Employment Opportunities  

Reports to: Executive Director 

Position Terms: Part-time Contractor (12-15 hours per week)

Pay: $25 per hour 

Terms: March 1, 2022 - December 31, 2023 (Grant funded) 

  • If funds become available opportunity to extend employment will be offered  

 

The Chariho Youth Task Force is a 501(c)3 nonprofit working primarily in Charlestown, Hopkinton, and Richmond, Rhode Island. Our mission is to educate, empower, and engage youth and adults in order to create a sense of community, promote wellness, and sustain opportunities for Chariho voices to be heard. We envision a society driven toward physical and mental well-being created through collaboration, education, and activism to promote a positive community climate.

 

This position will primarily work to grow and sustain the Davisville Hangouts programs created by the Chariho Youth Task Force in collaboration with the North Kingstown School Department’s Office of Family Learning. 

 

Job Description: 

The Davisville Youth Organizer will: 

  • Conduct community outreach to youth and potential partners

  • Recruit and retain youth members for the Davisville Hangouts program

  • Train, mentor and supervise community youth leaders

  • Support youth engagement and mobilization

  • Work with youth to develop and conduct programs/activities/initiatives that address their needs

  • Link individual youth in need of health/ behavioral health or social services with the CHW or school supports

  • Make connections and leverage resources to foster greater opportunities for youth enrichment, recreation, employment, self-discovery, skill acquisition, career planning

  • Document youth narratives and data required for project evaluation

 

Additional Details: 

  • The position will have flexible working hours and will require some evenings and weekend work for certain events/projects 

  • The position is reliant on available grant funds 

  • The staff person will work in the community / remote work from home 

 

The Ideal Applicant will: 

  • Passion for youth and fostering youth potential

  • Experience with youth leadership or youth development programs/initiatives in some capacity

  • Interest in community development & improving the lives of low income/working-class families of color

  • Highly organized; able to achieve goals in multiple work areas within established timelines 

  • Ability to resolve conflicts, problem solve, and initiate solutions 

  • Excellent attention to detail, follow-through, and project management skills 

  • Strong oral and written communication skills 

  • Strong computer skills that include documentation and data entry 

  • Self-motivated and well organized, with a demonstrated record of successfully achieving goals and being accountable to results

  • Live, work, or have a strong connection to the Davisville Community. 

 

To Apply: 

  • Email a resume and cover letter with “Davisville Youth Organizer Application” in the subject line to Dan@CharihoYouth.org  

The Chariho Youth Task Force is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.