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Youth Program Assistant (Casual Hire)

Company: KEY Project
Location: Kaneohe
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

The mission of KEY Project is to nurture and promote the cultural, environmental, social, economic and recreational well-being of the Kualoa-He--eia area by providing a vital grassroots civic resource that effectively serves the needs of our diverse multicultural community. KEY provides programs and services touching all ages at our multi-purpose community center in Waihe--e Valley on O--ahu. -Job purposeThe purpose of the Youth Program Assistant (Casual Hire) - is to support the Program Coordinator to meet the goals and objectives of the Ho--opilina Youth Program during intersession activities. Through collaboration with the KEY Project team and community, this position will gain valuable skills while working with the youth of our community to promote physical, cognitive, social, and cultural connectedness.Duties and responsibilities

  • Assists with all activities of the youth intersession programming including, but not limited to, facilitating discussion and exploration of excursion topics, assisting with student behavior management, implementing team building activities, and modeling and enforcing appropriate safety precautions
  • Conducts professional and safe drop off and pick up processes for youth and their families
  • Performs various support roles such as administrative/clerical duties, preparing and managing program supplies, and cleaning designated areas used for activities such as classrooms, vehicles, and campus facilities
  • Works with KEY Project staff, participants and their families, and community partners to create a positive environment towards fulfilling program and organizational goals
  • Accepts and performs all other tasks as assigned by Program Coordinator or other staff leads
    QualificationsQualified and selected candidates will be required to successfully complete a background check. -Minimum qualifications required include:
    • High school diploma
    • 1+ years of experience working directly with youth
    • Proficiency with MS Office, Google Applications, email, and social media platforms -
    • Excellent listening and interpersonal skills
    • Organizational and task prioritization skills with ability to meet deadlines
    • Must be able to deal effectively and calmly with challenging situations. -Preferred qualifications:
      • Working knowledge of Canva, Constant Contact, and Zoom
      • Experience working with diverse, multicultural communities
      • Have general cultural knowledge of Waihe--e and surrounding ahupua--a.
      • Valid CPR/First Aid Certification
      • Strong swimming abilities
      • Clean driving record and valid driver's licenseWorking conditionsThis is a casual hire (temporary) position not to exceed beyond a maximum two month employment period (anticipated work term is June 1 - July 31). - This position is part time (20 hours per week) for non-programmed weeks, but it is required to work 40 hours per week during active program weeks (June 20th -30th and July 17th - 28th). - Work will be performed in both indoor and outdoor environments with exposure to various temperatures, weather conditions, and potentially uneven terrain or vegetation. - -Physical requirementsThis position requires the ability to walk, move, squat, stand in a variety of positions and locations both on campus and at offsite venues, walk for long distances/durations, - the ability to lift 30 pounds, and the ability to maintain spatial awareness of surroundings and people. - -

Keywords: KEY Project, Honolulu , Youth Program Assistant (Casual Hire), Other , Kaneohe, Hawaii

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