Position: Para-professional (Program Aide)
BSA Code: Job Code 7604
Status: Part-time, Non-exempt, Hourly
Compensation: $20 hourly, up to ten hours available per week
Location: Camden, N.J. – On-Site at Assigned Schools/Programs
Area of Focus: Children and Youth, Community Building/Renewal, Community Service
The Program Aide will serve as a key leader for after-school Scouting programs in the Garden State Council. A Program Aide will engage Scouts in active and imaginative activities and will draw in and manage parents and potential leaders. In conjunction with our partner organization, Program Aides will work directly with our youth members to teach them life skills including physical fitness, environmental conservation, active citizenship, and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) awareness. Program Aides need to be self-starters, self-motivated, be able to work independently and have a desire for community involvement.
A passion for helping young people develop into responsible adults, and a high comfort-level for working directly with children are essential skills for this position.
- The effective operation and supervision of the Scouting program within selected schools
- You are required to wear a Scout uniform shirt or staff shirt at all meetings and activities involving youth. (to be provided)
- Willingness to learn weekly program content & deliver that content to our youth members
- Ability to commit to a weekly schedule of program from the months of September-May
- Coordinating weekly program content with professional staff members
- Maintain weekly records such as attendance, advancement, and membership applications
- Ability to work in a team-setting with other program aides
- High School diploma
- Must be 18+
- Youth-oriented, having the ability to work well with children
- Should be organized, self-motivated and a team player
- Must live locally & be able to arrange transportation to and from program locations
- Scouting experience a plus
- Available each week at least three days between 2-5pm Monday through Friday
The BSA is committed to equal employment opportunity and compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and unlawful retaliation, such as those that prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical condition), gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or familial status, genetic information, citizenship status, protected activity (such as opposition to or reporting of prohibited discrimination or harassment), or any other status or classification protected by applicable federal, state, and/or local laws. This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all aspects of the employment relationship, including without limitation advertising, recruiting, hiring, training, evaluation, promotion, transfer, work assignments, compensation, benefits, disciplinary action, termination, or any other term, condition, or privilege of employment.
To apply or if you require additional information, email Nelson Lopez, Scoutreach District Executive: email@example.com.