Art Project for Tuesday, December 13th will be Holiday ornaments. We will be taking digital pictures of youth and attatching them to various homemade ornaments. They will then be hung on The Key’s Christmas tree. Bring a friend and ridicule them with an outrageous ornament.
The Northfield Union of Youth is a nonprofit organization- for youth and by youth. All ideas for programs, projects and events are all generated by the youth. The mission of the Northfield Union of Youth is to provide power and voice to area youth and create a caring community. This is a unique organization where youth plan programs/events and govern while caring adults involved in the organization listen and help guide.
Position Title: Executive Director
â€¢ Organization administration: responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Northfield Union of Youth and the organizationâ€™s youth center, the Key.
â€¢ Program administration: assist staff and youth with existing and developing new after school programs, duties include recruiting volunteers, meeting with program leaders, and designing and tracking program budgets.
â€¢ Tracking and reporting information on activities, finances, program progress and attendance to grantors and key staff. ( i.e. grant writer and accountant)
â€¢ Manage staff: train, schedule, delegate and monitor all staff and their responsibilities.
â€¢ Assist youth in developing strategic plans and implementations according to youth board governance and mission of the organization.
â€¢ Community liaison: develop and maintain relationships with new and existing community partners to develop positive, supportive and mutually beneficial connections and activities.
â€¢ Experience with youth ages 12-19.
â€¢ 2-3 years of relevant non-profit experience.
â€¢ Excellent communication skills, able to speak and write well.
â€¢ Highly organized, able to schedule appointments and manage office in chaotic atmosphere.
Please send cover letter and resume by January 15th, 2006 to:
The Northfield Union of Youth
Attn: Hiring Committee
PO Box 481
Northfield MN, 55057
The assignment for Reading Workshop is to read up to page 117. The discussion went well today. Smiles, rivers, enlightenment, ferrymen, etc. are some of the many things to think about. Eventually we hope to reach Nirvana. There are still two books left, so please pick one up if you still wish to join. We have at least two more discussions for Siddhartha and then we will be moving on to The Stranger by Albert Camus.
Art Project for next Tuesday, the 29th will be free-form sculptures made out of coathangers and pantyhose. Art Project is always free and open to anyone ages 12-20. Starting time is 7:00pm. Bring a friend.
Due to difficulties with the Freezer, the Exiles along with Captain Purple and his Rocketship will be performing at The Key Wednesday, November 23. The starting time will be at 7:30 and there will be no charge at the door. The show is a CD release party for the Exiles, so bring a little cash.
The Bob Dylan documentary screening, planned for Wednesday, will be postponed until Sunday the 27th at 6:00pm. Bob Dylan, due to unforseen circumstances, will be unable to attend.
Reading workshop (used to be Book Club) chose Siddhartha as its first book.
Come down to The Key on Monday at 5:00pm to get your books.
Time for all yawl to get back to work.
But after the day is done come down to the key for some good old fashion hang out time.
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