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Partner Advocate, Uptown Youth Hub, Part-Time
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
54 Nagle Ave
New York, NY 10040

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The Uptown Youth Hub is one of five "Youth Opportunity Hubs," a first-of-its-kind effort to knit together community-based providers funded through the Manhattan District Attorney Office's Criminal Justice Investment Initiative.

The Uptown Hub will outreach to youth from Washington Heights and Inwood, connecting them to a full range of wraparound services delivered through a four-pronged strategy: creative youth development opportunities; educational/vocational assistance; health and mental health services; and intensive case management services for high risk youth.

The Youth Advocate will be the primary point of contact between the Uptown Hub's Central Office and partner agency, YM-YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood. The Youth Advocate will work with all programs within the YM-YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood to engage and connect candidates to the Hub's wraparound services.This position is with YM-YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood and works in close partnership with New York-Presbyterian (NYP) Hospital, which operates the Uptown Hub.

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Established in 1917 as one of the first Jewish community centers in New York City, the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood is a thriving and visionary not-for-profit human services organization in Northern Manhattan. We welcome people of diverse ethnicities and all ages, from pre-school to older adults, into the Y family with a wide range of educational, recreational and social services and programs that focus on improving the quality of their lives. With a long and distinguished history, the Y is a multi-service community center that is well known for its nurturing environment and non-judgmental philosophy.