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Program Assistant (Part-time) - Greater Things After School Program

Program Assistant (Part-time) - Greater Things After School Program

Job ID 
2017-3886
Job Locations 
US-NY-Gloversville
Category 
Youth Work
Compensation 
..
Compensation Min 
USD $9.70/Hr.
Compensation Max 
USD $9.70/Hr.
Type 
Regular Part-Time

More information about this job

Overview

The Salvation Army is hiring! We are seeking individuals with a passion for helping others, and a desire to do good in their own community.

 

The Greater Things After School Program has an immediate opening for a part-time Program Assistant to ensure a safe and educational learning environment for young children by successfully implementing the program curriculum and daily program activities. This position will typically work Monday-Friday, 2:00pm-6:00pm.  Friday hours are flexible.

 

Responsibilities

  • Implement the program curriculum as planned by the Corps Officer to ensure a quality experience for all participants.
  • Work directly with children to implement; engaging, developmentally appropriate educational enrichment curriculum and programming, which expands and supports student-learning experiences beyond the classroom.
  • Develop and maintain professional working relationships through effective and timely communication with the Regional Social Services Director, Corps Officer, other program personnel, and other building staff members, and volunteers.
  • Work cooperatively and effectively as a team member by communicating and contributing information on a continuous basis.
  • Assist the Corps Officers in addressing the ongoing needs of the students and parents.
  • Implement program procedures effectively to ensure the safe being of all participants.
  • Observe, monitor, and participate in children’s play activities.
  • Promote a safe and healthy environment based on safety standards set within the program.
  • Efficiently redirect inappropriate student behaviors and implement the program discipline system to effectively monitor and guide proper student behavior.
  • Support the emotional and social development of children.
  • Report any concerns and questions regarding the program (students, parents, equipment needs, supplies, other staff, volunteers, etc.) to the program director.
  • Maintain accurate and organized records such as attendance records, snack records, timesheets, incident reports, and all other paperwork as instructed by the program director to ensure program compliance and quality operations.
  • Help prepare snacks for the children and clean-up the kitchen and snack area.
  • Assist in the cleaning and straightening of the room and equipment before, during, and after the program. This includes washing tables, chairs, and toys, putting up chairs, and locking the building at the end of the day.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent and minimum one year related experience required.
  • Must have good organizational skills.