After School Program Aide
The Salvation Army, National Capital Area Command (NCAC), is an international non-profit organization who has a local presence in Washington, DC, and its surrounding communities. Our vision is to have the Greater Washington, DC area be a place where people of all ages live in safe and sustainable communities, in which differences are respected, and people are empowered to learn, work, and worship in freedom.
Are you committed to doing everything possible to support the youth in your community? Would you like to be a part of enhancing and strengthening our after-school programs? Is your mission to make an impact in the lives of our youth? If you answered yes to these questions, The Salvation Army, Fairfax Corps is looking for you, After School Program Aide.
Assist in the development, promotion, and implementation of after school programs for the Corps including youth club programs; recommends creative and innovative ideas for program development; assists in overseeing and running activities and programs of the after-school youth club.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma or G.E.D. and two years’ experience working with youth, preferably in an afterschool or educational setting.
any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Bilingual/Spanish speaking required.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS
Valid State Drivers' License
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Knowledge of the Salvation Army mission and ministry. Knowledge of principles and practices of child development, educational support, and family relations. Ability to recruit, lead, motivate volunteers to teach education classes/programs. Ability to serve as a resource for the development of the after-school education and character-building program. Ability to establish and nurture professional relationships with adults and children of all ages and their families.
MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES
Ability to meet attendance requirements. Ability to read, write, and communicate both English and Spanish languages. Ability to perform mathematical calculations. Ability to type. Ability to operate various general office equipment including a telephone and computer. Duties are usually performed standing or moving about the classrooms, gymnasium, and on field trips and are subject to brief or occasional periods of standing or walking.
Work may involve driving a vehicle on occasion to transport passengers to and from youth activities and programs.
Work is normally performed in a normal office or Corps environment where there is little or no a physical discomfort associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like. Work may require driving a vehicle on occasion with exposure to outdoor temperature and heavy traffic.
This is a part-time position with benefits and the following schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 2:30 pm to 6:30 pm and Wednesday 2:30 pm to 7:15 pm.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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*Application Submittal Period: 8/5/2022 to 8/12/2022
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.
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We appreciate your interest in employment opportunities with The Salvation Army!
- Job Family PMC-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Recreation
- Pay Type Hourly
- Fairfax, VA 4915 OX ROAD 22030, 4915 OX ROAD, FAIRFAX, Virginia, United States of America