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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. 
 

Responsibilities:

  • 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

 Qualifications  

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. 
 
 

 

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