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Teen Program Assistant

 


Closes on January 7, 2013

STATUS: Part-Time (up to 25 hrs. /week)

SALARY: $10.00/HR

The Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club is seeking energetic and creative individuals to work in a fast paced after school program. Commuting post-secondary students are encouraged to apply.

The Teen Program Assistant will work in cooperation with other team members in the implementation of interactive activities in a specific program area catering to the Teen Groups interests, such as Education & Technology, Health & Life Skills, Sports & Recreation, Arts & Culture, and Character & Leadership. The philosophy of the Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club is to create a safe and positive environment while providing educational and culturally relevant programs geared to meet the needs of local youth, focusing on self-responsibility, maturity, and growth.

KEY ROLES:

Create a safe and positive environment for Akwesasne Boys & Girls Club member’s ages 13-20 years old who will be participating in after-school activities also:

Promote, encourage and stimulate program participation

Provide guidance and role modeling to members

Plan/participate in special programs and/or events such as field trips, celebrations and community events

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE NEEDED:

High School diploma or GED.

Experience in working with children.

Ability to motivate youth and manage behavior problems.

Knowledge and understanding of Akwesasne community, values, traditions and social norms.

Please address resume/cover letter to the attention of Jessica Cree-Jock, Executive Director, 37 Rooseveltown Road, Akwesasne, NY 13655 by JANUARY 7, 2013 @ 4:00pm

CRIMINAL REFERENCE CHECK AND DRUG SCREENING MANDATORY BEFORE POSITION IS OFFERED. For more information please call 518-358-9911 ext. 101

 

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