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Posted: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 12:38 AM


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Entry level

Nonprofit Organization Management Individual & Family Services Hospitality
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Job description
Position Title: Community Center Program Aide-Monday through Friday 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
FLSA Schedule
Average 24 hours per week per year.
(17.5 hours per week from September through May.
40 hours per week during the remainder of the year.)Accountability: This position reports to and is supervised by the Community Center Director.Job Summary:

Assist in after school and day camp programs.

Must maintain and exhibit willingness to assist in carrying out The Salvation Army mission.

Enjoy working with children, be a good tutor and perform some cleaning duties as needed in program areas.

Position is expected to comply with and meet The Salvation Army, Federal, State and Local policies and standards.Essential Duties (Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential duties.):
Supervise members and visitors during activities in the community center.
Enforce rules as necessary.
Supervise and participate in all facets of these programs, e.g., recreation, snacks, crafts, field trips, etc.
When necessary, mediate disputes among participants, being sensitive to needs of all parties.
Tutor children on their homework.
Clean eating, work and play areas before and after activities.
Assist in other youth activities as needed.
Answer phone and take/forward messages as necessary.
Help plan, schedule, and conduct the activities of these programs.
Maintain and store all supplies and equipment.
Train members and visitors in the care and use of games and equipment.
Record and submit daily statistical reports.
Maintain confidentiality and comply with Salvation Army Safe from Harm guidelines.
Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relationships with clients, co-workers and supervisors.
This includes, but is not limited to, such actions as: resolution of conflicts in a professional manner; courteous treatment of staff, visitors and clients; respect of othersand#39; property and person; and professional and appropriate communication to and about clients, co-workers and supervisors. This job description should not be interpreted as an all inclusive list.
It is intended to identifyessential duties and requirements of the position.
Employee will follow other instructions, and perform other related duties, as may be
required by his/her supervisor.Qualifications:

Previous work with youth activities is desirable.

Good communication skills.

Able to read and write well.

Requires basic verbal communications with children and other employees.

Valid driversand#39; license and pass TSA MVR is a plus.

Physical And Work Environment Requirements

Must be certified by American Red Cross (ARC) in Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and First Aid.
Must be capable of performing the above essential duties and be able to lift a 40 pound child.
Most work will be indoors in a temperature-controlled environment. Background Checks:

Position requires background checks to be accomplished.

Findings may disqualify an individual for this position.If interested apply in person at The Salvation Army at 1707 W Chestnut Expressway Springfield, MO 65802 between 9:00 am and 4:00 pm or you may send your resume to

If you have questions, please call 417-862-5509.

• Location: Springfield, Springfield, MO, US

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