Employment Opportunities

 

TEEN DIRECTOR

Position Overview:  Work in collaboration with the Hunt Middle School Afterschool Site Director to coordinate after-school, evening, and summer programs for specific youth populations. Responsibilities include: supervising and advising youth, managing staff and volunteers, and administrative work. Based at our Youth Drop In Center, 130 Gosse Court in Burlington. Hours are approximately 1pm-9pm, Monday through Friday. Full-time, exempt position. Salary is $47,500 with benefits.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Program

  • In conjunction with Hunt Middle School Afterschool Site Director, develop, coordinate, and staff after-school and summer program for middle school children
  • Develop, coordinate, and staff after-school programs for middle school youth
  • Develop, implement, and staff evening programs for high school youth
  • Ensure that program goals and curriculum support the emotional, physical, and social needs of participating youth
  • Supervise staff, interns, and volunteers to ensure program safety and a supportive environment
  • Notify parents and Executive Director and appropriate school personnel of discipline issues and accidents/incidents; suspend youth if necessary
  • Maintain program documentation and prepare related reports
  • Purchase program supplies, monitor expenditures, and submit bills to Executive Director—all within program budgets
  • Accept role and responsibilities of being a mandated reporter for child abuse/neglect
  • Ensure a clean and tidy facility when programs end

Administrative

  • Work with Executive Director, Hunt Middle School Afterschool Site Director and staff to identify, define, and acquire funding sources available to the Center and its youth programs
  • Research and pursue grant sources
  • Establish and maintain contacts with community and social service agencies, parents, and school administrators
  • Procure, train, and supervise program employees with approval of Executive Director and Associate Director
  • Recruit, interview, orient, and supervise volunteers, work-study students, and interns; collaborate with Program Directors to assess staffing needs
  • Submit accurate time sheets for interns/work-study students and employees
  • Track volunteers hours
  • Represent and promote the Center at public relations events

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by persons assigned to this position.  They do not include all job duties performed by employees in this position.

Qualifications:
Education: Bachelors degree in education, human services, or related field and two years of experience in children’s programs required.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Experience planning and implementing creative, positive, and healthy youth activities
  • Relates and works well with teens
  • Knowledge of current youth issues, concerns, and trends
  • Ability to relate and work well with middle school and high school students
  • Ability to work effectively with staff and volunteers as a team as well as independently
  • Excellent organizational skills and flexible demeanor
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills; ability to meet people with ease
  • Proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Access to reliable transportation; clean driving record

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter, resume and list of three references to vsenni@saraholbrookcc.org


TEEN PROGRAM ASSISTANT

Position Overview:  Assist with planning and implementing a program for teens, 6th grade to 12th grade.  Supervise and participate in activities with the youth attendees while maintaining a safe, fun and positive environment for youth. Currently we are seeking staff members for Tuesday 6-9 PM, Wednesday 2-9 PM, and Thursday 3-5:30 PM (or 3-9 PM). Hourly wage based on experience.

Worksite: Sara Holbrook Teen Center within The Robert Miller Center, 130 Gosse Ct.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to Teen Director in all aspects of the Teen Program
  • Work with the Teen Director, program assistants, and volunteers to maintain a safe, fun, and supportive environment
  • Supervise (verbal/physical appropriateness) youth and uphold SHCC Teen Program Rules
  • Socialize with and actively engage youth in program activities
  • Always maintain appropriate boundaries within relationships with staff and youth
  • Act as a positive role model; promote healthy living choices
  • Accept the role and responsibilities of being a mandated reporter
  • Ensure a clean, neat, and tidy facility at the end of each day’s program

TO APPLY: Please send cover letter, resume and list of three references to vsenni@saraholbrookcc.org