SUMMER GROUP LEADERS

Job Type

Part Time
Temporary

Salary

Minimum: $11
Maximum: $1,450
Details: $11.50 to $14.50 per hour

Published

06/08/2018

Start Date

07/02/2018

Application Deadline

06/19/2018

Address

71 Cherry Street
Cambridge
MA
02139
United States

Description

MARGARET FULLER HOUSE SUMMER PEACE ACADEMY:

The Margaret Fuller Neighborhood House, a nonprofit, social services agency located in one of the most diverse neighborhoods in Cambridge, seek Assistant and Full Teacher/Counselors for our School Age Program. We nurture the social, emotional, academic and physical health of children by providing them with firm and loving guidance, and a wide range of dynamic learning experiences in our classrooms and around the community. We advocate for children by building lasting relationships with families and collaborating with student’s classroom teachers. Children develop self-awareness, passion for learning and discovery, and enjoy the rewards of positive choices and being active citizens.


Opportunity:

If you love art, science, sports, or cooking, and working with young people, this is a unique and challenging opportunity to have fun while making an impact on the lives of 50 low-income youth from around Cambridge. Come spend your day educating youth, planning and leading activities you are passionate about, and sharing your great personality with the youth of the Greater Boston region!


MFNH Summer Explorations teachers are responsible for planning and implementing an engaging,active, and hands-on program. We offer a variety of activities including cooking, dance, sporting events, theatre, arts activities and science experiments. We also have partnerships with many different organizations around the city that help us to enrich our curriculum.


Employment:

Hours: 20-40/week.

Salary: $11 -$14.50 per hour, depending on experience.

Dates: 6/25 - 8/29, M - F*

  • Please note it is important to work all program days. Strong preference will be given to Candidates without any schedule conflicts.


Responsibilities:

Lead daily activities at the house and around the local Cambridge area.

Educate youth about active citizenship and taking ownership of their community

Help plan new activities and expand curriculum

Mentor High School age Program Assistants and college aged interns.

Maintain a positive attitude and a passion for life

Have fun!


Qualifications:

Experience working with children ages 5-13, preferably in a school, summer camp or coaching Outgoing, enthusiastic, comfortable speaking in public, and confident in leadership roles Patience, flexibility, creativity, and ability to work independently and as part of a team Strong behavior guidance skills Experience with different ethnic and cultural backgrounds.


The MFNH is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ethnicity,gender, nationality, religious belief, or sexual orientation. Bilingual candidates, especially Haitian Creole or Spanish-speakers, and people of diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.


The Margaret Fuller House is a neighborhood icon, with an experienced staff—many of whom have been working in the School Age Program for 5 years or more—a strong reputation in the community,and is a great place to work.

Benefits

Summer Position that could lead to year round position.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

dmngerem@margaretfullerhouse.org

Please submit a cover letter and resume by email to Mark Stearns at dmngerem@margaretfullerhouse.org. Thank you for your interest.


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