About Episcopal Community Services
Episcopal Community Services empowers individuals and families to determine and follow their own paths. It’s the best way to transform communities.
Our mission is to challenge and reduce intergenerational poverty. We increase the ability of people to improve their lives and achieve economic independence. We call upon every person to participate in sustainable, positive change for our communities.
We envision a world where the path to prosperity is available to all.
Assistant Group Leaders assist with leading and launching the OST program. Up to 25 positions available in multiple city locations. During the summer the program operates from 9 am to 5 pm for a total of 40 hours for six weeks. Pay is $15.15 per hour. Summer employment can lead to full-year employment.
Duties and Responsibilities
Primary responsibilities include supervising children, assisting with implementation of daily program activities, providing academic assistance for children and youth, and championing the Episcopal Community Services Path to Prosperity model.
- Create and implement activities for children and youth contributing to improved self-esteem, school performance, and daily functioning in the family, school, and community.
- Engage OST Middle School youth in formal and informal instruction with academic and enrichment activities.
- Be knowledgeable of mandated reporter regulations, trauma-informed care, de-escalation techniques and crisis management (conflict resolution).
- Assist with meals and snacks.
- Maintain OST Program in a clean and safe manner.
- Maintain participant and staff confidentiality.
- Assist Coordinator in retrieving program supplies.
- Must be able to work the shifts as required to ensure program ratios are met.
- High school diploma and two years of experience with children OR High school diploma, 15 credit hours from an accredited college in education or human services field and one year of experience with children OR High school diploma and 30 credit hours from an accredited college in education or human services field.
- Good oral and written communication skills.
- Classroom and behavioral management skills.
- In-depth knowledge of and experience working with children and youth.
- Ability to maintain a flexible schedule (e.g., able to work half days, professional development, and attend agency meetings).
- Ability to relate and work with culturally diverse children and families in a helpful and non-judgmental manner.