Position Information

Posted
Aug 4, 2022

Closes
Oct 4, 2022

Description

Duties:

Youth Leaders are the lead staff for the On the Road Collaborative middle and high school afterschool programs, 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:

Complete Application: ontheroadcollaborative.com/work-with-us
Questions? Email us at work@ontheroadcollaborative.com. Applications will be accepted beginning August 2022 and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. The anticipated start date for the position is mid-September.

Salary
$15/hour

Hours per week
6-12 hours per week (includes planning/meeting times).

Specific hours
Youth Leaders must be available at least 2 afternoons per week (Monday-Thursday) and for bi-weekly Friday afternoon staff trainings during the 2022-2023 school year.

Duration of position
Full year candidates preferred, fall only candidates acceptable.


Employer Information

Contact
Jen Yoo Gulliver

Phone
540-360-1123

Email
jen@ontheroadcollaborative.com

Website
ontheroadcollaborative.com

Address
85 West Gay Street, Harrisonburg, VA, 22802

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