Fruit Stand Afterschool Instructor, Netter Center for Community Partnerships

Posted by University of Pennsylvania on August 24, 2015

Fruit Stand is a real-world problem solving and entrepreneurship afterschool program that takes place in the school snack marketplace, driven by the energy of the young people. Directed through Penn’s Netter Center for Community Partnerships, Fruit Stand is part of comprehensive support provided by the University-Assisted Community Schools program (UACS) sites for West Philadelphia schools. The Fruit Stand Afterschool Instructor Mentor Leader will oversee the safe, hygienic, and profitable implementation of all Fruit Stand sessions at the site.

  • Education: High school degree required, College degree preferred
  • Experience: 1-2 years working with elementary and middle school aged youth
  • Knowledge of youth development and youth work best practices
  • 1-2 years in culinary, business and/or education field(s)
  • Completion and passing of all Federal and State background checks/clearances
  • Ability to work until at least 6:30 p.m. weekdays
  • Experience with urban settings and diverse populations
  • Excellent skills with Microsoft office suite and experience with database entry
  • Excellent interpersonal, organization and communication skills

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