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Job Posting

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012

ASPIRA, Inc. of New Jersey

Newark, New Jersey 07104

Bilingual Social Worker –MSW ( Spanish/English)

ASPIRA of New Jersey will be hiring staff for newest evidence based program that has been launched in October 2011 at one of the elementary school in the City of Newark. The candidates must demonstrated sensitivity to the needs of economically and educationally disadvantage youth. The Social Worker will be will be responsible to facilitate weekly theme-centers group discussion, provide case-management, short-term counseling, and crisis intervention for youth and families. Required qualifications included to be bilingual (English and Spanish), must be a certified social worker with a MSW. Wage rate: commensurate with qualifications. Hours: Primarily Monday thru Friday (3:00pm to 5:00pm). If you are interested please email your resume to or fax (973) 484-0184.

Job Posting: Camden

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Position Title :       Site Coordinator

Position Type :     Non Instructional

Part Time   Position

County/State    Camden (New Jersey)

Job Requirements:  
Must have strong leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills.
Prior work experience in an urban school district is preferred as well as a standard NJ K-8 Teaching Certificate.

Must have strong written and verbal communication skills, knowledge of school/community relationships and community problems, interests and concerns.  Problem solving skills are important when the program needs to make unscheduled decisions in the day to day operations of the program.

Job Info   :

The 21st CCLC Site Coordinator will assist the Grant Director in the administration, day to day operations and oversight of the 21st Century Afterschool Program. The Site Coordinator is responsible for the overall daily operation, coordination, planning and managing of services for grades 4 through 8.

The successful Candidate will maintain ongoing programs with collaborative partners, parents, students, and district staff; will oversee coordination of program data collection, record keeping, evaluation, time records and grant expenditures, and will submit reports for the program; Will make public presentations both oral and written regarding the grant funded program, as appropriate. Will be required to attend 21St CCLC training sessions as required.

If interested, please submit your resume, cover letter, copy of your certificate and three letters of reference by mail to Ms. Hill at DUE Season Charter School 1000 Atlantic Ave, Camden, NJ 08104. Resume packages may also be faxed to 856-668-2196.

Deadline    Open Until Filled

Job Posting/ Trenton /AmeriCorps Position

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Family Engagement Specialist – AmeriCorps

Program Description:

The Get SET After School Program is five days per week for students in grades 1 to 8 with additional family programming offered in the evenings one night per week. In the 2010-2011 school year Get SET began to offer healthy snacks and increased physical activity in order to address our Healthy Kids Initiative. We have been able to improve upon this initiative by now offering healthy supper daily in addition to snack. We also offer music instruction including a special popular recorder workshop.  Regularly scheduled activities include homework tutoring, drama, hip hop dance instruction, technology program, photography, and physical fitness. One of our greatest accomplishments was the start of our Early Literacy Intervention for 1st to 4th grade students where children participate in small reading groups, receive one-on-one reading help or advanced readers participate in a book club.  Decoding and illustration of stories are emphasized with the younger students, while older children are supported with sight word recognition and reading comprehension.  Some of our past family programs have included English Language Learning classes and healthy cooking workshops.

Job Description:

The Family Engagement Specialist provides program support to the Get SET Director in the areas of tutoring, event planning for families and verbal communication with parents, students, volunteers, and partners regarding the need for effective, consistent parent involvement in their children’s education as well as extracurricular activities. Providing direct service in our after school program on a daily basis, the Family Engagement Specialist works closely with the all program participants and their families to engage them in meaningful activities including service learning projects and family workshops to benefit the community.  Many of our families’ native language is Spanish so cultural awareness and ability to suggest relevant workshops to a variety of ethnicities is crucial.  The Specialist should foster a safe and nurturing environment and ensure that sufficient resources and supplies are available to keep the program running smoothly.

Minimum Requirements
•    Love of children
•    Event management and planning
•    Some college experience preferred but not required
•    Pass mandatory child abuse background check and fingerprinting
•    Some physical activity – (Daily walk of approximately 5 blocks to pick up children at local school)

Service Hours
•    Monday through Friday – 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm with one evening per week until 8:30 pm

Primary Skills Required:
•    Effective Communication (Written / Oral) skills; ability to create and maintain professional relationships with key are organizations that will help promote student work and family involvement
•    Effective People skills:  working with paid staff , volunteers, partners, parents
•    Able to communicate the importance of family involvement; may require research on the subject

Additional Skills Desired:
•    Bilingual reading, writing and speaking Spanish/English is critical to the success of this position
•    Conflict Management / Conflict Resolution Skills
•    Cross-Cultural and Antiracism Training
•    Experience working with children
•    Able to coordinate recreational activities

Major Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Help with set up, break down and light cleaning of all program areas
•    Assist with walking the children from school
•    Help supervise the children and high school tutor/mentors
•    Assist in strengthening our partnership with parents and local schools by demonstrating professionalism and compassion with our stakeholders

Characteristics and qualifications strongly desired:
•    Self-starter
•    Knowledge and experience working with youth, their culture, youth counseling, adolescent psychological development, and program development.
•    Passion for reaching children, youth, and their families.
•    Maintains high energy, creativity and imagination.
•    Knows how to create healthy boundaries by establishing safe conditions & relationships.
•    Relates well to young people (perceptive and responsive to their needs) and those of their parents/guardians.
•    Willingness to work as a team with other staff members recognizing that every program must be supported by all staff members.
•    Able to handle individual and group differences within our urban multicultural community and among adults and youth in a positive, *care-fronting manner.   (*doesn’t avoid conflict but always fosters healthy relationships)
•    Demonstrates strong organizational and communication skills in working with children, youth and adults.


Westminster Community Life Center, Inc, 1140 Greenwood Ave., Trenton, NJ

CONTACT PERSON: Ayo Marie Johnson    PHONE #: 609-498-7419

National Job Opportunity!

Sunday, July 31st, 2011

Unique Afterschool Leadership Position Available 

Collaborative Communications Group in Washington, DC, manages the National Network of Statewide Afterschool Networks with funding from the C.S. Mott Foundation.
We are seeking a passionate, organized, detail-oriented, knowledgeable professional in the afterschool field to coordinate the national network.  From meeting design to online community management, this leader will coordinate all aspects of network development.
As a senior associate at Collaborative Communications, this leader will manage large and small projects in education and out-of-school time learning, work with a dynamic team, and learn from a range of perspectives on the current field and future of learning. Ideal candidates will have afterschool systems building knowledge and experience at the national, state or local levels.  Ideal qualifications include five years of experience in afterschool or related fields and a masters degree in education, public policy, public administration or related fields.
For background on the work, visit
Visit for a complete job description and details on how to apply.


Job Posting in DC or NYC

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

The Afterschool Alliance is hiring an Associate and Development Associate

The Afterschool Alliance is a non-profit advocacy and public awareness organization based in Washington, D.C. working to ensure that all children and youth have access to quality afterschool programs. The Afterschool Alliance is an equal opportunity employer.

Positions currently open to fill:

AssociateThis position will be based either in the New York City or Washington, DC office, depending on the location of the final candidate for the position.

Development Associate and Grant Writer


The Afterschool Alliance often has openings for self-motivated, team players, committed to community service in the area of afterschool initiatives.

The general tasks and activities that will be performed include but are not limited to:

  • Performing research about issues in the afterschool field;
  • Assisting with communicating changes in federal policy to afterschool providers and advocates;
  • Assisting with the collection and analysis of data and information regarding local, state and federal policies affecting afterschool programs;
  • Supporting in the management and coordination of all of fundraising efforts;
  • Supporting events and meetings as needed;
  • Helping to maintain the organizations database;
  • Helping with administrative functions, and opportunities to attend events and briefings.

Requirements: Background in child development, education, communications, policy, or community development preferred.

Deadline to Apply: Open until filled.
Stipend and benefits not included.
To Apply: Email resumes and cover letters to:


US Dept of Education

OVAE is hiring a Supervisory Education Program Specialist(GS-1720-14) to serve as the supervisor of the Division of Adult Education and Literacys Accountability Team. This position has been held by Mike Dean,who is retiring from the Department.
The vacancy announcements are currently posted on USAJOBs and are scheduled to close on July 1, 2011.
OVAE is recruiting from all sources for the position.
Prospective applicants are expected to possess: knowledge of performance management systems, knowledge of Management Information System (MIS) design and implementation, knowledge offiscal grant administration, and experience analyzing legislation and policydocuments. For complete information on the position as well as guidelines forthe application process, please access one of the following links:

Open to All RecruitingSources (non-status candidates)

Open to Federal Agencies(status candidatescurrent and former federal employees)