Employment Opportunity: Youth Leader Positions

 

Job Description: Youth Leader

The Asian Economic Development Association (AEDA), a nonprofit community organization, seeks a diverse group of committed youth leaders interested in developing their leadership, job skills, and working to improve their community. Ideal candidates are passionate about community involvement and creating better neighborhoods in the Little Mekong District and the surrounding Frog town & Rondo neighborhoods.

 

Candidate requirements:

  • Ages 16 to 20 years old
  • Able to work part-time after school and during the summer
  • Able to commit a minimum of 1 year
  • Committed to being a youth leader and gaining leadership and job skills
  • Live in the Frogtown and Rondo neighborhoods and committed to improving these neighborhoods
  • Able to perform light physical work such as door knocking, clean up, and creating art

 

Wage: $11.00 per hour, plus bonuses (bonuses subject to change)

How to apply: Please complete and submit the attached application form along with a 1-page essay answering this question: Why do you believe you should be selected for this job?

Deadline: January 20, 2016

About the job:

Selected Youth Leaders will work part-time as employees of AEDA focusing on the Adopt Our Alleys project. As employees, job duties include but are not limited to attending all training workshops and performing all assigned work details. Work detail tasks include supporting AEDA’s Art & Cultural events (such as the Little Mekong Night Markets), community engagement of businesses and residents, and community clean-up activities as part of the Adopt Our Alleys project.

Part of the job of the Youth Leaders involves personal and leadership development.  Through training, Youth Leaders will learn about their community, increase their self-awareness, gain job skills, develop their communication skills, and increase their critical thinking abilities.

Qualifications:

Qualified Youth Leaders with demonstrated leadership, as well as basic workplace skills and competence. Candidates should possess strong speaking ability and writing skills and have some experience in community involvement. Working for AEDA and as a group, Youth Leaders are expected to have the team skills to work and make decisions together and with other AEDA staff, be proactive, and complete assigned tasks effectively under the supervision of their superior.  Positive attitude and a respect for others is a must.  Additionally, successful candidates have a clear drive to work on self-improvement and skills building for their college career, personal and career development.

Send the complete application via EMAIL to (preferred): hiringcommittee@aeda-mn.org

Or via US Mail:   Hiring Committee

Asian Economic Development Association,

377 University Ave W, Suite D

Saint Paul, MN 55103

 

Deadline: January 20, 2016          NOTE:  No walk-in applications or calls will be accepted.

Youth Leader Job Application Form

To apply for the Youth Leader position, please complete and submit this application form along with a 1-page essay answering this question: Why do you believe you should be selected for this job?

 

Deadline: January 20, 2016          NOTE:  No walk-in applications or calls will be accepted.

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