Work with PASA

Brittany Pi(e) day

Photo: Former AfterZone Site Coordinator for Nathan Bishop, Brittany Sandbergen (middle), and her Program Support Staff, Julie Alfano and Tyler Hammer, prepare to get pied by students for PI(e) Day.

The Providence After School Alliance’s (PASA) mission is to expand and improve quality expanded learning opportunities for Providence youth by organizing a citywide public/private system. Working in tandem with one another, PASA’s AfterZone (for middle school) and Hub (for high school) initiatives offer Providence young people multiple pathways to learning beginning in middle school and continuing through high school.

At PASA, we pride ourselves on hiring bright and motivated individuals. PASA is an equal opportunity employer and we offer competitive compensation in a dynamic and fun work environment.


Hub Coordinator

The Hub works with in tandem with PASA’s Quality Department and Providence public high schools and community partners to provide high school students across the city with high-quality expanded learning opportunities (ELO) that not only garner them credit towards graduation, but provide rigorous, hands-on learning activities grounded in relevant, real world skills and professional experience. To learn more about the Hub and ELO’s please visit, http://mypasa.org/hub-high-school/.

PASA is seeking a full-time Hub Coordinator to help implement PASA’s high school programs. The Hub Coordinator will play an integral role in developing, managing, and ensuring the expansion of PASA’s High School system building work.

Major Roles and Responsibilities:

Program Management & System Operations                      

  • Coordinate and supervise all administrative tasks related to the effective operation of the PASA’s high school programing and PASA’s youth and program assessment work including managing communications with partners and vendors, organizing program and observations schedules, tracking program attendance, and other logistics
  • In partnership with PASA’s Operations Coordinator, facilitate vendor contract procurement process, manage vendor payments, and program operations
  • Develop and facilitate various orientations, technical assistance sessions, and final student demonstration day(s) with PASA’s Quality Department

Communication and Relationship Building

  • Work closely with high school youth, community partners, and school administration in 3 to 4 high schools to recruit and retain youth participants
  • Help recruit and support community partners and teachers to jointly lead ELOs at assigned schools
  • Serve as a liaison with the Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE), vendors, students, families and school/district staff

Data and Program Quality

  • Participate in quality assessment trainings, program observations and program evaluations
  • Participate in data-driven dialogue to inform program decisions and ensure long-term youth and program outcomes
  • Aid PASA staff to implement assessments and program evaluations to inform and refine PASA’s programming
  • Review, monitor and distribute program and youth data to community partners, school administration, Rhode Island Department of Education, direct supervisor and PASA to manage student enrollment participation, and retention

 Skills Required:

  • Experience and passion for working with high school age youth.
  • Ability to work with a wide-range of community and school partners in developing effective, collaborative partnerships and learning experiences.
  • Ability to synthesize large amounts of information and communicate it effectively to different audiences.
  • Ability to navigate in and out-of-school issues and interact with community partners and school-based practitioners.
  • Strong computer skills, with a working knowledge of Microsoft applications.
  • Strong writing and communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent community-based experience, along with 1 year of related professional work.

 Desired Skills:

  • Creativity, patience, a good work ethic, and a sense of humor.
  • Understanding evaluation methodologies and interpreting statistical data.
  • Working knowledge of experiential and inquiry-based learning.
  • A balance of working on “start-up” projects and operating established programs.
  • Planning experience (programs and events).
  • Intermediate Spanish language skills.

Remuneration:

  • The salary range for this position is mid 30Ks, depending on experience with a comprehensive benefits package.
  • PASA will begin reviewing applications on April 14, 2016 and will accept applications until the position is filled.

 To apply, send your resume, cover letter to:

Eric Collins, HR Coordinator

ecollins@mypasa.org

Or submit to: Providence After School Alliance

81 Carpenter Street, Providence, RI 02903 / Fax (401) 228-3915.

PASA prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability or handicap, age, marital status, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity/expression, domestic partnership status or HIV status.  PASA also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to PASA facilities.


 

 

Behavioral Specialist

2016 AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp

The Providence After School Alliance (PASA) is currently seeking certified teachers for the position of Behavioral Specialist for the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp. Behavioral Specialists will support teams of educators in creating and implementing a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math(STEM) focused, hands-on, inquiry based summer learning camp for middle school youth. The AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp will take place from July 5th – July 29th, 2016 at Providence’s public middle schools. Behavioral Specialists will begin professional development on March 18th and transition to 30-33 hr/wk starting July 5th, 2016. During camp, Behavioral Specialists will work from 8:30 am-3:00 pm. For additional information on the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp or PASA click HERE

Job Responsibilities

Behavioral Specialists will support educator teams in delivering 4 week interdisciplinary, inquiry-based STEM curriculum for multiple cohorts of 28 Providence public middle school students. This curriculum will include 2 days a week of on-site learning at a school-site and two days of off-site field experiences for youth.  Behavioral Specialist will support behavioral management in classrooms and during offsite trips as needed.  They will conduct informal program observations and feedback sessions with multiple teaching teams. Behavioral Specialist may also have the opportunity to develop and lead professional development.

Planning will combine 7 hours of paid professional development and 10 hours of co-planning (team meetings, etc.) totaling 17 hours prior to the start of Summer Scholars camp. Summer hours will be Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. with no camp on Monday, July 4th and an end of summer celebration on Friday, July 29th. Behavioral specialists will also need to attend a city-wide meeting on July 8th from 9:30am-11:30am and a debrief from 1:30-3:30 pm on Friday, July 29.

For a complete overview of the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp day please see Appendix A.

Behavioral Specialists are committing themselves to participate fully in the following:

 Orientation, professional development, and planning

  • Attend ALL orientation, professional development, and planning sessions beginning in March and ending prior to the start of camp. Behavioral Specialists will be expected to attend all of sessions assigned to their role. Please ensure your schedule will accommodate trainings and professional development sessions before submitting an application.*These dates can be found under attachment Appendix B.

* These sessions account for a portion of the designated planning time. Behavioral Specialists are responsible for scheduling additional hours for project specific planning time and curriculum review from April-June with their educator teams

Program Implementation and Logistics

  • Assist STEM teams with behavioral challenges as needed, both during on and offsite experiences
  • Observe both on and offsite program experiences and participate in on-going feedback and coaching sessions with STEM educators
  • Work with the AfterZone Site Coordinator to ensure that proper AZ emergency and communications protocols and procedures are followed
  • Work with the AfterZone Site Coordinator(s) and other staff to create a positive site-wide culture

Required Qualifications

  • Current teaching certificate
  • Demonstrated understanding of behavioral techniques appropriate to middle school aged youth
  • Desire to work with middle school youth in a positive youth development atmosphere
  • Experience facilitating or leading a team of adult peers
  • Creativity, patience, a good work ethic, and a sense of humor
  • A National and State Criminal Background Check

Desired Qualifications

  • Proven experience in youth development and inquiry based practice;
  • Knowledge of languages other than English – Spanish, Portuguese, Creole, Hmong, or Khmer, especially desired;
  • Past experience working within the AfterZone or an out-of-school time program.

Remuneration

  • Applicants will be interviewed for open positions; educators selected for the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp will be hired as seasonal and/or part-time Providence After School Alliance employees for the full AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp.
  • Hourly compensation will range from $30 per hour based on experience and; a maximum number of hours are set, based on required training hours and program implementation. Behavioral Specialists will submit bi-weekly timesheets for review and for payment.

To apply, please complete a Certified Application by downloading the application 

Send the completed application, along with your resume, to:

Eric Collins, HR Coordinator, hr@mypasa.org

or mail to:

Providence After School Alliance 81 Carpenter St, Providence, RI 02903.  Fax (401) 228-3915

Review of applications will begin January 15th, 2016 and will continue until all positions are filled.

If you have questions about the positions, please feel free to contact Eric Collins, HR Coordinator, at hr@mypasa.org or 401-490-9599 ext 100

PASA prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability or handicap, age, marital status, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity/expression, domestic partnership status or HIV status.  PASA also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to PASA facilities.


School Day Educator

2016 AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp

The Providence After School Alliance (PASA) is currently seeking certified teachers for the position of School Day Educators for the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp. School Day Educators will partner with a diverse and talented group of educators to provide a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) focused, hands-on, inquiry based summer learning camp for middle school youth. School Day Educators will begin professional development on March 18th and transition to 20-22 hr/wk starting July 5th. The AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp will take place from July 5th– July 29th, 2016 at Providence’s public middle schools.  For additional information on the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp, click HERE.

Job Responsibilities

School Day Educators will be partnered with a Community Educator and AfterZone Educator to jointly develop and implement an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based STEM curriculum for a cohort of 28 Providence public middle school students. This curriculum will include 2 days a week of on-site learning at a school-site and two days of off-site field experiences for youth. Planning will combine 11.5 hours of paid professional development and 16 hours of paid co-planning (team meetings & individual planning), totaling 27.5 hours prior to the start of Summer Scholars camp. Summer hours will be Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. with an end of summer celebration on Friday, July 29th. Educators will also need to attend a Friday meeting from 9:30am-11:30am on July 8 and the end of summer celebration and debrief from 8:30-3:30 on Friday, July 29th.

For a complete overview of the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp day please see Appendix A.

School-Day Educators are committing themselves to participate fully in the following:

Orientation, professional development, and planning

  • Attend ALL orientation, professional development, and planning sessions beginning in March and ending prior to the start of camp. School-Day Educators will be expected to attend all of sessions assigned to their role.  Please ensure your schedule will accommodate trainings and professional development sessions before submitting an application.*These dates can be found in Appendix B

* These sessions account for a portion of the designated planning time. Educator teams are responsible for scheduling additional hours for project specific planning time from April-June with their teams.

Program Design

  • As part of a STEM team, jointly develop and implement a 4 week interdisciplinary, inquiry-based STEM curriculum;
  • Ensure that the field experiences are connected to relevant academic concepts;
  • Work within educator team to integrate positive youth development practices into the overall program experience for youth;
  • Ensure that targeted instruction in mathematics and science is connected thematically with field day experiences.

 Program Implementation and Logistics

  • Aid with the logistical components of the day: collect accurate student attendance;
  • Share responsibility for supervision and facilitation of off-site field experiences;
  • Mentor and support AfterZone Educator collaborative teaching partner;
  • Co-facilitate an engaging, inquiry-based curriculum with a team of educators;
  • Ensure that the school-site and off-site curriculum are aligned and enhance the summer learning experiences of youth;
  • Assist with the implementation of any surveys or other assessment materials;
  • Work with the AfterZone Site Coordinator to ensure that proper AZ emergency and communications protocols and procedures are followed.

Required Qualifications

  • Current Teaching Certificate
  • One or more years working full time as a lead, collaborative, or push-in teacher
  • Comfort with STEM subjects
  • Previous experience creating and delivering hands-on activities and lessons
  • Experience facilitating or working with a team of adult peers
  • Desire to work with middle school youth in a positive youth development atmosphere
  • Creativity, patience, a good work ethic, and a sense of humor
  • A National and State Criminal Background Check

Desired Qualifications

  • Proven experience in youth development and inquiry based practice
  • Knowledge of languages other than English – Spanish, Portuguese, Creole, Hmong, Khmer, Arabic especially desired
  • Previous experience working within the AfterZone or an out-of-school time program

Remuneration

  • Applicants will be interviewed for open positions. Educators selected for the summer program will be hired as seasonal and/or part-time Providence After School Alliance employees for the full AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp.
  • Payment will be $30 per hour; a maximum number of hours will be set, based upon which role(s) the educators take on for the program. School Day Educators will submit bi-weekly timesheets for review and for payment.

 To apply, please complete a Certified Application by downloading the application HERE.

Send the completed application, along with your resume, to:

Eric Collins, HR Coordinator, hr@mypasa.org

or mail to:

Providence After School Alliance

81 Carpenter St

Providence, RI 02903.

Fax (401) 228-3915

Review of applications will begin January 15th, 2016 and will continue until all positions are filled.

If you have questions about the positions, please feel free to contact Eric Collins, HR Coordinator, at hr@mypasa.org or 401-490-9599 ext 100

PASA prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability or handicap, age, marital status, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity/expression, domestic partnership status or HIV status.  PASA also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to PASA facilities.


Program Support Staff

2016 AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp

The Providence After School Alliance (PASA) is currently seeking candidates for the position of Program Support Staff (PSS) for the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp. The AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp is a Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) focused, hands-on, and inquiry based summer learning camp for middle school youth. Program Support Staff will manage camp logistics throughout the morning and provide enrichment activities for youth in the afternoon portion. Program Support Staff will begin professional development in on March 18th, 2016 and transition to either part time or full time work starting late June through the duration of the camp (the camp starts July 5th and ends July 29th, 2016). For additional information on the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp or PASA click HERE

 Job Responsibilities:

Program Support Staff will support the day to day logistics of the summer program. In addition, Program Support Staffs are responsible for creating and leading “Club AfterZone” a free choice time that includes enrichment activities for a 1 hour block each afternoon for the duration of the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp. Planning and Professional Development will consist of 28 hours prior to the start of Summer Scholars camp. Summer hours will be Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. OR 12:30-3:00 p.m. dependent upon the needs of a given school site’s staffing capacity.  Staff will also need to attend a city-wide meeting on January 8, from 9:30-11:30 and an end of summer celebration and debrief from 8:30-3:30 on Friday, July 29th.

For a complete overview of the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp day please see Appendix A.

Program Support Staffs are committing themselves to participate fully in the following:

 Orientation, professional development, and planning

  • Attend ALL orientation, professional development, and planning sessions beginning March 13th and ending prior to the start of camp. Program Support Staffs will be expected to attend all of sessions assigned to their role.  Please ensure your schedule will accommodate trainings and professional development sessions before submitting an application.*These dates can be found in Appendix B.

* These sessions account for a portion of the designated planning time. Educator teams are responsible for scheduling additional hours for project specific planning time from April-June with their teams.

Program Development and Facilitation

  • Serve as a positive role model for youth
  • Ensure that youth are engaged in positive activities at all times
  • Plan and lead activities during free choice time (Club AfterZone), which includes games, projects and enrichment activities for youth
  • Work collaboratively with other team members to implement “Club AfterZone” activities
  • Increase social and academic experiences for youth

Logistical Support

  • Set up and distribute breakfast, lunch, and snack
  • Manage daily attendance and data input
  • Communicate via phone and written messages with parents and families regarding attendance and participation
  • Direct flow of student traffic during transition times and arrival/ departure of community locations
  • Help organize and effectively execute transportation dismissal
  • Assist with all aspects of the summer program set-up and clean-up
  • Assist with program recruitment and special events
  • Register students for program and update youth information on the program’s online database
  • Aid with special events, such as End of Summer celebration
  • Assist with the implementation of any surveys or other assessment materials
  • Work with the AfterZone Site Coordinator to ensure that proper AZ emergency and communications protocols and procedures are followed.

Required qualifications:

  • Desire to work with middle school youth in a positive youth development atmosphere
  • Creativity, patience, a good work ethic, and a sense of humor
  • Previous work history with at least one year of working with youth
  • High school diploma or GED
  • A National and State Criminal Background check

Desired Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in youth development and community-based programs
  • Previous experience working in a licensed childcare program or after school program
  • Intermediate Spanish/English skills (or other languages)
  • Knowledge of Providence and the AfterZone communities
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience

Remuneration:

  • Applicants will be interviewed for open positions; educators selected for the summer program will be hired as seasonal and/or part-time Providence After School Alliance employees for the full AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp.
  • Payment will range from $10.00-$11.50 per hour based on experience and; a maximum number of hours will be set, based upon which role(s) the educators take on for the program. Program Support Staff will submit bi-weekly timesheets for review and for payment.

 To apply, please complete an Program Support Staff/Assistant Site Coordinator Application by downloading the application HERE

Send the completed application, along with your resume, to:

Eric Collins, HR Coordinator, hr@mypasa.org or mail to:

Providence After School Alliance 81 Carpenter St

Providence, RI 02903.

Fax (401) 228-3915

Review of applications will begin January 15th, 2016 and will continue until all positions are filled.

If you have questions about the positions, please feel free to contact Eric Collins, HR Coordinator, at hr@mypasa.org or 401-490-9599 ext 100

PASA prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability or handicap, age, marital status, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity/expression, domestic partnership status or HIV status.  PASA also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to PASA facilities.


Instructional Specialist

2016 AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp

The Providence After School Alliance (PASA) is currently seeking certified teachers for the position of Instructional Specialist for the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp. Instructional Specialists will support teams of educators in creating and implementing a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math(STEM) focused, hands-on, inquiry based summer learning camp for middle school youth. The AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp will take place from July 5th – July 29th, 2016 at Providence’s public middle schools. Instructional Specialists will begin professional development on March 18th and transition to 20-22 hr/wk starting July 5th, 2016. During camp, Instructional Specialists will work from 8:30 am-1:00 pm. For additional information on the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp or PASA, click HERE.

Job Responsibilities

Instructional Specialists will review 4 week interdisciplinary, inquiry-based STEM curriculum for multiple cohorts of 28 Providence public middle school students. This curriculum will include 2 days a week of on-site learning at a school-site and two days of off-site field experiences for youth.  Instructional Specialist will support instruction in classrooms and during offsite trips as needed.  They will conduct informal program observations and feedback sessions with multiple teaching teams. Instructional Specialist may also have the opportunity to develop and lead professional development.

Planning will combine 13 hours of paid professional development and 33 hours of co-planning (team meetings, curriculum review, etc.) totaling 46 hours prior to the start of Summer Scholars camp. Summer hours will be Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. with no camp on Monday, July 4th and an end of summer celebration on Friday, July 29th. Instructional specialists will also need to attend a city-wide meeting on July 8th from 9:30am-11:30am and a debrief from 1:30-3:30 pm on Monday, July 29.

For a complete overview of the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp day please see Appendix A.

Instructional Specialists are committing themselves to participate fully in the following:

Orientation, professional development, and planning

  • Attend ALL orientation, professional development, and planning sessions beginning in March and ending prior to the start of camp. Instructional Specialists will be expected to attend all of sessions assigned to their role. Please ensure your schedule will accommodate trainings and professional development sessions before submitting an application.*These dates can be found in Appendix B.

* These sessions account for a portion of the designated planning time. Instructional Specialists are responsible for scheduling additional hours for project specific planning time and curriculum review from April-June with their educator teams

Planning and Program Design

  • Review 4 teams’ 4 week interdisciplinary, inquiry-based STEM curriculum
  • Ensure that the field experiences are connected to relevant academic concepts
  • Ensure that youth inquiry and leadership opportunities are incorporated into daily curriculum, both during on and offsite experiences
  • Ensure that targeted instruction in mathematics and science is connected thematically with field day experiences
  • Involved in educating Summer Scholars staff in middle school core math and science concepts for curriculum integration

Program Implementation and Logistics

  • Assist STEM teams with instruction as needed, both during on and offsite experiences
  • Observe both on and offsite program experiences using the STEM YPQA (Youth Program Quality Assessment) tool
  • Participate in on-going feedback and coaching sessions with STEM educators
  • Work with the AfterZone Site Coordinator to ensure that proper AZ emergency and communications protocols and procedures are followed

Required Qualifications

  • Current teaching certificate
  • Demonstrated understanding of middle school core math concepts;
  • Previous experience creating and delivering hands-on activities and lessons
  • History of incorporating math into experiential learning
  • Desire to work with middle school youth in a positive youth development atmosphere
  • Experience facilitating or leading a team of adult peers
  • Creativity, patience, a good work ethic, and a sense of humor
  • A National and State Criminal Background Check

Desired Qualifications

  • Proven experience in youth development and inquiry based practice;
  • Knowledge of languages other than English – Spanish, Portuguese, Creole, Hmong, or Khmer, especially desired;
  • Past experience working within the AfterZone or an out-of-school time program.

Remuneration

  • Applicants will be interviewed for open positions; educators selected for the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp will be hired as seasonal and/or part-time Providence After School Alliance employees for the full AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp.
  • Hourly compensation will range from $30 per hour based on experience and; a maximum number of hours are set, based on required training hours and program implementation. Instructional Specialists will submit bi-weekly timesheets for review and for payment.

To apply, please complete a Certified Application by downloading the application HERE.

Send the completed application, along with your resume, to:

Eric Collins, HR Coordinator, hr@mypasa.org

or mail to:

Providence After School Alliance 81 Carpenter St, Providence, RI 02903.  Fax (401) 228-3915

 Review of applications will begin January 15th, 2016 and will continue until all positions are filled.

If you have questions about the positions, please feel free to contact Eric Collins, HR Coordinator, at hr@mypasa.org or 401-490-9599 ext 100

For additional information on the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp or PASA go to http://mypasa.org/afterzone-middle-school/afterzone-summer-scholars-camp/

PASA prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability or handicap, age, marital status, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity/expression, domestic partnership status or HIV status.  PASA also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to PASA facilities.


Assistant Site Coordinator

AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp 2016

The Providence After School Alliance (PASA) is currently seeking a candidate for the position of Assistant Site Coordinator for the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camps. The AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp is a Science, Technology, Engineering, Math (STEM) focused, hands-on, inquiry based summer learning camp for middle school youth. The Assistant Site Coordinator will serve at one of three school camp sites and will manage camp logistics throughout the morning and enrichment activities for youth in the afternoon portion. The Assistant Site Coordinator will begin professional development on March 18th and transition to 28-30 hr/wk during camp from July 5-July 29, 2016.  During camp, assistant site coordinators will work 8:30 am-3:00 pm. Assistant site coordinators will also need to attend an End-of-Summer celebration on July 29th and a Friday morning debrief on July 8th. For additional information on the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp or PASA click HERE.

Job Responsibilities

The Assistant Site Coordinator will be responsible for managing student meals, transitions, and transportation as well as supervising afternoon enrichment programming. This position will lead data entry and daily camp culture activities and serve as a parent liaison. Assistant Site Coordinators are responsible for operational leadership of camp site if a Site Coordinator is occupied or unavailable.  The Assistant Site Coordinator must be a motivated and flexible individual who is able to work independently, as well as with a team. See attachment Appendix A for an overview of the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp.

AfterZone Assistant Site Coordinators are committing themselves to participate fully in the following:

Orientation, professional development, and planning

  • Attend ALL professional development, and planning sessions beginning in March and ending prior to the start of camp. AfterZone Assistant Site Coordinators will be expected to attend all sessions assigned to their role. Please ensure your schedule will accommodate trainings and professional development sessions before submitting an application. These dates can in Appendix B

Planning and Program Design

  • Assist in creation of camp culture plan for site
  • Review schedules for afternoon programming
  • Contribute to special event planning process

Program implementation & system operations

  • Support student recruitment and registration during April through June 2016
  • Manage snack and meal intake and dispersal under USDA regulations
  • Lead camp culture activities
  • Supervise afternoon enrichment activities (Club AfterZone)
  • Employ behavior management aligned with positive youth development theories and site protocols
  • Supervise youth dismissal
  • Enter daily attendance into online youth database and/or contact parents about youth absences
  • Be available and accessible for daily communication with parents, youth, school staff and faculty, as well as Summer Scholars staff
  • Ensure that proper AZ emergency and communications protocols and procedures are followed.
  • Work with AfterZone Site Coordinator to ensure all afternoon programming is meeting quality standards as designated by the RI Program Quality Assessment tool (RI PQA)
  • Monitor and distribute program data to program providers and PASA staff as needed

Qualifications:

Required:

  1. BA or AA in Education or related field OR at least 1 year working in education and enrichment programs with school-age youth
  2. Administrative skills (proficiency in Microsoft applications, ability to compile notes, enter data, utilize e-mail, etc.)
  3. Experience working with youth, with a clear understanding of urban issues and communities.

Desired:

  1. Available during school hours in April for student recruitment purposes
  2. Working knowledge of Providence and the AfterZone communities
  3. Experience managing staff
  4. Intermediate Spanish language skills (or other languages)
  5. A working understanding of human services, youth development, and current trends in after-school programs
  6. Experience working with middle school youth or in a school setting
  7. Experience working with databases, online resources, etc.

Remuneration

  • Applicants will be interviewed for open positions; Assistant Site Coordinators selected for the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp will be hired as seasonal and/or part-time Providence After School Alliance employees for the full AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp.
  • Payment will be $15.00 per hour; a maximum number of hours are set based on required training and program implementation hours. The coordinator will submit bi-weekly timesheets for review and for payment.

To apply, please complete an Admin Team Application by downloading the application HERE.

Send the completed application, along with your resume, to:

Eric Collins, HR Coordinator, hr@mypasa.org or mail to:

Providence After School Alliance

81 Carpenter St, Providence, RI 02903.

Review of applications will begin January 15, 2016 and will continue until all positions are filled

If you have questions about the position, please contact Eric Collins at hr@mypasa.org or 401-490-9599 ext 100

PASA prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability or handicap, age, marital status, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity/expression, domestic partnership status or HIV status. PASA also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to PASA facilities.


AfterZone Educator

2016 AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp

The Providence After School Alliance (PASA) is currently seeking candidates for the position of AfterZone Educators for the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp. AfterZone Educators will partner with a diverse and talented group of educators to provide a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) focused, hands-on, inquiry based summer learning camp for middle school youth. AfterZone Educators will begin professional development on March 18th 2016 and transition to 28-32 hr/wk starting July 5th, 2016. The AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp will take place from July 5th-July 29th, 2016 at Providence’s public middle schools. For additional information on the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp or PASA please visit HERE

Job Responsibilities

The AfterZone Educator will be partnered with a Community Educator and School-Day Educator to jointly develop and implement an interdisciplinary, inquiry-based STEM curriculum for a cohort of 28 Providence public middle school students. This curriculum will include 2 days a week of on-site learning at a school-site and two days of off-site field experiences for youth. AfterZone Educators will also develop and implement afternoon enrichment programming for cohorts of up to 13 youth. Planning will combine 15.5 hours of Professional Development and 16 hours of co-planning (team meetings & individual planning) totaling 31.5 hours prior to the start of Summer Scholars camp. Summer hours will be Monday-Thursday from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., with no camp on July 4th and an end-of-summer celebration on Friday, July 29th. We will also have a city-wide meeting on Friday, July 8th and an end of summer debrief on Friday July 29th from 1:30-3:30 after the end of summer celebration.

For a complete overview of the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp day please see Appendix A.

AfterZone Educators are committing themselves to participate fully in the following:

 Orientation, professional development, and planning

  • Attend ALL orientation, professional development, and planning sessions beginning in March and ending prior to the start of camp. AfterZone Educators will be expected to attend all sessions assigned to their role. Please ensure your schedule will accommodate trainings and professional development sessions before submitting an application.*These dates can be found on the PASA website, under attachment Appendix B.

* These sessions account for a portion of the designated planning time. Educator teams are responsible for scheduling additional hours for project specific planning time from April-June with their teams

Program Design and Implementation

  • As part of a STEM team jointly develop and implement a 4-week interdisciplinary, inquiry-based STEM curriculum;
  • As part of a team ensure that the field experiences are connected to relevant academic concepts;
  • Work within educator team to integrate positive youth development practices into the overall program experience for youth;
  • Ensure that targeted instruction in science and mathematics practices are connected thematically with field day experiences;
  • Plan and lead activities during free choice time (Club AfterZone), which includes games, projects and enrichment activities for youth

Program Logistics

  • Aid with the logistical components of the day: collect accurate student attendance, aid with the coordination of field experiences and help to manage transitions;
  • Assist with the implementation of any surveys or other assessment materials;
  • Work with the AfterZone staff to ensure that proper AZ emergency and communications protocols and procedures are followed.

Required Qualifications

  • Desire to work with middle school youth in a positive, youth focused atmosphere
  • Previous experience creating and delivering hands-on activities and lessons
  • Creativity, patience, a good work ethic, and a sense of humor
  • A National and State Criminal Background check

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience facilitating or leading a team of adult peers
  • Proven experience in youth development and inquiry based practice
  • Knowledge of languages other than English – Spanish, Portuguese, Creole, Hmong, or Khmer, especially desired.
  • One year working within the AfterZone or an out-of-school time program.

Remuneration

  • Applicants will be interviewed for open positions; educators selected for the AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp will be hired as seasonal and/or part-time Providence After School Alliance employees for the full AfterZone Summer Scholars Camp.
  • Hourly compensation will be $15 per hour; a maximum number of hours are set, based on required training hours and program implementation. AfterZone Educators will submit bi-weekly timesheets for review and for payment.

To apply, please complete an AfterZone educator Application by downloading the application HERE.

Send the completed application, along with your resume, to:

Eric Collins, HR Coordinator, hr@mypasa.org or mail to:

Providence After School Alliance

81 Carpenter St, Providence, RI 02903.

Review of applications will begin January 15th, 2016 and will continue until all positions are filled.

If you have questions about the positions, please contact Eric Collins at hr@mypasa.org or 401-490-9599 ext 100

PASA prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability or handicap, age, marital status, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity/expression, domestic partnership status or HIV status.  PASA also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to PASA facilities.


AfterZone and Hub Program Support Staff

Part Time Positions Available 

PASA is currently seeking candidates for the position of Program Support Staff for the AfterZone and Hub. The following Site Management Agencies are hiring part-time Program Support Staff members:

Boys & Girls Clubs of Providence:
Roger Williams Middle School

Providence Public School Department:
Nathan Bishop Middle School
Delsesto Middle School
Esek Hopkins Middle School
Gilbert Stuart Middle School
Juanita Sanchez High School

Job Responsibilities:
Program Support Staff assist in the day to day logistics of the AfterZone. In addition, Program Support Staff is responsible for creating and leading Club AfterZone enrichment activities for (2) 1 hour blocks each afternoon from 3:10-5:10pm.

This is a part-time, seasonal position. Hours will range from 16-25 per week depending upon the needs of each AfterZone site. Programming hours are Monday-Thursday 2:00-5:30pm. Selected Fridays from 2:00-4:30 will be required for ongoing planning and professional development.
Note: Job responsibilities may vary by site

Program Support Staff commit to full participation in the following:

Orientation, professional development, and planning
Attend ALL orientation, ongoing professional development and planning sessions. Program Support Staff members will be expected to attend all of sessions assigned to their role. Please ensure your schedule will accommodate trainings and professional development sessions before submitting an application.

Development and Program Facilitation
* Serve as a positive role model for youth & work collaboratively with team members to implement Club AfterZone activities
* Plan and lead activities during Club AfterZone, which includes games, projects, career awareness and enrichment activities for youth that are engaging and positive
* Working knowledge or willingness to become familiar with the Providence community and school system
Note: Development and Program responsibilities may vary by site

Logistical Support
* Set up and distribute snack, program setup and clean-up at the end of the day
* Manage daily attendance and data input
* Communicate via phone and written messages with parents and families regarding attendance and participation
* Direct flow of student traffic during transition times and arrival/departure of youth
* Help organize and effectively execute transportation dismissal, AZ emergency protocols & procedures
* Assist with program recruitment and special events such as End of Session celebrations
* Register students for program and update youth information on the program’s online database
* Assist with the implementation of any surveys or other assessment materials
Note: Logistical support responsibilities may vary by site

Required qualifications:
* National background check will be required once hired
* Desire to work with middle school youth in a positive youth development atmosphere
* Creativity, patience, a good work ethic, and a sense of humor
* Previous work history with at least two years of working with youth
* High school diploma or GED

Desired Qualifications:
* Proven experience in youth development and community-based programs
* Previous experience working in a licensed childcare program or after school program
* Previous experience writing/planning activities for STEM, arts, sports, and/or skills
* Bilingual Spanish/English skills (or other languages)
* Knowledge of Providence and the AfterZone communities
* Bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience

Remuneration:
Applicants will be interviewed for open positions until filled; candidates will be hired as seasonal and/or part-time employees for the respective SMAs. Payment will range from $9.60-$10.60 per hour based on experience with hours ranging between 16-25/week during programming sessions.

Program Support Staff members will submit bi-weekly timesheets for review and for payment.

To apply, please submit resume and cover letter to:
Eric Collins, HR Coordinator, ecollins@mypasa.org
OR:
Mail to: Providence After School Alliance
81 Carpenter St, Providence, RI 02903.
Fax (401) 228-3915

PASA prohibits discrimination in employment, educational programs, and activities on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, socioeconomic status, disability or handicap, age, marital status, family responsibilities, political affiliation, veteran status, gender identity/expression, domestic partnership status or HIV status. PASA also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to PASA facilities.