Note: During the COVID-19 pandemic, this position works in-person when the assigned school site (Brittany Woods Middle School) is open, and remote when the site is closed/virtual.
Teen Outreach Program (TOP) Specialist:
Join our team! Wyman is looking for a committed, youth-focused individual who is excited about providing social and emotional learning support to middle school teens in a school environment. The Teen Outreach Program is implemented in social studies classes.
Wyman’s nationally recognized Teen Outreach Program features community service learning, which helps teens build skills, develop a positive sense of self, and make connections to their world. As a result, TOP specialists empower teens to build educational success, life and leadership skills, and healthy behaviors and relationships to help them thrive. The program is supported by Wyman’s Research and Learning team, which ensures the program is utilizing the latest research in youth development best practices, and high quality program evaluation.
TOP Specialists implement the program consistent with the best practice “Wyman Teen Outreach Program” approach; directly implements the program to assigned students; supports effective integration of the program into the partner site; coordinates quality integration of community service learning opportunities; is responsible for maintaining costs within the approved site budget(s); and supports the evaluation and continual quality improvement of the program.
Qualified individuals will have a Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, social work, or a related field. 2-4 years of youth program delivery within a school setting is preferred.
Wyman—a nonprofit organization with over 120 years of experience working with teens—is committed to innovation, strengths-based positive youth development, and evidence-based best practices.
At Wyman, we believe that EVERY YOUNG PERSON:
- Has the potential to succeed and lead, regardless of life circumstances.
- Deserves to have connections with caring adults who empower them to share their voice and engage within their communities.
- Deserves equitable access to quality education, work and life experiences.
But equitable opportunities are not a reality for all young people. At Wyman, we believe there’s a better way. Together with our partners, we help teens build brighter futures and become tomorrow’s leaders.
Wyman is recognized by some of the nation’s leading youth development organizations and ranked among the best places to work in St. Louis. To support the next generation of leaders, we encourage you to apply.
Wyman is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.