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Summer Camp Facilitator

Presencial
El trabajo se debe realizar en o cerca de Portland, OR
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Publicado hace 17 días

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Flexibilidad
A Tiempo Completo
Tipo de contrato
Temporal
Fecha de inicio
17 de junio de 2024
Fecha límite de postulación
12 de junio de 2024
Educación
Bachillerato
Nivel de Experiencia
Principiante
Compensación
USD $18,90 - $19,9 / hora

Descripción

Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest (GIPNW) is seeking Summer Camp Facilitators for our Eureka! STEM program, in Portland, OR. Girls Inc. is a non-profit organization whose gender-specific and research-based programming is focused on equipping girls with the tools necessary to lead healthy, academically successful, and economically-independent lives. Together with our community partners and supporters, we give every girl the opportunity to realize the Power of Her. GIPNW also supports an anti-racist stance and looks to our mission and programming to support girls and all Black, Indigenous, and People of Color; and any person from specific and diverse backgrounds. 

Girls Inc. embraces diversity in a profound way and believes in the power of a shared table to bring people together as we are committed to building a culturally inclusive team. We see diversity and inclusion as central to our organization. This means that we stand up against discrimination and harassment wherever we operate. 

Girls Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity (EEO) and equal pay to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


Position Summary

The Eureka! Summer Facilitator will create and implement a positive and safe environment for Eurekans to continue to become strong, smart and bold adults. They will facilitate curriculum-based activities and discussions designed to increase STEAM knowledge, strengthen self-confidence, and cultivate communication and other interpersonal skills. This position will facilitate a 4 week STEAM camp at one of our local college campuses.  College campuses include Portland State University and Mount Hood Community College.

Eureka! is a five year program that brings youth, including many who will be first generation college applicants, onto local college and university campuses for an intensive summer program. Eureka utilizes STEAM and youth empowerment curriculum to engage 8th - 12th grade girls as an important part of the workforce of the future. During the Eureka! program, girls get to participate in a variety of hands-on, exciting, and compelling activities that explore STEAM at college campuses. With complementary activities in sports and physical fitness, healthy living, and financial literacy, Eureka! fully fosters educational, professional, and personal development.Girls Inc. PNW is committed to serving every youth we reach with a positive impact. 

We aim to identify candidates with relevant experience - professional and lived - who will relate meaningfully with diverse youth, families, partners, and communities. If you have recent experience working with youth and are looking for an opportunity to advance your facilitation skills, and have a fun seasonal summer opportunity empowering youth - we want to hear from you!


Primary Responsibilities

  • Facilitate a 4 week in-person Summer Camp
  • Participate in Girls Inc. Eureka! staff training and program preparation activities
  • Co-Lead with a team on start-up, implementation and close-out efforts, including: coordination of supply preparation, curriculum and other group/site specific resources
  • Create an equitable, inclusive, and anti-bullying classroom
  • Maintain clear and open communication with GIPNW staff
  • Establish authentic and meaningful connections with youth and families that support their commitment and retention to the Eureka! Program
  • Follow administrative expectations related to professionalism, time management, submitting timesheets, etc. 

Other Duties

The duties mentioned above are not intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties required in this position. This job description is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities. This role may not be required to perform other duties as needed to assist with the overall mission of the organization.

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • At least 1 year of group facilitation/instruction experience with underserved youth, required 
  • Must possess strong youth behavior management skills, including the ability to effectively engage, de-escalate, and redirect youth in a summer camp setting
  • Ability to adapt strategies to meet the diverse needs of our youth who come from various backgrounds
  • Must possess strong communications and organizational skills, flexibility, independence, warmth, and the ability to problem solve
  • Must have the ability to travel to program sites, by way of public transportation, driving one’s own vehicle, or another reliable mode of transportation
  • Familiar with Google Suite, Zoom, and technologically savvy 
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds and sit or stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Must pass a criminal background check
  • We are a COVID-19 vaccine mandatory organization. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination status must be proven upon hiring


This Seasonal Site-Based position will begin  Monday, June 17th and end Friday, August 9th


Preferred Qualifications 

  • 1-2 years of group facilitation/instruction experience in intersectional identity-specific programing and hands-on, experiential programming 
  • Post-High School Training, Associates or Bachelor’s degree is a preference, but not required 
  • Experience being trained on propriety curriculum and implementation of lesson and activity plans
  • Familiarity with delivering culturally relevant and responsive youth programming plus a strong understanding of and/or willingness to learn about diverse cultures and communities.
  • Excitement leading and implementing summer camp curriculum that have a heavy focus on STEAM activities
  • Relevant and significant experience in gender-specific and/or experiential programming
  • Experience working with transgender, non-binary, and gender expansive youth
  • Bi-Cultural, Bilingual, such as Spanish, Somali, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Russian, or Ukrainian speaking ability highly desired
  • Deep knowledge of local community resources

Schedule

  • June 17th- June 21st: Staff Training/Holiday
  • June 24th- June 28th: Staff Training 
  • July 1st - July 5th: Staff Training/Holiday/On Site Visits/Room Setup 
  • July 8th - July 12th: Week 1 Summer Camp 
  • July 15th- July 19th: Week 2 Summer Camp 
  • July 22nd- July 26th: Week 3 Summer Camp 
  • July 29th - August 2nd: Week 4 Summer Camp 
  • August 5th- August 9th: Clean Up/Debrief/Organize


 


Must pass a criminal background check. 


We are a COVID-19 vaccine mandatory organization. Proof of COVID-19 vaccination  status must be proven upon hiring.


Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

Girls Inc. of the Pacific Northwest (GIPNW) is seeking Summer Camp Facilitators for our Eureka! STEM program, in Portland, OR. Girls Inc. is a non-profit organization whose gender-specific and research-based programming is focused on…

Compensación

  • 403(b) Retirement Plan Eligible, with the option to contribute Pre-Tax or Roth. 3% employer contribution after 1 year of consecutive service
  • Paid Time Off (accrual rate of .077 per hour worked)
  • Paid COVID-19 Sick Leave
  • Spot Bonus Program
  • Referral Program


  • 403(b) Retirement Plan Eligible, with the option to contribute Pre-Tax or Roth. 3% employer contribution after 1 year of consecutive service
  • Paid Time Off (accrual rate of .077 per hour…

Nivel de Idiomas

  • Bi-Cultural, Bilingual, such as Spanish, Somali, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Russian, or Ukrainian speaking ability highly desired


  • Bi-Cultural, Bilingual, such as Spanish, Somali, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Russian, or Ukrainian speaking ability highly desired


Ubicación

Presencial
4800 S Macadam Ave, Portland, OR 97239, USA

Cómo aplicar

Please complete all required information on our online application, and reach out to info@girlsincpnw.org for any questions.

Please complete all required information on our online application, and reach out to info@girlsincpnw.org for any questions.

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