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 is seeking a full time bilingual (English/Spanish) Case Manager to provide wraparound services and resources to underserved and disconnected youth and young adults. The Case Manager will work with participants to assess personal strengths and develop individualized plans to achieve identified goals. Additional responsibilities include: maintaining detailed documentation of all client interactions, completing intake assessments to develop action plans/ goals with each client, provide referrals for food, clothing, housing assistance, etc.

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To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Katherine Smithson at ksmithson@identity-youth.org with the subject line: Case Manager, YOUR LAST NAME.

Identity is seeking a full-time bilingual (English/Spanish) Program Assistant. The Program Assistant will be the first point of contact for clients entering the centers and will assist with directing the flow of incoming and outgoing clients. They will also assist with administrative tasks, such as maintaining forms and files, relaying messages to staff and clients, and coordinating the maintenance and upkeep of the facility including ordering supplies for office and programs. This position will require travel between two center locations, Gaithersburg and Takoma Park.

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To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Katherine Smithson at ksmithson@identity-youth.org with the subject line: Case Manager, YOUR LAST NAME.

The Grants and Budget Accountant is an essential member of the Finance Team. Manages grants, grant requirements and grants budgets, and assists in the management of the organization budgets. Works in a fast-paced environment, must be able to accept a structured work environment, meet deadlines and work well under pressure. The Grants and Budget Accountant assists the Director of Finance with transactional and routine bookkeeping and accounting responsibilities including verifying, reviewing and reconciling bills and posting and documenting financial transactions.

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To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Tatiana Murillo, Director of Finance, at tmurillo@identity-youth.org with the subject line: Grants and Budget Accountant, YOUR LAST NAME.

Identity seeks a part-time contracted Grant Writer to help our Development and Communications team with a growing portfolio of grant proposals that support general operations and mission-aligned restricted projects. The Grant Writer will be responsible for writing narratives for grant proposals to a range of private foundations, working closely with Identity’s Senior Grants Manager and program staff to develop high-quality program narratives and coordinating with the finance team on budget narratives. Estimated work load of 20-25 hours per month.

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To apply, send a cover letter, resume, and writing sample to development@identity-youth.org with the subject line: Grant Writer PT_YOUR LAST NAME.

Identity is seeking a full-time Program Facilitator to plan, coordinate, and implement curriculum- and school-based programs using the Positive Youth Development Model. The Program Facilitator will help deliver virtual programming, and then may shift to in-person facilitation with social distancing and safety procedures in place, as determined by federal, state, and local authorities. Program Facilitators must be available to deliver emergency assistance in person; as needed. Responsibilities include identifying client needs and providing ongoing support. Communicates and serves as primary liaison with partner agencies and supports supervisor in preparing narrative and quantitative repots. Bilingual English/Spanish required.

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To apply, please send resume and cover letter stating the reasons for your interest in the position to Diana Carrillo, Program Manager, at dcarrillo@identity-youth.org with the subject line: Program Facilitator_YOUR LAST NAME.

The Workforce Development Specialist will oversee the Workforce Development Program by building a robust pipeline to employment and career success for Youth Opportunity Center’s (YOC) Disconnect Youth. The Workforce Development Specialist will demonstrate expertise in job readiness training, career exploration and planning; understand current labor market data; and assist YOC staff in developing strategies to support target population. Bilingual English/Spanish required.

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To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Monica Aigner at maigner@identity-youth.org with the subject line Workforce Development Specialist, YOUR LAST NAME.

Identity is seeking a dynamic, full-time Bilingual (Spanish/English) Mental Health Therapist, who has experience in providing trauma-informed, culturally appropriate therapy to youth ages 7-25 and their parents. In addition, this staff member will work with Identity’s trauma-informed team to develop the organization’s framework and practice to deliver high quality, trauma-informed care throughout our programs. This position is on a renewable contact depending on funding and performance.

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For more information, please send cover letter and resume to Katherine Smithson, Program Manager, at ksmithson@identity-youth.org with the subject line: Bilingual Mental Health Therapist, YOUR LAST NAME.

Identity Case Workers will be part of a dynamic, fast-paced, and results oriented team to provide wraparound services, resources, and information to clients. Caseworkers will assess client needs and develops an action plan to provide case management. Responsibilities include: maintaining detailed documentation for each client, completing needs assessments, develop action plans to provide referrals for food and housing assistance, apply for county services, provide information how to prevent the spread of COVID-19, and/or make appointments for COVID-19 testing services, and provides follow-up surveys.

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To apply, send resume and cover letter to Natalia Yavich at nyavich@identity-youth.org with the subject line: Case Worker, YOUR LAST NAME.

Identity has an opportunity for a bilingual (English/Spanish) Youth Development Specialist for our High School Program Team in Montgomery County, Maryland. This is a 30-hour-per-week position. Services provided by the Youth Development Specialist will include planning, coordinating, and implementing curriculum-based programs (on topics such as sexual and reproductive health, youth leadership and community engagement) using the Positive Youth Development Model as the theoretical basis for programming; working with youth and their families to identify critical needs; making referrals to social services; and providing ongoing support and mentoring. Responsibilities include working with the High School Program team to establish and maintain strong collaboration with school partners to facilitate the referral of students to Identity’s after school programs and services. Youth Development Specialist will provide leadership, support, and expertise to meet the needs of youth and families.

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To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Christopher Gates at cgates@identity-youth.org with the subject line Youth Development Specialist, YOUR LAST NAME.

Benefits

Identity offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health, dental, vision, life, and short-term disability insurance. In addition, we offer a 401(k) 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.