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After School Program Support Staff - $15.00/Hour

Company: Kids Can
Location: Omaha
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job description Kids Can is seeking a dynamic, energetic individual to make a difference in the lives of young people. The After School Program Support Staff will lead activities and be a role model to students in our program. The support staff also provides transportation of students from school to our Community Center. Kids Can Community Center is a youth serving non-profit organization serving children across the Omaha metro. At Kids Can our mission is to educate, engage, and inspire children through early childhood care and out-of-school experiences. Our programs are designed to help youth develop themselves both academically and personally. Join our team today and make a difference in the lives of Omaha's youth. Essential Job Functions Direct care: Facilitates programming through direct care for children, including implementing activities, centers, and curriculum; ensures children are supervised at all times and provides positive discipline when required. Logistics: Prepares snacks and meals for children in accordance with procedures and Nutrition Services regulations. Logistics: Provides transportation to students utilizing one of Kids Can's vans. Completes all necessary attendance tracking paperwork. Logistics: Maintains program areas and supplies to ensure an appropriate, clean, and safe environment for children. Other Duties: Performs related duties as assigned by the Site Director or as the situation dictates Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to plan and prioritize multiple projects while being adaptable in a constantly changing environment; utilize rational judgment in making important decisions.
  • Ability to problem solve and quickly adapt when needed.
  • Familiar with student supervision program policies, Kids Can policies and procedures, including transportation and emergency procedures.
  • Work effectively as a team (communicate with others, resolve conflicts and offer solutions to problems).
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with participants of diverse backgrounds.
  • Familiar with child development and youth programming activities.
  • Ability to recognize signs of child neglect and/or abuse. Education/Experience Prerequisites:
    • A bachelor s degree or equivalent experience is required. Previous experience in similar programs and excellent communication skills are essential.
    • A valid driver s license and reliable transportation is required. Hiring is contingent upon approval from the Nebraska Central Registry of Child Abuse and Neglect, Nebraska Adult Protective Services Registry, Kid Can s vehicle insurance company and submission of a felony/misdemeanor statement. A health screening is required including clearance by physician that any medication taken does not interfere with ability to care for children. Ongoing/in-service requirements:
      • Maintain certification in CPR and First Aid and additional requirements as needed.
      • Attend training's as recommended by the Site Director. Training must include, but is not limited to: safe environments, healthy environments, learning environments, physical development, cognitive learning, communication, creative learning, self-esteem, social development, guidance, family relationships, program management, and professionalism. Physical & Mental Requirements:
        • Must be able to drive a van.
        • Must be able to walk the building (including staircases) and assist children in and out of vans.
        • Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 lbs.
        • Must be able to handle the physical and mental demands of caring for children.
        • Must be prepared to handle accidents and emergencies at any time. Working Conditions Normal working conditions; work primarily in office, program rooms, gymnasium, kitchen, playground area and field as well as off-site meetings. Job Type: Part-time Pay: $15.00 per hour Job Type: Part-time Pay: From $15.50 per hour

Keywords: Kids Can, Omaha , After School Program Support Staff - $15.00/Hour, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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