Pt-time Group Facilitator, Congreso

Posted by Congreso de Latinos Unidos on October 31, 2016

Congreso de Latinos Unidos, Inc., a dynamic nonprofit, is currently seeking a part-time Group Facilitator Coordinator to work within its Education and Workforce Services division. The part-time Group Facilitators are responsible for working with their supervisors to develop and implement lesson plans for elementary, middle or high school aged youth. Lesson plans will concentrate on language arts, math, science, political science, health, arts, recreation, and life skills. Group Facilitators are responsible for facilitating classes, and helping program participants with homework.

About Congreso
Congreso is a multiservice nonprofit organization whose mission is to strengthen Latino communities through social, economic, education, and health services; leadership development and advocacy. Founded in Philadelphia in 1977, Congreso has grown into a national thought leader on nonprofit performance management with an expert focus on the Latino community. Congreso is anchored by its innovative Primary Client Model (PCM™), and provides direct services to residents of the Philadelphia region while providing consult to other nonprofits and government systems nationally.

Essential Functions
1. Facilitates daily activities in 3-hour afterschool program for up to 15 K-12th students.
2. Writes lesson plans and provides instruction in three focus areas: 1) creative and performing arts
(i.e., dance, theater, fashion, visual arts, arts and crafts); 2)STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and/or 3) Athletics and Health (recreation activities, basketball, soccer, cooking clubs, garden clubs)
3. Provides time for students to complete homework, providing direct help as needed.
4. Supervises snack time.
5. Manages classroom to encourage positive interaction among students, resolves conflicts nonviolently.
6. Monitors student behavior and recommends any necessary disciplinary action to the Site Coordinator.
7. Tracks student progress using Congreso’s data system as appropriate.
8. Attends all required training and professional development.
9. Attends new staff orientation and ongoing staff meetings.
10. Follows all Congreso Program policies and procedures
11. Maintains and inventories supplies and equipment. Requests supplies and equipment in timely
12. Ensures that classrooms and other school spaces are left in good condition each day and reports any
loss or damage to the Site Coordinator.
13. Records and reports any incidents that occur.
14. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Experience, Education, and Licensure

Minimum Experience: Experience working with youth.

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or GED; candidates may be in the progress of pursuing a degree of higher education.

Certification/License: NA

A Career with Congreso: Your talent and passion + our mission = outcomes
Come grow our reputation. Employees come to Congreso because they hear the positive things our clients, employees, and supporters say about us. Congreso has served the neighborhoods of eastern North Philadelphia since 1977. We have built our reputation on trust and high-quality human service delivery. And now our expertise in client-centered, outcomes-informed service delivery is extending our reputation beyond local borders to regional and national renown.

Come serve the community. Employees come to Congreso because of their passion to work directly with members of a vibrant and diverse community towards greater self-sufficiency. We have grassroots in Philadelphia’s Puerto Rican community and a commitment to strengthen all who live in the communities we serve. Our campus is located in the heart of the Eastern North Philadelphia neighborhoods we serve and includes a charter school that houses college courses at night.

Come celebrate culture. Employees come to Congreso because of the diversity of our employees, clients, and community we serve. We seek to serve all clients through practices that show inclusion, empathy and understanding regardless of cultural identities.

Come be part of our “familia.” Employees come to Congreso for a working culture that reflects our family-centered service approach and our commitment to balance work and family. Our “mi casa es su casa” welcome extends to employees and all who seek services from us. Our employees value the feeling of being “like family” and the close and supportive relationships they have with co-workers.

Come grow professionally. Employees come to Congreso to gain experience, learn new skills, and grow professionally. Our Primary Client Model™ provides employees with continuous education and professional development in client-centered, data-informed, and culturally appreciative service delivery. We recognize supervisors as leaders and an essential link between retention and service quality. All supervisors engage in regular professional development and organizational strategy conversations with Congreso’s President/CEO. Congreso has a reputation for leadership development, with many former employees now in leadership positions at the local, regional and national level.

To Apply
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Congreso is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Congreso is strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all employees and all applicants for employment. All employment decisions at Congreso are made without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability or military/veteran status, or any other protected class as set forth under applicable State, Local and Federal Civil Rights Laws.

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