Youth Development Specialist in Pasadena, TX at BakerRipley

Date Posted: 4/10/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Emerging Leaders Program implements unique and high quality after-school and summer programming to youth ages 3-13. Promoting leadership, educational attainment, and social development while maintaining a safe and positive environment.


  1. Conducts timely and comprehensive implementation of all program components for assigned group of students providing effective, meaningful, and developmentally-appropriate activities.
  2. Carry out the goals, themes, and schedule of the program to provide a consistent and high quality experience.
  3. Recognizes and reports suspected physical and sexual abuse to the appropriate authorities as required by law.
  4. Completes all essential documentation in an accurate and timely manner.
  5. Monitor student files and attendance.
  6. Communicates regularly with peers and parents in small or large group settings.
  7. Responsible for driving agency vehicles to transport participants to and from schools, field trip locations and other sites.
  8. Maintain safe and clean environment within agency vehicle.
  9. Provides appropriate supervision for assigned group of youth at all times creating a safe, clean, and risk-free environment.
  10. Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum age of 19 and meet the requirements of DFPS Child Care Licensing.
  • Currently possess or pursuing a degree in education, child development, social work OR a current Child Development Associate (CDA)
  • Valid Texas Driver’s License with appropriate insurance coverage, ability to drive throughout the city, and good driving record (e/g/ no more than once accident and/or moving violation in the past 12 months)

If under 19 years of age, employee must complete a Driving Safety course prior to hire.


  • Knowledge and understanding of BakerRipley’ goals, objectives, policies, and procedures.
  • Possess high level of organizational and communication skills with coworkers, parents, and students.
  • Knowledge of classroom management and instructional concepts & theories of learning methods.
  • Building safe, effective learning environments for children from a variety of cultural backgrounds.
  • Creativity skills that provide the children with an engaging learning atmosphere.
  • Willing to accept responsibility of the safety and well-being for the children in their care.
  • Work as a team-member with all co-workers and agency partners for the betterment of the children.
  • Ability to relate-well and remain patient when supervising the children.Comfortable with transporting children in a 15 passenger van to/from school, field trips, and other BakerRipley locations.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)