Youth Development Specialist

The YMCA of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. is a cause-driven organization that offers tremendous opportunities to make a difference.
Job Description

The Youth Development Specialist provides trauma-informed,  culturally relevant, in-person youth 

development services to sixty-five (65) youth per year per school, designed to promote protective factors and strengthen 

resilience. Provides general client services and case management in a Montgomery County Public School.

  • High School diploma required.
  • Experience working with youth and parents from diverse populations. Experience working with the 
  • school system (preferred).
  • Bilingual, Spanish/English
Essential Functions
  • Provide youth development activities which may include sports, arts, outdoor recreation, gardening, community service projects, mentoring, and other activities that give purpose and encourage self-care, healing, and provide mutual peer support.
  • Attend county-indicated trainings for youth development practitioners.