Part-Time Counselor, After School Program

After School · Miami, Florida
Department After School
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level
Compensation $14.00 Per Hour

POSITION: Part-Time Counselor, Afterschool Program

REPORTS TO: Senior Program Manager, Afterschool Program

POSITION TYPE: Part-Time, Hourly, Non-Exempt

PAY RATE: $14/Hour                         HOURS: 20 Hours/Week

LAST UPDATE: 9/3/2021


ABOUT AMIGOS FOR KIDS:

Founded in 1991, Amigos For Kids is a Miami-based nonprofit dedicated to the prevention of child abuse and neglect by valuing children, strengthening families, and educating communities. Amigos For Kids moves its mission forward through its education, awareness, and advocacy programs aimed at helping families in under-resourced communities thrive.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Senior Program Manager for Afterschool Program Coordinator or the Program Coordinator, the person selected for this position is responsible for supervising, instructing, and assisting participants of the Amigos Afterschool Program in the assigned classroom.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain appropriate records of daily attendance of the program participants
  • Distribute snacks to program participants
  • Provide homework assistance to program participants
  • Deliver academic support and instruction in designated subject areas
  • Conduct physical activity with program participants
  • Assist with the coordination and supervision of field trips
  • Organize and maintain all classrooms, equipment, supplies, and park areas according to provider manual and checklist
  • Communicate with parents/caregivers of program participants regarding performance, behavior issues, incidents, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with all health and safety protocols
  • Document all accidents, injuries, incidents, complaints, and problems*Communicate concerns or incidents to immediate supervisor

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Successful applicants must be of good moral character and reputation.  Must be capable of accepting training, carrying out assigned tasks, communicating orally and in writing, communicating with emergency personnel, and understanding instructions.

 

Must have a high school diploma or GED, be at least 18 years of age, and have experience or volunteer work with children in a group setting.

 

Must:

  • Agree to a fingerprinting and a Level 2 background check
  • Submit to random drug testing as determined by Amigos For Kids personnel policies and procedures
  • Agree to attend staff development and training
  • Sign an Affidavit of Good Moral Character
  • Have NEVER been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor related to abuse, neglect, exploitation, or other barrier crimes as listed on the Sworn Disclosure Statement of the Criminal Record Check
  • Provide references as requested

 

 PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to frequently stand, walk, stoop, sit, crouch, bend, speak, and hear.
  • Ability to engage in physical activity with members without limitation.
  • Ability to lift, carry, pull, or otherwise move objects between 10 and 20 pounds.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • This position requires a person who can work with many distractions, interruptions and

still accomplish their objectives and meet established deadlines

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
  • Flexible work hours required consistent with afterschool time programming

 

WORK LOCATIONS:

Jose Marti Park

351 SW 4th Avenue, Miami, FL 33130

 

Citrus Grove Elementary School

2121 NW 5th Street, Miami, FL 33125

 

EEO: Amigos For Kids is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, military discharge status, age, marital status, parental status, or source of income.

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  • Location
    Miami, Florida
  • Department
    After School
  • Employment Type
    Part-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level
  • Compensation
    $14.00 Per Hour