MAYOR’S YOUTH ACADEMY
(Working Title – Recreation Aide)
Temporary Positions: April-August, 2010
$15.00 per hour
City of Richmond Office of the Deputy Chief
Administrative Officer for Human Services’ Mayor’s Youth Academy,
Summer Works Initiative is seeking experienced, competent and caring persons for the position of
Employment Counselor. The successful
applicants will assist in
the day-to-day operations of the Summer Works Initiative, with youth between
the ages of 14-19. These positions are temporary, part-time (up
to 25 hrs/week) working approximately 16 weeks, from April 1st through August 20th, at a rate of
$15.00 per hour
General Duties: The Summer Works Initiative is a leadership development and job- readiness initiative
designed to assist youth, between the ages of 14-19, explore career
opportunities, gain invaluable work experience, and develop workplace skills
needed to succeed in today’s workforce.
Selected candidates will:
job-readiness training workshops
youth performance at designated work-sites
records of youth work activities, timesheets, and report preparation
as an intermediary between youth, parents, and employers to resolve youth
in weekend activities
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: The successful candidate must have the
ability to work with a diverse population; the ability to maintain focus and
control in a group setting; have excellent written, presentation and verbal communication skills,
and working knowledge of Microsoft Office Word, Excel, and Access or
equivalent. Personal vehicle available
for work related tasks.
Minimum Qualification: Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license. Preferred candidate will have direct
experience working with youth, and/or counseling / training experience in a job
readiness or related environment.
Salary Range: $15.00 per hour.
Resumes To: Keesha Baldwin-Jones
Phone: (804) 646-7480
A resume may accompany your application, but is not
accepted in lieu of a completed application.
applicants will receive a written response.