Grow Detroit’s Young Talent
Summer Associate Job Description

Position Summary
Connect Detroit is seeking summer staff support for the Grow Detroit’s Young Talent (GDYT) program. The GDYT program is designed to provide high quality, meaningful learning and employment experiences for youth ages 14 to 24. The program will serve an estimated 8,000 Detroit youth. Summer Associates will serve as support for the administrative, logistics and payroll functions of the GDYT program. Summer Associates will be essential to the success of the program and must possess the following key values: excellence, respect, compassion, honesty, customer-focus, quality-driven, teamwork and innovation. The Summer Associate position is a full-time, temporary, contractual position from March 30 through September 30, 2020.

Qualifications/Required Skills:

  • Some college or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • At least 1 year of office/administrative related experience required
  • Summer Youth Employment Program experience preferred
  • Detail oriented and organized as related to paperwork
  • Ability to effectively interact and communicate with youth, parents and public
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Ability to work with computers and program technology
  • Enjoys working in a friendly, exciting and fast paced environment
  • Professional and positive attitude

Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Review participant intake documents
  • Enroll participants into online database system (PYNDEX)
  • Quality Assure participant, program provider and worksite files
  • Enter and reconcile payroll information into online database (PYNDEX)
  • Distribute participant payroll cards
  • Assist with program events and logistics
  • General office duties: answering multi-line phone, checking voicemails and emails, filing documents, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Please submit cover letter and resume by February 28, 2020 to:
Connect Detroit/GDYT
ATTN: Human Resources
613 Abbott Street, 3rd Floor
Detroit, MI 48226

Or shuna@connectdetroit.org