Mentor – Enrichment

at Stark County Community Action Agency
Location Canton, OH
Date Posted June 7, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Job Title:  Mentor – Enrichment
(Art, Computer Skills, Math,
Physical Education, Reading, Science)

Work Hours:  Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.,
(June to early August)

Position Concept: The Mentor will be actively engaged and involved in the activities and supervision of children in the Enrichment program.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Function as an active member of the Enrichment Program to promote a positive experience for children.
  • Assist in the active supervision of children and be responsible for the well-being and health of camp participants.
  • Responsible for the development, planning, and implementation of curricula content areas.
  • Lead and/or assist with team building games and activities daily.
  • Lead and/or assist in overall camp logistics (Drop-off and pick-up meals, program activities).
  • Assist in the organization of field trips.
  • Engage parents and guardians of the participating children to ensure their understanding and support of program activities.
  • Communicate with Enrichment Program Director & program staff, as needed to ensure appropriate program participation, coordination and outcomes.
  • Responsible for resolving disputes and disciplinary issues with children.

Skills and Specifications

  • Excellent verbal and written communication; Proficient with Microsoft office applications and Publisher.
  • Must pass pre-employment background, drug test, and physical assessment screening.
  • Possession of a valid Ohio Driver’s License and insurance.
  • Three to five years of demonstrated work experience with at-risk children/families and diverse populations.

Education

Bachelor Degree and/or Teaching certifications preferred in education, social work, early childhood or related field, physical education and creative arts.

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