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Please review job openings below.  Interested candidates who meet qualifications may forward their resume to careers@cisnwmi.org (no phone calls please) or mail to:  Communities In Schools of Northwest Michigan, Attn:  Executive Director, 205 Grove Street, Mancelona, MI 49659.

CIS Afterschool Program Lead:  East Jordan Elementary School

Seeking a part-time (20 hours/week) individual who is responsible for overall planning and managing of Communities In Schools (CIS) Afterschool at the school site.  Ensures a high level of program quality and working to establish a positive relationship with all program participants, their families and CIS staff.  With considerable responsibility, and according to established guidelines and lesson plans, supervise an assigned group of children. Help to provide the necessary physical and emotional care and carry out developmental activities. Help to develop goals for the children, plan activities and evaluate each child’s progress.

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Aside from having experience in working with school-age children, effective written and verbal communication skills and familiarity with local health and human service agencies a site coordinator must possess the knowledge, skills and personal attributes needed by entry-level professional to support the critical features of positive youth development settings. These core competencies are as follows:
• Understand and apply basic child and adolescent development principles.
• Communicate and develop positive relationships with youth.
• Adapt, facilitate and evaluate age appropriate activities with and for the group.
• Respect and honor cultural and human diversity.
• Involve and empower youth.
• Identify potential risk factors (in a program environment) and take measures to reduce risk.
• Care for, involve and work with families and community.
• Work as part of a team and shows professionalism.
• Demonstrate the attributes and qualities of a positive role model.
• Interact with and relate to youth in ways that support asset building.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Associate Degree or demonstrated relevant equivalent experience in education, social work or related field or Child Development Credential; minimally meet Child Care Licensing Lead Caregiver qualifications . Must have a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.

Please submit letter of interest to:  careers@cisnwmi.org.

2021 After School Program Lead Job Description EJ

CIS Afterschool Site Coordinator: Mancelona Public Schools

Seeking a full-time (48 weeks/year) individual who is responsible for overall planning and managing of Communities In Schools (CIS) Afterschool and Summer Program at the school site.  Ensures a high level of program quality and working to establish a positive relationship with all program participants, their families and CIS staff.  With considerable responsibility, and according to established guidelines and lesson plans, supervise an assigned group of children. Help to provide the necessary physical and emotional care and carry out developmental activities. Help to develop goals for the children, plan activities and evaluate each child’s progress.

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Aside from having experience in working with school-age children, effective written and verbal communication skills and familiarity with local health and human service agencies a site coordinator must possess the knowledge, skills and personal attributes needed by entry-level professional to support the critical features of positive youth development settings. These core competencies are as follows:
• Understand and apply basic child and adolescent development principles.
• Communicate and develop positive relationships with youth.
• Adapt, facilitate and evaluate age appropriate activities with and for the group.
• Respect and honor cultural and human diversity.
• Involve and empower youth.
• Identify potential risk factors (in a program environment) and take measures to reduce risk.
• Care for, involve and work with families and community.
• Work as part of a team and shows professionalism.
• Demonstrate the attributes and qualities of a positive role model.
• Interact with and relate to youth in ways that support asset building.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree or demonstrated relevant equivalent experience in education, social work or related field. Must have a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.

Please submit letter of interest to:  careers@cisnwmi.org.

2020 After School Site Coordinator Job Description

CIS After School Leaders and Teachers

Seeking part-time (10-12 hours/week) program leaders and teachers to lead a variety of academic intervention and enrichment, evidence-based youth development, STEM, and family engagement activities with school-aged children as assigned by the site coordinator.  Responsible for ensuring a high level of program quality and working to establish a positive relationship with all program participants, their families and CIS staff.

QUALIFICATIONS 

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Understand and apply basic child and adolescent development principles.
  • Communicate and develop positive relationships with youth.
  • Adapt, facilitate and evaluate age appropriate activities with and for the group.
  • Respect and honor cultural and human diversity.
  • Involve and empower youth.
  • Identify potential risk factors (in a program environment) and take measures to reduce risk.
  • Care for, involve and work with families and community.
  • Work as part of a team and shows professionalism.
  • Demonstrate the attributes and qualities of a positive role model.
  • Interact with and relate to youth in ways that support asset building.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

Minimum High Diploma with demonstrated relevant equivalent experience in working with school-age children
and/or youth development

Please submit letter of interest to:  careers@cisnwmi.org.

CIS After-School Program Assistant Job Description