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Job Posting: YWCA of Bergen County Seeks Candidates for Child Watch Program in Ridgewood, NJ

Monday, July 14th, 2014

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Please submit a resume to:
Ywjobopportunities@ywcabergencounty.org

The YWCA of Bergen County is seeking candidates for our Child Watch Program located in Ridgewood, NJ.

Must be able to provide a warm, nurturing, safe and stimulating environment for infants through six years of age.

Responsibilities:

  • Understands and supports the mission of the YWCA of Bergen County.
  • Under the supervision of the Director of Early Childhood Programs, the child care provider will provide an environment that is in keeping with sound principles of child development and encourage participation of children in various activities.
  • Prepare materials used by the children in activities.
  • Share information or concerns about the children with the Director.
  • Assist in the maintenance of up to date required records of children.
  • Attend staff meetings, in service workshops and professional meetings.
  • Establish and maintain good communication with parents on a daily informal basis.
  • Report all maintenance concerns, including any broken equipment to the Director.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Have a minimum of a High School diploma, experience with young children preferred.
  • Able to lift a 40 lb. child for reassurances, cuddling and diaper changing.

Hours:

  • Part time mornings from 9am to 12pm.

Please submit a resume to:
Ywjobopportunities@ywcabergencounty.org

Part-Time Job Opening for the Fall 2014: Afterschool Enrichment Instructor (Elementary and Middle School)

Saturday, June 14th, 2014

Part-Time Job Opening
Afterschool Enrichment Instructor (Elementary and Middle School)
Hours: Varied, two-hour periods; must be available weekday afternoons
Pay: $25 per hour
Dates: Fall 2014 to Summer 2015
Deadline: Open until filled

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Highly successful afterschool program seeks dedicated and inspired instructors to lead enrichment activities in the All Stars Program at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel School in Asbury Park. Our program is funded in part by a 21st enrichment activities focused around a STEAM theme (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Math) with additional programming in the areas of literacy, physical education, and character development.

The ideal candidate has experience teaching elementary and middle school youth or has professional experience combined with a passion for working with children. Content areas include hands-on science, gardening, fitness, kitchen chemistry, culinary arts, journalism, music, architecture, photography, robotics, martial arts, rocketry, Zumba, chess, recycled art, video game design, fashion design, theater, salsa dancing, community service, career exploration, and video arts. Creative class ideas are welcome, particularly those that fall within the STEAM theme.

INSTRUCTOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create lesson plans and lead weekly enrichment activities.
  • Lead hands-on group activities that are engaging and age appropriate.
  • Prepare materials and equipment for afterschool activities.
  • Participate in ongoing professional development throughout the year.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A passion and commitment to providing youth with high quality learning experiences.
  • Energetic, with the ability to build meaningful relationships and engage with youth in a professional manner.
  • Experience working with students from culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
  • Must meet background clearance requirements.

Interested applicants should send resume and cover letter to: olmcallstars@gmail.com.

Job Posting: Plainfield Community Outreach Seeks Project Director (part-time)

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Part-time Project Director (20 hours/week) needed for a Non-Profit Organization that focuses on Afterschool programs and Student Development. Primary duties include: Overall program oversight, grant writing and implementation, support of site program instructors and administrators, and some supervision of staff.

Candidate must have experience writing successful grant applications for State of New Jersey programs.

Minimum education required: BA or BS in an Education related field; also will consider fields relating to Organizational Management, Business Administration, or Social Work.

Send resume and cover letter to: jobs@educateplainfield.org

April Rains Down with Sensational STEM News at Girls STEM Collaborative (GSGSC)

Tuesday, April 8th, 2014

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The Garden State Girls STEM Collaborative is the New Jersey initiative of the National Girls Collaborative Project, a program focused on providing high quality STEM activities to girls. Their primary goal is to strengthen the capacity of girl-serving STEM programs to effectively reach and serve underrepresented girls in STEM by sharing promising practice research and program models, outcomes, products and by connecting formal and informal educators, business and industry in order to maximize the resources that can positively influence our girls. Contact Mike MacEwan for more information how you can become involved.

In their latest issue, the Garden State Girls STEP Collaborative Project spotlights:

  • Join us for TEDx Youth@MT Olive Fri 4/11/14
  • Five-Minute Film Festival: 8 Videos to Encourage Girls in STEM
  • Check out NJ’s Statewide Youth Advisory Boards via Rutgers
  • Take Advantage of this Valuable FREE Resource: Is your program listed?
  • Super-Cheap Paper Microscope Could Save Millions of Lives
  • Female Scientists Share Research and Career Stories with Teenage Girls
  • Bullying Victims’ Video Strikes a Chord
  • Reminder to Register for TeenTech 2014 Thurs 5/29/14

STEM Marches On with Great News in March at Girls STEM Collaborative (GSGSC)

Monday, March 24th, 2014

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The Garden State Girls STEM Collaborative is the New Jersey initiative of the National Girls Collaborative Project, a program focused on providing high quality STEM activities to girls. Their primary goal is to strengthen the capacity of girl-serving STEM programs to effectively reach and serve underrepresented girls in STEM by sharing promising practice research and program models, outcomes, products and by connecting formal and informal educators, business and industry in order to maximize the resources that can positively influence our girls. Contact Mike MacEwan for more information how you can become involved.

In their latest issue, the Garden State Girls STEP Collaborative Project spotlights:

  • Teen Invents Flashlight That Could Change The World
  • Reminder to Register for TeenTech 2014 Thurs 5/29/14
  • TEDxYouth@Mt.Olive Asks ‘Have an Idea Worth Sharing?’
  • GSGSC joins the pledge to #banbossy
  • Educating Google Generation Demands Change, Will After-School Take Lead?
  • Take Advantage of this Valuable FREE Resource: Is your program listed?
  • STEM in New Jersey: Strengthen a Strength