Program Assistant, REBOUND Alternatives for Youth
REBOUND, Alternatives for Youth
Rebound, Alternatives for Youth (www.reboundnc.org) is a growing non-profit that serves Durham high school students who are on, or at risk of, short term suspension from school. Program Assistants work in the day program, which serves up to 15 students a day from 9 am to 4 pm on the traditional school calendar. An effective Program Assistant is a community-oriented individual who enjoys engaging with young people and can adapt to an environment in which new students are rotating in and out of the program on a daily basis. Interpersonal, logistical, and recordkeeping skills are essential. Knowledge of Durham schools and neighborhoods is a plus. Spanish-speaking team members are needed. Ability to tutor in math and writing a plus. ON-SITE Responsibilites: • Develop supportive relationships with adolescents. Maintain atmosphere of trust, safety, and respect among program participants and staff. • Maintain control of and account for the daily whereabouts and safety of students attending Rebound. • Assist in afternoon program activities, including set-up and clean-up, assisting with schoolwork, participating in recreational time with students, and facilitating bus and car dismissal. • Assist in providing direct services to youth in Rebound program, including engaging students in program activities, advocating for clients, coordinating with family members, school staff, and other community agencies in a professional and confidential way. • Assist with other tasks as directed by Site Director. AS A MEMBER OF THE REBOUND TEAM: • Participate in weekly site meetings to enhance service delivery. PLEASE SEND Resume, Cover Letter, and References to Interim Executive Director Amy Rublein, firstname.lastname@example.org. Position open until filled.
02/11/2019 to 02/28/2019