The Part-Time Program Facilitator works closely with schools, community organizations, and other partners to coordinate and deliver Girls Inc. programming, mentoring, and activities primarily for 3rd – 8th grade girls. This individual will also have a pivotal role in being a role model/mentor to girls, promoting their well-being, development, confidence, and success; motivating and inspiring girls to be active participants in program activities, promoting their long-term involvement and providing evaluation and feedback to ensure our programs stay relevant to all girls.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
• Create, organize, and administer programs for girls ages 6 – 18, ensuring that all activities contribute to The Girls Inc. Experience, equipping girls to navigate gender, economic and social barriers and grow into healthy, educated and independent adults.
• Be a strong, smart, bold mentor to girls, promoting their well-being, development, confidence, and success; embrace every girl’s strengths and abilities
• Assist in recruitment and registration of participants for programs, workshops, conferences, and camps
• Ensure participant data is collected and in partnership with the Communications and Data Coordinator and makes sure information is entered into multiple databases including TRAX, Excel Spreadsheets, grant specific databases, etc.
• Maintain Girls Inc. participant files; charting programs attended, contact information, progress, delays, contact time and other vital information as needed or required.
• Observe, record, and report significant individual and group behavior.
• Assist with community and school fairs as well as special events and programs.
• Communicate and cooperate with agency partners, staff, volunteers, and clients in a respectful and effective manner.
• Represent the agency in the community and in professional organizations and groups.
• Be consistent and reliable with punctuality and attendance. Ensure communication with Program Manager and/or Program Director when attendance, participation, and plans change.
• Attend Girls Inc. staff meetings and trainings and be consistent and reliable with punctuality and attendance.
• Ensure the safety of Girls Inc. participants during field trips and special events.
• Manage the administration of evaluation tools including national and local outcome surveys, the Developmental Assets Profile, National Girls Inc. Outcome Survey, and other grant specific questionnaires.
• Demonstrates strong commitment to meeting the needs of our customers (children, community members, co-workers, donors, managers and volunteers), in a friendly, outgoing and professional manner
• Serve as a Professional Asset Builder for youth and become proficient in the Search Institute’s Developmental Relationships Framework
• Develops a deeper understanding of restorative practices to elevate the critical role of developmental relationships with the girls involved with Girls Inc.
• Become knowledgeable about trauma and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and be able to use tools to create a trauma-informed environment.
• Complete additional projects and responsibilities as assigned.
2 Girls Inc. Program Facilitator (part-time) October 2019
• Bachelor’s Degree, with courses in education, recreation, psychology, sociology preferred.
Special consideration may be given for equivalent experience and personal qualifications in lieu
of a degree.
• Bilingual, Spanish preferred
• Experience in youth work or related field which includes some experience in conducting group
sessions, administration, curriculum design, and community relations.
• Ability to communicate with children and foster their involvement and participation in program
planning, problem solving, and decision making.
• Ability to coordinate a multi-faceted program, and inspire, stimulate, encourage creativity and
• Skill in working with a diversity of people; ability to facilitate cooperative work with colleagues,
• Sensitivity to the individual and group needs of children and families
• Sufficient maturity and judgment to function in crisis
• Ability to seek supervision and use it constructively
• Ability to have a joyful approach to children, adolescents and families of diverse cultures
• Must maintain current and valid driver’s license and provide proof of automotive liability insurance
• Must have access to reliable and safe transportation and have a willingness and ability to use
personal vehicle for work activities
• Must be comfortable driving a 15-passanger van and transporting children during field trips, for
events, and other special activities
• Ability to perform program specific physical activities
• Maintain high levels of enthusiasm and encouragement for populations served.
DESCRIPTION OF THE WORKING ENVIRONMENT
Work environment is the Girls Inc. building; however, many work assignments are completed
outside of an office setting, including schools, program outreach sites, and special event
locations. Position is 20-25 hours per week, with weekend and evening work required.
To apply, send cover letter and resume to:
Sherry Cook, program Director firstname.lastname@example.org