EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
Analyzes and revives pertinent parts of the City of Brighton's Children, Youth and Family Master Plan.
Organizes a community resource and needs assessment process.
Develops strong and beneficial relations with community, educational, government and corporate organizations.
Develops resources, manages community relations in support of youth and family initiatives, and builds awareness of the City of Brighton's Office of Youth Services.
Assists in coordinating with community leaders and organizations for the purpose of building resources and expanding program capabilities to assist families.
Connects City of Brighton citizens to resources.
Assists students, staff, teachers, parents and community members for the purpose of providing and/or conveying information and other services required by parents or teachers.
Participates in a variety of presentations, meetings, workshops and committees for the purpose of conveying and/or gathering information.
Refers students and their families to outside agencies (e.g. state agencies, medical professionals, counselors, foundations, charities, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the needs of students and families are met.
Responds to inquiries from a variety of internal and external sources (e.g. parents, students, teachers, staff, outside agencies, etc.) regarding needed resources.
Create brochures, pamphlets, newsletters and other educational materials for programs and activities.
Coordinates and assists with daily operations and special projects related to the Office of Youth Services and the Brighton Youth Commission and assists in supervision of Brighton Youth Commission activities.
Facilitates and coordinates the City of Brighton’s Youth Corps
Coordinates the Youth Services events and conferences from booking to conclusion, including monitoring logistics of events, recruiting, training, and recognizing volunteers
Provides administrative support for the Office of Youth Services including but not limited to managing files and reports, conducting research, developing and managing databases, answering the telephone, providing information regarding city departments and services.
Prepares and proofs a variety of documents including general correspondence, agenda, reports, memos and statistical charts.
Notifies participants in changes of plans, schedules or cancelation of events.
Maintains operational and related records and tabulates and prepares summaries.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Telephone and direct customer service to the public.
English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation.
Modern office procedures, methods, and operate and use modern office equipment including a computer terminal, and Microsoft Office software.
Electronic and social media.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Understand the organization and operation of the City and of outside agencies as necessary to assume assigned responsibilities.
Apply knowledge and reasoning and make timely decisions.
Compile and maintain records.
Operate a 15 passenger van
Work independently in the absence of supervision.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Requires a Bachelor's degree in human services, social work, sociology or related field and a minimum of two years (2) experience working with resource development and creating community relations or equivalent combination of education and experience
Ability to perform light work, to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and occasionally 50 pounds; Ability to stand, walk, ride, bend, kneel, twist and perform similar body movements; Possesses hand/eye/foot coordination adequate to operate office equipment including a computer, and a vehicle. Ability to talk and hear in person and by telephone. Ability to see and read instructions, manuals, recreation and athletic programs in progress, and characters on a computer screen.
Possession of a valid driver's license with a safe driving record.
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred.
Ability to complete FEMA ICS 100 and IS 700 training within six (6) months of hire