Youth Job Application Assistant/Volunteer
Baltimore Youth Arts (BYA) is a creative entrepreneurship and job training program that provides artistic and professional opportunities to youth, ages 14-22, with a focus on those involved in the justice system. Our mission is to assist young people in gaining the creative, personal, and educational skills that will enable them to become leaders in their communities.
BYA is seeking volunteers to work with youth and assist in completing job applications for the upcoming session at the Baltimore Youth Arts Community Studio.
This is a temporary position.
Engage youth at the BYA Community Studio in a 1.5-2 hour weekly session. Students range from 14-21 years old
Assist youth in the job search and application process
Review youth applications for professional etiquette
Assist in updating youth resumes and writing cover letters for positions
Assist youth, along with BYA staff, in getting to and from local job fairs, interviews, college info days
Track participant attendance and submit to Deputy Director
Attend trainings and orientation at BYA
Minimum Education: High School, some college preferred
Minimum teaching experience: 2 Years
Strong mentoring and teaching skills
Strong writing skills
Experience working with youth
Successful candidate will need a reliable source of transportation
Ability to work independently
Must pass annual background check
This position requires instructors to maintain patience, flexibility, and to have an understanding of the juvenile justice system.
To Apply, send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org