Thank you for your interest in employment with Identity.

Identity’s reputation for providing quality services is reflected in its employees, who form an outstanding bilingual team with the expertise to carry out Identity’s mission of serving Latino and other diverse youth with excellence.

Current Openings

Identity, a nonprofit community-based organization serving youth and their families, is seeking a full-time Youth Development Specialist. This position is located at Gaithersburg High School Wellness Center in Gaithersburg, MD. Responsibilities include planning, coordinating, and implementing curriculum- and school-based programs using the Positive Youth Development Model as the theoretical basis for programming. Responsibilities also include identifying client needs and serving as primary liaison with other agencies and service providers to support youth and families.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Sociology, Psychology or related field required.
  • Minimum of two years of experience working with youth or community outreach/enrichment program(s).
  • Bilingual English/Spanish required
  • Must be able to pass a federal criminal background check and a Child Protective Services background check.

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To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to vstroman@identity-youth.org


Identity, a nonprofit community-based organization serving youth and their families, is seeking a part-time Bilingual (Spanish) Mental Health Therapist for our young-adult students. This position is located at our Crossroads Youth Opportunity Center in Takoma Park, MD. The Mental Health Therapist performs a full range of clinical services including client assessment, development of treatment plans, individual and family counseling, and maintenance of client records.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or Counseling, required
  • Knowledge of and experience in assessment, crisis intervention, individual and family counseling, trauma-focused service delivery
  • 3-5 years of experience working with diverse populations, specifically at-risk Latino and African-American youth and families
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Spanish required

Identity’s primary goal is to support Latino and other vulnerable youth in making a successful transition to adulthood by providing a range of services that reduce their risk factors, increase their protective factors, strengthen their social and emotional well-being and support their academic and economic achievements. All of our work is grounded in the Positive Youth Development model, supported by intensive case management and counseling, and rigorously evaluated. Identity believes that young people deserve more than one chance and that society is enhanced by diversity.

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To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to fguzman@identity-youth.org and kmontiel@identity-youth.org


Contract Positions

Identity has openings for short-term contract positions. To express interest, please submit a resume and a thoughtful cover letter to resumes@identity-youth.org, or to the email address listed in the ad. Please mention where you initially saw the opening. In most cases, applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

ESOL Instructor-Bilingual, Takoma Park

Benefits

Identity offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, life, and short-term disability insurance; and health reimbursement accounts. In addition, we offer a 403(b) retirement plan with employer match, paid holidays, and generous paid time off. As an added benefit, Identity offers several opportunities for professional training.

Identity is an equal opportunity employer.