Career Opportunities

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Posted May 22, 2018

Title: Teen Success, Inc. Advocate
Position: Full-time
Department: Teen Pregnancy

Prevention Reports To: Program Site Supervisor/Department Program Manager
Salary: $18.00-$20.00 depending on experience and education 
Purpose: To continuously promote the ideas of Fresno Barrios Unidos in transforming communities by empowering youth and families through advocacy, education, and wellness. As a Teen Success, Inc. Advocate, you are to be inclusive, respectful, and appreciative of the youth and families that we serve. 
Essential Functions and Primary Responsibilities: 
 Represent the mission and vision of Fresno Barrios Unidos. 
 Conduct weekly one-on-one coaching sessions with all TSI members in caseload. 
 Facilitate, manage and implement weekly peer learning sessions in accordance with the Teen Success, Inc. program model and objectives. 
 Build community relationships for program promotion and referral resources. 
 Ongoing recruitment and screening of teen mothers for membership in TSI program. 
 Collect, document and enter required program data into the TSI database in a timely and accurate manner. 
 Attend all TSI meetings and professional development trainings as assigned. 
 Complete weekly operational task, such as coordinating purchasing of snacks and supplies. 
 Advocate appropriately for members when barriers exist. 
 Assist members with re-enrolling in high school, engaging in school and exploring postsecondary education. 
 Work closely and collaboratively with fellow advocates and program staff. 
 Assist TSI members in filling out college applications and search for scholarships opportunities. 
 Conduct intakes and assessments with all members. 
 Provide continual outreach and support to members to maintain full enrollment in the program. 
 Contribute to all aspects of the success of Fresno Barrios Unidos. 
 Participate in organizational and fund development activities. 
 Grant writing. 
Other Tasks:  Show up to work on time as scheduled.  Perform additional duties as assigned. 
 
Minimum Required Qualifications: 
 Must have a B.A., B.S. or education can be replaced with four years of experience working with youth.  Bilingual (Spanish/English strongly preferred). 
 Interested in empowering young women to reach their potential. 
 Ability to hold others accountable with tact and professionalism. 
 Demonstration of strong organization skills. 
 Ability to prioritize conflicting needs; handle matters expeditiously and proactively. 
 Able to use a variety of interviewing methods to determine client’s needs. 
 Strong public speaking and group facilitation skills.  Knowledge and comfort discussing sexuality and promoting family planning. 
 Demonstrate comfort with providing unbiased pregnancy options. 
 Ability to communicate non-judgmentally and effectively with target population. 
 Computer literate and word processing (minimum). 
 Ability to be empathetic while maintaining professional boundaries. 
 Able to hear feedback, follow through, and make necessary modifications to stay on track. 
 Positive attitude and willing to “roll your sleeves up” and do whatever is needed. 
 Required travel around Fresno County, and will require some overnight travel; must have own car. 
 Must have a valid California driver’s license and reliable vehicle and liability insurance. 
 Understanding and support of the organization’s mission, values, and goals. 
 Good people-skills and pleasant attitude. 
 Team player, self-starter and high degree of motivation, initiative, creativity, and energy. 
 Work effectively with culturally and economically diverse individuals and groups. 
 
How to Apply  Please submit a cover letter and resume detailing your experience and skills that make you an ideal candidate. Submissions can be sent to the Interim Assistant Executive Director at lupita@fresnobarriosunidos.org or delivered in person during regular business hours 8:30am – 5:00pm. 
Office Address: 4403 E. Tulare Ave. Fresno, Ca 93702 
 Open until filled.

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