The LEAF Program provides literacy services to adults and children through several program areas: adult education, which consists of English as a Second Language and Computer Skills classes; Passages Charter Preschool to 8th grade school; early childhood, which includes a licensed preschool and daycare, as well as a home visiting program, and school-age programming, which includes after-school and a summer camp.
The After-School Mentor Tutor is responsible for overseeing activities in the After-School Program. The After-School Mentor Tutor ensures that the educational needs of the students are being met and collaborates with community partners including the public library to provide additional literacy services for our students and their families. Must be available from Monday-Friday 2:00-6:00 pm.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for supervision of enrolled children at all times
Plan age appropriate activities for children and daily activities to enhance literacy and education
Assist students with homework, tutoring, or educational support
Discuss with staff and families regarding students’ progress in the program
Submit daily attendance, meal counts, and reports as needed
Enter data for attendance/progress of students in data systems
Be a positive role model for children
Recruit children and maintain full enrollment for program. Refer clients to agency programs, as needed.
Assist in LEAF programs and AHS activities, as needed.
Qualifications (skills, knowledge, & abilities):
High School Diploma
Associates degree preferred
Experience working with elementary school-age population
Knowledge of childhood development
Experience with computer usage including email and basic functions of Microsoft Office
Excellent communication skills
Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs of books and supplies
Asian Human Services Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer dedicated to the fair and equal treatment of all of its employees without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, disability, political or union affiliation, maternity status, parental status, military or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.
About Asian Human Services
Established in 1978, Asian Human Services is the largest multi-cultural and multi-lingual health and social services organization in the Metropolitan Chicago areas. Its mission is to provide client -centered, quality, and compassionate services to Asian immigrants and other underserved communities so that they can fully participated in society, prosper and thrive. Specialized in healthcare, education, and employment, its professional staff is fluent in more than 28 languages and serves more than 28,000 clients throughout Illinois each year.