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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 Case Manager works with vulnerable youth and young adults providing wrap-around services to help them to reach their highest potential. They work with participants to assess personal strengths and develop individualized plans to achieve identified goals. This is a full-time temporary position until June 30, 2023.

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To apply, please send resume and cover letter stating the reasons for your interest in the position to Tanya Sanchez at tsanchez@identity-youth.org with the subject line: Case Manager, YOUR LAST NAME.

Identity has opportunities for part-time (10-20 hours per week) bilingual (English and Spanish) Program Facilitators at the Seneca Valley and Watkins Mill High School-Based Health & Wellness Centers we manage in Montgomery County, Maryland. The Wellness Centers provide a broad array of programs and services focused on supporting the physical, social, emotional, and mental wellbeing of the students at the school. 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. Facilitates or co-facilitates various after-school programs with groups of up to 25 youth. Responsibilities include assisting with preparing and running sessions, performing data entry, and filing and undertaking other administrative work as necessary.

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To apply, please send resume and cover letter stating the reasons for your interest in the position to Lisette Dardon at ldardon@identity-youth.org and Cinia Galdames at cgaldames@identity-youth.org with the subject line: Wellness Center Program Facilitator, YOUR LAST NAME.

Identity is seeking a full time (40 hours a week) Spanish & English GED Instructor for our young-adult students. Classes are held at the Up-County Youth Opportunity Center in Gaithersburg, MD. The Spanish & English GED Instructor will be responsible for planning and delivering both English and Spanish GED instruction/tutoring with the goal of helping youth pass the GED exam.

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To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Tanya Sanchez at tsanchez@identity-youth.org with the subject line: GED Instructor, YOUR LAST NAME.

Identity has an opportunity for a bilingual (English and Spanish) Workforce Development Specialist (WFDS) who will oversee the 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.

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

Identity has an opportunity for a full time bilingual (English and Spanish) Youth Development Specialist or Program Facilitator at the Seneca Valley 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, please send cover letter and resume to Cinia Galdames at cgaldames@identity-youth.org with the subject line: Youth Development Specialist, YOUR LAST NAME.

Identity has an opportunity for a bilingual (English and Spanish) Youth Development Specialist / Case Manager at the Wheaton 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 / Case Manager will include being part of a dynamic team that provides 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. Responsibilities of this position include completing needs assessments, baseline and follow-up surveys, and action plans, providing support and expertise to families of youth through service planning, referrals, follow-up and ongoing support and mentoring.

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To apply, please send cover letter and resume to Marvin Jovel at mjovel@identity-youth.org with the subject line: Youth Development Specialist / Case Manager, 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.