Classification: Part-time, Year Round
Reports to: Site Supervisor
Compensation: $19.40 - 23.92/hourly
Our Commitment to Equity
Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they meet every one of the qualifications listed. We are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, and that candidate may be one who comes from a less traditional background. We would encourage you to apply, even if you don't meet every one of our qualifications listed. If you are unsure whether you meet the qualifications of this position, please feel free to contact us to discuss your application.
About the Role:
The Before & After School Program Specialist is responsible for planning and teaching sequenced club-style lessons in after school settings for up to 15 youth, while helping manage day-to-day directives that support the overall health of the program and follow Office of Child Care (OCC) health and safety licensing guidelines. The Before & After School Program Specialist will strive to achieve youth development outcomes by engaging program participants in academic enrichment and support creative arts, active recreation, community building, community-based learning, social-emotional growth and leadership activities through a trauma-informed lens while partnering with district representatives in an ever-changing direct service climate with a specific focus on Spanish-speaking and/or Latinx families, students, and staff.
- Submit written lesson plans, community-based service learning plans and supply needs on a scheduled basis determined by site teams and leadership.
- Work within school policies, confidentiality requirements and understand behavioral management referral systems.
- Ability to implement a racial equity lens in the delivery of youth development programming
- Ability to maintain a calm demeanor when supporting youth with varying needs
- Ability to collaborate as part of a team
- Ability to prioritize and multitask effectively
- Self-starter, proactive
- Flexible and willingness to adapt to the needs of the organization
- Always treats youth, coworkers, and volunteers with respect and kindness
- Be a positive role model for youth and adults at all times
Ability to perform essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the safety or health of employee or others. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in the field;
Or, one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and
Camp Fire welcomes and embraces all youth of diverse cultures, beliefs, experiences, and identities. We are committed to creating a culturally-responsive, inclusive, and safe environment for all children, families and staff.
Camp Fire Columbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, age, religion, color, gender, gender expression and identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, marital or veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.