Join a team of dedicated and community-oriented professionals who are working to grow and develop Frederick County’s workforce!
As a proud partner in the American Job Center network, Frederick County Workforce Services (FCWS) links businesses in need of qualified employees with individuals seeking employment opportunities. We provide comprehensive career management services for job seekers and utilize innovative strategies to help businesses identify and achieve recruitment, retention, and training goals. Our mission is to be the leader in workforce development for Frederick County and contribute to the economic prosperity of the community.
The Summer Jobs Program seeks to provide Frederick County youth with summer employment, work readiness skills, and exposure to career possibilities with local businesses.
Part-time; seasonal; up to 30 hours per week; Monday – Friday; June 20, 2023 – August 11, 2023; Earn $16-$19/hr
The Summer Counselor is responsible for assisting with the implementation of youth summer employment services for Frederick County Workforce Services (FCWS). The Summer Counselor acts as a liaison between FCWS and summer worksites. Supervision is received from the Youth Programs Manager and/or the Summer Jobs Program Coordinator.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
- Visit worksites frequently for follow-up, problem solving, facilitating supervisor/participant communication, and crisis intervention
- Provide leadership and/or assist with summer implementation processes
- Interact positively with youth and worksite supervisors
- Review procedures, agreement with supervisor and participant
- Provide orientation for participants and worksites if needed
- Implement the conduct code
- Assist with supervision of youth in recreational/community service activities
- Assist with end-of-year recognition processes
- Work with youth that may have multiple barriers to employment (i.e., mental or physical disability)
- Ensure all paperwork between FCWS, worksites, and summer youth are delivered and processed in a correct and timely manner
- Update agreement information to reflect current situation
- Complete monitoring checklists for supervisors, worksite, and participants
- Follow-up on monitoring findings
- Continue to check for compliance of Child Labor Laws and operational problems
- Assist with payroll sign-on of youth, if needed
- Attend weekly staff meetings
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Aid supervisors and staff with locating specialty parts and tools that are necessary to complete repairs
- Perform other related duties as required
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS:
The qualifications/requirements, knowledge/skills/abilities and physical demands or working conditions described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Minimum age of 21 years
- High school graduation or the equivalent
- Minimum 1 year experience (volunteer or internships may be accepted) providing education services, family/community support services, service coordination or other human services experience
- Possession of a valid automobile operator’s license
How to Apply:
Complete your application from the official site.