We are currently looking for staff to fill the following positions for the 2016 Children’s Defense Fund Freedom School ( June 27th – August 5th, 8AM – 3PM)
This program is a 6 six week out-of-school time summer enrichment program for children (kindergarten thru 8th grade) that: inspires children to fall in love with books and reading; focuses heavily on reading literacy, developing youth leadership, ensures every child has access to nutrition, health and mental health resources. The CDF Freedom School is a positive, effective and community-driven approach to end the Cradle to Prison Pipeline.
(Summer) Employment Opportunities
Project Director – Responsible for maintaining communication with the CDF Freedom Schools national staff; managing local staff; day-today supervision of site coordinator and servant leader interns. Will also make arrangements for staff training events as well as meeting weekly with site coordinator.
$4800 stipend. Requirements include: Effective administrative, communication and interpersonal skills. Prior supervisory experience and child abuse clearance a plus. Required to attend the CDF Freedom School Orientation and Training March 9-March 13.
Site Coordinator– Responsible for ensuring that the CDF Freedom Schools program model is implemented properly. Also responsible for the management of the day-to-day activities of the site, ensuring servant leader interns have necessary materials and supplies for the classroom. Site coordinators are key to maintaining team spirit among staff and must conduct brief session at the end of each day. Site Coordinator and project director should maintain open communication among parents and staff. $3600 stipend. Requirements include: Must have completed at least one year of college. Effective organization, administrative, communication and interpersonal skills. Must be a team player.
Child abuse clearance a plus. Will be required to attend the CDF Freedom School Orientation and Training June 1-June 9.
Servant Leader Interns (6 Positions) – Responsible for a maximum of ten students and serve as teachers during the doing classroom activities. Servant leader interns must be mature, smart and responsible and should possess high energy and enthusiasm and be able to engage children and be willing to work hard with a spirit of leadership. $2700 stipend. Requirements include: College-aged adults and/or recent college graduates. Effective administrative, communication and interpersonal skills. Must be a team player. Previous experience working with children and child abuse clearance a plus. Required to attend the CDF Freedom School Orientation and Training, June 3-June 9.
St. Paul’s Baptist Church will be responsible for travel costs associated with mandatory training.
For additional information, please contact the church at 215-763-1502. Please forward résumés to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.