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Empower 225 is a non-profit organization located in Baton Rouge, Louisiana that serves youth in the community by providing educational support, life skills training, mentorship, housing and career preparedness.

For more details about the types of positions at Empower 225, see the descriptions below.


NOW HIRING


Program Director (Full-time)

~ Licensed Social Worker or have at least 5 years’ experience working in social services field or with at-risk youth

~ Strong relationship building, communication, administrative, and organizational skills

~ 24/7 response availability

~ Duties include supervising a team of two; recruiting and training host homes; and connecting runaway/homeless youth with emergency shelter, counseling and other supportive services.


Administrative Assistant (Part-time)

~ Strong administrative skill set including data input, technology, and report writing

~ Provide heavy support to case manager (may include after-hours)


Case Manager/ Administrative Assistant (Full-time)

~ BS in Social Work or have at least 3 years’ experience with at-risk and/or youth offenders.

~ Minimum 2 years case management experience



If you meet the minimum requirements for any of the positions listed above, send your resume to human.resources@empower225.org. Be sure to state which position you are interested in . We will be accepting resumes for these positions until Friday, October 23, 2020.

Thank you for your interest in Empower 225!

General Position Descriptions

Program Directors

Responsible for developing and executing the grant to meet program goals and objectives; coordinating with the grant funding agency and additional partners; overseeing case management, budget, program event planning, daily activities, etc.; ensuring data completeness and providing required reports; working with E225 evaluator to review and troubleshoot the program; continually learning and implementing best practices; and supervising team members while providing guidance, leadership and motivation to promote maximum team performance. Must be comfortable using technology (including Microsoft Word and Excel) and learning new software.


Program Coordinators

Coordinate with program team and throughout E225 to help develop the program to reach its goals and objectives and increase participation and effectiveness. This includes administrative responsibilities, in addition to projects like event planning, recruiting volunteers, communicating with partners and volunteers, and participating in youth engagement activities. Must be comfortable using technology (including Microsoft Word and Excel), setting up calendar appointments, attending virtual meetings, and learning new software.


Case Managers

Provide overall case management and wrap-around services for program participants including eligibility screening, intake, assessment, goal planning, education support, employment assistance, connection with government and local resources, and additional support as identified. Collect and record all required information and maintain case files. Must be comfortable using technology (including Microsoft Word and Excel), setting up appointments, attending virtual meetings, and learning new software.


Outreach

Conduct outreach on the streets where youth tend to congregate in Baton Rouge. Connect homeless or at-risk youth to supportive and emergency resources, including connecting them with appropriate E225 program. Conduct outreach with schools and community organizations, while sharing information about services we provide to them.


Administrative Assistants

Provide direct administrative support including tasks such as coordinating with other E225 programs, collecting information from the team, maintaining client files, updating all internal and external data reporting software, providing updates and reports as requested, returning voicemails, maintaining spending and client logs, etc. The right person for this position must be comfortable using technology (including Microsoft Word and Excel), setting up calendar appointments, attending virtual meetings, and learning new software.


Operational Positions

Support Empower 225’s operations through positions in finance, special events planning, marketing, human resources, technology support, and grant writing. Must be comfortable using technology (including Microsoft Word, Excel, and new programs).


Resident Assistants

Provide supervision, including overnight and on weekends, for male youth ages 16-21 in the TLP (Transitional Living Program) including welcoming new youth; ensuring a safe, family-centered environment; providing transportation to school and work (as needed); supervising kitchen activities and chores; monitoring tv, computer, and phone usage; enforcing house rules set by case manager; attending weekly staff meetings; and other duties as assigned. RA’s work on a revolving schedule Monday through Sunday.


Youth Specialists

Help facilitate day-to-day operations of the Youth Development Program and activities of the youth participants, mentors, and community presenters/volunteers. This person should understand the needs and culture of at-risk youth/young adults.



Send your resume to human.resources@empower225.org if interested in any of the position types above. Please include which type of position you would be interested in. Resumes will be kept on file for at least 1 year.

Thank you for your interest in Empower 225!