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NGO Jobs in USA-Youth Program Specialist

United States

Opportunity Deadline

31/05/2023

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Job Description

1 Year
Male, Female, Both
High School Diploma
United States

About Organization

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) is a global humanitarian aid organization that responds to some of the world’s worst crises and helps people survive and rebuild their lives. The organization was founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein to assist refugees from Nazi Germany, and since then, it has provided assistance to millions of people affected by conflict and disaster worldwide.

The IRC’s mission is to help people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover, and regain control of their future. The organization provides emergency assistance, including shelter, food, water, and medical care, to people affected by crises. It also works to help communities rebuild their lives by providing education, vocational training, and economic support.

The IRC operates in more than 40 countries and responds to crises ranging from natural disasters to conflict and displacement. It has a strong focus on women’s and children’s rights, protection, and empowerment, as well as health and education programs.

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The IRC is supported by a team of more than 12,000 staff and volunteers worldwide, including experts in fields such as emergency response, health, education, and gender-based violence. The organization also partners with local organizations, governments, and other stakeholders to ensure that its work is locally led, sustainable, and effective.

Overall, the IRC is committed to providing lifesaving assistance to those in need and working to build a more just and peaceful world for all.

About NGO Jobs in USA-Youth Program Specialist

The Newcomer Youth Summer Academy, Youth Tutoring, Leaders in Training, and School Success Coaching are just a few of the youth programs offered by IRC in New York that the Youth Program Specialist assists in the efficient running of. This entails assisting with supply purchases, managing Google Suite accounts, arranging for student transit, meals, field excursions, leisure activities, and special events, as well as communicating with collaborators. They collaborate closely with coworkers to ensure that the Youth Program’s goals and objectives are met by teaming up with parents, partner groups, school employees, and immigrant youth themselves. Reporting to the coordinator of the youth program is this job.

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Responsibilities of the NGO Jobs in USA-Youth Program Specialist

Information Management for Clients:

  • Review all new client intakes to verify eligibility
  • Add client information to IRC database, ETO
  • Add eligible students to New York State database, BIN
  • Collect, save and organize Refugee School Impact Program application for services and proof of eligibility from participating families
  • Conduct new student intakes, as needed

All-inclusive Responsibilities: ​

  • Support Metro Card procurement, distribution, and tracking​
  • Provide technological support to instructional staff and students, including managing and securing all IRC devices as well as liaising with school staff regarding Department of Education devices (smartboards, projectors, printers, copiers etc.)​
  • Conduct inventory of supplies, support procurement of materials​
  • Prepare purchase vouchers and process receipts​
  • Assist with NYC DOE student school enrollments for recently arrived families​

Youth Summer Academies for Newcomers and Mini-Academies: ​

  • Conduct inventory of NYSA supplies, support procurement of Academy materials pre-program ​
  • Assist with move-in to and move-out of Academy location prior to the start of the program ​
  • Support logistics of Whole School Community Events, field trips, graduation and donor visits; including staff communications, coordination, purchasing and travel​
  • Support student arrival and dismissal
  • Support with all student meals

Programming for the school year: ​

  • Support onboarding logistics for volunteer Youth Tutoring staff, including setup of Google Suite accounts​
  • Support student arrival and dismissal
  • Update and create youth education department promotional materials, including securing accurate translations​
  • Manage communications to clients, including program announcements and newsletters.
  • Support planning for college tours and career days for the Leaders in Training program​

Requirements of the NGO Jobs in USA-Youth Program Specialist

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in teaching, business/logistics, or a related area is desirable; a high school diploma is a requirement.​

Experience:

  • A minimum of 1-2 years’ experience coordinating operations/logistics, preferably in a youth education setting​
  • Experience working with refugee and/or immigrant populations highly desirable​
  • Experience working with the New York City Public School system highly desirable​

Languages:

  • English proficiency is needed, but knowledge of another language is greatly preferred. (such as: Dari, Pashto, Ukrainian, Russian, Spanish, French)​

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