After-School Activities Leader, YOACAP

Posted by Urban Affairs Coalition on April 12, 2022

The Youth Outreach Adolescent Community Awareness Program (YOACAP), is a program partner of the Urban Affairs Coalition (UAC). Our agency’s mission is to enhance the quality of life and health for Philadelphians through community-based and culturally competent interventions. Since 1989, we have addressed health concerns, workforce development, and life skills in low-income, underserved communities. Today, our mission has expanded to help youth and young adults learn job readiness skills, academic achievement, and experience using technology.

The Activities Leader is a part-time position assisting with the planning and implementation of YOACAPs’ after-school program Project BUILD, which serves middle school and high school students. The Activities Leader will meet with students weekly to review coursework and prepare for upcoming tests. In the summer the Activities Leader will assist with YOACAP’s summer youth employment program, including weekly workshops, collecting timesheets, doing site visits, monitoring youth, weekly youth check-ins, and trouble shooting.

The Activities Leader must possess a vast knowledge of Google Classroom, Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Kahoot, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and other digital platforms. The ability to lead clubs including but not limited to (book club, stem club, future ready, homework, and college access).

Activities blend work experience with work-readiness training in ways that expand participants’ knowledge of workplace competencies and careers while also underscoring the importance of academic achievement and its link to career advancement. The Activities Leader is responsible for maintaining a safe, clean program site; ensuring a high level of program quality and working to establish a positive relationship with all program participants. The Activities Leader will provide a positive image and be a role model to the youth, while upholding the philosophy of YOACAP standards and expectations.

The Activities Leader is expected to work 20-25 hours per week, Monday through Friday. The school-year schedule will be beginning work at 1pm or 2pm and ending at 7pm. In the summer, the schedule will be beginning work at 10am and ending at 3pm or 4pm.

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