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Equity and Recovery Outreach Youth Worker - Portuguese

Company: City of Somerville
Location: Somerville
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

The Equity and Recovery Outreach Youth Worker - Portuguese will help disseminate information and connect community members to resources that will aid in their post-pandemic recovery, including housing, food access, financial support, employment, trainings, and health. The Equity Outreach and Recovery Youth Worker - Portuguese would support community outreach efforts in particular to Portuguese-speaking youth in the community.Methods of outreach will include but are not limited to event tabling, community walk-abouts/roaming, office hours, drop-ins at partner organizations/businesses, distributing flyers and phone-based outreach.The position requires a commitment of 10 hours of work a week on average, through June 30th, 2023.Recommended Minimum Qualifications:One (1) or more years of directly relevant experience engaging with vulnerable populations and connecting them to services.Experience connecting with youth and creating safe spaces for young people to thrive.Must be 16+ to apply.Must be fluent in Portuguese.Hours: Part-Time; TemporarySalary: $20 hourlyUnion: Non-UnionDate Posted: March 14, 2023City of Somerville residents are especially encouraged to apply.The City of Somerville is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability or any other protected category. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.Auxiliary aids and services, written materials in alternative formats, and reasonable modifications in policies and procedures will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities free of charge, upon request. Persons with disabilities who need auxiliary aids and services for effective communication (i.e., CART, ASL), written materials in alternative formats, or reasonable modifications in policies and procedures in order to access the programs, activities, and meetings of the City of Somerville should please contact Adrienne Pomeroy at x 2059 or .Pre-Employment Requirements for All Employees:MA Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) clearanceProof of COVID-19 vaccinationCompletition of Conflict-of-Interest Law Education training for municipal employeesCOVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:To better protect the health and safety of staff and the public, all City of Somerville employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as of November 1, 2021. Exemptions and/or reasonable accommodations are not guaranteed and will be reviewed by the City of Somerville Human Resources Department on a case-by-case basis. Learn more at Overview of Benefits Somerville Offers:4 weeks annual vacation (for non-union positions) union positions vary by contractMedical insurance through the Group Insurance Commission (GIC) - 80% of premium costs paid by CityDental coverage low and high plans through CignaVision care through Vision Service Plan (VSP)Long term disability through Sun LifeGroup and voluntary life insurance through Boston MutualHealth Care and Dependent Care flexible spending through Benefit StrategiesDeferred compensation plans through a choice of three vendorsFree, confidential services through the Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provided by E4HealthAnnual cancer screening & wellness releaseSomerville Retirement Pension SystemTuition reimbursementMBTA pass programFREE Blue Bikes membershipEligible employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program (PSLF)Benefits listed are for benefits-eligible positions and the above information is meant to be a general overview of the benefit programs offered by the City of Somerville and not a binding contract.Uqp63G9d5w

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