YouthBuild Philadelphia functions as a hardworking team in a friendly, family environment. The organization’s mission is to provide out-of-school youth with the broadest range of tools, supports, and opportunities to become self-sufficient, responsible, contributing members and leaders in their community. We are more than a school; our services span a two-year period during which students first earn a high school diploma and a trade certification, then transition into higher education and/or employment. Our employees share a commitment to our mission and are dedicated to ensuring high standards in education, support and community development.

Here’s what our employees have enjoyed about working at YouthBuild:

  • “All of our work is student-centered, and not just because we want it to be. We purposefully and intentionally place all of our energy into the student experience.”
  • “The respect and genuine love the staff has for each other.”
  • “The ability to be creative.”

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The Behavior Specialist assists the Special Education Program by providing expertise in the assessment of student behaviors and the development of behavior support plans to help students manage their unproductive behaviors. She also consults with other School staff on understanding why students behave the way they do and developing behavior-change strategies for staff to use.

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A member of the Workforce Development team is an integral part of the training and development of future professionals in their chosen field. The Building Trades Instructor is expected to:

Provide high-level expertise to novice Construction professionals that help to establish their interest and/or continued training in the field in a broad manner

Build and sustain quality relationships with employers, post-secondary, community partners, and the like in order to support lifelong learning and career opportunities for students

Engage and support future relationships in an advisory capacity focused on instruction/curriculum and workforce planning and entry.

Stay connected and keep current with local and national trends surrounding the healthcare field which including attending conferences and attending to personal professional development

**Specific to skill set this job summary will delineate slightly in order to offer specialized instruction and training in real estate development, advanced construction, and green building.

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  • Demonstrate a working financial comprehension in achieving the Café’s key performance metrics.
  • Work very closely with the larger Business Administration Scholars team to execute the Café Sales & Marketing plan while helping to achieve year-over-year growth.
  • Serve as a mentor and coach to junior management staff in understanding the business’s financial and philanthropic goals.
  • Work in unison with the Café General Manager to communicate a clear operating direction based on a sound understanding of the business, strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities.
  • Work across all departments in supporting the team in consistent execution of all systems and processes to consistently deliver all products and services to brand standards.
  • Support the GM in building a highly functional team of members who share a common vision and values surrounding the overall success of the café.
  • Champion change, ensuring all local and company initiatives are implemented successfully.
  • Foster an environment of customer advocacy in which all team members put the guest first in every situation.
  • Execute established standards for overall guest satisfaction that meet or exceed brand standards.
  • Work in conjunction with the GM to be responsive and hospitable to guest feedback from all sources, including social media and email.
  • Support Cafe staffing objectives by partnering with the GM in evaluating strengths and areas for growth to place each student in positions that leverage their skills and expertise for maximum impact.
  • Clearly define goals and expectations for each team member and work with them to achieve success.
  • Serve as a responsive and respectful steward of the space. We are a community shop and the needs of the community will ultimately drive our business.

This job description reflects the position’s essential functions; it does not encompass all of the tasks that may be assigned.

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In general, teachers at YouthBuild:

  • create a positive learning environment built on strong relationships
  • design learner-centered units that develop transferable competencies and culminate with “demonstrations” (projects) that showcase students’ original work
  • use instructional strategies where student voice and thinking are the primary focus and content coverage is secondary
  • develop learning experiences that emphasize soft skills like collaboration, reflection and revision

YouthBuild’s Elective teacher focuses on engaging students through hands-on activities that build skills of inquiry and observation in areas like citizen science and makerspace projects. The elective teacher also supports students developing research and advocacy skills through a science lens.

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Coordinate the health and safety aspects of student life at YouthBuild through ensuring compliance with mandatory student health-screening and immunization requirements and overseeing the school’s safety protocols.

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YBP is seeking a talented Human Resources Manager to handle critical HR activities aligned with the overall HR strategy while ensuring that YBP retains a qualified and diverse workforce. The Human Resource Specialist must be adaptable and flexible while meeting the evolving needs of the organization.

The Human Resources Manager is directly responsible for the overall administration, management and evaluation of the human resource function. The incumbent will be responsible for performing day-to-day HR related duties on a professional and confidential level. This position carries out responsibilities in the following functional areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, affirmative action and employment law compliance. This individual must have a generalist background and have experience in all areas of Human Resources.

The HR Specialist must have a passion for facilitating staff well-being and a vision for how individual well-being contributes to organizational success. They must have excellent interpersonal and organizational skills. They must have experience with industry standard approaches to Human Resource coupled with a desire and ability to make HR equitable and transformative. The Human Resources Specialist will work closely and under supervision of the Senior Director, Human Resources.f.

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Description

In general, teachers at YouthBuild:

  • create a positive learning environment built on strong relationships
  • design learner-centered units that develop transferable competencies and culminate with “demonstrations” (projects) that showcase students’ original work
  • use instructional strategies where student voice and thinking are the primary focus and content coverage is secondary
  • develop learning experiences that emphasize soft skills like collaboration, reflection and revision

YouthBuild’s Science teacher focuses on engaging students through hands-on activities that build skills of inquiry and observation in areas like citizen science and maker-space projects. The science teacher also supports students developing research and advocacy skills through a science lens.

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Description

Full-time AmeriCorps Community Project Coordinators at YouthBuild Philadelphia will have the opportunity to contribute to YB Philly through fostering civic responsibility among our students, strengthening our community, and increasing student engagement. This position will work on community projects, student events, service learning, and academic enrichment.

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Full-time AmeriCorps Community Project Coordinators (CPC) at YouthBuild Philadelphia will have the opportunity to foster civic responsibility among our students, strengthen our community, and work closely with our partner organizations.

Advanced Construction Project Coordinators will be offered the opportunity to earn their OSHA 10 & NCCER construction certifications during their year of service.

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Full-time AmeriCorps Community Project Coordinators (CPC) at YouthBuild Philadelphia will have the opportunity to foster civic responsibility among our students, strengthen our community, and work closely with our partner organizations.

Business Administration Scholars Project Coordinators will be offered the opportunity to earn their ServSafe Food Handlers and Google Marketing certifications during their year of service.

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Full-time AmeriCorps Community Project Coordinators (CPC) at YouthBuild Philadelphia will have the opportunity to foster civic responsibility among our students, strengthen our community, and work closely with our partner organizations.

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Full-time AmeriCorps Community Project Coordinators (CPC) at YouthBuild Philadelphia will have the opportunity to foster civic responsibility among our students, strengthen our community, and work closely with our partner organizations. Culinary Arts and Wellness Project Coordinators will be offered the opportunity to earn their ServSafe Food Handlers and Managers certifications during their year of service.

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Full-time AmeriCorps Community Project Coordinators at YouthBuild Philadelphia will have the opportunity to foster civic responsibility among our students, strengthen our community, and work closely with our partner organizations.

GreenBuild Project Coordinators will be offered the opportunity to earn their OSHA 10 & NCCER construction certifications during their year of service.

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AmeriCorps Community Project Coordinators (CPC) at YouthBuild Philadelphia will have the opportunity to foster civic responsibility among our students, strengthen our community, and work closely with our partner organizations.

Healthcare Project Coordinators will be offered the opportunity to earn an HHA certification during their year of service.

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Description

The Interns will learn about key business operations as well as the field of Information Technology – as it impacts education, finance, and business decision-making. They will gain understanding of the functions, goals, and workings of the non-profit sector, including hands-on experience in IT operations, such as Microsoft Active Directory Services, Cisco routing / switching, centralized printing, firewall, imaging, etc. Depending on interest and ability, some students may be able to develop independent research projects that support our mission.

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The ideal intern should be an organized, detail oriented, and self-motivated person with great customer service skills. A strong candidate will have the ability to function in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.T he selected candidate will gain understanding of the functions, goals, and workings of the non-profit sector, including hands-on experience in Business Administration.

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We are looking for a public relations intern to join our development team. In this role, you will be working closely with the public relations and communications specialist and assisting with the writing of media releases, social media, conducting research, news monitoring, and much more. You will also be working closely with staff from other departments to determine their PR needs.

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Full-Time Employment Benefits Include:

  • Health and Dental Insurance

  • Vacation, Sick Leave and Bereavement
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Short-term and long term disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Educational Assistance
  • Military and Jury Leave

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, medical condition, veteran status or any other basis as protected by federal, state, or local law.

Equal Opportunity Is the Law

It is against the law for this recipient of Federal financial assistance to discriminate on the following bases: Against any individual in the United States, on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, sex stereotyping, transgender status, and gender identity), national origin (including limited English proficiency), age, disability, or political affiliation or belief, or, against any beneficiary of, applicant to, or participant in programs financially assisted under Title I of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, on the basis of the individual’s citizenship status or participation in any WIOA Title I-financially assisted program or activity.

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Inquiries about employment at YouthBuild should be directed to our Human Resources team at humanresources@youthbuildphilly.org

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