Main Areas of Responsibility:
Build positive and meaningful relationships with youth 12-18 to guide them towards meeting their goals and vision. Helping young people build meaningful skills in their lives in order to enhance their successes as they are transitioning out of the Juvenile Justice system with the goal of becoming independent adults.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
Collaborate with youth to create innovative life skills development plans that meet youth’s individual underlying needs and vision
Support, engage, empower, and assist youth in meeting their goals
Coordinate, monitor, and participate in Life Skills activities
Keep consistent and detailed documentation on each young person per grant and programmatic expectations
Coordinate and provide transportation to Life Skills Academy classes
Act as a liaison for the Life Skills Academy in the community with other programs that serve young people; probation officers, social workers, mental health professionals, businesses, health care providers, and friends and family members of youth in the program.