Do you want to make a difference? Do you enjoy working with youth? Do you enjoy a fast paced work environment? If you answered yes, we are looking for you! We are looking for enthusiastic employees to serve as part time Youth Program Staff. These staff are our front line support and are vital to engaging and mentoring our youth. Our programs serve students in Kindergarten through High School. So whether you’re looking for hands on experience to assist towards your future career in education, psychology or social work or you just enjoy being a role model for youth- we hope you’ll apply to join our team!
About MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation
Founded in 1996 by Wimbledon Finalist MaliVai Washington, the MaliVai Washington Youth Foundation is an after-school youth development program in Jacksonville’s Urban Core promoting academic achievement and positive life skills through the sport of tennis for students in kindergarten through high school. We use tennis, daily homework assistance, and life skills curriculum to engage youth in an active and fun program. By correlating success on the court with success in life, MWYF fosters leadership, sportsmanship, self-esteem, confidence, discipline, accountability, and the value of hard work, teamwork, and individual effort.
Essential duties and responsibilities
There are two separate programs we are staffing for: TnT Elementary (K-5th Grade) and Club904 Teens (Middle & High School). Candidates will have strong classroom management skills and will be asked to assist with homework and/or conduct enrichment activities. In Elementary, enrichment activities include small group academic games, crafts, hands on learning and more! In our Teen Program, activities include cooking club, robotics, music and animation, career readiness and more! Candidates must be available (at a minimum) 3pm-5:30pm Monday-Thursday, although full shifts are from 2:30pm-6pm Monday-Friday and 12:30-6:00 one Wednesday a month for Early Release. Additional information provided during the interview process.
Ability to work during program hours Ability to be a positive role model Ability to establish rapport and build relationships Ability to follow verbal and written instructions Must be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certification Must be able to pass any and all required background screens and drug screens at any time These positions are available to start immediately.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent, some college preferred Depending on position - minimum 6 months to 1 year of experience working with youth
Starting at $11.50 with increases based on experience