Girls, Inc. Specialist

YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee

1608 Woodmont Blvd. Nashville, TN 37215

Family Services/Social Work

Position Description / Responsibilities

We are actively searching for an Girls, Inc. Specialist to add to our team! The responsibilities are varied, and you will be working with multiple associations and staff members.

If you have experience working in youth development, lesson planning, education, and are an amazing multi-tasker, thrive while working independently, learn new programs quickly, are ridiculously organized, and would list strategizing and implementing programs for member and revenue growth as some of your best skills, we want to hear from you!

Position Summary

The Girls Inc. Specialist must provide high quality Girls Inc. programing for students in Metro Nashville Public Schools and identified communities. The Girls Inc. Specialist shall possess a working knowledge of youth development and able to teach experiential, research-based workshops for youth with Girls Inc.’s mission at the cornerstone of instruction.

Relationships and Contacts

Within the organization: Maintains frequent and close professional relationships with immediate peers and immediate supervisor.

Outside the organization: Maintains frequent and close professional relationships with clients, vendors and school officials.

Essential Responsibilities

  1. Facilitates creative, experiential Girls Inc. workshops in accordance with MNPS standards, maintains appropriate staff-student ratio.
  2. Helps to plan and implement the Girls Inc. Experience through camps, retreats, workshops, field trips, and variety of other avenues.
  3. Tracks, maintains and inputs daily attendance, student retention and other statistical reports and outcomes as required.
  4. Creates and maintains a safe learning environment that is student-centered, mission-focused and accessible to a diverse student body.
  5. Maintains confidential student records in compliance with state and local regulations.
  6. Works in collaboration with school staff to recruit, enroll and provide program orientation for youth in targeted schools.
  7. Actively participates in team meetings, All Staff meetings other meetings as required.
  8. Provides family outreach, involving parents in student after-school experience through regular communications.

Additional Responsibilities

  1. Manifests a belief in the value and potential of every student.
  2. Provides training and supervision to program volunteers.
  3. Continuously improves professional development.
  4. Monitors daily snacks provided to participants.
  5. Performs other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

Minimum Requirements

Education and Experience

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in education, social services or related field and a minimum of two years of experience teaching or facilitating with youth.

Physical Requirements

Other Requirements

Position requires incumbent to have a valid driver’s license, vehicle insurance and a clear driving record for the last three years. Must be certified in CPR and first aid.

Skill Competencies

YWCA Nashville & Middle Tennessee reserves the rights to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the organization desires. This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties, to be performed by the employee occupying this position. This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise. The employment relationship remains “At-Will.” The aforementioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities.

Application Instructions

Thank you for your interest in the Girls, Inc. Specialist position with YWCA of Nashville and Middle Tennessee! Please apply using this link:

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