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Youth Community Development Associate – Redeemer Center for Life
OUR GOALS are to:
• Create a place of safety and belonging,
• Promote health and equity in neighborhood supporting opportunities for employment and training.
• Provide opportunities for residents to experience the fulfillment of their potential.
This position is one of four available positions at the Redeemer Center for Life. Generally, this Volunteer will support and sustain youth and community development in North Minneapolis. This Volunteer connects and resources children, youth, and young adults through out-of-school activities that benefit community development in North Minneapolis. This will occur by impacting education, leadership, and employment readiness among children, youth, and young adults, which are some of the position's accountabilities. They will receive direction from the Director for Youth Programs and the Executive Director.
Specifically, this Volunteer will support youth development through year-round, out-of-school activities, including YouthBank (a youth-led foundation), Venture North Bike and Coffee Shop, Health Commons at the Living Room, youth employment training, work skill development, retreats, participation with the urban garden, activities involving the community bread oven, and open mic events. They will foster vibrant, multi-ethnic, and transformational outreach among children, youth, and young adults in the Harrison Neighborhood of North Minneapolis.
This Volunteer will promote collaborative activities and partnerships in North Minneapolis, Redeemer Center for Life, and Redeemer Congregation. They will partner with area congregations and youth development organizations including Youthprise, Minneapolis Youth Coordinating Board, Inter-faith Youth Leadership Coalition, and the Minneapolis Northside Achievement Zone. They must function as a “team player” with staff, congregation members, neighborhood residents, and partner organizations.