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Running Rebels Community Organization is currently looking for qualified individuals for the following positions. Ideal candidates must have a valid WI driver’s license and automobile insurance, have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, possess good written and verbal communication skills, be able to pass a criminal background check, and have the desire to work with at-risk youth.

To apply for any of these jobs, interested parties should complete the Employee Interest Form (EIF) below:

We are currently hiring for the following positions:

Deadline to Apply:Ongoing hires
Job Description:Running Rebels Community Organization is seeking qualified, dedicated individuals to work with at-risk youth. We are currently recruiting mentors, tutors and experienced crisis stabilizers. Training is provided.

Location:Milwaukee, WI
Position Type:Part-time
Compensation:Starts at $10-$18/hour (mentors)
Type of Employment:Direct Hire

21 years of age
Minimum one year of experience working with youth
Valid Driver’s License
Working automobile and current automobile insurance

Deadline to Apply:Until filled

Job Description:Job duties include, but are not limited to:

Monitoring attendance/academic performance of assigned youth at school on a regular basis by meeting with school officials and teachers
Engaging youth in organizational activities and events
Attending all court hearings with the youth and prepare court reports for judges, DA’s, public defenders and probation officers prior to each court hearing
Maintaining regular communication with the youth’s probation officers and report progress of youth weekly
Monitoring of youth’s behavior at home and in the community
Making sure youth are introduced to a variety of positive activities that will assist them with keeping out of trouble
Monitoring of youth’s terms of probation and make sure all conditions are being met
Complete a curfew check for each youth on your case load every night
Be on call 24/7 for each youth on your case load in the case of an emergency

Location:Milwaukee, WI
Position Type:Full-time
Compensation:DOE; This position is salaried and year-round
Type of Employment:Direct Hire

Qualifications:Ideal candidate must have a valid WI driver’s license and automobile insurance, have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, possess good written and verbal communication skills and the desire to work with at-risk youth.

Benefits and other compensation:Benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance, vacation and sick days, employer-paidlife insurance and long-term disability insurance

Position: Recreation Assistant

Position Summary: This position provides supervision to youth in the recreation area as well as during agency-sponsored outings.


Supervise the check-in / out process

Provide tutoring assistance

Provide supervision of recreation activities/games to ensure safety

Prepare and distribute snacks

Ensure youth follow recreation and agency rules

Maintain youth applications in a filing system

Maintain communication with parents

Mentor and provide guidance to youth participants

Provide guidance and assistance to mentors

Maintain data in Cayen Database System

Oversee concession store operations (make sales as needed)

Attend field trips/outings, providing checklists and supervision as needed

Qualifications: High school diploma. Effective communication skills and ability to connect and interact youth from a variety of backgrounds. Ability to use creativity and enthusiasm to motivate young adults and tailor learning activities to meet group and individual needs.

Hours: Part-time up to 29 hours per week, 4:00-7:00 pm. Some weekend hours.
Location: Running Rebels Community Org., 1300A W. Fond du Lac Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53205

Position: Community Organizer
Position Summary
The Community Organizer will utilize strategic community building and organizing techniques to engage the following neighborhood stakeholders for purposes of neighborhood improvement: residents, property and business owners, police department, city staff, elected officials, church leaders, service providers, nonprofit and for-profit developers, teachers, principals and students. Specific duties include:

Plan, coordinate, implement and promote the NSP-10 area (Lindsey Heights Neighborhood).
Plan, organize and implement community cleanups
Track and produce monthly program, activity, and performance reports
Build relationships with Milwaukee Police (MPD) and Community Prosecution Units (CPUs) from Districts 3 and 5
Work with the area’s CPUs and Alderman to report nuisance properties and violations of local businesses and plan events
Network with other area non-profits, businesses, and other entities (supporting their events, attending meetings, etc) to prevent silos from developing
Develop and maintain block clubs and neighborhood associations/watches
Assist with all NSP 10 CPC meetings
Collaborate with other organizers in neighboring areas to join efforts on projects, initiatives, and events to improve the overall city
Assist organizing the training, mobilizing, and supervision of youth interested in organizing activities
Facilitate door-to-door outreach to both gather and disseminate information to area residents
Track activities and complete required documents, forms, and reports
Provide tutoring services and individualized learning plans as needed
Assist program directors as needed

Bachelor’s degree completed or in progress in social science or community development field, or two years of relevant professional experience in community development. Group facilitation skills Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal. Good analytical, negotiation, and problem-solving skills. Strong time and task management skills. Genuine commitment and sensitivity to residents and community issues. Respect for economic and cultural diversity, experience working with diverse groups of people. Highly motivated and independent, yet team-oriented. Must be able to work some week-ends and evenings and have reliable transportation and valid auto insurance. Computer and other standard office equipment skills sufficient to prepare flyers and other communications, maintain databases, email, and website posting.

Hours:             Full-time
Salary:            $36,000-40,000
Location:         Running Rebels Community Org., 1300A W. Fond du Lac Ave., Milwaukee, WI  53205
To Apply:       Visit www.runningrebels.org
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