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.

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: 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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