Program Assistant Job Announcement
The KC Freedom School Initiative (KCFSI) is a premiere, nonprofit, youth leadership development organization that provides academic and cultural programs that enhance self-esteem, cultural awareness, and youth leadership skills. Currently our program model operates a host of sites, each serving 100 scholars or between the ages of 5-17 years.Our program helps children fall in love with reading, with a unique curriculum designed especially for them that generates positive attitudes toward learning. We utilize over 100 urban college students as instructional leaders and intergenerational mentors charged with providing a FUN, safe, nurturing environment where high expectations of all scholars are consistently expected and modeled.Our literacy and youth leadership development program model utilizes a strengths-based, culturally relevant teaching pedagogy that embraces cultural awareness, civil rights, youth empowerment, family engagement, social action and youth leadership development.The KCFSI experience connects children to their rich history and culture, and expands their world and possibilities.This undertaking is vitally important and serves a greater purpose as part of a global effort to eliminate the disparities commonly experienced by our children, and empowers them with a sense of pride, hope, and expectation of greater things to come.KCFSI is part of a national network that provides summer and after-school enrichment and is currently seeking to expand service delivery to include year-round school-based services.
Seeking a Motivated Self-Starter committed to being a key contributor to the success of the overall program.
Position Title: Program Assistant
The Program Assistant reports directly to the Program Director and is responsible for administrative support that enhances organizational operations, protocols, information management systems, and communications.This position will primarily coordinate logistics that relate to scholar and staff intake, processing, and general communications to site partners and other stakeholders.
Organizational Support - Support and assist the Program Director on daily program needs and strategic initiatives.Ensure the timely collection and maintenance of programmatic data (attendance, enrollment, technical assistance requests, human resource processing, etc.)
Administrative – Provide overall administrative support for the program, including staffing, meeting coordination, website management, reports, and any other administrative-related support.
The candidate for this position must have:
Organizational and Administrative Support
Urban Youth Literacy & Urban Educational Leadership
Please email resume and cover letter with recent salary history and salary requirements to the attention of: [email protected]
$10.00/Hour, plus benefits
Kansas City Freedom School Initiative
Kansas City, MO
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