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American Friends Service Committee – Middle Atlantic Region, Civitas Project Director

December 23, 2009

Civitas Project Director

Salary: Band 4 Project Director
Education: Bachelor (BA, BS, etc.)
Location: Baltimore, Maryland, 21212, United States
Posted by: American Friends Service Committee – Middle Atlantic Region
Job Category: Education & Training
Sector: Nonprofit
Last day to apply: January 24, 2010
Last updated: November 25, 2009
Type: Part time
Language(s): English
Job posted on: November 25, 2009
Area of Focus: Children and Youth, Peace, War, and Conflict Resolution
Description:
The Civitas Project Director develops and implements the AFSC student justice program at the Baltimore Civitas School. He or she works with the Associate Regional Director, using Help Increase the Peace (HIP) techniques to teach students conflict resolution skills in order to empower participating youths to run a student mediation system. The Civitas Project is a part of the Youth Empowerment through Conflict Resolution Program.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES: The key responsibilities of the Civitas Project Director include the following:
1. Develop, in consultation with the Associate Regional Director and Civitas’ Principal, a 21-week student justice program to be delivered at the Baltimore Civitas School via a weekly elective course in three seven-week sessions.
2. Develop measurable objectives, work plans and evaluation processes for the 21-week program.
3. Deliver the weekly class sessions at Civitas and associated field trips and outside class presentations and workshops as needed.
4. Develop and maintain a working relationship with the principal and other faculty at Civitas.
5. Train and supervise volunteers as needed.
6. Coordinate activities in collaboration with other parts of the Civitas school as needed.
7. Participate as a team member through regular attendance in local and regional staff meetings.
8. Perform other duties assigned by the Associate Regional Director as requested.
Additional Qualifications:
EXPERIENCE:
• Demonstrated ability to design and deliver a course for middle and high school students. Non-profit experience is a plus.
• Strong interest (experience preferred) in mediation or conflict resolution methods.
• Demonstrated ability to work with the school system and other professionals
• Demonstrated ability to prioritize work, to plan and implement tasks with minimum supervision, and to respond quickly and effectively to unplanned activities.
• Demonstrated expertise in working with youths at grassroots or local level.
• Knowledge and expertise in youth issues affecting diverse communities in Baltimore.
OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
• Commitment to the faith-based principles and guidelines that define the work of AFSC, including a commitment to nonviolence, equality and anti-oppression work and a belief in the intrinsic worth of every individual.
• Demonstrated ability to organize work, turn quickly from one task to another, use time effectively, work productively under pressure, complete work independently and meet deadlines.
• Demonstrated ability to give careful attention to details and to follow through on tasks to completion.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to facilitate group discussions.
• Strong interpersonal skills.
• Initiative, creativity, patience, drive, energy, ability to listen and a sense of humor.
• Understanding of and commitment to the principles, concerns and considerations of AFSC in regard to issues of race, class, nationality, religion, age, gender and sexual orientation and disabilities. Demonstrated ability to work and communicate with diverse staff.
How to Apply:
Cover letter, salary history, and resume should be sent to: Brooke McDonald, Interim Associate Regional Director, bmcdonald@afsc.org

Civitas Project Director

Salary: Band 4 Project Director Education: Bachelor (BA, BS, etc.) Location: Baltimore, Maryland, 21212, United States Posted by: American Friends Service Committee – Middle Atlantic Region Job Category: Education & Training Sector: Nonprofit Last day to apply: January 24, 2010 Last updated: November 25, 2009 Type: Part time Language(s): English Job posted on: November 25, 2009 Area of Focus: Children and Youth, Peace, War, and Conflict Resolution
Description:
The Civitas Project Director develops and implements the AFSC student justice program at the Baltimore Civitas School. He or she works with the Associate Regional Director, using Help Increase the Peace (HIP) techniques to teach students conflict resolution skills in order to empower participating youths to run a student mediation system. The Civitas Project is a part of the Youth Empowerment through Conflict Resolution Program.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES: The key responsibilities of the Civitas Project Director include the following:
1. Develop, in consultation with the Associate Regional Director and Civitas’ Principal, a 21-week student justice program to be delivered at the Baltimore Civitas School via a weekly elective course in three seven-week sessions. 2. Develop measurable objectives, work plans and evaluation processes for the 21-week program. 3. Deliver the weekly class sessions at Civitas and associated field trips and outside class presentations and workshops as needed. 4. Develop and maintain a working relationship with the principal and other faculty at Civitas. 5. Train and supervise volunteers as needed. 6. Coordinate activities in collaboration with other parts of the Civitas school as needed. 7. Participate as a team member through regular attendance in local and regional staff meetings. 8. Perform other duties assigned by the Associate Regional Director as requested. Additional Qualifications:
EXPERIENCE: • Demonstrated ability to design and deliver a course for middle and high school students. Non-profit experience is a plus. • Strong interest (experience preferred) in mediation or conflict resolution methods. • Demonstrated ability to work with the school system and other professionals • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work, to plan and implement tasks with minimum supervision, and to respond quickly and effectively to unplanned activities. • Demonstrated expertise in working with youths at grassroots or local level. • Knowledge and expertise in youth issues affecting diverse communities in Baltimore.
OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES • Commitment to the faith-based principles and guidelines that define the work of AFSC, including a commitment to nonviolence, equality and anti-oppression work and a belief in the intrinsic worth of every individual. • Demonstrated ability to organize work, turn quickly from one task to another, use time effectively, work productively under pressure, complete work independently and meet deadlines. • Demonstrated ability to give careful attention to details and to follow through on tasks to completion. • Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to facilitate group discussions. • Strong interpersonal skills. • Initiative, creativity, patience, drive, energy, ability to listen and a sense of humor. • Understanding of and commitment to the principles, concerns and considerations of AFSC in regard to issues of race, class, nationality, religion, age, gender and sexual orientation and disabilities. Demonstrated ability to work and communicate with diverse staff. How to Apply:
Cover letter, salary history, and resume should be sent to: Brooke McDonald, Interim Associate Regional Director, bmcdonald@afsc.org

Salary: Band 4 Project DirectorEducation: Bachelor (BA, BS, etc.)Location: Baltimore, Maryland, 21212, United StatesPosted by: American Friends Service Committee – Middle Atlantic RegionJob Category: Education & TrainingSector: NonprofitLast day to apply: January 24, 2010Last updated: November 25, 2009Type: Part timeLanguage(s): EnglishJob posted on: November 25, 2009Area of Focus: Children and Youth, Peace, War, and Conflict ResolutionDescription:The Civitas Project Director develops and implements the AFSC student justice program at the Baltimore Civitas School. He or she works with the Associate Regional Director, using Help Increase the Peace (HIP) techniques to teach students conflict resolution skills in order to empower participating youths to run a student mediation system. The Civitas Project is a part of the Youth Empowerment through Conflict Resolution Program.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/RESPONSIBILITIES: The key responsibilities of the Civitas Project Director include the following:1. Develop, in consultation with the Associate Regional Director and Civitas’ Principal, a 21-week student justice program to be delivered at the Baltimore Civitas School via a weekly elective course in three seven-week sessions.2. Develop measurable objectives, work plans and evaluation processes for the 21-week program.3. Deliver the weekly class sessions at Civitas and associated field trips and outside class presentations and workshops as needed.4. Develop and maintain a working relationship with the principal and other faculty at Civitas.5. Train and supervise volunteers as needed.6. Coordinate activities in collaboration with other parts of the Civitas school as needed.7. Participate as a team member through regular attendance in local and regional staff meetings.8. Perform other duties assigned by the Associate Regional Director as requested.Additional Qualifications:EXPERIENCE:• Demonstrated ability to design and deliver a course for middle and high school students. Non-profit experience is a plus.• Strong interest (experience preferred) in mediation or conflict resolution methods.• Demonstrated ability to work with the school system and other professionals• Demonstrated ability to prioritize work, to plan and implement tasks with minimum supervision, and to respond quickly and effectively to unplanned activities.• Demonstrated expertise in working with youths at grassroots or local level.• Knowledge and expertise in youth issues affecting diverse communities in Baltimore.OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES• Commitment to the faith-based principles and guidelines that define the work of AFSC, including a commitment to nonviolence, equality and anti-oppression work and a belief in the intrinsic worth of every individual.• Demonstrated ability to organize work, turn quickly from one task to another, use time effectively, work productively under pressure, complete work independently and meet deadlines.• Demonstrated ability to give careful attention to details and to follow through on tasks to completion.• Excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to facilitate group discussions.• Strong interpersonal skills.• Initiative, creativity, patience, drive, energy, ability to listen and a sense of humor.• Understanding of and commitment to the principles, concerns and considerations of AFSC in regard to issues of race, class, nationality, religion, age, gender and sexual orientation and disabilities. Demonstrated ability to work and communicate with diverse staff.How to Apply:Cover letter, salary history, and resume should be sent to: Brooke McDonald, Interim Associate Regional Director, bmcdonald@afsc.org

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