View Our Website View All Jobs

Federal Work Study- Youth Activity and Reading Coordinator

This is a Federal Work Study employment program that requires the applicant who is applying for this position to be either applying or receiving Federal Financial Aid and is a currently enrolled National University student in good academic standing. No other applications will be accepted. 

About CHW:

Community HousingWorks (CHW) is a California non-profit organization that has been building and owning affordable apartments that help people and communities move up in the world for nearly 30 years.  We provide support and training to help strengthen communities so that kids and adults can build a wealthier future. Since our inception in 1982, CHW has served the San Diego County region through our affordable housing developments and after-school programs, which strengthen neighborhoods and help families to become more financially independent. Annually, CHW’s programs reach over 8,000 youth and adults.  

Position Objective:

To provide enriching, fun, and academic summer activities for youth in our learning centers and to further support the Literacy and Reading skills development of the student residents at the Learning Centers. Locations available in Poway, Escondido, Central San Diego, Lakeside, Fallbrook, Vista, Azusa or Pasadena. Support students during summer learning center hours with fun activities, reading lessons to prevent summer learning loss, and access to computer labs. 


  • Facilitates one-on-one or group reading study
  • Prepares materials and strategies to focus on trouble or challenge areas that students are facing and in order to help them learn and succeed in reading.
  • Uses CHW-provided work books, games, and work sheets to help provide fun activity stations for students.
  • Support the understanding of reading common core concepts of all interested K-5th students.  Coordinates with the Community Building Coordinator (CBC) for any summer enrichment activities or Reading tutoring needs pertaining to the students.
  • Maintains an attendance record of student participants in the program and submits to the CBC.  Assists with parent outreach for Family Literacy nights, community events, and review of I-Ready e-learning student literacy reports
  • Helps pull and run I-Ready (literacy e-learning program) diagnostics and specialized learning tools for student and parent review of student progress and needs.
  • Helps prepare customized I-Ready lessons for volunteers to teach with students
  • Helps plan and set up enrichment activity stations for youth to play and learn


Education & Experience: 

  • Currently in pursuit of a Degree at National University, San Diego. Successfully pass a live scan background check. 
  • Desired: Background in education, child/human development, or interest in nonprofit/social studies work.  
  • Bilingual English/Spanish a plus but not required 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk around the Learning Center. 
Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate. There is usually one on-site staff member and a few other volunteers managing a handful of students. The Learning Center has a quiet study room, a reading room, general work area, and computer room. 


Read More

Apply for this position

Apply with
Attach resume as .pdf, .doc, .docx, .odt, .txt, or .rtf (limit 5MB) or Paste resume

Paste your resume here or Attach resume file

To comply with government Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action reporting regulations, we are requesting (but NOT requiring) that you enter this personal data. This information will not be used in connection with any employment decisions, and will be used solely as permitted by state and federal law. Your voluntary cooperation would be appreciated. Learn more.

Invitation for Job Applicants to Self-Identify as a U.S. Veteran
  • A “disabled veteran” is one of the following:
    • a veteran of the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service who is entitled to compensation (or who but for the receipt of military retired pay would be entitled to compensation) under laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs; or
    • a person who was discharged or released from active duty because of a service-connected disability.
  • A “recently separated veteran” means any veteran during the three-year period beginning on the date of such veteran's discharge or release from active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval, or air service.
  • An “active duty wartime or campaign badge veteran” means a veteran who served on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service during a war, or in a campaign or expedition for which a campaign badge has been authorized under the laws administered by the Department of Defense.
  • An “Armed forces service medal veteran” means a veteran who, while serving on active duty in the U.S. military, ground, naval or air service, participated in a United States military operation for which an Armed Forces service medal was awarded pursuant to Executive Order 12985.
Veteran status

Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability
Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability Form CC-305
OMB Control Number 1250-0005
Expires 1/31/2020
Why are you being asked to complete this form?

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities.i To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary, but we hope that you will choose to fill it out. If you are applying for a job, any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way.

If you already work for us, your answer will not be used against you in any way. Because a person may become disabled at any time, we are required to ask all of our employees to update their information every five years. You may voluntarily self-identify as having a disability on this form without fear of any punishment because you did not identify as having a disability earlier.

How do I know if I have a disability?

You are considered to have a disability if you have a physical or mental impairment or medical condition that substantially limits a major life activity, or if you have a history or record of such an impairment or medical condition.

Disabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Blindness
  • Deafness
  • Cancer
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy
  • Autism
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Schizophrenia
  • Muscular dystrophy
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Major depression
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Missing limbs or partially missing limbs
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder
  • Impairments requiring the use of a wheelchair
  • Intellectual disability (previously called mental retardation)
Please check one of the boxes below:

You must enter your name and date
Your Name Today's Date
Reasonable Accommodation Notice

Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.

iSection 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended. For more information about this form or the equal employment obligations of Federal contractors, visit the U.S. Department of Labor's Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) website at

PUBLIC BURDEN STATEMENT: According to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 no persons are required to respond to a collection of information unless such collection displays a valid OMB control number. This survey should take about 5 minutes to complete.