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PAVE is looking for youth to join our YCEP Program!

Youth Community Educator (Summer Program Lead)

(Hourly, Non-Exempt)

Who We Are

At PAVE, we believe our mission “ending violence by empowering youth to build healthy relationships” helps to create safe, strong and connected communities. To accomplish our mission, we focus on two program strategies –Violence Prevention Education and Early Intervention Services programming.

As an extension of our Violence Prevention Education program strategy, our Youth Community Educators Program (YCEP) specifically focuses on developing youth leaders by providing comprehensive training and professional development for high school youth. We believe youth have a real voice and we want to create opportunities where they can influence and make an impact in the community. 

Who you are

You are responsible, motivated, and passionate about social justice issues. You are willing to dive in, participate on a team, learn and grow.

What you’ll do

You will be trained to present on the topics of dating violence and healthy relationships. You will team up to present to a variety of communities such as students, parent groups, faith-based organizations, at conferences, etc. You will also have the opportunity to coordinate PAVE events, attend trainings and be fully integrated into the Project PAVE team and in all aspects of our work.  You will report to the Youth Engagement Coordinator and work closely with the Assistant Coordinator and other PAVE staff.

Program term: June 6st– August 13th

What makes you a great candidate for this role

  • A desire to grow your own personal and professional skills
  • A passion for making change within your community
  • No previous job experience is necessary

Physical demands and work environment

  • Office and classroom settings
  • Virtual and work from home settings
  • Travel between multiple locations in a day (accommodations may be made)

What you’ll receive

As a Youth Community Educator of PAVE, you will receive $15.87/hour for 16-20 hours a week and Paid Time Off.

To apply

Complete an application for employment and email it to jobs@projectpave.org. A cover letter (2-3 sentences telling us a little bit about yourself and what peaks your interest about this position) is encouraged, but optional and not contingent on being hired.

Project PAVE is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable. PAVE is working to become a more equitable organization and encourages those from marginalized communities to apply.

Youth Engagement Assistant

(Hourly, Non-Exempt)

Who we are

At PAVE we integrate our experts in therapeutic support and our passionate team of educators to help youth and families heal from trauma, develop healthy relationship skills, and feel less isolated. We encourage community dialogue about gender-based violence and promote an emotionally healthy, self-expressive generation of young change-makers. With a long history of providing support in the Denver Metro area, Project PAVE is constantly innovating to respond to the ever-changing needs of our expanding community. PAVE reaches more than 4,000 children, teens, parents, teachers, and professionals across Colorado. ​For more information, please visit www.projectpave.org.

Who you are

You are a master of time management. You have a positive, can-do attitude. You are intrinsically motivated and gain satisfaction from helping others. Your capacity to work with youth is ever expanding and you have the ability to laugh in the face of adversity. Your developing interpersonal skills include communication, hard work, and a team oriented drive to make sure we all succeed. 

What you’ll do

As a part of PAVE’s Violence Prevention Program, you will be responsible for providing administrative assistance for our Youth Community Educators Program (YCEP) that specifically focuses on developing youth leaders. You will work closely with PAVE’s prevention and intervention teams to facilitate PAVE’s multiple curricula. You will report to the Youth Engagement Manager and work collaboratively with all staff members to further PAVE’s mission of “ending violence by empowering youth to build healthy relationships.”

Key Responsibilities:

  • Attend and co-facilitate PAVE’s prevention trainings
  • Co-facilitate PAVE’s multiple curricula 
  • Plan, schedule and coordinate events for PAVE’s YCEP program.
  • Assist Youth Engagement Manager in training YCEP on PAVE’s curricula on healthy relationships 
  • Track data and document program services provided for the YCEP program
  • Create and maintain community partnerships to support the YCEP program

Program Term: June 6, 2022- May 31, 2023

What makes you a great candidate for this role

  • Experience speaking in front of groups and working with youth
  • Exceptional communication and organization skills; detail-oriented
  • Understanding of social systems and the way those systems impact the lives of those we serve 

What a position description won’t tell you

  • Why you’re right for this job: You love being in the weeds and the day to day grind is your jam
  • Keep walking if: You can only handle one task at a time
  • Your daily mantra: Authentic beats cool every time

Physical demands and work environment 

  • Office and Classroom Setting
  • Virtual Work from home settings
  • Traveling between multiple locations per day

What you will receive

As a Youth Engagement Assistant for Project PAVE,you will receive $16.87 an hour to start for approximately 15-20 hours a week. You will also receive paid Personal Time Off. 

To apply

Don’t worry about creating a resume!  Just submit an application for employment and your cover letter introducing yourself to jobs@projectpave.org.

Project PAVE is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable. PAVE is working to become a more equitable organization and encourages those from marginalized communities to apply.

Internship Opportunities:

Internship opportunities will be posted here.