Job Opportunity Details

Lead StudyTime Facilitator

Posted: 1/3/2023

Hiring Location: Society of St. Vincent de Paul of North Texas - Other Catholic Entities and Organizations
Address: 3826 Gilbert Avenue, Dallas, TX 75219 (Map)

Job Type: Part Time
Hours: 10-18 hours weekly
Weekends/OT Required: Occasionally
Education Required: Bachelors Degree (Preferred)
Catholic Required: No
Bilingual Required: Yes

Job Description

The Society of St. Vincent de Paul is a volunteer organization that offers direct aid to those in need across nine counties in North Texas. Through personal, compassionate interaction, the Society’s members provide short-term financial, material and emotional support to our neighbors in crisis.

In addition, broader Society programs and services help families address the underlying root causes of their basic unmet needs. Things like access to free prescription medication for those without insurance, or support in escaping predatory debt empower neighbors to build a life free from poverty. SVdP supports entire families on their journey to self-sufficiency, now and for the future through our StudyTime program. Through afterschool tutoring and mentorship, StudyTime builds a foundation for success in the classroom, as well as independence and stability later in life.

Lead StudyTime facilitators will be appointed at each site and are responsible for daily programming. Lead StudyTime facilitators will ensure high quality instruction, provide a respectful, positive learning environment that allows students to develop personal, social and intellectual skills. Facilitators will be professional, positive and enthusiastic and be organized and communicative when planning and providing a dynamic and exciting program for students with the StudyTime Program Manager and StudyTime Coordinator. Provide classroom facilitation, tutoring and mentoring and program implementation to a specific StudyTime site. Reports to the Program Manager. Lead Facilitators will be evaluated 2-4 times a year from an internal and external source.
• Coordinate StudyTime facilitators, volunteers and students
• Periodically communicate and meet with SVdP staff, parents and school teachers to discuss objectives of the program and seek their feedback, following student's Individualized Educational Plans (IEP)
• Maintain schedules and logs as provided by the StudyTime Program Manager and StudyTime Coordinator
• Maintain program inventory of supplies, snacks, equipment and furniture
• Request snacks, materials and resources through the StudyTime Program Manager
• Follow procedures and AQUA Handbook at performance levels of 3 or higher
• Follow the StudyTime schedule, planned activities and lesson plans
• Welcome the students and parents daily to the program
• Regularly communicate with participating families in an a way that is comfortable and culturally sensitive to the whole family
• Regularly communicate with the StudyTime Program Manager and StudyTime Coordinator regarding program successes and challenges
• Maintain attendance records and collect report cards
• Maintain logs of student’s strengths and needs, relationships and behaviors to allow for accommodations met per child
• Plan and complete weekly scheduled activities
• Keep curriculum relevant to the site’s interest and themes
• Follow themes to promote the students’ academic, physical, social and emotional needs. Change and adjust themes accordingly
• Mentor and develop student study skills with special focus on math and reading, writing skills and social emotional skills
• Maintain classroom equipment and a clean work area at StudyTime sites
• Participate in SVdP trainings and staff meetings held outside of normal StudyTime hours
• Adheres to minimum office hours
• Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
• Strong leadership skills
• Works well with children and volunteers
• Strong writing, analytical and problem-solving skills
• Time management and general administration skills
• Bilingual preferred; English and Spanish

Minimum Requirements:
• CPR and First Aid Certification
• Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related field, or equivalent experience
• Experience working with children ages 5 to 18
• Experience managing adults and volunteers
• Experience working with parents on student performance
• Complete annual Safe Environment training and pass a Criminal Background Check
• Computer skills, including MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams) Email, Social Media (Twitter, Instagram, Facebook), Virtual platforms (Zoom) and other PC based tools and programs

Hiring Contact

Name and Title: Melani Guerra, StudyTime Program Manager
Phone: 214-520-0650

How to submit resume: Email

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