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Program Facilitator - Summer 2019 at EducationWorks ATS

Posted in Education 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania





Job Description:

Organization Summary
EducationWorks (EW) is a nonprofit organization providing academic support, career readiness, and enrichment programming throughout Greater Philadelphia. By tackling core issues like literacy, graduation rates, safety and social awareness, we are equipping individuals with the tools needed to stay safe, finish school, make better choices, and become more productive members of their communities.

Recognizing that each child has unique needs, staff works directly with community and school leaders to identify challenges and create customized programs that will have the greatest impact. From in- school programs to after- school and summer programs, children from Kindergarten to adulthood are positively impacted by EducationWorks programming through our employee's Relatability, Capability, and Passion.EducationWorks creates Opportunities for Learning and Skills for Life.

Position Summary
The Summer Program - Program Facilitator is responsible for planning and implementing the day to day project-based learning and activities of EW’s summer camp program. EW’s OST programs are licensed through the Department of Human Services (DHS) and follow the staffing requirements set forth by DHS. The Program Facilitator will work approximately forty (40) hours per week: 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM, Monday through Friday. The Program Facilitator reports to the Site Coordinator.

Duties and Responsibilities


  • Plan and implement daily program and activities as outlined on the site schedule in accordance with EW rules and DHS regulations

  • Actively engage students in academic and personal development programs including homework help, literacy, recreation and healthy living and project-based learning

  • Supervise and direct children during on-site and off-site activities and trips

  • Coordinate program activities with school staff where appropriate

  • Track student progress and coordinate with teachers to ensure continued improvement

  • Assist with enrollment and tracking attendance of participants

  • Ensure the safety of children at all times

  • Attend and participate in all staff training sessions

  • Attend training sessions identified by site

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in early childhood education, child development, special education, family studies, elementary education or human services; or

  • Bachelor’s degree including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, family studies, elementary education or human services field and 1 year of experience working with youth; prior AmeriCorps experience working with youth many be counted; or

  • Associate’s degree in early childhood education, child development, special education, family studies, elementary education or human services field and 2 years of experience working with youth; prior AmeriCorps experience with youth may be counted; or

  • Associate’s degree in another field including 30 credit hours in early childhood education, child development, special education, family studies, elementary education or human services field and 3 years’ experience working with youth; prior AmeriCorps experience with youth may be counted

In addition to the education experience above, the following skills and experience apply:


  • Experience working with and instructing youth in an urban education setting

  • Strong program coordination and organization skills, including flexibility, professionalism, and creativity

  • Ability to be physically active with children

  • Ability to accommodate a flexible schedule and participate as part of a team

  • Strong writing, organizational and interpersonal skills, including group facilitation skills

Physical Requirements


  • Ability to physically perform the duties required and to work in the environmental conditions required such as

  • Traveling to schools — valid driver’s license and/or access to transportation when necessary

  • Maneuvering in an office space — reaching file cabinets, filing, faxing, scanning, coping, typing, mailing, and making phone calls

  • Must be able to sit for up to four (4) hours looking at a computer monitor, using a keyboard and mouse and typing

  • Must be able to lift up to 20 lbs.





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