Seeking Youth Engagement Technicians

Boston Harbor Now seeks two skilled Youth Engagement Technician(s). positions for this summer 2022! Join our team where you will be engaging Boston youth through employment, curriculum- and recreation-based experiences associated with Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park and National Parks of Boston sites.The incumbents will coordinate, develop, and facilitate summer programming, and support a variety of youth employment and development programs.

This is a full-time temporary position (13 weeks, with possibility of extension up to 26 weeks) with an hourly rate of $19.38.
For full position description and information how to apply, Careers – Boston Harbor Now or Microsoft Word – Youth Engagement Technician_position description.docx (bostonharbornow.org) Responsibilities Youth Engagement Technicians should be able to work effectively in collaboration with youth and partners. Specific responsibilities associated with this job include:

  • Supports development, design and documentation of youth-centered programs dedicated to increasing youth access to Harbor Islands and National Parks of Boston
  • Facilitates and refines place-based and virtual learning experiences with Boston Public and Schools students centered around Boston’s natural, cultural and historical resources
  • Collaborates with YMCA, Boston Centers for Youth & Families, and Boys & Girls Club program leaders to facilitate summer Harbor Discovery Camps
  • Works independently and in a team setting to create promotional and educational materials designed for youth and families, including self-guided and asynchronous materials
  • Supports Hill to Harbor Youth Conservation Corps, a summer youth employment and development program focused on engaging young people (aged 15-18) in a public engagement through facilitated island camp experiences and pop-up activities at a variety of sites in and around the harbor
  • Plans, organizes and prepares supplies and materials to effectively engage youth in their Harbor Islands and public lands
  • Integrates 21st century education practices and competencies into teaching and facilitation strategy to effectively engage youth and community partners

Michelle Pizzillo | she/her

Youth Employment & Development Program Manager

National Parks of Boston
National Park Service
C: 617-913-5350

Learn more at: npbyouth.com

I am a proud graduate of the GOAL Leadership Academy. Ask me about the program!

AmeriCorps Position (Washington, DC)

The Honey W. Nashman Center for Civic Engagement and Public Service (Nashman Center) at the George Washington University in Washington, DC is recruiting recent college graduates, graduate students, and professionals to join our AmeriCorps VISTA cohort starting in July 2022. Our VISTA members receive a living allowance while serving full time for 1 year at a designated DC Public School, with DCPS Central Office, or at the Nashman Center.  

The GWServes VISTA program leverages partnerships to support youth and families in economically disadvantaged areas of Washington, DC. We are seeking individuals who are excited about learning and helping build more equitable communities.  
  

A list of open positions may be found in the attached recruitment flyer.
  

The deadline to apply is June 10 with an anticipated start date of July 18.  

To learn more about the GWServes VISTA program, visit go.gwu.edu/vista.   
 

For questions, please contact us at gwserves@gwu.edu