Child Development Intern: Oxford Circle CCDA

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DESCRIPTION: Based in the Oxford Circle neighborhood of Philadelphia, PA, the Oxford Circle Christian Community Development Association (OCCCDA) is seeking a Youth Worker Intern. The mission of OCCCDA is “to extend healing and hope in the Oxford Circle community, believing that God’s purpose of reconciling all people to Jesus leads us to minister on spiritual, physical, social & economic levels.” The Youth Worker Intern (35-40 hrs per week) is responsible for developing (new program), planning and implementing activities for out of school time including after school and summer for high school age youth. The incumbent will also assist in providing referral and support services to youth and families listed in programs.

1. Develop, plan and implement daily program activities for high school youth based on best practice models for after school and summer programs (25%)
2. Work with Youth Coalition to develop plan and model for high school program including input from youth, parents, and community (25%)
3. Work with volunteers/instructors assisting with daily activities (10%)
4. Develop relationships and partnerships with the participants' parents and schools (10%)
5. Conduct home and school visits as needed (5%)
6. Develop yearly service plan for youth enrolled in programs (5%)
7. Ensure that accurate and current documentation is maintained, including applications and any case notes and/or incident reports (10%)
8. Assist Program Director and Youth Coordinator in ensuring compliance with requirements of OCCCDA and funders (5%)
9. Develop a network of social service and support agencies which provide services to community youth (5%)


• At least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED)
•Must be a Christian
•U.S. citizen, U.S. national or lawful permanent resident alien, or have a valid student or work visa
•Able to make at least a one year commitment (may be extended by mutual agreement)
•Able to financially live on just free housing (if you opt for the Work Study Internship) and any outside income sources you have.
•Able to relocate to a location of a ministry site (unless a site exists at your current location)

Job Qualifications:
• A commitment to youth and the holistic vision of the OCCCDA.
• Associate's degree in Education, social work, or related field and two years experience working with youth.
• An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
• Provide current clearances (child abuse and criminal) employment and obtain a CPR and First Aid Certification within 3 months of employment.

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