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Youth Instructor and Job Coach


Godman Guild Association's Ready to Earn (R2E) Program is a summer work readiness program for participants aged 14 -21 .
We are looking for staff to work with youth to provide work readiness instruction, career coaching, and life skills to enable career exploration, personal development, and long term social and economic mobility among Columbus youth.
This is an outstanding opportunity for mentors, leaders, educators, and others experienced working with teens to help support career exploration and experiences for the future of Columbus's youth, while creating long lasting change to to break the cycle of poverty.
Positions are full time summer seasonal from June 12th and last roughly until Aug 11th, approximately 830a-430p M-F.


Essential Responsibilities

  • Plan, develop, and implement personal and social skill development activities for youth to improve and build social skills necessary for personal development and financial independence.

  • Planning and facilitating curriculum (e.g. financial literacy and life skills) and monitoring effectiveness of curriculum delivery.

  • Facilitating and coordinating activities that develop career interests and awareness of career pathways.

  • Provide intake, support, and advocacy services for Ready 2 Earn participants

  • Monitor and assist teens with completing work readiness assignments

  • Facilitate and lead training opportunities for program interns throughout the summer

  • Complete weekly evaluations

  • Document feedback, findings and recommendations in program log and in intern file

  • Work closely with participants, parents, partner instructors, and other staff to ensure participant success.

  • Maintain audit-ready files for assigned interns

  • Maintain attendance, performance and any additional records necessary for reports as required

  • Attend regular meetings

  • Guide interns through project-based career exploration

  • Assisting in special projects/events as assigned

  • Maintain compliance with Godman Guild guidelines, policies and procedures

Work Experience and Education

  • Requires some college education or equivalent, relevant experience

  • Valid drivers’ license with current insurance; be insurable to drive agency vehicles with no major or DUI offenses in last five years.

  • Education, Social Work and Business majors preferred but all backgrounds considered

  • Experience working with teens strongly preferred

  • Must have strong relationship-building skills, high energy, able to multi-task, high attention to detail and aptitude to work in teams and independently.

  • Proficiency in using MS Word, Excel, Access, e-mail, and Internet is required.

  • Experience working with reporting systems and other databases is desired.

The successful candidate will have very good verbal and written communication skills and an understanding of non-profit and/or community agency work. The ideal candidate will may have a college degree, an understanding of employment services and/or workforce development delivery systems, and experience working with diverse youth and young adult populations and employers.

Physical and Mental Requirements

Must be able to lift and carry objects up to ten pounds; spend approximately 95% of the time on the job standing, bending, lifting, sitting and walking; communicate verbally and in writing in formal and informal settings; observe data, analyze it and enter it into a computer database or software program; listen to and follow instructions; utilize office equipment; drive vehicles; demonstrate patience and understanding with clients; multitask and prioritize competing deadlines and perform assignments gracefully with frequent interruptions.

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Pay: $18.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Vaccines required with EEOC accommodations

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Columbus, OH 43215: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)


  • Associate (Preferred)


  • Working with youth: 1 year (Preferred)

Shift availability:

  • Day Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

If you require alternative methods of application or screening, you must approach the employer directly to request this as Indeed is not responsible for the employer's application process.


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