Job Opportunity: Cornerstone Youth Center – Drop In Staff Member & After School Program Assistant

Cornerstone-Youth-Center-logo-largeCornerstone Youth Center  has two (2) positions available:

Drop In Staff Member (PT)

Job purpose:
To provide safe, enriching, supervised after school and weekend activities.

Specific duties and responsibilities:
• Submit to a background check.
• Follow daily set up and clean up check list procedures.
• Daily snack preparation, service, and record keeping as stipulated.
• Facilitate/supervise daily recreation, learning center activities, computer use, video game use, movie watching and general student socializing.
• Facilitate daily member check in/out through TRAX system and student sign in/out procedures.
• Provide a safe and enriching environment where all 7th-12th grade students are welcome.
• Follow guidelines for student guests.
• Participate in team building, staff meetings and professional development as required.
• Participate with program evaluation processes.
• Get to know each student by name.
• Balance appropriate relationships to students with authority to maintain a safe environment.
• Answer phone and direct calls appropriately.
• Follow procedures for incident/injury reports.
• Work closely with program coordinator to convey ongoing program/activity information to students.
• Understand and follow emergency procedures.
• Maintain a professional yet fun interaction with students and other staff.
• Attend bi-weekly staff meetings per program coordinator discretion.
• Possess own transportation and insurance.
• Able to take on other tasks as needed and required by the positon as assigned by the program coordinator.

Knowledge and Skills:
• High School Diploma or equivalent with at least some university or certification course study. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
• Experience working with youth.
• Ability to communicate effectively, compassionately and professionally whether it be in person, via telephone, email, text, social media, record keeping, etc.
• Possess basic knowledge of Microsoft Office.
• Ability to use basic office and kitchen equipment.
• Ability to keep program equipment and supplies organized and maintained.
• Possess legible handwriting skills on paper and dry erase board.
• Responsibilities include standing/walking/ running for extended periods of time, lifting storage items, climbing ladders, and ability to switch focus as needed.
• Able to work with diverse age groups such as youth [students], young adults [interns], and adults [parents].
• Ability to shift easily from high energy activities [daily recreation facilitation/supervision] to lower energy activities and vice a versa.
• Ability to work within varying noise levels.
• Leadership: lead all by example including CYC staff, volunteers and members.
• Recruitment: create new and interesting ways to invite student/ families to programming.
• Collaboration: work closely with all program coordinators in order to create a cohesive team and successful programming.

Other:
Effort: Normal office environment during the planning stages of programming. During programming there is a possibility of heavy lifting and various cardio activities.
Working conditions: Time spent in normal office environment, time spent driving the CYC van to various locations for different organizational needs, and time spend in low to high energy activities with students.


After School Program Assistant (PT)

Job purpose:
To assist in preparation, facilitation and documentation of a middle school level after school program.

Specific duties and responsibilities:

  • Submit to a background check.
  • Assist with daily set up and clean-up of program spaces used.
  • Daily snack preparation.
  • Take part in offering daily homework help to middle school students.
  • Facilitate program sessions as needed such as recreation and learning center activities.
  • Assist with program, session attendance, and snack record keeping.
  • Assist to provide a welcoming and enriching environment for middle school participants.
  • Participate in team building, staff meetings and professional development as required.
  • Participate with program evaluation processes.
  • Assist with program marketing opportunities such as school registration booth, back to school nights, parent teacher conference information table, and parades.
  • Assist with field trips, family events, and other out of regular program hour activities as needed.
  • Weekly snack and supply shopping.
  • Create monthly healthy snack menus as specified.
  • Possess own transportation and insurance.
  • Able to take on other tasks as needed and required by the position and in coordination with program coordinator.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with at least some university or certification course study. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, compassionately and professionally whether it be in person, via telephone, email, text, social media, record keeping, etc.
  • Possess basic knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to use basic office equipment.
  • Ability to keep program equipment and supplies organized and maintained.
  • Possess legible handwriting skills on paper and dry erase board.
  • Responsibilities include standing/walking for extended periods of time, lifting storage items, climbing ladders, climbing stairs, and ability to switch focus as needed.
  • Able to work with diverse age groups such as youth [students], young adults [interns], and adults [parents].
  • Ability to shift easily from high energy activities [daily recreation facilitation/supervision] to lower energy activities and vice a versa.
  • Ability to work within varying noise levels.

How to Apply

Send resume and cover letter to:
Email: Lisa Lysaght, Program Director: LLysaght@cornerstoneyc.org
Cornerstone Youth Center
ATTN: Lisa Lysaght, Program Director
19819 Monroeville Rd
Monroeville, IN 46773

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