The Salvation Army

  • Program Aide General / After School Program (SK2)

    Job Locations US-OH-Dayton
    Job ID
    Education, Training, and Library Occupations
    Regular Part-Time
  • Overview

    REPORTS TO:         Program Manager

    SUPERVISES:          N/A

    STATUS:                   Non-Exempt

    SCHEDULE:            Part Time – Seasonal during Dayton Public School Year

                                        Monday – Friday 2:00 – 6:00 PM (20 hours per week)

                                        2019 Dates

    SKS Winter/Spring Program




    Jan. 21

    MLK Day!

    Start Date

    Jan. 22



    March 25- 29

    Spring Break


    April. - 1



    April. - 19

    Good Friday


    May. - 3



    FUNCTION:  SK2 Aides will fill a variety of program needs with the After School Program.  The nature of the task and

    Responsibilities will change to some degree based upon the program they are assisting in; but their character and attitude

    must always promote the Christian faith and be in keeping with the mission of The Salvation Army.


    • Display good character through words and actions.
    • Have a great attitude and a willingness to assist wherever needed.
    • Use excellent communication skills to work positively with different staff members/church members/ students/ and all Kroc guests. 
    • Demonstrate an ability to interact well with children of all ages.
    • Must possess the ability to be flexible and adapt to changes in schedule and/or duties.
    • Must attend ALL trainings and meetings.
    • Ensure that a safe and healthy environment exists for participants



    • Checking children is as they arrive
    • Signing children out to their parents/guardians each night following all policies
    • Assist with different program/elective blocks each day
    • Ensuring that the banquet hall is prepped for students’ arrival daily. This includes bringing the appropriate snacks and supplies into the designated areas.
    • Cleanup the Banquet Hall/Theater each evening before leaving
    • Provide supervision of the students during dinner time
    • Monitor all activities in the Theater and Banquet Halls as directed.
    • Keep accurate statistics each day
    • Answer general questions for parents/children


    1. 1-3 years of experience in children or youth work
    2. Must be able work in a team environment, take the lead when needed, and follow the direction of The Salvation Army Officers and management team.
    3. Must be safety conscious
    4. Must be able to read, write and communicate clearly, in English
    5. Must have the ability to work and relate well with individuals with varying needs
    6. Must be able to handle difficult situations/confrontations in a professional manner
    7. Must possess an understanding of and appreciation for the Mission of The Salvation Army
    8. Must enjoy working with children.


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