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Kids’ Club Coordinator

Job Description
Organization: 
Warren Village, Inc.
Organization Type: 
501(c)(3)
Job Location: 
Denver Metro
Type of Job: 
Part-time
Job Category: 
Education
Job Description: 

Warren Village is actively seeking an energetic, passionate, and skilled Kids’ Club Coordinator.

Warren Village is a mission driven “learning organization” that is founded on six core values (collaboration, integrity, inclusion, accountability empowerment, and excellence) that drive our culture and our work. Utilizing a nationally acclaimed, Two-Generation (2Gen) approach, Warren Village empowers disadvantaged single parents to regain self-esteem, reconnect to the community, and ultimately reclaim a productive place in the community.

This 25 to 30 hour a week position will join the Children’s Services team and will focus on coordinating and facilitating onsite programming for school-age children living at Warren Village.

The Kids’ Club Program is a comprehensive youth development program for resident children ages 6 and older. Children engage in hands-on learning and enrichment experiences. Activities and services are centered in six fundamental areas: Social Skills and Personal Development; Education and Academic Achievement; Communication and Expressive Arts; Civics and Leadership; Health and Wellness; and Science and Technology. Helping children to reach their full potential, Kids’ Club includes year-round activities during after school and evening hours, as well as a half-day summer camp June-August.

Kids’ Club programming is an opportunity for Warren Village children to feel safe, have fun, and engage in enriching activities in a structured, supportive group setting. Afternoon and evening hours are required, with the occasional weekend hours. The Kids’ Club Coordinator is a part of the Family Services department and works closely with staff, volunteers, parents, and children to fulfill the mission of Warren Village.

Areas of Responsibility
  • Coordinate and facilitate appropriate afternoon/evening enrichment activities for youth participants ages 6-15.
  • Coordinate and facilitate summer camp for youth participants ages 9-15.
  • Intentionally strengthen youth programming in accordance with Warren Village’s 2Gen model.
  • Conduct regular program evaluation.
  • Responsible for direct supervision and management of a group of children in a safe and caring environment.
  • Facilitate social/emotional groups for children.
  • Maintain a structured, clean and organized environment for children.
  • Establish supportive, trusting, and positive relationships with children.
  • Coordinate and manage Kids’ Club volunteers.
  • Maintain relationships with individual and organizational community partners, and seek to create new partnerships for Kids’ Club.
  • Communicate effectively and problem solve where necessary with youth and parents.
  • Ability to drive participants to and from field trips in a Warren Village vehicle.
Requirements/Qualifications
  • Preferred applicant will have a Bachelor’s degree, with a focus on social work, human services, or education.
  • Experience working with youth in a therapeutic setting preferred.
  • Experience with culturally diverse people a plus. Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Candidate must be able to demonstrate responsible professional behavior with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team that is comprised of volunteers, professional staff, and residents.
  • Position requires strong communication skills with an ability to write clearly and concisely.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and demonstrated comfort with using web-based applications is a required skill.
  • Applicant must pass a CBI and Central Registry Check.
  • ADA requirements include the ability to lift 40 pounds, and the ability to communicate effectively with residents, staff and volunteers.
Compensation/Benefits

Schedule:

  • June-August: Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 12:00-8:00pm and Wednesday 12:00-5:00pm
  • September-May: Monday-Thursday 3:00-8:30pm

 

Salary & Benefits: Work hours will vary; summer hours not to exceed 30 hours a week, school year hours not to exceed 25 hours a week. Pay based on experience starting at $19 an hour.

How To Apply

To Apply: Interested candidates should submit the following items (as separate PDF attachments) to careers@warrenvillage.org, Subject line: Kids’ Club.

 

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter

 

Application Deadline:   The position will be open until filled.

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