Teen Center Social & Emotional Learning Lead

Reports to:                 Director of Club Services

Direct Reports:          None

Job Summary:          

The Teen Center Social & Emotional Learning Lead staff is responsible for working with youth after school, to develop social & emotional skills through large and small group lessons.

When lessons are not being provided, the SEL Lead will work with the Director of Teen Center to implement other programs and activities as needed.

Hours vary. School year hours are generally 3:30-7:00pm, Monday to Friday.  This is a part-time, hourly position.


  • Experience and education in related field required. (education, human services, counseling, special education, etc.)
  • 2 years of experience working with at-risk children, youth, and families
  • Flexibility needed.
  • Demonstrated ability to work across cultures, ethnic backgrounds, and socio-economic groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with program team, at risk youth, parents, and community leaders.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.
  • Experience in establishing and leading programs, activities, and services for at risk youth.
  • Proven ability to motivate at risk youth and manage behavior problems.
  • Proven ability to organize and supervise at risk members in a safe environment.
  • Commitment to model and promote a lifestyle of health, wellness, and fitness.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop successful healthy relationships with youth and staff.
  • Facilitate small group lessons.
  • Facilitate large group lessons.
  • Model appropriate staff reaction and techniques to other part-time staff.
  • Work with part-time staff to develop short term behavior interventions.
  • Keep records of behavior, incidents, and progress.
  • Encourage youth to discuss emotions and experiences.
  • Communicates effectively with students, parents, volunteers, peers, and the community.
  • Mandated child abuse reporter.

Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • High energy level, comfortable performing multi-faceted projects.
  • Good vision and hearing necessary to complete tasks.
  • Must be able to stand or sit for extended periods.
  • Must be able to climb stairs.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to function in a fast paced and noisy environment.
  • Must be able to think clearly and concisely.



The information presented indicates the general nature and level of work expected of employees in this classification.  It is not designed to contain, or to be interpreted as, a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, qualifications, and objectives required of employees assigned to this job.


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