Summer Program Assistant, After School Kids Program (ASK) - Center for Social Justice Research, Tea

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
May 04, 2017
Closes
Jun 13, 2017
Industry
Research
Hours
Full Time
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Requirements

Summer Program Assistant, After School Kids Program (ASK) - Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching & Service

Georgetown University's Center for Social Justice Research, Teaching and Service (CSJ) opened its doors in January 2001. The Center has a mission that is simple to state but far-reaching in its implications: In order to advance justice and the common good, CSJ promotes and integrates community-based research, teaching and service by collaborating with diverse partners and communities.  CSJ's After School Kids Program (ASK) seeks to empower adjudicated youth in the District of Columbia to make positive changes in their lives by challenging them with new learning opportunities and teaching the necessary skills to meet those challenges.  One of 6 professionally staffed signature programs, ASK is coordinated by the Assistant Director for Youth Justice Programs, with support from the Program Manager, Program Coordinator, and during the summer, the Summer Program Assistant.

The Summer Program Assistant for ASK provides support at various tutoring sites for court-involved youth during the summer term. Reporting to the Assistant Director for Youth Justice Programs, the Summer Program Assistant has duties that include but are not limited to:

  • Provides support to the program site implementation and student staff support and development.  
  • Provides needed staff capacity to support youth programming and the undergraduates in the program.
  • Coordinates program logistics, collecting data, and supporting program implementation in youth activities 5 days a week: Each Saturday 9:00 am - 4:00 pm and Monday - Thursday evenings.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in juvenile justice, psychology, social work, education, or a related field
  • At least 1 year in community-based youth program management, with adjudicated youth, or comparable experience
  • Valid US driver's license
  • Availability to work during the duty hours specified  

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience working with college students and volunteers and/or diverse communities
  • Familiarity with university culture
  • First Aid and CPR certifications

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