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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.

WE ARE HIRING!!!

Teachers (2), Case Managers (2), MCC Parish Director and MCC Connect Coordinators (2), Administrative Assistant, Site Coordinator, and Resident Assistants (2)

Submit your resumes to human.resources@empower225.org .

Position Descriptions


Teachers (2)

Empower 225 Home School Teacher:

Person must have a passion for working with youth and a desire to see them reach their highest potential, strong communication skills and value unconventional education opportunities.  Person will be charged with building and educating in a Christian Education environment for 6th – 12th grade students with a concentration in Math and Science.

Empower 225 Adult Education Teacher:

Reporting to the Adult Education Director, the Adult Education Instructor provides instructional, case-management and administrative services to adults and youths, ages 16-24, who are out of school in basic skills such as reading, writing, and mathematics with the purpose of increasing the students’ educational functioning levels and also preparing these students to obtain their high school equivalency diploma or HiSET


Case Managers (2)

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.

*We have a Case Manager position open for our Street Outreach Program. Potential candidates should have the ability to perform active street outreach, case management, and be proficient in Word/Excel.


My Community Cares (MCC) Parish Director

Partner with community members; local public and private agencies; judge(s) of the juvenile court; Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) staff; child welfare attorneys; Family in Need of Services (FINS); and the MCC State Staff to implement and sustain the program in the parish; oversee the family support components provided by the MCC Connect Coordinator and the MCC Case Manager; and educate the community members about child wellbeing and how MCC aims to increase and improve support to families to improve child, family, and community wellbeing


My Community Cares (MCC) Connect Coordinators (2)

Help families identify their strengths and challenges and connects families to services through a warm, individualized transition and build strong relationships with community members and agencies in the parish to facilitate seamless access to services for families


Administrative Assistant

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. Minimum 1 year administrative experience required.

* Person will split their time between the Street Outreach Program (SOP) and the Basic Center Program (BCP)


Site Coordinator

Plan and coordinate community outreach events and incorporate activities following Positive Youth Development and Trauma-Informed frameworks; facilitate afterschool and Saturday events, oversee your sites Youth Advisory Board; and conduct outreach efforts to promote awareness of juvenile violence prevention and community events. Two years’ experience with at-risk and/or youth offenders required.


Resident Assistants (2)

Provide supervision, including overnight and on weekends, for male youth ages 16-21 in the Transitional Living Program (TLP) 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 split schedule on weekdays from 5:00pm to 8:00am and on the weekend (24-hour coverage) with the option to live at Anchor House rent-free. Federal and state background checks are required. Schedules are extremely flexible, and applicants have the potential to make their own schedule.



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

Thank you for your interest in Empower 225!