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Girls Inc of Memphis

Facilitator- Schools: High School

Programs – Memphis, Tennessee
Department Programs
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation 31,200


JOB TITLE: Facilitator- Schools: High School




REPORTS TO: Director of Schools


Salary: $31,200




Girls Inc. of Memphis inspires girls ages 6-18 to be strong, smart, and bold. Since 1946, Girls Inc. of Memphis has offered programs designed to build girls’ capacity for college preparedness, confident and responsible adulthood, economic independence and personal fulfillment. As a local affiliate of our national organization, Girls Inc., we benefit from research and outcome-based, age-progressive programming specifically designed to provide the Girls Inc. Experience to girls in Memphis.




JOB PURPOSE:  The School Based Specialist is responsible for preparing and implementing hands on minds on programming and activities for grades 9th-12th.   This individual will also have a pivotal role working with school administration, mentors/volunteers and community partners, to promote the well-being, development, confidence and success in girls.  Along with motivating, School Based Specialist will promote their long-term involvement and provide evaluation and feedback to ensure Girls Inc. programs stay relevant to the needs of all girls. 






·       Approach work with a focus on girls and staff on their terms and advocate on their behalf-Inclusive


·       Focus on thoughtful qualitative and quantitative inquiry for continuous improvement- Accountable


·       Take ownership and proactive action for overall agency success-Brave


·       Find the light and joy in the work through positive interactions with others-Joyful


·       Assist supervisor to provide the agency's vision and ensure all policies and procedures are followed by both staff, participants and mentors/volunteers in order to provide effective programming


·       Implement Girls Inc. curricula within a supportive, open, non-judgmental environment to ensure the Girls Inc. Experience


·       Plan, develop and implement high quality age-appropriate, intentional programming for girls in grades; 9-12th


·       Assist with recruitment, registration, and retention of girls for school based and center-based programming so that program capacity is met


·       Work collaboratively with all agency program staff to ensure continuity of program delivery


·       Distribute, collect, and submit program session paperwork and evaluations


·       Assist with collaboration of key community partners to ensure program growth opportunities


·       Assist with planning, coordinating and chaperoning special events, enrichment trips, guest speakers etc. for participants and their families


·       Assist with ensuring that the mentor/volunteer program is efficient and effective by providing the appropriate resources to the mentors/volunteers for a positive and quality experience


·       Assist with supporting and equipping mentors for placement to include: mentor/mentee match and monthly reviews of each mentor/mentee pair or group


·       Assist with ensuring effective and efficient program delivery model is documented, implemented and evaluated through the TraxSolutions process in reference to registration, outcomes evaluation agreement forms, outcome evaluations, attendance, etc.


·       Provide written evaluation of programming based on data from surveys, reflections, reports, and other feedback to support school based and center-based reports


·       Actively engage in qualitative and quantitative program evaluation, including Strong, Smart, and Bold Outcomes Survey and Seeding Success


·       Provide accurate and timely information for grants and other funding applications, reports and documentation


·       Follow all agency policy and procedures as outlined in the staff handbook


·       Participate in periodic assessment of own performance, develop own goals and objectives; Actively seek personal and professional growth opportunities for self and any staff including participation in conferences, training, meetings and seminars


·       Represent Girls Inc. in a manner that conveys professionalism, confidentiality, courtesy, fairness, personal integrity, and respect for others


·       Provide appropriate supervision for participants in Girls Inc. programs; maintain and implement high quality and safety standards for physical and emotional safety


·       Confer regularly with supervisor; Keep him/her informed of problems, concerns, needs, trends and unusual circumstances.


·       Counsels girls individually or collectively, and makes referrals as needed.


·       Assist with capturing photos and quotes to share with Girls Inc. team for communications and fundraising purposes


·       Assist with facilities and shared space janitorial needs, maintenance needs and equipment inventory


·       Perform other duties as assigned






·       Must be 21 and older


·       Must model the Girls Inc. mission of a Strong, Smart, Bold individual exhibiting strong leadership qualities and a can-do attitude


·       Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, sociology, or related field


·       Minimum of two years’ experience in program development, implementation, and evaluation in youth development and educational settings


·       Demonstrated abilities in incorporating diversity of cultures, ethnicity, languages abilities, and socioeconomic background in work with staff and in programming


·       Ability to communicate effectively orally, visually, in writing, and via computer with youth, parents, teachers, coworkers, and volunteers




·       Ability to effectively diffuse and manage volatile situations


·       Ability to juggle multiple priorities


·       Ability to bend, lift, and move up to 50 lbs.


·       A valid TN driver’s license, access to a reliable vehicle and proof of automobile liability insurance with minimum policy requirements as established by Girls Inc.


·       Ability to work Saturdays and evening


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