Intern- Group Leader
Company: Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
Posted on: November 24, 2022
Responsible for the implementation of varied activities including
educational, life skills, cultural and recreational services for
at-risk youth enrolled in a before and after-school and/or summer
Implement a program curriculum designed to meet program objectives
as outlined in the program's concept proposal. This includes but is
not limited to academic education, life skills education, and
cultural/recreational activities to provide program youth an
opportunity for learning and personal growth in a structured and
positive environment during the hours after-school and/or during
the summer months. Hispanic language proficiency a plus.
Work with other agency staff to identify particular needs in the
areas of education, life skills education and personal development
that should be addressed outside the program. Participate in
meetings with parents and school officials to discuss such needs as
Evaluate youth progress in predetermined measurable terms at
program intervals as directed.
Assist in the recruitment of appropriate children for enrollment in
the program. This may include the design of flyers and brochures,
airing of public service announcements, and making of presentations
in the community.
Participate in meetings with youth, program staff, and agency
administrators related to program design, program implementation,
and program evaluation in the interest of insuring the program is
meetings its goals and objectives. Work cooperatively with all to
create unity and to maintain open lines of communication.
Maintain all records in a manner consistent with Wayne Metro
policies and procedures. Compile data from such records in the
preparation of reports as requested.
Maintain a positive attitude towards assigned work, clients, and
staff, and a willingness to work with others.
Other duties as assigned.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of
this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk, sit,
see, talk and hear, and use hands to manipulate. The employee is
occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, climb steps,
stoop, bend, kneel, or crouch. The employee is required to
supervise students requiring the employee to match walking speed
that matches the student and may at times require the ability to
run to safeguard students. The employee must occasionally lift (up
to 50 pounds), carry, and move students. Employee must occasionally
move equipment and/or supplies. The job is performed for the most
part in a school setting with occasional outside weather
conditions. The noise level is that of a typical school
High School Diploma and experience in youth education/programming
or a combination of education and experience which is similarly
Minimum of two years of experience in youth
Ability to implement program plans appropriate for meeting the
educational and personal development needs of at-risk youth.
Ability to implement evaluation tools to accurately measure the
results achieved by youth participation in the program.
Ability to interact with parents, teachers, and other professionals
to identify, and provide for the needs of youth with regards to
social services, recreational/cultural activities, and
Valid driver's license and reliable transportation.
Ability to work with a minimum of supervision.
Working knowledge of basic internet applications and programs
including Google technology and Microsoft Office Word and Excel.
The ability to learn and utilize the necessary programs for this
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written
Good interpersonal and professional skills including but not
limited to professional appearance, tact, punctuality, and
Ability to provide services for those persons facing economic,
social, health, age, and educational barriers.
Ability to work independently or in a team environment (as deemed
Perform work in a manner that upholds Wayne Metro policies and
Licensing and Other Requirements:
Valid identification and reliable transportation.
Must be COVID-19 vaccinated, or partially, with the ability to
complete within 30-days of employment. Circumstances preventing
vaccination, and corresponding accommodations will be reviewed and
Ability to travel to various sites as needed.
Work Hours: Work to be scheduled Monday through Thursday with
specific hours to be determined by program needs.
Please note that this job description is not designed to cover or
contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or
responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.
Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with
or without notice.
Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity
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