BEFORE/AFTER SCHOOL YOUTH COUNSELOR (#WoonASYEP)

YWCA Rhode Island ( learn more )

Woonsocket , Rhode Island ( map )

Job Details

  • Job ID: 2879179
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : January 3, 2018
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description

General Description:
The Youth Enrichment Counselor must be a warm, sensitive, and mature individual who is able to relate well to both children and adults and is willing to fulfill responsibilities in accordance with educational and developmentally appropriate philosophy.

Responsibilities:
The counselor is responsible for the general supervision and management of children aged 6 to 12 years old. This person reports directly to the Youth Enrichment Program Coordinator.

Essential Duties:
• Plans, supervises, and implements the daily program for assigned group under the direction of the Youth Enrichment Program Coordinator.
• Maintains the ordered arrangement, appearance, and learning environment of their assigned space.
• Assists in the ongoing evaluation procedures needed to assess the developmental levels of the children.
• Helps to gear the program to meet the individual children’s needs with concern for their interests, challenges, special talents and individual style.
• Treats children with dignity and respect.
• Provides a positive role model for children to learn.
• Act in a professional manner at all times.
• Follow all requirements set by the Child Care Regulations, the Youth Enrichment Program Coordinator, and the YWCA.

Non-Essential Duties:
• Address parental concerns if Coordinator is unavailable and bring those concerns to the Coordinator as soon as possible.
• Attends scheduled staff supervision meetings, and special events as assigned.
• Perform miscellaneous job related duties as assigned by Coordinator.
• Complete a minimum of 20 hours per year of recommended training programs conducted by professional in the field; professional conferences; courses at an approved institution of higher education; or similar activities such as classroom observation, reading relevant books and articles, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Must be eighteen years old with High School Diploma or GED. Pass Criminal Background Check
• Attend first aid training.
• Experience working with children preferred but not required.

Spanish speaking preferred.

Hours: Monday through Friday, 6:30am – 8:30am and 3:00pm to 5:30pm. Full time during school vacations and summers. Apply to: HR Director, YWCA Rhode Island, 514 Blackstone St., Woonsocket, Rhode Island 02895 email: Holly@ywcari.org EOE/AA
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Salary: $ 10.50 to $ 11 Per Hour
  • Job Category : Classroom Teacher > Elementary
  • Job Requirements

    • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
    • High School/Trade School degree preferred
    • Citizenship, residency OR WORK VISA IN United States required

    Contact Information

    • Holly Courtemanche
    • 514 Blackstone Street
    • Woonsocket, Rhode Island 02895

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