contact Information
New Mexico Kids Matter
New Mexico Kids Matter
New Mexico
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Internal Info
Date to Post: 
Dec 10 2020
Date to Remove: 
Dec 17 2020

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