Youth Peer Support Training Specialist (Poughkeepsie)

New York University

Poughkeepsie New York

United States

Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations
(No Timezone Provided)

We are looking to hire a talented and motivated individual to serve as a full-time Youth Peer Support Training Specialist. Reporting to the Director of Children Services and Healthcare Innovation, and working in collaboration with the Peer Technical Assistance team, the Youth Peer Support Training Specialist will be primarily responsible for advising, developing, reviewing, and delivering online, web-based and in-person training and technical assistance with a particular focus on integrating youth and young-adult voice across project activities. The ideal candidate will have the drive and desire to work and grow with a fast-paced team, have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills, and is able to work collaboratively with a diverse and high-energy team.Responsibilities:+ In collaboration with the PeerTAC team, develop, review, and facilitate training and technical assistance to peer support providers.+ Develop, coordinate and implement training and other offerings and events related to Youth Peer Support. + Review and provide input into project work plans, paying special attention to youth and young adult components of technical assistance activities and training.+ Assist in the development of training curricula, communication tools (emails, bulletins, etc.) job aids, and other resources for youth and young adult peers.+ Participate in planning and problem-solving activities with other PeerTAC team members.+ Coordinate, lead and participate in focus groups, work groups, etc. to help shape policies and procedures of the youth peer workforce.+ Effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders and keep the project team well-informed of changes and lessons learned from various events.+ Remain informed and up-to-date on national organizations and initiatives related to youth peer services. + Conduct outreach activities to engage peer service providers in the resources of PeerTAC. + Develop relationships with peer support providers throughout the state to bring awareness of their needs to PeerTAC.+ General administrative support including, but not limited to: training logistics, maintaining calendars, and meeting summaries. + Performs other duties as assigned to ensure the Center meets contract deliverables.+ Minimum of three (3) years of experience working as a Youth Peer Advocate or similar role specializing in and/or navigating one or more of the following child and adolescent serving systems: Education, Mental Health, Foster Care, Substance Use, and Juvenile Justice+ Must have and be willing to self-identify as a person with lived- experience+ Youth Peer Advocate Credential preferred (currently hold or be eligible to obtain) Click here for more information on the YPA Credential. ( + Knowledge of Youth Peer Support Services+ Demonstrated commitment to the core tenets of Youth Peer Services including: mutuality, cultural humility, youth-guided practice, focus on strengths, empowerment and instilling hope.+ 2+ years relevant work experience in communications, event coordination, and social media management+ Strong computer skills with knowledge of common programs such as: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Suite+ Familiarity with Zoom and/or Webex video conferencing platforms+ Strong writing, editing, communication and interpersonal skills+ Strong organizational, multi-tasking and prioritizing skills+ Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines+ Proactive self-starter with a desire to learn, grow and be challenged+ Preferred experience in training, teaching and/or presenting.+ Ability to work remotely+ Ability to travel as neededIn compliance with NYC s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $55,000- $75,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the specific grant funding and the terms of the research grant when extending an offer.Currently, NYU McSilver is operating on a hybrid schedule, all staff are expected to be on-site 3 days a week.Please note: this is a grant funded position with the opportunity for ongoing renewal reviewed on an annual basis. This position does not qualify for visa sponsorship.Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.For people in the EU, click here for information on your privacy rights under GDPR: www.nyu.edu/it/gdprNYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, reproductive health decision making, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.Sustainability Statement NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at nyu.edu/sustainability

Youth Peer Support Training Specialist (Poughkeepsie)

New York University

Poughkeepsie New York

United States

Advertising / Marketing / Public Relations

(No Timezone Provided)

We are looking to hire a talented and motivated individual to serve as a full-time Youth Peer Support Training Specialist. Reporting to the Director of Children Services and Healthcare Innovation, and working in collaboration with the Peer Technical Assistance team, the Youth Peer Support Training Specialist will be primarily responsible for advising, developing, reviewing, and delivering online, web-based and in-person training and technical assistance with a particular focus on integrating youth and young-adult voice across project activities. The ideal candidate will have the drive and desire to work and grow with a fast-paced team, have exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, strong organizational skills, and is able to work collaboratively with a diverse and high-energy team.Responsibilities:+ In collaboration with the PeerTAC team, develop, review, and facilitate training and technical assistance to peer support providers.+ Develop, coordinate and implement training and other offerings and events related to Youth Peer Support. + Review and provide input into project work plans, paying special attention to youth and young adult components of technical assistance activities and training.+ Assist in the development of training curricula, communication tools (emails, bulletins, etc.) job aids, and other resources for youth and young adult peers.+ Participate in planning and problem-solving activities with other PeerTAC team members.+ Coordinate, lead and participate in focus groups, work groups, etc. to help shape policies and procedures of the youth peer workforce.+ Effectively communicate with internal and external stakeholders and keep the project team well-informed of changes and lessons learned from various events.+ Remain informed and up-to-date on national organizations and initiatives related to youth peer services. + Conduct outreach activities to engage peer service providers in the resources of PeerTAC. + Develop relationships with peer support providers throughout the state to bring awareness of their needs to PeerTAC.+ General administrative support including, but not limited to: training logistics, maintaining calendars, and meeting summaries. + Performs other duties as assigned to ensure the Center meets contract deliverables.+ Minimum of three (3) years of experience working as a Youth Peer Advocate or similar role specializing in and/or navigating one or more of the following child and adolescent serving systems: Education, Mental Health, Foster Care, Substance Use, and Juvenile Justice+ Must have and be willing to self-identify as a person with lived- experience+ Youth Peer Advocate Credential preferred (currently hold or be eligible to obtain) Click here for more information on the YPA Credential. ( + Knowledge of Youth Peer Support Services+ Demonstrated commitment to the core tenets of Youth Peer Services including: mutuality, cultural humility, youth-guided practice, focus on strengths, empowerment and instilling hope.+ 2+ years relevant work experience in communications, event coordination, and social media management+ Strong computer skills with knowledge of common programs such as: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Google Suite+ Familiarity with Zoom and/or Webex video conferencing platforms+ Strong writing, editing, communication and interpersonal skills+ Strong organizational, multi-tasking and prioritizing skills+ Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines+ Proactive self-starter with a desire to learn, grow and be challenged+ Preferred experience in training, teaching and/or presenting.+ Ability to work remotely+ Ability to travel as neededIn compliance with NYC s Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $55,000- $75,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) the specific grant funding and the terms of the research grant when extending an offer.Currently, NYU McSilver is operating on a hybrid schedule, all staff are expected to be on-site 3 days a week.Please note: this is a grant funded position with the opportunity for ongoing renewal reviewed on an annual basis. This position does not qualify for visa sponsorship.Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.For people in the EU, click here for information on your privacy rights under GDPR: www.nyu.edu/it/gdprNYU is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to a policy of equal treatment and opportunity in every aspect of its recruitment and hiring process without regard to age, alienage, caregiver status, childbirth, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, domestic violence victim status, ethnicity, familial status, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, partnership status, predisposing genetic characteristics, pregnancy, race, religion, reproductive health decision making, sex, sexual orientation, unemployment status, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.Sustainability Statement NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at nyu.edu/sustainability