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After School Counselor - Part time
Dave & Mary Alper JCC
11155 SW 112th Ave
Miami, FL 33176

Principal Responsibilities:

The Dave & Mary Alper JCC, South Miami Dade's inclusive Jewish community building, education and wellness organization, is seeking a dynamic After School Program Counselor to lead, guide, engage and supervise children grades K-5. The After School Program Counselor is a positive role model, with a great sense of humor, who displays enthusiasm, initiative, patience, and self-control. After School Counselors help participants with homework and assist with directed activities. The After School Program Counselor is always an ambassador for the Alper JCC.

Qualifications:High School Graduate or Higher

CPR certified is a plus

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

General Responsibilities:

  1. Lead and guide a group of children.
  2. Become aware of the ASP philosophy and objectives and work toward their fulfillment.
  3. Be a positive role model.
  4. Display enthusiasm, initiative, patience, self-control, and sense of humor.

Special Responsibilities:

  1. Plan age appropriate activities for the group;
  2. Build relationships with them and encourage their development of positive relationships with their peers;
  3. Help them become more aware of their environment and better able to act independently; and
  4. Help them gain a sense of accomplishment and pride in their ability.

Minimum Qualifications:

Skills:

Physical Requirements:

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Hours: 2:00-6:00 P.M. Monday-Friday

Salary: $10/hr

Agency Information:

Located in sunny, beautiful Miami, Florida,the sprawling Alper JCC at The Jay Morton-Levinthal Campus lies in the heart of the suburb of Kendall, easily reached by many nearby transportation crossroads. Convenient and accessible, our Center provides many opportunities for the Jewish community and all south Miami-Dade County residents to enjoy recreational, educational, cultural and social activities.

Through our extensive facilities, we offer our Members and Non-Members the chance to meet and connect with individuals and families from all over. For fitness enthusiasts, our well-equipped Fitness Center is a great place to play racquetball with your family, train with a friend in the gym, or swim with a group in our Jr. Olympic pool. Our Youth and Adult Building, home to a wide selection of adult programs and our children's department offers the young and young at heart a place to gather and socialize. Also, our Sablotsky Cultural Arts Center hosts visual arts exhibits and performances for all ages and focuses on bringing quality, renowned Jewish artists, authors, and entertainers for the community to enjoy.

The Alper JCC is also home to many high-quality programs, each recognized for their excellence and commitment to the community. Our superb Quality Counts 5-Star Glen Greenstein Early Childhood Development Center offers families the perfect setting for their children, infants through preschoolers, to grow, learn, and appreciate Jewish heritage. For children, the Kids? Connection After School Program provides a structured yet fun environment; and our summer camp gives campers the opportunity to grow and expand their horizons. The Special Needs Program offers a fun, stimulating, and dynamic program for children, teens and adults with cognitive and/or physical disabilities and has been widely recognized for its services as well.

As a community agency, we strive to strengthen the Jewish community by promoting Jewish values, ethics and traditions through our programs and services. The Alper JCC invites you to become a Member today and take advantage all we have to offer.