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Job Opening: Youth Volunteer Corps Team Leader
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Job Opening: Youth Volunteer Corps Team Leader

Community Development Works My Civic Life Program

Community Development Works (CDW) seeks a temporary, part-time (averaging up to 20 hours per week) Youth Volunteer Corps (YVC) Team Leader based in Vernon Parish. The position is responsible for planning frequent, diverse, high-quality service-learning projects, and for recruiting, training and supervising teams of youth volunteers. CDW is a program of The Rapides Foundation. 

The ideal candidate would have strong organizational skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, basic computer skills, volunteer experience, and an independent, self-motivated work style. Experience working with middle and high school age youth and knowledge of service learning activities is preferred. Applicants should be available on Saturdays, school breaks or other out-of-school times for service projects. Interested applicants can download the YVC Team Leader Job Description here.

Applicants must have access to a reliable vehicle and a valid driver's license; be at least 18 years old; be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident alien; have a high school diploma or equivalent; submit to a full background check, including a sex offender registry check, state criminal history registry check, and FBI fingerprint-based check.

The YVC Team Leader plays a critical role in meeting the objectives of CDW's My Civic Life and YVC Club programs, including engaging youth in team-based service learning projects so they will become engaged in their communities and make volunteerism a lifelong habit, as well as develop needed employment skills. 

To see full details of the job responsibilities, benefits and work schedule, interested applicants can download the position description from the Documents section below. Resumes can be submitted by email to, or by mail to: Human Resources, The Rapides Foundation, 1101 Fourth Street, Suite 300, Alexandria, La. 71301. Phone inquiries will not be accepted. 

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