Colonial Heights, Virginia
Colonial Heights Chamber
Description All applications received during the recruitment period will be forwarded tothe hiring department for review and consideration. Part-time Position- 10-12 hours per week KAP Program Year: September 5, 2023 – April 30, 2024 Mustbe available Monday – Thursday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. (Fridays as needed). Required Training for this position will be held in mid-August prior to the program start date of Tuesday, September 5, 2023. Support Worker (Part-time; $12.00 per hour): This position is assigned to the Office on Youth & Human Services Division. Serves as a support to students and staff in the Kids’ Achieving Progress (KAP) afterschool program; must be at least 16 years of age. The Kids’ Achieving Progress (KAP) program is an afterschool program that helps empower youth to make positive life choices that enable them to maximize their potential. Under the general direction of the Program Coordinator, the Support Worker helps the site supervisor in the implementation of age appropriate activities. Staff and volunteers provide academic/social support to youth ages 9-14. Examples of Duties Support Worker Role Assists Site Supervisor with daily functions of after school program. Adhere to policies and procedures to ensure safety and ageappropriatenessof all activities. Provide leadership and supervision to staff and children at all times; serving as a positive role model. Help implement and supervise a developmentally and academically appropriate program that meets the social, emotional and behavioral needs of the children. Maintain an organized, clean and safe learning and recreationalenvironmentfor all program areas. Develop and consistently maintain appropriate and professional communication with parents. Communicate with school personnel to ensure a positive working relationship Participate in scheduled staff meetings and trainings Ensure the cleanliness of the rooms utilized Report all relevant information to the Program Coordinator in a timely fashion Complete accident, injury, and behavior reports when necessary Assume additional responsibilities as requested by the Program Coordinator Time Commitment Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday (Fridays as needed) 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Minimum: 10 hours per week/Maximum: 15 hours per week September 5, 2023 to April 30, 2024. Education & Experience Excellent reading, writing, and math skills Must be at least 16 years of age Must have reliable transportation Successfully completea pre-employment medical/drug screening and criminal background check. Good communication, organizationaland time management skills Current CPR/First Aid Certification (desirable) Possess desirable qualities including: Willing and reflectivelistener Encouraging and supportive Patient and flexible Interested in working with young people Willing to adhere to all program policies and procedures Dependable and consistent in meeting the time commitments Tolerant and respectful of individual and cultural differences Physical Demands & Work Environment The work is generally performed in an office or classroom environment. Typically, the employee may sit to do the work. However, there may be some walking, standing, stooping, carrying of light items such as papers, books, or small parts, or driving an automobile. No special physical demands are required to perform the work. The work environment involves everyday risks or discomforts which require normal safety precautions. Use of safe work practices with office equipment, avoidance of trips and falls, observance of fire regulations and traffic signals are minimally required.