About Education Works

EducationWorks is a nonprofit organization that provides academic support, career readiness, and enrichment programming throughout Greater Philadelphia. In the engage vertical, EducationWorks provides academic support, career readiness and enrichment programming throughout Greater Philadelphia. By focusing on topics like literacy, Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM), and social emotional learning, we are equipping approximately 12,000 students annually with the tools needed to be successful in school and life. In the re-engage vertical, we focus on experiential, on-the-job training, shadowing and career exploration. EducationWorks creates Opportunities for Learning and Skills for Life.

Job Description

The Program Facilitator is responsible for planning and implementing the day-to-day project-based learning and activities of EW’s Summer Out of School Time program. EW’s OST programs are licensed through the Department of Human Services (DHS) and follow the staffing requirements set forth by DHS. The Program Facilitator reports to the Site Coordinator. Pay is $17 per hour. Summer employment can lead to full-year employment. Multiple positions available.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement daily program and activities as outlined on the site schedule in accordance with EW rules and DHS regulations
  • Actively engage students in academic and personal development programs including homework help, literacy, recreation and healthy living and project-based learning
  • Supervise and direct children during on-site and off-site activities and trips
  • Coordinate program activities with school staff where appropriate
  • Track student progress and coordinate with teachers to ensure continued improvement
  • Assist with enrollment and tracking attendance of participants
  • Ensure the safety of children at all times
  • Attend and participate in all staff training sessions
  • Attend training sessions identified by site
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in early childhood education, child development, special education, family studies, elementary education or human services; or
  • Associate’s degree in early childhood education, child development, special education, family studies, elementary education or human services field and 2 years of experience working with youth; prior AmeriCorps experience with youth may be counted; or in addition to the education experience above, the following skills and experience apply:
  • Experience working with and instructing youth in an urban education setting
  • Strong program coordination and organization skills, including flexibility, professionalism, and creativity
  • Ability to be physically active with children
  • Ability to accommodate a flexible schedule and participate as part of a team
  • Strong writing, organizational and interpersonal skills, including group facilitation skills

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Education Level

2-Year Degree