*Program Facilitator: Summer of Promise S2TEAM Camp

Southfield, MI

Term: Part-time contract 

Hours of Work: 24hr/week starting July 11, 2022 + 2  Full Day Training on June 27, 2022 and June 28, 2022

Available Positions: 2 

Location Southfield, MI

Contract Start Date: June 27, 2022 

Contract End Date: August 11, 2022

Deadline to Apply: June 1, 2022

Promise Schools is a charter management organization that prepares and inspires scholars to be actively engaged citizens of the world through critical academics, social justice, and enriched exposure through meaningful engagement in sports, science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (S2TEAM) fields and research.  

Summer of Promise S2TEAM Camp

Summer S2TEAM Camp is an immersive opportunity for students grades 6-8 to explore S2TEAM fields in their communities. This 5 week camp will involve hands-on learning experiences and will take place across the city of Detroit. 

As a Program Facilitator, you will be working to implement our pilot Summer S2TEAM Camp. Alongside a team, you will execute and deliver, hands-on projects and camp facilities designed to be fun and engaging in order to increase interest in S2TEAM and create an environment to foster positive social and emotional skills.

We are looking for someone who is confident working with middle school students, comfortable in a team setting, and a background/enthusiasm in S2TEAM learning using an inquiry-based approach. This person should have a passion for mentoring and empowering children and youth from urban communities with a proven track-record of meaningful engagement. This position will work alside a team of Promise Schools personnel, reports to the Manager of Student Engagement and supervises youth participants throughout the camp.

Major Duties/Responsibilities

Program Planning/Implementation

Internalize lesson plans and implement workshops based on a set curriculum in collaboration with team

Present S2TEAM concepts/workshops utilizing inquiry-based learning 

Create a welcoming and safe learning environment for children and youth that encourages active participation and strengthens their social, emotional, and academic development Communicate with parents, send out updates and reminders to participants and parents about program

Complete required administrative duties such as attendance, feedback forms, surveys and transcribe to google drive in a timely manner 

Participate in and meaningfully contribute to staff meetings, program reviews and debriefs with the Program Lead to assess program progress and efficacy 

Mentorship

Engage, build rapport, and maintain genuine healthy relationships with program participants Foster academic and non-academic skills to broaden participant horizons  

Promote responsible and healthy decision-making among all participants  

Develop leadership, team-building and self-advocacy skills among participants  

Safety & Supervision 

Supervise summer camp participants and ensure their safety at all times 

Ensure safe,inclusive, and welcoming environment is created for program participants and program staff Outreach  

Work with team to run outreach activities as needed, e-mail/telephone reminders to registered students 

Work with team to host parent info sessions in communities before start of summer camp to help prepare parents/guardians  

Program Evaluation and Documentation

Administer necessary forms and evaluation tools including surveys and questionnaires in order to assess program strengths and areas for continuous improvement 

Transcribe collected evaluations to Google Drive in a timely manner 

Qualifications

Must be in or have completed a field of study related to STEAM, education, social work, or child and youth care.  

A minimum of  two (2) years of program implementation and leadership experience in community development projects focused on children and youth from low-income/marginalized communities 

Documented experience in lesson planning, workshop facilitation, and both formal and informal program and outcomes evaluation techniques 

Works both independently and cooperatively in a team environment, while maintaining the flexibility to adapt to the changing circumstances and priorities of a dynamic and growing organization 

Strong behavior management, facilitation, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills 

Strong leadership skills, ability to encourage and motivate children and youth 

Ability to work with diverse and multidisciplinary teams 

Proficient in MS Word, MS Excel, Google Drive 

Outstanding verbal and written communication skills 

NOTE: An original Criminal Reference Check is required upon hire. 

Additional assets 

Michigan Teacher Certification

Trained in First Aid and CPR 

Compensation

$30-50/hour commensurate with experience 

Interested Candidates: Complete the online application here:

Only selected candidates will be contacted for an interview