Lead Credible Trainer (Per-Diem) - Bear Mountain - job 957660

The Children's Village

Date: 07/22/2021

City: Bear Mountain, New York

Employment type: Part-time

Program Description: The proposed project area covers the development and delivery of a Braveheart youth voice and engagement training program through the creation, facilitation and ongoing technical assistance support of the Making Meaningful MOVES- Strategies to Support Authentic Youth Voice training series. This two-part training series will be offered to representatives of statewide volunteer agencies that make up NYS OCFS statewide regions. Braveheart trainers will provide a compelling learning collaborative where attendees will be provided with tools, strategies and concepts to strengthen the lens of systemic engagement of youth voice on the macro versus micro level. The concepts and conversations will challenge attendees to “think outside of the box” when it comes to fostering and incorporating the voices and causes of youth with lived experiences within the child welfare system.


  • General Equivalency Diploma or better. High School Diploma a plus and have personal experience with the child welfare and/or juvenile justice system.

  • Must have basic understanding of virtual video platforms and computer literacy skills.

  • Must have basic organizational skills, strong oral communication skills and group facilitation and training skills.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of culture, race, systemic oppression, trauma and issues facing adolescents of color.

  • Ability to work as a team member and independently, as well as actively participate in supervision.

  • Must have confidence to lead a training discussion.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with youth, as well as ability to partner and work alongside with professionals.

  • Must have ability to speak publicly and possess strong facilitation skills.

  • Ability to gather and maintain data, surveys and deliverables

The Children’s Village does not discriminate against any employee, prospective employee or contractor because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, marital status, veteran status, genetic predisposition, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction history or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.



High School or better.



Personal experience with the child welfare and/or juvenile justice system.

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