THE MISSION: The mission of Roads to Success is to deliver enriching academic and recreational programming and a college access and career development curriculum to promote the academic, social, emotional and professional development of young people. We engage minds from kindergarten through young adulthood to help them become more confident, more responsible, and more interested in the world around them while building pathways to the fulfillment of their goals.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: RTS after-school programs provide young people with snack, homework help, creative learning activities, and recreational and educational games. RTS emphasizes excellent ratios of adults to children, creative staffing and programming, and a staff training strategy that enables our young professionals to develop extraordinarily meaningful relationships with the students in their care.

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The primary function of the Assistant Site Director is to assist the site director with administrative tasks and in developing a positive program environment. This individual must be organized and able to function in a fast paced environment. The assistant director mentors Group Leaders and helps them develop meaningful relationships with the students in their group.

Organizational Role

Minimum Hours: Generally, M-F, School Days, four to five hours per day, Sept. - June
Reports to: Program Director
Peer relationship: Other Assistant site directors
Supervises: Group Leaders and Senior Group Leaders
Salary: $13,000- $17,000 based on experience and program responsibilities

Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in administrative tasks such as report staff hours to payroll, keeping attendance and ordering and maintaining materials;
  • Assume a leadership role in the program when the director is off site;
  • Co-facilitate with Site directors in biweekly meeting
  • Drive and support the curriculum development process for Group Time and during recreation and games;
  • Mentor Group Leaders;
  • Liaison with parents;
  • Initiate and organize community service and leadership opportunities for students as appropriate;
  • Attend and/or lead professional development activities.

Qualifications: Qualified candidates must have a high school diploma college degree is preferred, at least four years experience in an academic/recreation setting with children and at least two years supervisory experience. Qualified candidates must have a strong commitment to children and especially children at risk. Must be willing to learn and implement new strategies to inspire students to be positive, thoughtful and motivated to work hard and take risks. The ability to inspire positive teamwork, initiate and follow-thorough with minimal supervision as well as work under pressure, adapt to changing priorities, and balance competing deadlines a must. Impeccable references are a must. 

Your cover letter should address why you are interested in working in youth development, and what skills or qualities you will bring to the role in which you are applying. 


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