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Program Manager, ASK Program -Center for Social Justice (CSJ)
As a part of the nation's oldest Catholic and Jesuit university, the Center for Social Justice (CSJ) animates the University's values and mission through it's work in research, teaching, and service. A component of the service work includes the direct service work of CSJ's five signature programs, including the After School Kids (ASK) Program.
The ASK Program is a signature program at CSJ, which seeks to empower adjudicated youth in the District of Columbia to make positive changes in their lives by challenging them with new learning opportunities and teaching the necessary skills to meet those challenges. The Program Manager of the ASK Program is responsible for on-site coordination and preparation of the program sites of a tutoring and mentoring program for court-involved youth which employs up to 150 part-time university student workers and volunteers serving 200 youth living in Washington, DC each year under the direction of the Assistant Director for Youth Justice Programs. Because of the ASK Program's complexity and responsibilities, the Program Manager has primary responsibility for day-to-day logistics, operations, and student site management. This coordination includes student staff recruitment, implementing staff training, and serving on the professional staff on-call schedule. The Program Manager encourages students to connect their service work with what they learn in the classroom by facilitating weekly reflection and dialogue. The Program Manager participates in CSJ activities, including staff meetings, committees and cross-program collaborations. Duties include but are not limited to:
Oversees students' time submissions and approves all timesheets in GMS by the weekly deadlines. Reporting of program management is made to the Assistant Director for Youth Justice Programs.
Serves on the professional staff on-call rotation, and will staff two to four sites each week. Program implementation includes activities and program interventions involving youth, Georgetown students, and families.
Responsibilities include collaborating with community partners and government agencies, involving participation in care coordination meetings, intake sessions, and school visits.
Involved in program implementation on a daily basis from compliance and risk management to youth and family support.
Responsible for the direct programming and preparation of student training, and leadership development activities of student coordinators and student staff.
Coordinates weekly site meetings. Manages student recruitment, hiring, and placement. Coordinates student coordinator and tutor training, preparation, and learning, including student reflections, recognition, and appreciation.
Participates in cross-program collaboration with other CSJ programs such as DC Schools Project and the DC Reads Program.
Bachelor's degree in juvenile justice, psychology, social work, education, or a related field
Minimum of two years in community-based youth program management, with adjudicated youth, or comparable experience; prior experience in curriculum-writing is a plus
Prefer experience working with college students and volunteers, familiarity with university culture, and working in diverse communities
Availability for evening hours
Tutoring and mentoring knowledge skills; knowledge of juvenile justice issues; strong written and oral communication skills; and excellent group facilitation and conflict resolution skills
Excellent group facilitation and conflict resolution skills
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