Social Justice Learning Institute

At the Social Justice Learning Institute, we are dedicated to improving the education, health, and well being of youth and communities of color by empowering them to enact social change through research, training, and community mobilization.

We envision communities where individuals use their agency to improve each other's lives.

Jul 20, 2019
Responsible for academic and career development, manage career coordinators, manage Youth Services team and volunteers within the Programs area, and act as a community liaison. Responsibilities: Manage day-to-day activities and career support activities for Youth Services Programs. Plan, direct, or coordinate program activities and field trips. Act as a liaison between the Social Justice Learning Institute (SJLI), Urban Scholars, and partnering schools. Provide direct service and program support. Establish and maintain relationships with partner agencies and organizations in the community and to ensure services are not duplicated. Manage tutor support and academic support services including teachers. Evaluate the work of staff and volunteers to ensure that programs are of appropriate quality and resources are used effectively. Prepare and maintain records, databases, and program reports including but not limited to budgets and training manuals. Provide in-class instruction and curriculum development support. Develop partnerships for job/career pipelines. Develop college pipelines for Persistence work. Assist with policy planning and engage in advocacy efforts. Assists with youth organizing and engagement activities. Coordinate and manage alumni engagement programs. Make services available to youth and alumni. Ensure new team members are oriented and trained. Additional duties as assigned. Working Roles: Establish, maintain, develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with school staff and volunteers. Manage volunteers. Communicate with Program Director on program needs. Curriculum development - establish program goals. Manage school and partnership sites. Develop team building activities. Oversee and mentor tutors and volunteers. Evaluating program goals, objective and outcomes and ensure they are being met. Assist in planning events such as end of year graduation ceremony and annual fundraising events. Provide monthly program updates and reports. Supervise youth activities. Participate in fundraising and in-kind support. Enforce established safety policies and protocols. Create awareness for Urban Scholar's program. Act as community liaison. Sets agenda & conducts staff team meetings. Assist with civic engagement when needed. Working Community Relationships: Assist with facilitating, collaborating, and partnership with the community members, public agencies, non- and for- profit organizations. Assist with the community participation and volunteerism. Assist with the increase of organizational visibility in the community. Identifies opportunities for new community partnerships. Internal Relationships: Assist with program staff leadership and development. Assist the Program Director with the development of strategic and operational plans for managing the organization. Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Exceptional interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. Able to demonstrate a commitment to the goals, guidelines, and principles of SJLI. Able to maintain confidentiality. Possesses a valid California Driver's License. Able to obtain a live scan clearance. Availability to occasionally work on weeknights and weekends. Able to form strong relationships with a wide range of constituents, including, but not limited to, parents, students, staff and leadership. Ability to collaborate in a team environment. Experience in working with young people from a youth development perspective. Desired Qualifications Licensed Master of Social Work (LMSW) or Licensed Masters of Family Therapy (LMFT)
Social Justice Learning Institute Inglewood, CA, USA Programs