After School Program Specialist

Posted: 07/05/2021

Position: After School Program Specialist
Status: Part-time Location: Fort Worth and Aledo, Texas
Salary Range: $10 - $12 per hour

Job Summary:
The Program Specialist is responsible for supervising and interacting with youth in the After School program located in an elementary school, adhering to all local, state, and federal regulations. The Program Specialist works with the Site Director to implement developmentally appropriate Out Of School Time activities for youth such as recreation, homework help, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math), creative art, and project work. Duties also involve written and verbal communication with parents, school personnel, and other Camp Fire staff.

Essential Functions:
• Provide a safe, nurturing enrichment program for youth to thrive
• Interact with children and families in a positive way to encourage independence and cooperation
• Work directly with school age youth with a maximum ratio of 20 youth per group

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• High school diploma or equivalent required
• Experience working with children and youth
• Must pass a criminal background check

Preferred Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• College credit in child development, education, or related field
• CDA, Associate or Bachelors’ Degree in child development, education or related field
• Current Texas Child Care Director’s Certificate
• Bilingual, English – Spanish

Camp Fire’s Culture: Camp Fire First Texas is one of the largest Camp Fire councils in the country. Programs are for boys, girls and their families and include camping, after school programs, teen services, environmental education, and school readiness, in addition to professional development for early childhood educators. In Camp Fire, children and youth find a safe, fun and inclusive place – a place where they form lasting relationships, develop a sense of belonging and make positive contributions to the lives of their families and their community. Camp Fire youth have life-enhancing experiences and develop assets essential to their futures. Camp Fire changes young lives for the better in our community. Inside and out.

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