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Youth Development Associate

Are you looking for a position that will make a difference in the lives of teens?  Do you want a job working with fantastic coworkers for a program that is considered a model in the county?  This position may be right for you!

The Human Services Center Corporation (HSCC) in Turtle Creek is looking to fill a full-time position of Youth Development Associate in the Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) which is a workforce development and college readiness program for low-income seniors in high school. Minority candidates are encouraged to apply. The tentative start date for the position is May 3, 2021 (with some flexibility if necessary).

A qualified applicant must have a passion for direct practice work, experience working with youth, preferably teenagers, and possess a Bachelor’s degree. Candidates must possess current Act 33/34 and FBI clearances or at least start applying for them to be considered for an interview.  In addition, applicant must have own reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and acceptable driving record.

Major responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, providing overall case management services to the teen participants, completing all enrollment and assessment forms and other relevant paperwork on a consistent basis, and developing and implementing educational sessions with groups of students in a classroom setting and/or in a virtual setting. 

This full-time position is a salaried position with a range of $33,000-$35,000 per year with an exceptional benefits package (including free health insurance, outstanding retirement plan with no match necessary and plenty of time off). The schedule is usually Monday-Friday with the individual working most of the year in the high school setting during the building hours.

TO APPLY: A cover letter and resume MUST be emailed to Leah O’Reilly, Director of Program at Loreilly@hscc-mvpc.org. No calls or emails inquiring about this position please.

Internship Opportunities

Youth Support Intern (Youth Programs) – looking for TWO interns

The Youth Learning In a Fun Environment (Youth LIFE) After-School Program, a program of the HSCC, is seeking a student (preferably a social work/direct practice student) for fall through spring to help carry out the functions of the program and assist the youth participants. THIS MAY BE IN-PERSON OR VIRTUAL DEPENDING ON VARIOUS FACTORS. Responsibilities include organizing and planning the HSCC’s Lights on After-School event, implementing an internet-based math and reading curriculum, developing and implementing current event, cultural, science, and other supplemental activities, assisting in reviewing participants’ files and progress, and mentoring the first-fifth grade participants. The interns may also be required to implement an evidence-based, best practice bullying prevention curriculum – Second Step for 1-5 graders. The Second Step curriculum is a comprehensive program for promoting emotional and social competencies and reducing bullying problems in elementary aged children. Second Step is designed to be taught two or more times per week for a minimum of 30-40 minutes per day. Systematic, developmentally based lessons, materials, and instructions are provided to facilitate emotional literacy, self-control, and social competence.  Ideally, the internship will be at least three days per week from approximately 2:00PM-7:00PM. However, 4 days from 3:00PM-7:00PM would be acceptable. Any needed variations to days and times of the internship can be further discussed in an interview. The student must be available from September through the end of April.  Based on individual interests and schedule, additional opportunities may also be available.  A modest stipend is provided with this internship.  For more information please contact Mallory Clark at mclark@hscc-mvpc.org. Resumes and cover letters MUST be emailed.

Mon Valley Providers Council Intern

The Mon Valley Providers Council (MVPC), a program of the HSCC, is seeking a graduate student intern to help oversee the major functions of the MVPC. There is an optional start date of May or September with an end date in the spring 2022. The intern would assist with coordination and facilitation of monthly meetings of the four Working Groups, develop projects of each Working Group as determined by the membership, conduct advocacy and voter engagement, and coordinate major seminars, events, and resource fairs, among other possible duties. Transportation is required. Based on individual interests and schedule, additional opportunities may also be available.  A modest stipend is provided for this internship. For more information please contact Dave Coplan at 412-436-9537 or by email at dcoplan@hscc-mvpc.org. Resumes, a list of three references, and a writing sample MUST be emailed.

General Volunteers

Volunteers are needed for general office duties, maintenance, and various other tasks. Individual volunteers and volunteer teams are welcome!

To apply to be a volunteer, please complete the Volunteer Application located here. Please contact Stephanie Eson at seson@hscc-mvpc.org or 412-829-7112 for more information.

Pantry Network of Eastern Suburbs Volunteers

Volunteers are needed to assist stocking shelves, registering clients, and escorting and assisting patrons as they shop for their goods. Volunteer hours are flexible, but Pantry distribution days are the second Saturday of the month from 8:30am to 10:30am. For more information, please contact Stephanie Eson at seson@hscc-mvpc.org or 412-829-7112.

Youth Programs Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to assist the Youth LIFE After-School Program staff any time between the hours of 4:00 to 7:00 p.m., Monday-Thursday, September through May. Tasks would include helping students with homework and academic activities, in addition to becoming mentors to various ages of youth. Volunteers must possess current Act 33/34 clearances. To apply to be a volunteer, please complete the application located here. For more information, please contact Mallory Clark at 412-829-7112 or mclark@hscc-mvpc.org.

KOOL Chaperone Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to help chaperone various field trips during the KOOL Summer Program, every Friday, from early July to mid-August. Volunteers must possess current Act 33/34 clearances. For more information, please contact Mallory Clark at 412-829-7112 or mclark@hscc-mvpc.org.

Emerging Leaders Program Volunteer

Professionals are needed in various fields that would be willing to volunteer a few hours of their time with seniors in high school! Every year, the students participate in job shadows, job tours, presentations, and/or informational interviews with professionals in their fields of interest. We are always looking for engaging individuals that would like to share their expertise and knowledge in their careers. For more information, please contact Mallory Clark at 412-829-7112 or mclark@hscc-mvpc.org.

Free Tax Preparation Volunteer

Volunteers are needed to assist at the Free Tax Preparation site. Volunteers provide free federal, state, and local income tax preparation assistance to individuals who are on a limited or fixed income. Other volunteers are needed to greet taxpayers when they arrive at the site.

Prospective volunteers will receive FREE training to ensure they meet the IRS guidelines. NO prior experience is needed. All volunteers are taught federal and PA tax law and the preparation of simple tax returns. New volunteers are assigned to work with an experienced volunteer. If you, or someone you know, might be interested in becoming a free tax preparation volunteer at the HSCC, please contact Stephanie Eson seson@hscc-mvpc.org or 412-829-7112.

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