About United Communities Southeast Philadelphia

United Communities Southeast Philadelphia improves the quality of life for every generation and member of the multicultural community we serve by providing educational, advocacy, and social programs. United Communities Southeast Philadelphia has a long and rich tradition of service to children, adults and families residing in Southeast Philadelphia. For the past 51 years, United Communities has carried out the original settlement mission to promote the educational and economic advancement of individuals and families within its host neighborhoods. We work in a collaborative, team-based environment. United Communities is an Equal Opportunity Employer. United Communities Southeast Philadelphia recognizes the role our staff play in our ability to fulfill our mission. As such, we seek highly qualified and mission-focused individuals to join our organization. United Communities Southeast Philadelphia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

Job Description

During the six-week summer program the Group Facilitator will support middle school grade level youth in developing leadership skills, goal setting, and enhancing communication, team building techniques, and in the building of a strong vocational identity. Group Facilitators will engage youth in completion of an interest inventory, in-depth research into career clusters (e.g., research projects, guest speakers, job shadowing, work site and/or college visits), and completion of an individualized career plan through structured activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate curriculum and activities for groups of 15 students
  • Assist with providing maximum opportunities daily that is conducive to learning
  • Teach skills and activities that transfer into continuous learning outside of the summer program
  • Organize summer learning experiences to include planning activities that promote student interaction, address real world applications
  • Manage classroom using positive behavior management strategies
  • Maintain required student enrollment and attendance to meet utilization requirements and maximum participation throughout the duration of program

Department: WorkReady PYN

Reports to: Program Supervisor

Hours: 10:00am-2:00pm Mon-Friday

Status:  20 hours per week (temporary- June 21st -August 13th) Non- Exempt


Qualifications – Essential:

  • High School Degree or Equivalency
  • Self-starter
  • Self-disciplined
  • Organized
  • Creative

Knowledge, Skills & Experience – Essential:

  • One or more years working or volunteering with K-12 grade level youth
  • Proficiency in MS applications (Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook)
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple projects while setting appropriate priorities to achieve goals
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be an industrious problem solver and big dreamer

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Education Level

High School