After School and In-School Program Coordinator and Assistant – DC Promise Neighborhood Initiative/Save the Children
Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health, education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. In 2010 we improved the lives of over 64 million children in need in the United States and around the world. Our goal is to reach more than 74 million children annually by the year 2012. In order to achieve this, we are actively looking for talented, motivated individuals to join us in making a difference in the lives of children worldwide. Employment at Save the Children provides the opportunity to join a dedicated and diverse staff committed to improving the well-being of children.
Summary: Save the Children U.S. Programs has a new initiative with the DC Promise Neighborhood in both Afterschool and in School Programs. Focus is on Literacy, Math, Healthy Eating and Physical Activity.
We are seeking individuals that have worked as ParaProfessionals with grades K-5. Bachelors Degree preferred, minimum of Associates Degree in related field is required. We have both Part Time and Full Time positions available. Individuals must have strong leadership skills, excellent communication skills and the ability to work amiably and firmly with children.
Save the Children provides an attractive benefits package including competitive salaries, a matching retirement plan, health and welfare benefits, life insurance, an employee assistance program, generous time off and much more.
We are an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity.