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Inside the Network Opportunities

The part-time (20 hours per week) Campaign Coordinator for SEL4CT (the Social Emotional Learning Alliance for CT) will support and build the Connecticut Network for Children and Youth’s (CTNCY) social emotional learning initiative, SEL4CT. A central component of the job will be convening meetings with stakeholders who are working in the fields of formal and informal education to improve the social emotional competencies for children and youth and those that work with them. The Coordinator’s role is to support the social emotional learning initiatives for the Network, and support family engagement and connections around social emotional learning. This position includes representing SEL4CT at local, statewide, and national convenings and keeping current on emerging trends and best practices in SEL. 

 

Key responsibilities will include

  • Reach out to current and potential stakeholders, meet individually, in small and large groups, to provide training, networking, and policy discussions in locations across Connecticut.
  • Work with Communications Team to maintain and update SEL4CT website and create original and curate additional SEL content to the Connecticut After School Network website including newsletters, resources, and blog posts. 

Additional responsibilities will include:

  • Participate in the design and implementation of in-state and out-of-state meetings, conferences and Network related training.
  • Collaborate with other staff, board and other stakeholders to support efforts of advocacy and public awareness.  
  • Research and curate tools for formal and informal educators to build SEL understanding and capabilities.
  • Work with the Data and Evaluation Team to develop an evaluation plan for the SEL4CT to help sites to collect data, analyze the data, and write reports.
  • Work with the Development Specialist to explore funding opportunities to sustain SEL4CT and statewide SEL professional development
  • Participate in various operational teams within the organization as needed

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s degree required, with at least seven (7) years of work experience 
  • Strong knowledge of child/youth developmental stages and age-appropriate expectations.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. 
  • Organized and able to set priorities.
  • Strong technology skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office software and Google Suite
  • Develop an annual work plan of network activities that meets stakeholder needs and interests.
  • Must be located in Connecticut and available to work in-person in our Hartford office at least two days per week
  • Ability to drive to locations across Connecticut – must have reliable transportation, valid driver’s license and insurance. 

Preferred experience and skills

  • Master’s or other advanced degree welcomed 
  • Three (3) years or more of work experience in youth development and social-emotional learning, counseling, psychology, social work, education, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated ability to listen and acknowledge multiple stakeholder viewpoints and perspectives.
  • Two (2) years or more experience working directly with children. 
  • Two (2) years in a supervisory role leading team efforts in youth development and/or educational settings.

Personal Attributes

  • Willing to co-create a work culture that is based on respect as we transition to a flat organization (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flat_organization)
  • Passion for community involvement on behalf of children and families
  • A sense of humor 
  • Embraces diversity
  • Contagious enthusiasm with energy and tenacity to deliver results 
  • A collaborative self-starter that can work both independently and as part of the team

Compensation 

  • Hourly salary between $26-$35 (max is non-negotiable) depending upon education and experience. 
  • Part time position of 20 hours per week, hours may vary and will include travel to and from meetings throughout the state and may include some evening hours and up to four weekends per year.  
  • Mileage and cell phone reimbursement provided.
  • Health & Dental Benefits
  • SIMPLE IRA Retirement Plan + Employer match

Start Date The ideal start date for this position is February 1, 2023, but there is flexibility on this, and the position will remain open until filled.

Job Information 

  • Location: Hartford, Connecticut, 06106, CT-Hartford County
  • Position Title: Campaign Coordinator for SEL4CT 
  • Company Name: Connecticut Network for Children and Youth
  • Job Function: Education
  • Entry Level: No
  • Job Type: Part-time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 7 Years
  • Required Travel: 10-25%
  • Reports to: Executive Director
  • Classification: Part Time/Non-Exempt 

Apply by date: January 9 , 2023
Click here to apply

Connecticut After School Network Organization Overview:  The Connecticut After School Network is a public-private partnership of statewide, regional and local groups that promote the safety, learning, and healthy development of children and youth outside the traditional classroom.  Our organization is a network of many partner organizations and agencies, and facilitates connections among a broad range of state, regional, and local partners.

The Connecticut After School Network’s activities are directed toward building the capacity and commitment of communities, agencies, and systems to increase the quality and availability of programs during non-school hours.  The Network’s overarching goal is to build an effective and integrated statewide system of high-quality afterschool, summer, and other expanded learning opportunities (ELOs).  An effective system provides a continuum of support that ensures the academic, social, emotional, and healthy development of children from birth through young adulthood.

In order to accomplish its system-building goals, the Network brings together a diverse array of leading statewide stakeholders committed to afterschool and expanded learning opportunities to:

  1. coordinate and expand resources and existing capacity in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors in service to afterschool and other expanded learning programs;
  2. sustain and expand local and state public and private support for afterschool, summer, and expanded learning opportunities;
  3. build the capacity of afterschool, summer, and expanded learning programs across individuals, organizations, and systems through ongoing professional development offerings; and
  4. seek the widespread adoption and use of standards for program quality by a range of afterschool programs and stakeholders statewide.

Position Description – The Connecticut After School Network has an opportunity for several part or full-time interns throughout the course of the year (summer, fall, and spring). This internship does not include a stipend. Reporting to the Executive Director/Director of Professional Development and Research, the intern will provide assistance and support for the communications, events planning, and everyday operations of the Network.

Responsibilities – The primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining job, training, grant opportunities, and resource listings online to further professional development and program quality
  • Developing a comprehensive database for afterschool and summer programs statewide, including researching program locations
  • Assisting in organizing Connecticut After School Network’s professional development and network conferences/events
  • Working with the Connecticut After School Network’s Executive Director/Director of Professional Development and Research to develop information briefs, white papers, and infographics and handouts for multiple audiences (programs, legislators, educational leaders)
  • Completing projects to be determined between the Intern and Executive Director out of several options. Options include, but are not limited to: summer learning data collection, planning a fall advocacy campaign, resource development related to an afterschool and youth justice initiative, organizing a storytelling project, and coordinating a work group on shared outcomes measures
  • Shadowing the planning and delivery of workshops for providers

Qualifications

  • Minimum some college experience, graduate experience preferred
  • Strong writing, proofreading, and editing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative, problem-solve, and work independently
  • Strong computer skills, including website management preferred
  • Experience with social media preferred
  • Comfortable working in a small, fast-paced office environment

Interested candidates should email resume and cover letter with a subject line of “Connecticut After School Network Intern” to: Dr. Ken Anthony. No faxes or phone calls, please. Located in Hartford, CT.

State Wide Job Opportunities

Position: Site Supervisor
Location: West District Elementary School
Salary: Hourly rate $20.00 – $21.95 per hour depending upon experience, 35-40 hours/week, full year, Medical Benefits for employee only, Paid holidays and sick time. 

 

Description: The function of the Site Supervisor is to oversee an individual on-site school program with responsibility for the daily operations of the program, including supervision of staff, communication with families, relationships with school personnel, and being accountable for effectively planning, supervising and leading activities.

 

Qualifications

  • Relevant Bachelor’s Degree (Elementary Education, Human Development, etc.), 2-5 years’ experience in a childcare program.
  • Current CPR/ First Aid Certification to be continuous through employment.  If not current in CPR/First Aid, this must be obtained within one month of employment.
  • Ability to work professionally and independently
  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate activities for school aged children.

Please contact Bryan Zerio at zeriob@fpsct.org for more info.

Position: Program Assistant
Location: Seymour & Oxford

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assists in planning and implementing program activities designed to enhance the development of school-aged children.
  • Actively participates in all program activities, including but not limited to, arts & crafts, educational workshops, community service projects, special events, and indoor and outdoor play.
  • Provides supervision to designated groups of children as needed to maintain proper staff/child ratio both indoors and outside.
  • Prepares materials for daily activities. Assists in the preparation and distribution of nutritious snacks on a daily basis.
  • Prepares and maintains participant and program records as necessary.
  • Appropriately documents all incidents and accidents via provided reporting measures.
  • Reports all accidents/incidents to Site Supervisor and/or Executive Director.
  • Assists with the physical upkeep of the center, its equipment, and supplies.
  • Informs Site Supervisor and/or Executive Directive of pertinent information obtained through parent contact.
  • Attends monthly site meetings and full staff meetings when indicated.
  • Attends and participates in parent meetings as necessary.
  • Attends and participates in conferences, workshops, and designated community meetings.
  • Maintains confidentiality with regard to participant and employee information.
  • Utilizes community and program resources to develop and enhance program.
  • Travels as needed to other SONCCA sites to ensure that proper staff/child ratio is maintained.

Apply by date: December 1, 2022

Visit www.soncca.org for more information.

The Southington-Cheshire Community YMCA is in need of staff, from Childcare, Gymnastics, Enrichment programs & Maintenance.  Hiring now for Fall positions!  When you work at the Y you not only join the Y family, but you get a free membership.

 

Position:  Before Care & After Care Subs
Location:  Southington
Salary:  $14.00 – $14.33/hr based on experience, Part time shifts open – Monday through Friday (10-22.5 hours per week), 6:30 – 9:00 am and/or 2:45 – 5:30 pm

Requirements:  

  1. Must be 16 years old
  2. Have previous experience working with children
  3. Responsible for developing a positive relationship and projecting a positive attitude while interacting with staff, children, parents and YMCA supervisors
  4. Responsible and accountable for effectively planning, supervising and leading activities for school age children
  5. Serve as a role model for the children as well as other staff members
  6. Able to be certified in CT Childcare, Adult & Child CPR, Administration of Medication and Epi-pen, and attain certification within 90 days of employment

Position:  Before Care & After Care Subs
Location:  Cheshire
Salary:  $14.00 – $14.33/hr. based on experience, Part time shifts open Monday – Friday, or M/W/F or T/Th, Before Care, 6:30 – 9:00 am, After Care, 2:15 – 6:00 pm or 3:00 – 6:00 pm

Requirements:  

  1. Must be 16 years old
  2. Have previous experience working with children
  3. Responsible for developing a positive relationship and projecting a positive attitude while interacting with staff, children, parents and YMCA supervisors
  4. Responsible and accountable for effectively planning, supervising and leading activities for school age children
  5. Serve as a role model for the children as well as other staff members
  6. Able to be certified in CT Childcare, Adult & Child CPR, Administration of Medication and Epi-pen, and attain certification within 90 days of employment

Position:  Site Coordinator/Head Teacher for After Care
Location:  Cheshire
Salary:  $17/hr based on experience, Part time Monday through Friday or 3 days per week, am and/or pm, 6:30 – 9:00 am, 2:15 – 6:00 pm or 3:00 – 6:00 pm

Interested majors to apply: Education, Psychology, Human Development, and Family studies

Requirements:

  1. Must be 20 years or older and have a High School diploma and attending an accredited college or university, or have graduated from one.
  2. Able to be certified as a CT Head Teacher: 12 credits in college education, recreation, group social work or related field (or a 4 year degree in the same fields)
  3. Candidate must obtain certification in First Aid and CPR, to be maintained throughout employment, or achieve them within 3 months of employment
  4. Effectively lead, supervise and evaluate 5 or more staff
  5. Must have excellent communication with staff, parents and school personnel while able to make decisions quickly in a variety of situations

For these and other job listings, click here.

 

Mary Pelletier
HR Coordinator
SOUTHINGTON-CHESHIRE COMMUNITY YMCAs
29 High Street, Southington, CT 06489
860-426-9517 | mpelletier@sccymca.org | www.sccymca.org
Click here for Employment Application.

Position: Coordinator, Office of Family and Community Partnership
Location: Tree House Before & After School Program
Salary: $14.00 – $15.00 per hour

Description:  Our School-Based Tree House Before Care and After School Program will support our WPS students with intentional academic enrichment and recreational programming. The Tree House Group Leader will provide academic enrichments in a disguised learning atmosphere, be responsive to the social emotional needs of students and loves to have fun. The Group Leader for The Tree House program shall add value and implement age appropriate and safe programming for all students enrolled.

Responsibilities:

  • Arrive on-time and report to your designated supervisor upon arrival and departure
  • Implement enrichment and recreational activities as assigned to you by your direct supervisor
  • Plan recreational activities as well as fun Fridays
  • Maintain a firm, yet safe and positive environment for students
  • Be responsible for student groups, as assigned
  • Care and properly store of all equipment and supplies
  • Set a good example by respecting rules, showing respect and dressing appropriately
  • Plan, attend and assist with special events
  • Assist with cleaning of classroom space, bathrooms and school grounds
  • Attend all staff meetings including brief/debrief and meetings held once a month for 1 hour and trainings
  • Perform other duties as designated by the Program Leader

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 17 years of age
  • Must have experience working with children or passion to work with children
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Education: High School Diploma Preferred and/or Courses in Child Development/Early Childhood Education Physical

Requirements:

  • Ability to visibly observe children.
  • Ability to stand for an extended period of time.
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs and transport equipment from one location to another.
  • Ability to demonstrate and lead activities.
  • Ability to communicate with parents and children effectively.
  • Ability to hear distress signals even when distracted by noise and activity.
  • Ability to reason, solve problems and make sound decisions even when distracted by noise and activity.
  • Ability to work in a variety of environments, specifically those subject to extreme heat and humidity.
  • Observe and promote safety and security procedures.
  • Physically and mentally able to respond to emergencies 

Work Schedule: Monday to Friday; 6:45am to 8:30am/9am; 2:45pm-6pm (split shift schedule); Saturdays only if trainings are scheduled School Year: August 29 – June 8 (Dependent Upon Snow Make Up Days) The Group Leader shall work up to a maximum of 29 hours per week The workday is a split schedule between 7:00 AM – 8:30am/9am and 3pm/3:25pm – 6:00 PM. 15 minute meetings before and after, daily One-hour staff meetings will be held each month, as assigned by Program Leader Program Days & Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7am-8:30/9am; 3/3:25pm-6pm December & April Break School Holidays Early Release Days Snow Days

 

Apply online at https://www.applitrack.com/windsor/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&category=Family+Resource+Center
Apply by: November 30, 2022

 

Summer Camp Positions

Remote/Work from Home Opportunities

Employers! Are you looking to fill your vacant position(s)? Please fill out the Summer Job Posting form or the After School Program Job Posting form, and we will post here and on our social media platforms.
For additional information, please contact Marla Berrios at mberrios@ctafterschoolnetwork.org.