Youthbuild / Youth Services Career Counselor

Moorhead, Minnesota
$18.40 - $21.26/hr
Oct 06, 2020

 Youthbuild/Youth Services Coordinator
Location: Moorhead CareerForce

Primary Position Objectives:
This position exists primarily to coordinate the activities of the Youthbuild program, including supervising and instructing youth in construction methods and safety practices, and manage the renovation, rehabilitation or construction of affordable housing units and the on-site construction training of youth. This position will coordinate the local WIOA youth programs services involving multiple school districts and partner agencies in a service delivery team context.
Required Qualifications:

  • Degree in Construction and/or Construction Management or at least two (2) years of experience in all phases of housing construction.
  • Experience in Supervision and Training preferred. Thorough knowledge of OSHA regulations.
  • Understanding of issues facing young people who have not completed high school and the ability to encourage and support youth.
  • Computer skills to include word processing, email and internet.
  • Must pass a criminal background check.
  • Requires a valid driver’s license, vehicle insurance, and a reliable vehicle.
  •  English language proficient.

Preferred Qualifications:
Exceptional written, verbal, analytical, and interpersonal skills. Must work effectively in a team-structured delivery system. Group facilitation experience and motivational skills. Those individuals who are veterans or possess the
National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) will be given additional consideration.

Essential Functions:
Provide direct instruction and supervision to youth on construction worksites. Assist participants to develop individual service strategies for goal identification and attainment. Contact schools and work sites to facilitate and implement coordination of youth services. Network within the community to foster program partnership to achieve goals. Meet
with participants, individually or in a group, to provide program information and direction. Acts as liaison between schools and work sites and team to resolve service-related issues. Maintain contact with participants to monitor
participation, goal attainment and determine unmet needs, documenting progress related to individual plans.

Application Instructions:

Submit an application packet consisting of the Rural Minnesota CEP Application for Employment, resume, and cover letter by 4:30 pm on the Oct 25th, to Melissa Kain, Human Resources Manager
Rural Minnesota CEP, Inc.
803 Roosevelt Avenue
Detroit Lakes, MN 56501


A Rural Minnesota CEP Application for Employment can be picked up at any RMCEP office or online at

To receive an application via mail, email, or fax please call 218-847-0712. Rural Minnesota CEP, Inc. reserves the right to
select those who will be interviewed from application information.

RMCEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program Provider
Upon request, this information will be made available in an alternate form.

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