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Posted: Thursday, October 12, 2017 12:34 AM


Program Assistant
Phoenix Family

Contact Information
Phoenix Family
Nicole McGee
3908 Washington St. Kansas City, MO 64111
(816) 561-1033
(816) 561-0287

Job Description

POSITION: Family Site Program Assistant

Job Description:

The Program Assistant is charged with monitoring an afterschool reading program and assisting staff in daily activities. This is a part time, 15 hours per week position, primarily Monday through Thursday during the late afternoon and/or early evening. Hours will likely shift during the summer.


-Associates degree in Education or related field preferred or equivalent experience.
-Good oral and written communication skills.
-Experience working with children K-8th grade in the urban core and ability to establish trusting relationships with young children.
-Background as a paraprofessional in an education-based afterschool program for youth or school setting.
-Excellent communication skills to partner with other staff, volunteers, community agencies and parents.
-Genuine commitment to helping underserved families and children.
-Effective time management skills and ability to prioritize tasks.
-Computer proficiency in Word, Excel and database systems.


-Monitor an afterschool program based in a low income housing community Monday through Thursday.
-Provide support to children in the afterschool program.
-Assist afterschool program staff, including the Reading Specialist and Service Coordinator, in daily activities and supervision of children.
-Participate and assist in promotion of special programs and events as needed.
-Foster a positive environment for children and volunteers using a strengths-based approach and rewards system to encourage program participation.
-Actively communicate with property management staff and team to ensure safety and well-being of children.

Job Type: Part-time

Application Instructions: If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please submit the following by email before September 11, 2017.
1. Cover letter detailing experience and date available to start
2. Resume
3. Salary Requirements
Job Type (optional): Part Time

• Location: Kansas City

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