After School and Summer Program Assistant!

Women Against Abuse, Inc (WAA)
Position Details
Opening Date: 
Thu, 09/07/2017
Program Summary: 
WAA, a 501(c)3 nonprofit agency, is Philadelphia’s leading domestic violence advocate and service provider and among the largest domestic violence agencies in the country. The mission of WAA is to provide quality, compassionate and nonjudgmental services in a manner that fosters self-respect and independence in persons experiencing intimate partner violence and to lead the struggle to end domestic violence through advocacy and community education. With over 150 staff, WAA serves over 15,000 individuals each year through emergency residential services (2 - 100 bed safe havens and 15 transitional housing apartments), legal services, hotline counseling, aftercare community based services, prevention & education, and advocacy. WAA’s Core Values are Safety, Empowerment, Strength, Hope, Respect, and Integrity and we are committed to a work environment built on honesty, transparency, teamwork, accountability, and a high level of professionalism.
Salary & Benefits: 
commensurate with experience as well as a generous, comprehensive benefit package.
Schedule: 16-20 hours per week, Monday-Thursday (Afterschool Hours)
Key Duties & Responsibilities: 
The After School/Summer Program Assistant is responsible for planning program activities; ensuring a high level of program quality; helping to maintain a safe, clean environment; ensuring the safety of all children in the program; working independently as well as with a team; creating an enriching, fun, and safe environment and working to establish a positive relationship with all program participants and their parents. All responsibilities are implemented according to our mission and values and according to Agency standards, including the Sanctuary Model ®.
Education, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 
• Bachelor’s in early childhood education or related field. • A minimum of 2-3 years’ experience working with school aged children in an educational setting. • Demonstrated experience in delivering effective learning activities is required. • Demonstrated proficiency in both verbal and written communication is required. • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population is required. • Demonstrated commitment to service of others is required. • A valid Pennsylvania driver’s license is required. • Will be required to attend 45 hours of Domestic Violence Training, post hire. • Employment offer and continued employment are contingent upon satisfactory child abuse, criminal, FBI clearances and TB Test required (all related fees will be paid by WAA).
More Details: 
Schedule: 16-20 hours per week, Monday-Thursday (Afterschool Hours) 40 hours per week during Summer Camp Olney Section, Philadelphia
Contact Info
Contact Info: 
For consideration, please send your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Human Resources,
Additional Application Info: 
We are an equal opportunity employer and are dedicated to promoting diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply, which may include but is not limited to candidates of color, LGBTQ communities, veterans, and people with disabilities.