REACH! AFTERSCHOOL ACTIVITY LEADERS AND ASSISTANTS - CRAFTSBURY, HARDWICK, LAKEVIEW, WOODBURY


REACH! Afterschool and Summer Programs
Orleans Southwest
Hardwick, Vermont

Job Details
Job ID: 3623949 Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
Re-posted: August 23, 2021 Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description
REACH! is seeking activity leaders and assistants who are energetic, team-players to join us at
our afterschool programs! Have a fun skill that you would like to share? Enjoy an engaging education
environment? REACH! Afterschool is a great way to connect with students and have fun! Our emphasis is
on supporting students learning through fun and high-interest topics. Staff contributes to a positive
learning environment for students, staff, and the community.
Programs run from the first full week in September to - end of May over four 8 - 10 week sessions. Most
programs are for grades K-6 and run from school dismissal - 5. Days of the week vary per site.
Sites Looking for Staff:
Craftsbury, Monday - Thursday 2:30 - 5 pm grades K - 2, 3 - 4, 5 - 8
Hardwick, Monday - Friday 2:30 - 5 pm grades K-3, 4 - 6
Lakeview, Tuesday & Thursday 2:45 - 4:30 pm grades K-6
Woodbury, Monday & Tuesday, 2:45 - 5 pm, grades K-6

? Leaders and Assistants without a teaching degree are paid $15- $19 an hour (depending on
education level)
? Licensed Teachers are paid $21 an hour

REACH! Stands for:
Recreation: Plant the seed for enjoyable life-long physical activity.
Enrichment: Expand a child’s horizon; connect to the world around us.
Academics: Support and reinforce the learning from the classroom.
Culture: Explore diversity through drama, visual arts, and music.
Health: Relate our choices to our well-being.

Mission Statement: To expand participants’ horizons through engaging activities focused on academic improvement, cultural opportunities, and community health and well-being.

Position Type: Part-time
Positions Available: 6


Welcome to REACH! Afterschool and Summer Programs!

REACH! Afterschool and Summer Program provides afterschool and summer programs for the students of Craftsbury, Hardwick, and Wolcott. Our mission is to expand participants' horizons through engaging activities focused on academic improvement, cultural opportunities, and community health and well-being. What we stand for: R Recreation: Plant the seed for enjoyable life-long physical activity. E Enrichment: Expand a child's horizon; connect the world around us. A Academics: Support and reinforce the learning from the classroom. C Culture: Explore diversity through drama, visual arts and music. H Health: Relate our choices to our well-being REACH! is funded through a 21st Century Community Learning Center Grant from the VT Agency of Education. We are also supported by local school budgets, many community partners and participant fees. Craftsbury programs are open to youth in kindergarten through 8th grade, while Hardwick and Wolcott are both open to youth in Kindergarten to 6th grade. Any youth who resides in these towns may attend REACH!, even if they attend another school or are homeschooled. Afterschool programs typically begin the first full week of school and are held most days that school is in session, with the exception of half days. Programs are scheduled to end the Friday before Memorial Day but may extend closer to the end of school depending on the number of snow days, and other factors. Enrichment programs include recreation, arts/music, literacy, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), and culture studies. Summer Programs: Craftsbury and Wolcott join forces in the summer to offer a four-week summer program filled with field trips (a camp favorite is Lake Eden Recreation Area), small group tutoring, themed enrichment and recreation. During our Hardwick summer programs, we partner with Hardwick Recreation Committee, NEK Kids on the Move, and the school to provide five weeks of summer programs. We offer swimming lessons, enrichment, tutoring, sports/adventure camps, and much more!
Equal Opportunity Employer
Orleans Southwest is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws.

Job Requirements
Applicants offered employment will complete the Criminal Records process and required online training.
  • At least 1 year of relevant experience preferred
  • Citizenship, residency or work VISA in United States required

  • Application Questions
    There are no application questions required for this job posting.

    Contact Information
    Ceilidh Galloway-Kane, REACH! Director
    135 South Main Street
    c/o REACH!
    Hardwick, Vermont 05843
    Phone: 802-472-2588
    Email: cgallowaykane@ossu.org