Main Areas of Responsibility:
Life Skills Coach encourages youth 12-18 to guide them towards meeting their goals and vision, helping young people build skills in their lives in order to enhance their successes as independent adults. Working closely with Juvenile Justice Partners, schools and New Day’s shelter to provide services and support for clients.
Additional Areas of Responsibility:
•Collaborate with youth to create innovative life skills development plans that meet youth’s individual underlying needs and vision
•Complete all work modeling New Day values of Positive Youth Development, honoring and developing youth’s strengths and autonomy in a culturally competent manner
•Develop and support youth leadership opportunities
•Coordinate and provide transportation for Life Skills activities and classes, some evenings required
•Act as a liaison for the Life Skills Academy in the community with programs that serve young people; schools, social workers, mental health professionals, businesses, health care providers, friends and family members of youth in the program.