Activity Leader - Part Time

Location
Olive-Harvey College
Posted
Oct 11, 2019
Institution Type
Community College
Duties and ResponsibilitiesACTIVITY LEADER - PART TIMEGRANT FUNDEDOLIVE-HARVEY COLLEGE
Olive-Harvey College is looking for a part time activity leader for the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) department.  The activity leader will supervise, develop and participate in a variety of activities designed to build students academically and socially. 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: 
  • Plans activities designed to motivate, inspire, encourage and provide physical movement for youth, including homework assistance, life skills, academic challenge games, drill team, dance/theatre/mime, gardening, bicycle repair and computer repair. 
  • Designs programs and plans schedule of events. Develops and distributes promotional and marketing information and assists the public with questions and problems. 
  • Obtains required materials for program activities and reproduces materials as necessary. 
  • Exhibits a positive attitude and supportive demeanor at all times. 
  • Ensures that youth are engaged and involved in the selected activity. Oversees participants and volunteers of activity. Maintains program discipline. 
  • Accompanies participant groups at special events or on program outings. 
  • Issues Certificates of Completion and Participation for students. 
  • Opens, closes, secures and maintains a safe program environment and facility; conducts safety checks; administers first aid as required. 
  • Maintains records and prepares attendance and progress reports. 
  • Attends mandatory pre-service and in-service training and meetings.


Qualifications
  • Completion of a high school diploma or the equivalent. 
  • Proficient in PC desktop and related software programs. Ability to operate a personal computer. 
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions. Ability to give verbal instructions. 
  • Skill in basic filing, record keeping and operation of a variety of office machines. 
  • Ability to work independently, and in a group to plan and implement events and activities involving youth, families, staff, and volunteers is essential. 
  • Requires excellent organizational skills, interpersonal communication skills and writing abilities.
  • May be required to bend, do light lifting, walk or stand for periods of time while working with youth in this program.

We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

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Job: Other
Primary Location: Olive-Harvey College
Job Posting: Sep 28, 2020, 3:50:16 PM

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