Job Opportunities

Position:                              Job Developer

Reports to:                         Director of Community Engagement

Start Date:                          Open – Immediate Hire

Salary:                                  $48,000

 

Summary:           The Job Developer is a full time mid-level position for Bridge Street Development Corporation’s Summer Youth Employment Program and Opportunity Youth Internship Program for youth and young adults between the ages of 16– 24 from Central Brooklyn.  The Job Developer will develop, maintain and monitor partnerships with local and borough wide businesses for intern placements and employment opportunities for young adults.

 

Responsibilities:

Program Development and Implementation

  • Create a nurturing and supportive environment for the participants.
  • Work with the leadership team to plan and facilitate orientation, worksite fair, appreciation breakfast, etc.
  • Support the day to day operations of the Summer Youth Employment Program with the Program Coordinator
  • Develop relationships with private and public sector to provide work experiences for participants.
  • Coordinate the orientation process for assessing and identifying placement for all program participants.
  • Assist the youth workforce team in processing timesheets each week to ensure participants are paid as scheduled.
  • Serve as a mentor to youth participants by supporting positive behavior, work skills development and teaching life skills to youth.
  • Ensure timely submission of data entry, documents, reports, etc.
  • Ensure that the program adheres to the compliance regulations.
  • Meet regularly with team to discuss the programs’ progress, staffing and contract compliance.

Workforce Management

  • Develop and maintain employer relationships while meeting their HR needs.
  • Match participants with appropriate internship openings and arrange for interviews.
  • Perform weekly site visits to partner worksites to monitor placements.
  • Record and track placements and retention of participants.
  • Other duties as directed

Outreach and Marketing

  • Plan, coordinate and implement targeted outreach;
  • Manage regular communication with worksites and/or potential employers/worksites
  • Develop and manage outreach opportunities and events to local businesses
  • Conduct and assist organization and community outreach and tabling events during work hours, evenings and on weekends

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or at least two years of experience in youth and/or adult workforce development, economic/community development or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience with Department of Youth and Development (DYCD) programs and/or workforce development programs
  • Demonstrated experience building relationship with businesses and successful job placements
  • Demonstrated experience with facilitating work readiness workshops with young people, working collaboratively with community leaders, non-profits and public agencies.
  • Self-starter. Ability to work independently and effectively as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrated leadership capacity and sound judgment
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in MS office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with people of various races and backgrounds.
  • Ability to multi task.
  • Willingness to travel weekly to conduct site visits at internship worksites.
  • Must obtain fingerprint clearance. Ability to maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.

 

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to info2@bsdcorp.org. Indicate “Job Developer” in subject of e-mail. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Bridge Street Development Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Position:                           Site Coach/Monitor

Reports to:                      Director of Community Engagement

Start Date:                       Temp Position (ends August 30, 2019) – Immediate Hire

Salary:                               $18 an hour/ 35 hours weekly

 

Summary:         Bridge Street Development Corporation is seeking SYEP Coaches/ Sites monitors to work in the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP). SYEP provides summer jobs to youth and young adults, ages 16-24. As an SYEP provider, Bridge Street Development Corporation will be responsible for carrying out an experiential and educational employment program for hundreds of youth participants, involving more than one hundred worksites throughout Brooklyn. Temporary site monitors will provide administrative support critical to the successful roll out of SYEP.  Weekly monitoring of worksites, pick up of time sheets and support data entry.

 

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Recruit and enroll youth and young adult participants.
  • Enroll participants into SYEP program.
  • Check for file accuracy.
  • Check timesheets for accuracy.
  • Monitor worksites to ensure safe and productive work environments.
  • Complete written reports of worksite visits.
  • Interview participants to assess quality of sites.
  • Perform office duties as necessary.
  • Must be able to work evenings and some Saturdays.

 

Qualifications:

  • Education/Degree: High School or Equivalency Diploma required.
  • At least one year of youth work or office experience required
  • Must obtain fingerprint clearance. Ability to maintain fingerprint clearance throughout the duration of employment.

Other skills and requirements:

  • Detail-oriented and organized as related to paperwork; deadline driven.
  • Must be willing to travel locally, comfortable travelling throughout Brooklyn independently,
  • Highly dependable.
  • Flexible personality, ready to help when asked.
  • Able to communicate well with teenagers, parents and outside-agency staff.
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Flexible and works well as part of a diverse team.
  • Able to present themselves professionally at all times and demonstrate appropriate boundaries with teens, parents, external sites, and coworkers.
  • Bilingual Spanish preferred, not required

 

 

Apply To: Please send resume and cover letter to info2@bsdcorp.org. Indicate “Site Coach” in subject of e-mail. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Bridge Street Development Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.