Position Information

Posted
Aug 26, 2021

Closes
Nov 1, 2021

Description

Duties:

Youth Leaders are the lead staff for the On the Road Collaborative middle and high school afterschool programs in Harrisonburg City, and work with volunteers, teachers and families to deliver a high-quality program. Youth Leaders are responsible for leading youth through structured academic and enrichment programming.

-Manage a class of about 15 middle or high school youth using a strong presence, clear, consistent learning procedures, and relevant and engaging activities

-Create a safe, positive learning environment that promotes our core values of focused effort, service, perseverance and courage

-Motivate youth to grow and succeed; getting to know each youth, providing encouragement and serving as a positive role model

-Serve as an academic coach; assisting youth with their homework, school assignments and helping them develop goals and organization skills

-Consistently prepared to implement lesson plans and teambuilding activities that consider the interests and needs of the group

-Communicate professionally with families, teachers and community members about the program and work with them to strengthen support for youth

-Direct volunteers and utilize their abilities to help you deliver quality programming

Requirements: 

Strong candidates for this position will demonstrate the following characteristics:

-Knowledge of, and commitment to, the On the Road Collaborative program and mission

-Experience engaging, leading and/or teaching youth individually and in groups

-Commitment to youth development and achievement

-Willingness to learn students’ math and language arts content

-Passion for working in a diverse, driven team setting

-Dependability

-Takes initiative and is proactive in addressing challenges

-Proficient using Google Applications

-Proficiency in Spanish or Arabic a plus

How to apply:

Visit our website: https://www.ontheroadcollaborative.com/work-with-us/

Salary
$13-$15/hr

Hours per week
6-15 hrs/week

Specific hours
Youth Leaders must be available at least 2 afternoons per week (Monday-Thursday) generally between the hours of 3:00-5:00 p.m. during the 2021-2022 school year and for bi-weekly Friday afternoon staff trainings.

Duration of position
Fall semester and full year opportunities available.


Employer Information

Contact
Brent Holsinger

Phone
540-360-1123

Email
brent@ontheroadcollaborative.com

Address
85 W Gay St., Harrisonburg, VA, 22802

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