Position Summary: During the summer months, the Youth Employment Program Team Leader will assist Vancouver Housing Authority (VHA) and Workforce staff to supervise a team of up to 12 youth (ages 14-24) in landscaping and horticulture work at various VHA sites around Vancouver. Team members will ideally be VHA residents who will directly benefit from the work they do for their community. Work projects will provide safe, sustainable landscaping environments for a variety of housing and public green spaces, and may include planting, weeding, pruning, and gardening, with emphasis on native plants, water use, and other environmental concerns. The Youth Employment Program Team Leader will promote a good work ethic and provide support to the youth to facilitate good employment habits for the future. Following the Summer Youth Employment Program, the position will assist Workforce staff in researching Best Practices of successful youth workforce programs throughout the United States, obtain materials and information, and prepare overview documents.
To read detailed position description and to apply, visit http://northwestserviceacademy.org/positions/ESD112_YEPTL.pdf .