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Youth Services Support Assistant

Omaha, Nebraska

Job Title: Youth Services Support Assistant

Location: Omaha, NE

Job Summary:

In a career as a Youth Services Support Assistant, you are often the backbone of Boys Town's success when it comes to ensuring our operations are running successfully and smoothly. You aren't just a supporting player, but someone that others can count on when it comes to innovations to benefit the organization and our mission. No matter the role you play at Boys Town, you contribute to helping us change the future of America's youth. 


The Youth Services Support Assistant coordinates and manages the Summer Youth Supervisor Program and provides aftercare support and assistance to youth. This position also coordinates departmental projects and provides administrative assistance.

  • Hires, trains, and supervises employees in the summer program.
  • Coordinates and oversees youth participation in the summer program.
  • Collaborates internally to communicate youth employment opportunities and report on progress or areas of concern.
  • Works with post-program youth to improve employability skills and find employment opportunities.
  • Provides aftercare assistance including finding opportunities for financial assistance, scholarships, and community resources.
  • Assists on special projects and activities including senior planning activities.
  • Schedules Christmas and Summer Home activities.
  • Provides departmental administrative support including entry in data systems.
  • Communicates with community service contacts to coordinates services and opportunities.
  • Maintains petty cash accounts if needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's degree preferred.
  • 1 year of program experience.
  • Knowledge of administrative procedures and practices.
  • High level of professionalism and interpersonal skills.
  • Working knowledge of software applications with an advanced ability to utilize Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing in an articulate, professional manner while maintaining necessary degree of confidentiality.
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize projects, meet deadlines, and multi-task while maintaining quality standards.
  • Ability to hire, train, and supervise temporary employees.
  • Knowledge of the Boys Town Model.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town touches the lives of more than 2 million children and families nationwide each year. As one of the country’s largest nonprofit funded child-care organizations, Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. From our start in 1917, we’re poised to make even greater strides forward as we lead the way in changing how America cares for children, families and communities for the next 100 years.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we offer an array of competitive and attractive benefit options. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free prescriptions, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and advancement opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

Schedule: Full Time

Date Posted: August 13, 2019

Job ID:  14084

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.  To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

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