Position Title: Teaching Assistant
Reports to: Youth Services Program Coordinator
This position is a grant funded position and
therefore, funding stream-reliant.
To assist the teacher in providing academic support for students and ensure that program goals are met: help each student improve academic performance, make learning fun, encourage reading, motivate students to attend school everyday, help each student learn time management skills, and help each student achieve a positive self-image.
Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties as may be assigned.
- Assists in the
implementation of the program
- Provides support
to children with completing homework assignments and then check for
- Greets and
supervises students as they enter the program
- Assists in
distribution of snacks
supplementary grade appropriate teaching materials are available
- Encourages and
rewards program participants for positive behavior, progress, etc.
- Maintains accurate
attendance and program records
- Assists YWCA
teacher in tracking and reporting on outcomes
- Assists in the
facilitation of communication with families regarding student progress
- Notifies YWCA
supervisor of any needed referrals for crisis intervention situations
observed in students, which includes serving as a mandated reporter for
incidents of suspected abuse
To perform the job successfully, an employee
should demonstrate the following competencies:
- Job Knowledge – Understands job
content and performs within agency policies and procedures; Assesses own
strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities;
Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with
- Quality of Work – Looks for ways to
improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Develops
and implements cost saving measures; Performs tasks efficiently; Conserves
- Planning – Sets goals and objectives; Develops plan and
implements action steps; Adapts to change.
- Initiative – Demonstrates resourcefulness in
addressing agency needs; Uses versatility, flexibility, and creativity when
confronted with non-routine situations; Seeks solutions.
- Organization – Structures
relationships and coordinates resources to achieve objectives; Dedicates
appropriate time and resources to overall job performance.
- Interpersonal Relationships – Communicates
effectively and appropriately with coworkers, supervisors, volunteers, and
consumers; Demonstrates sound judgment and professionalism toward all agency
- Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and
others; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Able to put the
organization first in decision-making; Encourages other staff and volunteers to
do the same.
- Problem Identification/Decision Making – Identifies and resolves
problems in a timely manner; Develops and assesses alternative solutions to
achieve organizational goals; Includes appropriate people in decision-making
- Adaptability - Adapts to new methods
and procedures; Recognizes the need to change existing procedures and/or
approach a problem; Conveys the need for change and addresses change management
in a positive way.
- Communication – Informs others
effectively through oral and written communication. Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive
or negative situations; Communicates with others as completely as possible and
- Independence/Initiative – Volunteers readily;
Seeks increased responsibilities; Looks for and takes advantage of
opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
- Diversity – Shows respect and sensitivity for
cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a
- Attendance/Punctuality – Attends work
consistently and on time; Assures work responsibilities are met while away;
Works efficiently and demonstrates effective time management.
The requirements to perform this job
successfully are listed below. Reasonable
accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform
the essential functions.
- Associate’s degree
in Education or related field preferred, or comparable experience working
- Must be patient
- Serve as a
positive role model for program participants, treating all staff and
students with respect
- Possess the
ability to make learning and reading fun
A brief description of the work environment
that reflects noise levels, weather, and other conditions.
This position will
occasionally require the employee to work outdoors, and
sometimes in hot
weather. The work environment usually
noise, and occasionally
has loud noise.
How To Apply:
Interested Candidates should send their resumes to Kristine Visco, firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (215) 396-1765. EOE
The YWCA is an equal opportunity employer as well
as being committed to the prevention of substance abuse. It is critical that all programming,
personnel, and public relations reflect the mission of the YWCA:
for the elimination of racism, the empowerment of women, and for peace,
justice, freedom, and dignity for all people
TITLE: Family Support Services
TO: Director of Program Services STATUS: Full-time
The YWCA Bucks County is seeking a dynamic and highly motivated MSW with strong
leadership skills to implement and operate Family Services and Stability
Programs including but not limited to, Strengthening the Family and Guiding
Good Choices parenting classes. Assess participant awareness of issues related
to families and evaluate program effectiveness through measurable outcomes.
Raise awareness of the need for foster families for older children across Bucks
County communities and promote awareness and education about the dangers of
human trafficking. Provide programs and services that reflect the mission of
the YWCA Bucks County.
Duties and Responsibilities
Planning and Implementation
- Plan, initiate,
develop, implement and evaluate YWCA Family Stability programs
- Ensure that goals
established in each YWCA program are achieved
- Oversee the
recruitment and supervision of specific program staff, student interns,
- Establish outcomes
measurement processes; ensure program evaluation for programs; use
feedback to guide program implementation and revisions
- Market programs to
identified populations and service areas
- Recruit for full
participation in programs
· Act as a liaison between YWCA and Bucks County Children and Youth
- Assist in budget
development and monitor budget for programs
- Inform Program
Director about programs’ status, areas of concern, and outcomes in all
programs on a regular basis
- Ensure and oversee
the collection and maintenance of program statistics and outcomes data
necessary for funding sources and reporting purposes
- Plan and implement
collaborative efforts to meet program and community needs with the Program
- Attend trainings
as required to develop or maintain proficiency in job duties
- Participate in
outcomes and evaluation procedures as required
The requirements to perform this job successfully are listed below. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Master’s Degree in
leadership and ability to supervise employees
interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
- Commitment to
improving the quality of life for low-income women, girls, and families
- Has or acquires
basic knowledge of computer systems (Window, Office)
- Valid, insurable
driver’s license and access to reliable transportation
The physical demands described here are representative of those that
must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While
performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk,
sit, talk and hear. The employee must
frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move
up to 50 pounds.
This position will occasionally require the employee to work outdoors,
and sometimes in hot weather. The work
environment usually has moderate noise, and occasionally has loud noise.
Interested candidates should email their resume to email@example.com or
fax (215) 396-1765. EOE
The YWCA is an equal opportunity employer. It is critical that all programming, personnel,
and public relations reflect the mission of the YWCA:
YWCA Bucks County is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and
promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all.