Loudoun County Government - Leesburg, VA

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The Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is currently seeking qualified applicants for a Youth Outreach Specialist. This position assists the Youth Outreach Coordinator with the identification, development, planning and implementation of adolescent intervention programs. The position will work with external community organizations as well as youth serving governmental agencies to provide targeted youth outreach programming; requires strong social skills and the ability to effectively lead teen focused outreach programming in the community. Develop and distribute educational and informational materials to community organizations about PRCS outreach programs. Assist in the recruitment, coordination, and organization of volunteers for assigned programs. Assist with the development and implementation of program assessment instruments and evaluation of assigned programs. Provide support for research and development of grant opportunities and maintains databases on outreach programs and participants. The position will work closely with other staff in the planning and delivery of youth focused special events such as Battle of the Bands, Step Up, Youth in Government Day, Youth Fest, and others. This position requires planning and implementation of both passive and active recreational opportunities for court involved youth attending the Loudoun County Evening Reporting Center. Applicant must be willing to work a flexible schedule to include daytime, evening and weekend hours to meet program needs.
JOB REQUIREMENTS Any combination of education and experience equivalent to Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Criminal Justice, Recreation, Education or another youth related field. Prefer 6 months experience in direct service to adolescents.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS Valid Driver’s License required. Certification in First Aid, CPR for adult, infant and child within 90 days of hire and negative TB test result prior to beginning work.
POST CONDITIONAL OFFER CONTINGENCIES Successful candidate will undergo a criminal background, child protective services and credit checks. Annual DMV record check required.

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