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

The Accounts Payable and Payroll Specialist performs transactional and routine bookkeeping and other accounting responsibilities related to accounts payable, credit cards and payroll under the supervision of the Director of Finance. Works in a fast-paced environment, meet deadlines and work well under pressure. Responsibilities include the following tasks: clerical and technical such as verifying, reviewing, and reconciling expense reports/ 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: Accounts Payable and Payroll Specialist, YOUR LAST NAME.

Identity is seeking a full time (40 hours a week), bilingual 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, Program Manager, at ksmithson@identity-youth.org with the subject line: Case Manager, YOUR LAST NAME.

Identity Case Managers for Project Bienestar will be part of a dynamic, fast-paced, and result oriented team to provide wraparound services, and information to clients and/or their families. Case Managers will assess client needs and develop action plans to maximize client’s success and well-being.

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To apply, send resume and cover letter to Natalia Yavich at nyavich@identity-youth.org with the subject line: Case Manager, 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 is seeking a full-time Bilingual (Spanish/English) Parent Outreach Worker / Case Manager to assess parents and families’ needs and concerns. Responsibilities include: completing needs assessments, follow-up surveys, and action plans; providing case management services; planning and implementing monthly parent meetings; maintaining records.

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For more information, please send cover letter and resume to Flor Alfaro, Program Manager, at falfaro@identity-youth.org with the subject line: Parent Outreach Worker / Case Manager, YOUR LAST NAME.

The Program Manager for Community and Civic Engagement supervises the day-to-day management, resources, case management, and program implementation to ensure contractual objectives are met and the highest quality services are provided to clients. Responsibilities include co-leading the implementation of the community and civic engagement strategic plan, ensuring fidelity in implementation of Identity’s Parent Leadership Academy, coaching and mentoring parent leaders, and assisting the Program Director in reporting, collecting and ensuring integrity of programmatic data, and staff management. Program Manager will also work closely with the Program Director to manage the budget, maintains relationships with partner agencies, and internal and external stakeholders. Bilingual in English/Spanish required.

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To apply, send cover letter and resume to Nora Morales, Program Director, at nmorales@identity-youth.org with the subject line: Program Manager, YOUR LAST NAME. No phone calls please.

Identity has an opportunity for a bilingual (English and Spanish) Youth Development Specialist for our High School Program Team in Montgomery County, Maryland. 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.

Identity has an opportunity for a full-time bilingual (English and Spanish) Youth Development Specialist at the Gaithersburg High School-Based Health & Wellness Center. The Wellness Center provides a broad array of programs and services focused on supporting the physical, social, emotional, and mental wellbeing of the students at the school. The Center offers the students a continuum of engagement opportunities and supports that they can access throughout their high-school years, including curriculum-based programs, mental health counseling, on-site health care and screenings, and case management services. Although the Wellness Center serves all students enrolled in the school, it specifically targets those who present low protective factors (family separation, low self-esteem, school disconnection) that may lead to negative behaviors. Services provided by the Youth Development Specialist will include planning, coordinating, and implementing curriculum-based programs 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.

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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 – Wellness Center, YOUR LAST NAME.

Identity has an opportunity for a part time (10-20 hours per week) bilingual (English and Spanish) Youth Development Specialist at the Gaithersburg, Watkins Mill, and Wheaton High School-Based Health & Wellness Centers that it manages in Montgomery County, Maryland.

This part-time position is to be part of team providing additional evening hours of programs and services to newcomer immigrant youth including non-clinical emotional support groups, positive and engaging youth activities, therapeutic recreation, case management, homework support, and family reunification and strengthening groups. These activities may include field trips, service-learning activities or family-oriented activities based on the needs of students and families during these extended hours.

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To apply, please send an email with your resume and cover letter to Giankarlo Vera at gvera@identity-youth.org, Lisette Dardon at ldardon@identity-youth.org and Marvin Jovel at mjovel@identity-youth.org with the subject line: Part-Time Youth Development Specialist – Wellness Center, YOUR LAST NAME.

The Workforce Development Specialist (WFDS) will be overseeing Workforce Development Program (WFDP) by building a robust pipeline to employment and career success for YOC’s Disconnect Youth. WFDS 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. WFDS will utilize WFDP assessment tools, data entry (ETO) software, and maintain and organize filing record for target population. Bilingual in 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.

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.