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Part Time Activity Specialist - Evenings and Weekends

Activity Specialist Position(s) - After School Programs

Do you have passion for the arts or a particular activity that you would like to share in an after-school setting?

If so, than this is the position for you!! We are seeking an Activity Specialist to work in our after school programs with school aged children, to engage in structured programming in an area of personal expertise (i.e specific sport or art medium) through a Positive Youth Development context that fosters growth and learning, maximizes safety, and instills hope and motivation.

SPECIFIC DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Delivers targeted instruction in an agreed upon program area to enhance OST programming.  Most programs will be delivered once or twice a week for a specified number of weeks per activity cycle.
  • Responsible for the wellbeing of a group of participating youth during the instruction period. Ensures the safety of all participants throughout the instruction period.
  • Leads the specified activity instruction in a manner that is designed to increase self-esteem and teach important life skills.
  • Tracks progress of all participants and reports outcomes to the Program Director

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

College Degree preferred, High school Diploma/GED required and expertise in the specific area that he/she will be teaching.  High energy, dynamic personality and genuine passion for youth needed.

AGENCY PROFILE & EMPLOYEE EXPECTATIONS:

Westhab is the premier organization of our kind in our region, providing housing and supportive services for more than 10,000 of the most vulnerable members of our community each year. We are staffed by an extraordinary group of hard working professionals that are fully committed to our mission - Building Communities. Changing Lives. Working at Westhab is not easy. Our expectations for all staff are high. We believe that the people and the communities that we have the privilege to serve deserve our very best every day. We are results-driven organization that focuses on empowerment and impact. If you want to apply for this opportunity, it should only be because you feel ready for the challenges and expectations that come with joining this kind of team. (EOE)

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