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Girl Be Heard: Youth SpecialistOrganization: Girl Be Heard
Listed On: February 2, 2017
We are seeking an entrepreneurial social worker (or similar) to plan and coordinate our mentoring program and other initiatives for leadership development and participant support. This position is responsible for creating and managing programs and systems to meet the emotional and social needs of our company members.
o Provide short-term crisis intervention and counseling as needed,
o Take on a small caseload of girls who could benefit from extra ongoing support, and
o Draft protocol for responding to a variety of incidents/concerns (i.e. self harm, suicidal ideation, etc.), and work with staff to ensure proper implementation, providing periodic training as needed.
Girl Be Heard is a non-profit theatre company that brings global issues affecting girls center stage by empowering young women to tell their stories.
Girl Be Heard creates cutting-edge, cause-related theatre – inspired, written and performed by girls (12-21) -- that is thought provoking and actionable. Our non-profit theatre company gives voice to issues that girls care about most (such as bullying, body image, and self harm). Our company also takes on global issues affecting girls worldwide such as sex trafficking, forced child marriage, and gender-based violence and regularly performs our acclaimed shows at the United Nations, TED conferences, and The White House.
Our curriculum encourages young women to think critically about social justice, challenge stereotypes, foster friendships, and build tools for bringing about positive change in their communities.
Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.
Full‐time, commensurate with experience. Salary range $40-50k. Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation, personal days, and holidays.
How to Apply:
Send your resume with a cover letter highlighting relevant experience, your approach to working with young people, and why you would like to work with Girl Be Heard. Submit electronically to email@example.com. Include “Leadership and Support Programs Manager – (your name)” in the subject line.
Girl Be Heard’s office is located in DUMBO, Brooklyn, and is air-conditioned and located in a wheelchair accessible building.
Girl Be Heard is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender identity or expression, color, national origin, ability, ethnicity, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, religion, or belief. Girl Be Heard seeks a broad spectrum of employees and is strongly committed to a diverse and equitable work environment. Queer individuals, trans people, people of color, and women are highly encouraged to apply.Learn more about Girl Be Heard by visiting www.girlbeheard.org.
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