Metropolitan Family Services empowers families to learn, to earn, to heal, to thrive. Part mentor, part motivator, part advocate, since 1857, Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change that empowers families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities. Metropolitan is Illinois’ first comprehensive human services agency and reaches more than 72,000 individuals and families in Chicago, Evanston/Skokie, the southwest suburbs and DuPage County with services promoting education, economic stability, emotional wellness and empowerment.
We are currently searching for an hourly Out-of-School Time Activity Worker to join our Community School Initiative team!
Our Community Schools operate during non-school hours and expand positive choices and opportunities for youth while achieving academic success. Essential Job Functions:
Plan and lead one or several activity programs in out-of-school time.
Enter attendance records and other daily or periodic information in participant files as required by program.
Arrange and lead student and family field trips.
Handle routine student discipline in the classroom, referring students to OST Coordinator as necessary.
Take a lead role in maintaining participant files and other program records.
May contact parents by phone or in person to obtain consents and other required information for student files.
May create schedules for other OST workers in staffing the program.
Attend staff meetings and other program-related meetings as scheduled.
Provide feedback to program supervisor on participant progress.
Utilize program curricula as provided in planning program activities.
Work collaboratively with other program staff.
Act as liaison to classroom teachers as appropriate and requested.
Attend training as required to improve essential skills.
Be available, as circumstances require, for extra and weekend hours as scheduled by program.
Create and distribute flyers regarding program events to program participants.
Enter data into computer database as required by funders and agency.
Functions as coordinator in absence of Program Coordinator.
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work collaboratively with school personnel, agency staff, parents and community partners.
Available to work a flexible schedule that includes evenings and some weekends.
Metropolitan Family Services is an accredited nonprofit agency that has more than 800 full and part-time professional staff dedicated to providing quality services by empowering families to learn, to earn, to heal, and to thrive. We value our professionals for serving as a mentor, a motivator, and advocate to families in need. Since 1857 Metropolitan Family Services has been the engine of change t...hat empowers Chicago and Suburban- area families to reach their greatest potential and positively impact their communities.