The before and after care program counselor will assist the before and after care coordinator in facilitating recreational, educational, and/or enrichment activities that extend the school day. This will be an hourly, non-exempt part-time position with a 12-month work schedule and a split shift. The before and after care program counselor will report to the before and after care coordinator.
The before and after care counselor’s essential duties and responsibilities are as follows:
- Assist in the facilitation of activities and implementation of curriculum and the weekly plan, either as developed by the program coordinator or enrichment program vendor.
- Ensure the safety and security of children enrolled.
- Follow designated schedule and curriculum plan for each day.
- Assist with homework completion.
- Monitor children during the program, helping with facilitation, transitions, snacks, and activity supervision.
- Advise the program coordinator as to what supplies, materials, and other forms of support are needed for activities.
- Assist with the planning and facilitation of special projects and events.
- Comply with all required policies, procedures, and regulations.
- Any other duties as assigned.
- 18+ years old with some experience working with school-age children.
- Cleared criminal history and fingerprint check.
- Successfully completed or ability to complete 40 hours of childcare training offered by the State of Florida Department of Children and Families.
- Desire to work with children. Can work equally well with both children and adults.
- Act as a positive role model.
- Possess the following qualities: outgoing, personable, reliable, dedicated, enthusiastic, patient, and caring.
- Ability to be flexible and responsible.
- Ability to communicate effectively and demonstrate sensitivity to others.
- Certified in CPR and First Aid.
- Complete annual DCF training for continuing education (CEUs).
- Ability to demonstrate, uphold, and promote in daily interactions a commitment to the school’s mission and vision, and the moral character and civic virtue the school embodies.
The organization is an equal opportunity employer. The organization is committed to providing equal opportunity for all individuals in all areas of recruitment, selection, placement, training, assignment, transfer, compensation, benefits, discipline, retention, and promotion. The board commits itself to the policy that there shall be no unlawful discrimination against any person because of race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin or disability. All decisions with regard to employment shall be in compliance with applicable state and federal laws.