The Salvation Army

  • Program Assistant (Part-time) - Bridging the Gap Program

    Job Locations US-NY-Oswego
    Job ID
    2018-4482
    Category
    Social Services
    Type
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

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

     

    The Bridging the Gap Program in Oswego, NY has an immediate opening for a part-time Program Assistant.This program offers a 12-week long life skills curriculum to adolescents who are at risk of becoming or are first time criminal offenders. 

     

    This position will be scheduled to work 5 hours per day, 3 days per week. The primary duties are to support the program Director and Assistant Director during daytime classroom instruction and assist with preparation and delivery of meals to students. Additionally, the Program Assistant will work with the Assistant Director to conduct a  weekly night session to a smaller group of students.

     

    The Salvation Army offers these benefits to eligible part-time employees:

    • Paid time off every year that includes holidays, vacation time, and sick time.
    • Sprint and Verizon Wireless Discounts.

    Responsibilities

    • To provide support during open sessions of program schedule
    • To assist participants with tasks: homework, resumes, job search during program schedule
    • To assist with meal preparation and clean up during program schedule
    • To be responsible for conducting a fun night program specifically targeting program participants on a weekly basis
    • Pick up and take home program participants; drive for field trips

    Qualifications

    • Associate’s Degree and one year experience working with adolescents is required. Equivalent combinations of education and experience will also be considered.
    • Able to effectively communicate with all professional contacts, including program students, colleagues, managers, community members, etc.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access
    • Creative/able to plan fun and engaging education sessions
    • Must possess a valid Driver’s License that meets The Salvation Army insurance requirements

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