Job Summary: Assist with all the spiritual, educational and recreational activities for the children attending the Children’s Program and work closely with the Manager of Children Services and Children’s Ministers in assisting with the Children’s Program’s activities and services. In addition to the job duties, attendance and participation is required in Program Development training and assignments that are designed to enrich and educate assistants about Star of Hope mission, vision, and values and the people Star of Hope serves.
- Ensure the safety and welfare of the children attending the Children’s Summer Program.
- Assist in the implementation of the spiritual, educational and recreational activities for the program.
- Adhere to the minimum standards for childcare as required by the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services-Childcare Licensing Division.
- Assist children in adjusting to the new shelter environment upon entry into the program.
- Assist during all children’s field trips and outings.
- Assist with the implementation of the weekly calendar of activities, children’s roster and meal counts.
- Assist with parent conferences to discuss the children’s progress.
- Assist with maintaining a clean, sanitized and organized learning environment for the children in the classroom.
- Assist with organizing, packing, and stocking for all summer events including Camp and Back-to-School.
Other Job Responsibilities:
- Responsible to support a safe and secure environment for all clients, staff, donors and volunteers entering or staying within the Star of Hope – SAFETY FIRST.
- Attend all Program Development classes, complete all assignments, and meet with supervisor weekly for guidance & feedback.
- Provide back-up children’s services at WF/TLC.
- Other duties as assigned.
Education: Current full time college student who is pursuing a four-year degree at an accredited college or university and currently at least a sophomore in standing (completed 30 hours) required.
Skills & Experience: One (1) plus year(s) experience preferred working with or ministering to at-risk adolescents in a school, church, camp, or other youth program setting. Must be able to pass a criminal background check and drug test.