Wilkes University

Available Student Work Study Jobs

Below is a list of student work-study positions for the Spring 2020 semester:

Students should consult with supervisors regarding all position requirements.

Position Title: Student Office Aide
Department: Global Cultures
Location: Breiseth Hall 110
Supervisor Name: Debra Archavage
Phone: 570-408-6808
Email: debra.archavage@wilkes.edu
Purpose: Office coverage in the Global Cultures Department, Breiseth Hall 110, during the time that the Office Assistant is in another office.  Any availability between the hours of 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. and 12:30 - 4:00 p.m., Monday thru Friday will be considered. Position is available for the Spring 2020 term.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
Customer service to students/faculty
Copying materials for faculty
Distributing mail in faculty mail boxes
Running errands to print shop or other locations on campus
Simple filing
Qualifications / Skills: 
Customer service skills
Federal work-study eligibility
Preferred Majors:
History, Philosophy, Foreign Languages, but not necessary.
Position Title: Operations Intern
Department: The Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship
Location: The Allan P. Kirby Center for Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship, 65 West South Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA  18766
Supervisor Name: Charles Pierce
Phone: 570-408-3804
Email: Charles.pierce@wilkes.edu
Purpose: To have a student assist the office assistant, staff, and scholars with daily operations
and tasks around the Center.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
- Assist office assistant with tasks and duties
- Help with picking up/dropping off mail, important documents, and other items around campus
- Assist with Center file management and organization
- Help with organizing meetings for the staff and scholars
- Help with creating weekly list of events and important dates to go over at weekly meeting
- Greet and direct guests to the Center
- Answer phone calls and emails
- Contribute with planning for major Center events and activities
- Help hang posters around campus and downtown to advertise events
Qualification / Skills:
- Must have good oral and written communication skills
- Friendly, personable, and conscientious
- Ability to dedicate 8-12 hours of work per week
- Good organizational and time management skills
- Motivated, self- starting, and hard-working
Preferred Majors:All majors
Position Title: Student Office Aide
Department: Sidhu School of Business FAM/MSH Department
Location: UCOM 216 Suite
Supervisor Name: Annet Kaminski
Phone: 570-408-4725
Email: Annet.Kaminski@wilkes.edu
Purpose: Assist Sidhu School of Business Dean, faculty and staff with office/clerical assignments.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary: 
  • Assist with Hospitality Leadership Projects
  • Office Processing (Phones, Customer Service)
  • On Campus Errands
  • Research Projects
  • Copying Projects

Qualifications / Skills: 

  • Basic Microsoft Office
  • Customer Service
  • Previous office/clerical experience is a plus

 

Preferred Majors: All majors

 

Position Title: Intramural Sports
Department: Athletics
Location: McHale Athletic Center / Marts Center
Supervisor Name: Scott Robinson
Phone: 570-408-2703
Email: scott.robinson1@wilkes.edu
Purpose: Wilkes University's intramural sports program promotes a healthy lifestyle for students, faculty and staff by providing a variety of athletic activities in which all persons can participate regardless of their degree of athletic ability.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
Students are encouraged to participate as officials, referees, scorekeepers, timers and competitors.
Qualifications / Skills: 
Students with a background/knowledge in sports is encouraged but not required.
Federal work-study eligibility.
Preferred Majors: All Majors
Position Title: Office Assistant
Department: Study Abroad
Location: TBA
Supervisor Name: Dr. Jeff Stratford
Phone: 570-408-4761
Email: Stratford@wilkes.edu
Purpose: The Office of Study Abroad needs an assistant to carry out tasks related to marketing and recruitment.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
Communication with host schools
Dispersing marketing material
Help recruiting students to study abroad during Open House, Club Day, etc.
Qualifications / Skills: 
Punctuality
Basic marketing skills a plus 
Preferred Majors: All Majors
Position Title: Phonathon Caller
Department: Alumni and Advancement
Location: E.S. Farley Library Phonathon Lab
Supervisor Name: Cara Basile
Phone: 570-408-2510
Email: cara.basile@wilkes.edu
Purpose: Phonathon has an impact on Wilkes! Student callers represent the University in raising critical funds for academic programs, scholarships, athletics, student experience opportunities, and much more! Phonathon is essential to thank past contributors personally for their financial support and to ask them personally to continue that financial support. The more donations callers raise, the more funding Wilkes can devote to research and scholarships for students like you! Phonathon is an important job on campus--returning callers who demonstrated success are rewarded by being eligible for higher performance-based wages. All callers have access to training, competitive opportunities for incentives, and advancement opportunities exist.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary: 
Phonathon callers may be the only personal contact many alumni receive from the University all year so it is imperative that callers do their best to engage and encourage support.
- Attend mandatory training for new and returning callers.
- Contact alumni of the University to educate them about giving to Wilkes.
- Establish a positive rapport with the alumni and friends of the University you call.
- Respond to problems and answer any questions about the University.
- Represent the University positively in discussing issues that may concern alumni.
- Request a specific gift to the Wilkes Fund, scholarship, athletics, or other designation.
- When necessary, negotiate the pledge amount.
- Update employment, address, and other pertinent records of person calling.
- Maintain records of each shift’s calls.
- Follow all other procedures and guidelines in the training manual.
- Keep all donor information confidential.
- Celebrate success! We're a fun group and reward accomplishments with, prizes, pizza parties, etc.!
Qualifications / Skills:
- Enthusiasm for Wilkes University and its mission.
- Effectiveness and genuine warmth in contacts with others.
- Strong verbal communication skills.
- Comfort in soliciting gifts from alumni of the University.
- Persistent in securing a pledge and negotiating the gift amount.
- Strong character and a positive attitude.
- Ability to work harmoniously with student managers and as a team with other callers.
- Organizational abilities and attentiveness to details.
- Federal work study eligibility required.
- Must work at least two+ shifts per week (Flexible shift options: SUN 1-4PM and/or 5:00-8:00PM; M-TH 5:30PM-8:30PM). Positions can extend into spring semester.
- Opportunity for higher hourly wage for return callers, plus competitive opportunities for advancement into captain and manager positions.
Preferred Majors: Any major; however, Phonathon does cultivate important skills in communications, entrepreneurship, public relations, customer service, non-profit, marketing, sales, and finance. Phonathon experience is a fantastic resume builder. Callers also gain valuable networking opportunities as you speak with alumni who are now living in the "real world."
Position Title: EEES Department Student Aid
Department: Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences
Location: Cohen Science Center, Room 406
Supervisor Name: Dr. Marleen Troy
Phone: 570-408-4615
Email: marleen.troy@wilkes.edu
Purpose:  The purpose of this work-study position is to provide support to the Chair and faculty of the EEES Department in an effort to improve the workflow of the office.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
Helping with the day-to-day operation of the office.
Creating and updating spreadsheets.
Maintaining bulletin boards.
Creating and hanging posters.
Preparing supplies for upcoming events.
Making copies, scanning, and sending emails.
Creating and posting social media content.
Available hours are 8:30am-4:30pm.
Qualifications / Skills:
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
Excellent organizational skills.
Comfortable with telephone and verbal communication with clients.
Create informative bulletin boards, flyers, and brochures.
Maintain office supplies and coordinate inventories.
Experience with social media is a plus.
Preferred Majors: All majors are welcome to apply.
Position Title: Finance Office Work Study
Department: Finance, Accounting
Location: Miller Hall
Supervisor Name: Dolores Watkins
Phone: 570-408-5613
Email: dolores.watkins1@wilkes.edu
Purpose:  The Finance Office is currently seeking an individual to fulfill a position within the accounting
department. The position is for a part- time, federal work- study eligible student,  to aid the department in
miscellaneous entry level accounting responsibilities.
 
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
The responsibilities of this temporary position include:
• Interaction with students for club account balances and transactions, as well as their square
  device setup and usage summaries. These interactions are through phone, email and in person by
  appointment
• Maintain communication with the Accounting Supervisor and Senior Accountant for updated work
  requirements within the individuals skill sets
• Input journal entries into the Banner system
• Miscellaneous clerical work needed by the department (i.e. filing, copying, scanning, shredding,
  etc.)
Qualifications / Skills:
To succeed in this position the individual will be highly efficient – adding value to the team and
possess the following attributes:
• A basic knowledge using Microsoft Excel
• Math skills and an analytical mind
• Consistent, accurate, thorough, and detail-oriented
• Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
• Polished phone and email etiquette
• Ability to thrive in a deadline-driven environment
• Outstanding communication abilities
Preferred Majors:  Accounting, Finance, Business

Position Title: Athletic Student Aide
Department: Athletics
Location: Marts Center, 274 S. Franklin Street, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18766 (Room 118)
Supervisor Name: Phil Wingert / Maria Dwyer
Phone: (570) 408-4020
Email: maria.dwyer@wilkes.edu

Purpose: To assist sport site managers for home pre-games, game-day activity at Marts Center-Henry Gymnasium, Ralston Complex, McHale Athletic Center, Wilkes-Barre CYC and/or Toyota Sports Plex.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
Assist the sport site manager: ball persons, score keeper, score clock operator, video/camera/music operator, statistics, libero tracker, field preparation, ticket seller, facility set-up and break-down.

Qualifications / Skills: Federal work-study positions. No experience necessary.

Preferred Majors: No preferred majors.

Position Title: Office Assistant
Department: Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP)
Location: 3rd Floor, Bedford Hall
Supervisor Name: Ann Marie Kline
Phone: 570-408-3349
Email: Annmarie.kline@wilkes.edu

Purpose:Support the administrative activities of ORSP.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary: Assist the Financial and Compliance Coordinators and the Director of Research and Sponsored Programs by processing grant-related reimbursements and tracking expenses in database (Microsoft Excel skills required), managing spreadsheets, copying and filing, and making deliveries on campus.

**Federal Work Study Only**

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Previous office experience and writing experience preferred

Preferred Majors: English, Communications, Business.

Position Title: IT Work Study
Department: IT Services
Location: Farley Library
Supervisor Name: Beau Hallman
Email: beaufort.hallman@wilkes.edu

Purpose:The IT Work Study will provide technology support via phone, email, and face-to-face interaction to faculty, staff, administration, and students at Wilkes University.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Provide troubleshooting and support via phone, email, and face-to-face interactions to members of
  • the campus community on all technology-related issues.
  • Enter, direct, close, and document all IT support interactions in the Wilkes Help Desk system.
  • Perform regular printer and classroom technology checks.
  • Assist with IT projects as needed.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Communicate well both verbally and in written and electronic communications.
  • Use Microsoft Word and Excel to provide documentation and reports.
  • Work in a team-based environment.
  • Technical troubleshooting experience is helpful.
  • Working knowledge of Windows and Mac operating systems.

Preferred Majors: All Majors are welcome to apply.

Position Title: Chemistry Tutor
Department: Upward Bound
Location: Conyngham Hall
Supervisor Name: Mr. Corey Moore
Phone: (570) 408-5502
Email: corey.moore@wilkes.edu

Purpose:Under the direction and supervision of the Academic Coordinator, the primary role is to provide academic assistance within the given subject of concern. The students will be local high school students whose grade level range is from 10th - 12th grade.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Be available Thursday nights (3:00pm - 6:00pm) *Additional days may be available, based on students 'needs*
  • Provide academic support throughout the semester
  • Conduct individual and small group instruction
  • Provide correctional feedback based on students' classwork and responses
  • Give brief verbal and written description of student progress

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Must be proficient in college-level Chemistry
  • College student with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Knowledge of test-taking and study skills
  • Flexibility
  • Reliable, responsible, and collaborative
  • Must be eligible for federal work-study and be enrolled as a full-time student

Preferred Majors: All Science areas of concentration will be considered

Position Title: Physics Tutor
Department: Upward Bound
Location: Conyngham Hall
Supervisor Name: Mr. Corey Moore
Phone: (570) 408-5502
Email: corey.moore@wilkes.edu

Purpose:Under the direction and supervision of the Academic Coordinator, the primary role is to provide assistance within the given subject of concern. The students will be local high school studentswhose grade level range is from 10th - 12th grade.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Be available Thursday nights (3:00pm - 6:00pm) *Additional days may be available, based on students' needs*
  • Provide academic support throughout the semester
  • Conduct inpidual and small group instruction
  • Provide correctional feedback based on students' classwork and responses
  • Give brief verbal and written description of student progress

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Must be proficient in college-level Physics
  • College student with a 3.0 GPA or higher
  • Knowledge of test-taking and study skills
  • Flexibility
  • Reliable, responsible, and collaborative
  • Must be eligible for federal work-study and be enrolled as a full-time student

Preferred Majors: Engineering / Physics

Position Title: Student Aid
Department: Technology for Teaching and Learning
Location: Max Roth Center
Supervisor Name: Kristine Pruett
Phone: 570-408-4676
Email: kristine.pruett@wilkes.edu

Purpose:This position will help to support the general operations of the Office of Technology for Teaching and Learning.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • proofreading and identifying broken links in online courses
  • assisting with identification of course assets and media
  • creating transcripts/closed captions from video/audio files and loading them into online courses
  • assisting with general department communications such as announcements, social media posts, etc.
  • assisting with maintaining department web site
  • assisting with general office duties as needed

Depending on the level of technical skill and interest, this person can gain real-world knowledge
of how online programs and supporting systems work.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Interest in writing/editing, communications, video or other media applications
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent grammar, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • 3.0 GPA or higher preferred
  • Must be eligible for federal work study and be enrolled as a full-time student
  • Must be reliable, responsible and collaborative

Additional Preferred:

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office and social media applications
  • Basic knowledge of web content editing

Preferred Majors: Integrative Media, Communications, Computer Science, English, Education

Position Title: Mechanical Engineering Teaching Assistant (TA)
Department: Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management
Location: Stark Learning Center
Supervisor Name: Henry Castejon
Phone: (570) 408-4607
Email: henry.castejon@wilkes.edu

Purpose:The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management invites qualified students to apply for work study positions. The Mechanical Engineering TA assists instructors and tutors students in core ME classes.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Teaching Assistant responsibilities for core ME classes (some classes vary by semester) include:
  • assisting the instructor during class and lab sessions
  • accompanying the instructor during class and answering students' questions as needed
  • tutoring assistance outside main class times
  • record keeping assistance

Qualifications / Skills: The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management invites qualified juniors and seniors who have at least a 3.00 GPA in their engineering major to apply. A high degree of commitment, enthusiasm, and diligence is expected. Students should expect to contribute 5-10 hours per week. Students eligible for Federal Work Study will be given first preference.

Interested applicants should submit their completed work study applications to Mrs. Lisa Colavitti
in the Engineering Office, SLC 163.

Preferred Majors: Mechanical Engineering

Position Title: Machine Shop Assistant
Department: Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management
Location: Stark Learning Center
Supervisor Name: Mitchell Adams
Phone: (570) 408-3808
Email: mitchell.adams@wilkes.edu

Purpose:The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management invites qualified students to apply for work study positions. The Machine Shop Assistant helps with various projects and needs in the CSE Machine Shop.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Setup and operation of machine shop equipment
  • Answering questions from students who are doing shop projects
  • Helping students with equipment operation
  • Shop cleanup
  • Other duties as assigned Safety is the highest priority.

Qualifications / Skills: The Department of Mechanical Engineering and Engineering Management invites qualified juniors and seniors who have satisfactory academic standing to apply.

A high degree of commitment, enthusiasm, and diligence is expected. Students should expect to
contribute 5-10 hours per week. Students eligible for Federal Work Study will be given first
preference.

Interested applicants should submit their completed work study applications to Mrs. Lisa Colavitti in the Engineering Office, SLC 163.

Preferred Majors: N/A

Position Title: Electrical Engineering Lab TA
Department: Electrical Engineering and Physics
Location: Stark Learning Center
Supervisor Name: Matthew Saporito
Phone: (570) 408-3361
Email: matthew.saporito@wilkes.edu

Purpose:The Department of Electrical Engineering and Physics invites qualified students to apply for work study positions. Several positions are available.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary: Duties include but are not limited to the following: tutoring and assisting with instruction in assigned lab sections, assisting with weekly lab setups on designated days, assisting with organization and inventory of lab equipment, attending safety training as required, and also participating in departmental outreach activities such as Open Houses, Shadow Days, etc. Work study students will be expected to contribute an average of 5-10 hours per week. A high degree of commitment, enthusiasm, and work ethic is expected. Interested applicants should submit their completed work study applications to Mrs. Lisa Colavitti in the Engineering Office in SLC 226. Students eligible for Federal Work Study are strongly preferred, but Institutional Work Study students will also be considered.

Qualifications / Skills: The Department of Electrical Engineering and Physics invites qualified juniors and seniors who have successfully completed EE 283 and/or EE 252 with a grade of 3.00 or better to apply.

Preferred Majors: Electrical Engineering

Position Title: Physics Lab TA
Department: Electrical Engineering and Physics
Location: Stark Learning Center
Supervisor Name: Matthew Saporito
Phone: (570) 408-3361
Email: matthew.saporito@wilkes.edu

Purpose:The Department of Electrical Engineering and Physics invites qualified students to apply for work study positions. Several positions are available.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary: Duties include but are not limited to the following: tutoring and assisting with instruction in assigned lab sections, assisting with weekly lab setups on designated days, assisting with organization and inventory of lab equipment, attending safety training as required, and also participating in departmental outreach activities such as Open Houses, Shadow Days, etc. Work study students will be expected to contribute an average of 5-10 hours per week. A high degree of commitment, enthusiasm, and work ethic is expected. Interested applicants should submit their completed work study applications to Mrs. Lisa Colavitti in the Engineering Office in SLC 226. Students eligible for Federal Work Study are strongly preferred, but Institutional Work Study students will also be considered.

Qualifications / Skills: The Department of Electrical Engineering and Physics invites qualified students who have successfully completed PHY 201 and/or PHY 202 with a grade of 3.00 or better to apply.

Preferred Majors: Physics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering

Position Title: Grounds Helper
Department: Facilities
Location: Campus Wide
Supervisor: Lee Plank
Phone: (570) 408-4981
Email: lee.plank@wilkes.edu

Purpose: To assist with the daily operations of the Grounds Technician.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary: The position assists with general landscaping and grounds work throughout campus. Duties include policing of the grounds, weeding, planting of shrubs and flowers, snow removal, etc. 

Qualifications / Skills: Applicant must have the ability repeatedly lift 20-50 pounds and occasionally lift at least 100 pounds. Must be able to work on their feet for up to 4 hours. Good customer service skills and the ability to function well in a team environment as well as work independently.

Preferred Majors: All majors accepted if qualifications are met.

Position Title: Mover and Event set up helper
Department: Facilities
Location: Campus wide
Supervisor Name: Ken Hanadel
Phone: (570) 408-4669
Email: kenneth.hanadel@wilkes.edu

Purpose: To assist with the daily operations of the General Maintenance Technicians.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • The position assists with set-ups associated with University events (e.g. graduations, orientations, homecoming, various events and performances), logistical moves and campus deliveries (e.g. furniture, equipment, supplies).
  • Provides support with seasonal grounds maintenance and care.
     

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Applicant must have the ability to repeatedly lift 20-50 pounds and occasionally lift at least 100 pounds.
  • Must be able to work on their feet for up to 4 hours.
  • Good customer service skills and the ability to function well in a team environment.

Preferred Majors: All majors accepted if qualifications/skills are met.

Position Title: Child Care Aide
Department: Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA Child Care Department
Location: Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA, 40 W. Northampton St. Wilkes-Barre, PA
Supervisor Name: Megan Valkenburg
Phone: (570) 408-5905
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

Purpose:To provide assistance within the Child Care Department

Positions available in Day Care, Preschool, and School Age

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Communicate with parents daily
  • Follow daily feeding/eating schedules (posted in classroom)
  • Follow correct diaper changing procedure (posted in classroom)
  • Follow daily schedule (posted in classroom)
  • Inform Child Care Director and/or Assistant Child Care Director of any problems that arise with discipline, staff, illness, supplies, fund raising, public relations, or maintenance
  • Maintain staff/child ratio (Make us aware if you are not in ratio)
  • Attend staff meetings, trainings, and other mandatory staff functions
  • Straighten classroom and clean appliances before leaving each day
  • Meet state standards for child care
  • Provide stimulation to the children by rocking, holding, talking to, singing, and playing Follow guidelines for DHS and Keystone Stars

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Must possess a High School Diploma
  • Must obtain Child Abuse History Clearance, Criminal Background Check, and FBI Fingerprinting
  • Must take Mandated Reporter Training
  • Child Care experience a plus

Preferred Majors: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Psychology, Nursing

Position Title: Intramural Sports
Department: Athletics
Location: McHale Athletic Center/Marts Center
Supervisor Name: Scott Robinson
Phone: 570-408-2703
Email: scott.robinson@wilkes.edu

Purpose: Wilkes University's intramural sports program promotes a healthy lifestyle for students, faculty and staff by providing a variety of athletic activities in which all persons can participate regardless of their degree of athletic ability.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Students are encouraged to participate as officials, referees, scorekeepers, timers and
  • competitors.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Students with a background/knowledge in sports is encouraged but not required.

Preferred Majors: Any Major

Position Title: Technical Assistant
Department: Performing Arts
Location: Darte Center
Supervisor Name: Tom Rupp
Phone: 570 408 4544
Email: tom.rupp@wilkes.edu

Purpose: To assist the Performing Arts staff in providing theatre technical assistance formusic, theatre, dance and selected University events.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Assist in hanging and focusing lighting equipment
  • Assist in hanging curtains, banners, screens, scenery etc.
  • Assist in running sound and lighting equipment for events
  • Assisting maintenance of sound, lighting and shop equipment
  • Assist with backstage duties during events
  • assisting front of house activities such as ushering at events

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Dependability
  • Interest and willingness to learn lighting, sound and carpentry skills Ability to work in groups under direction

Preferred Majors: None

Position Title: Resident Advisor / Security
Department: N/A
Location: Ruth's Place
Supervisor Name: Megan Valkenburg
Phone: (570) 408-5905
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

Purpose:

  • Maintain the safety and stability of the shelter so our residents can live in a secure environment.
  • Also assist residents to fulfill their day-to-day activities and responsibilities.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and professionalism while answering telephones, greeting residents and
  • donors, keeping files and case notes updated and accurate.
  • Determine eligibility for shelter and complete intake and exit processes.
  • Maintain a safe and secure facility, ensure compliance with shelter policies and procedures.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • High school diploma or GED. Experience in social work preferred.

Preferred Majors: Any major

Position Title:  Lifeguard
Department:  Aquatics
Location:  Greater Pittston YMCA
Supervisor Name:  Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Lizz Elliott (YMCA)
Phone:  570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)
Email:  megan.boone@wilkes.edu
Purpose: 
  • Keeping the pool area clean and organized, and ensuring all materials are accessible for both staff    and guests.
  • Enforcing rules and regulations as set forth by the YMCA to ensure the safety of staff and guests.
  • Testing water for Chlorine and PH balance, and checking water temperature on a scheduled basis,    and updating information where required.
  • Greeting each guest and answering all questions to the best of their ability, or taking contact information and ensuring that messages are passed along to appropriate Directors as needed.
  • Keeping the Director informed of any issues or problems that arise immediately.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

The Greater Pittston YMCA takes great pride in the outstanding service we offer to all members and guests, and we are looking for motivated individuals to continue this legacy. Lifeguards are expected to continuously scan the pool area for dangerous situations or issues that potentially arise. They will also answer any questions posed by our guests and members while in the Aquatics area. Lifeguards will work independently and will maintain a clean pool deck, and be able to make decisions about basic maintenance. No chemical knowledge will be required for this position.

Qualifications / Skills:

 

• Must be 16+ years of age and have proof of eligibility to work.
• Lifeguard Certification, CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention training prior to     hire.
• Previous experience lifeguarding or in an aquatics setting preferred.
• Previous experience with diverse populations.
• Complete all required staff safety trainings.
• Open availability

Preferred Majors:  All Majors

 

 

Position Title:  Membership Services
Department:  Guest Services / Membership
Location:  Greater Pittston YMCA
Supervisor Name:  Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Lizz Elliott (YMCA)
Phone:  570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)
Email:  megan.boone@wilkes.edu
Purpose:  The Greater Pittston YMCA takes great pride in the outstanding service we offer to all members and guests, and we are looking for motivated individuals to continue this legacy. A Membership Services Rep. will be responsible for greeting each individual that walks through our doors, and answering any and all questions presented in a timely manner. They will handle all transactions for memberships, programming, and special events, and will be knowledgeable about each. They will also ensure the front desk area is always clean and organized, and that they represent the high standards of the YMCA in all they do.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

• Keeping the front desk/lobby area clean and organized, and ensuring all materials are accessible for       both staff and guests.
• Handling cash/check/credit card transactions for the entire facility, and keeping all personal                     information private for the safety of our members and staff.
• Ensuring the guests that use the facility are signed in properly, and that all photos, financial and             personal information are up to date.
• Greeting each guest and answering all questions to the best of their ability, or taking contact                   information and ensuring that messages are passed along to appropriate Directors as needed.

Qualifications / Skills:

• Must be 16+ years of age and have proof of eligibility to work.
• CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention training within 30 days of hire date.
• Previous experience working customer service preferred.
• Previous money handling experience required.
• Previous experience with diverse populations.
• Complete all required staff safety trainings.
• Open availability

Preferred Majors:All Majors

Position Title:  Program Attendant
Department:  Youth and Family Programming
Location:  Greater Pittston YMCA
Supervisor Name:  Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Brian Strassman (YMCA)
Phone:  570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)
Email:  megan.boone@wilkes.edu
Purpose:  

1. Manages, directs and coordinates youth and family programs for the Greater Pittston YMCA. Ensures     high-quality programs and establishes new program activities. Expands program within the                     community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
2. Ensures that YMCA program standards are met and safety procedures followed.
5. Provides for upkeep of assigned program facilities and equipment and ensures the physical                     environment supports healthy living.
6. Develops and maintains relationships with parents and any other organizations and agencies related     to assigned programs. Responds to all parent and community inquiries and complaints in a timely           manner.
7. Assists in organizing special events for families.
8. Works with the marketing department in the communication and distribution of program information.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary: 

Under the direction of the Program Coordinators, the attendant will assist in implementing high-quality YMCA and Family Services programs. Additional duties in coordinating and facilitating special events and birthday parties as needed.

Qualifications / Skills: 

1. HS Diploma or equivalent 
2. Must be at least 16 years of age or older
3. Required trainings within 60 days of hire: Child Abuse Prevention, CPR/AED First Aid; Bloodborne         Pathogens, New Employee Orientation
4. Fulfillment of state-specific hiring standards57. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people       from all social and economic segments of the community.

Preferred Majors:  Education

 

Position Title:  Before / After School Teacher
Department:  Youth Development
Location:  Greater Pittston YMCA
Supervisor Name:  Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Briana Dugas (YMCA)
Phone:  570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)
Email:  megan.boone@wilkes.edu
Purpose:
• Assists in planning and organizing the schedule, including preparing and leading group activities,           serving snacks, and clean up.
• Supervises a group of children.
• Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and     consistent with YMCA core values.
• Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
• Attends staff meetings and trainings.
• Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations,    child abuse prevention and emergencies.
• Maintains positive relations and communication with parents, school personnel and other staff.
• Enforce appropriate safety regulations and emergency procedures.
• Administer basic First Aid as needed.
• Endeavors to provide for the safety of each child in his/her care.
• Applies appropriate behavior management techniques.
• Performs other duties for the betterment of the program as needed or directed.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

The Before and After Care Teacher is responsible for the daily supervision of up to 12 after school program participants grades K-8. S/he is responsible for assisting in the planning, development, and implementation of all nine program components and program activities in the afterschool program. The Leader guides the academic and social development of children, ensuring a safe, enriching, and healthy learning environment.

Qualifications / Skills:

• High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
• CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention training within 30 days of hire         date.
• Meets educational and experience qualifications established by the Greater Pittston YMCA.
• Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
• Ability to plan, organize, and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate program               activities.
• Previous experience with diverse populations.
• Complete all required staff safety trainings.

Preferred Majors:  Education

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Position Title:  Child Care Teacher
Department:  Youth Development
Location:  Greater Pittston YMCA
Supervisor Name:  Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Briana Dugas (YMCA)
Phone:  570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu
Purpose:  This position supports the work of the Y, a leading nonprofit, charitable organization committed to strengthening community through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. The Child Care Teacher at The Greater Pittston YMCA maintains a supportive, positive atmosphere that welcomes and respects all individuals, promotes the potential of all youth, and provides a quality experience to both youth and their families.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
1. Supervises the children, classroom, and all program activities.
2. Follows all procedures and standards as established by the law or the Y; makes ADA                               accommodations where appropriate; maintains the program site, equipment, and required program         records.
3. Nurtures children through purposeful programming; creates lesson plans that are intended to achieve     program goals and outcomes.
4. Creates a positive rapport and shared interest with all youth.
5. Provides opportunities for youth to lead, problem-solve, and make decisions and choices within the         program and provides daily opportunities for youth to reflect on and respond to their experiences.
6. Makes ongoing, systematic observations and evaluations of each child.
7. Provides and welcomes ongoing dialogue with parents and caregivers about their child’s needs and       progress; conducts parent/caregiver conferences; connects families to the Y.
Qualifications / Skills:
• Meets educational and experience qualifications established by state law and/or the Y.
• CPR, First Aid, and AED certifications required.
• Child Abuse Prevention training required within 30 days of hire.
• Meets minimum age standards as established by state law and/or the Y.
• Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred.
• Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate
  program activities.
• Previous experience with diverse populations.
• Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.
• Commitment to inclusion and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
Preferred Majors:  Education
Position Title:Child Watch Attendant
Department:  Family / Youth Development
Location:  Greater Pittston YMCA
Supervisor Name:  Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Briana Dugas (YMCA)
Phone:  570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)
Email:  megan.boone@wilkes.edu
Purpose:  
1. The Child Watch Staff is responsible for the safety and well-being of the child/children in their care.
2. Directly interacting with Child/Children.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

1. The Child Watch Staff is responsible for the safety and well-being of the child/children in their care.
2. Directly interacting with Child/Children.
3. Responsible for ensuring the Child Watch room is kept clean.
4. Ensuring that proper sign-in and sign-out procedures are followed at all times.
5. Maintaining proper registration cards on all children utilizing the service.
6. Using positive guidance techniques that incorporate the YMCA values of caring, honesty, respect and     responsibility when working with children, families and coworkers.
7. Establishing and maintaining positive and productive relationships with families.
8. Attending all trainings and staff meetings as required by department.
9. Maintaining a professional appearance and attitude that reflects the YMCA at all times, upholding the     policies outlined in the YMCA Personnel Policy handbook and Child Care Parent Handbook.
Qualifications / Skills:

1. Minimum 16 years of age.
2. Must like working with children.
3. Excellent communication skills.
4. A commitment to continuous quality program improvements.
5. Certifications: Current American Heart Association or American Red Cross CPR/AED and Pediatric         First Aid.
6. Completion of required trainings.
7. Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the         community.

Preferred Majors:  Education

Position Title:  Programs/Party Host
Department:  Youth and Family Programs
Location:  Greater Pittston YMCA
Supervisor Name:  Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Jessica Bredbenner (YMCA)
Phone:  570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)
Email:  megan.boone@wilkes.edu
Purpose:  
• Work with the Program Coordinator on planning and executing of programs, birthday parties and            special events. 
• Ensure all set up is complete and materials needed are prepared before arrival.
• Plans and implements program activities that are culturally relevant, developmentally appropriate and    consistent with YMCA core values.
• Facilitate and run classes and activities when necessary, as an instructor.
• Adheres to program standards including safety and cleanliness standards.
• Attends staff meetings and trainings.
• Follows YMCA policies and procedures, including those related to medical and disciplinary situations,     child abuse prevention and emergencies.
• Maintains positive relations and communication with children, parents and other staff.
Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:
The Programs/Party Host is responsible for the executing and supervision of participants for programs, birthday parties and special events. S/he is responsible for assisting in the planning, executing, and implementation of the program components and program activities for the event.
Qualifications / Skills:
• High school graduate or equivalent; one year or more of college preferred.
• Preferred CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention training within 30 days of hire     date.
• Previous experience working with children preferred
• Ability to organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally appropriate activities.
• Previous experience with diverse populations.
• Complete all required staff safety trainings.
Preferred Majors:  All Majors

 

Position Title: Wellness Center Staff on Duty
Department: Wellness
Location: Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA
Supervisor Name: Megan Valkenburg(Wilkes); Lauranel Banks(YMCA)
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

Purpose: Under the direction and supervision of the Wellness Director, the Wellness Center Staff shall be responsible for all day to day functioning and cleanliness of the Wellness Center. Staff persons will develop relationships with members and ensure consistent, superior service is provided to maximize member retention. Staff members are responsible and accountable for the cleanliness and safety of the wellness center and surrounding studios during scheduled shifts. The Wellness Center Staff will assist in programs as needed and work on individual projects as required. They will be solution seekers and confident, trustworthy decision makers. The incumbent will also exhibit the core values of caring, honesty, respect and responsibility in all aspects of their work with the YMCA. They will deliver excellent service to all members, guests, and program participants, respond to member and guest needs promptly, and promote all programs.

Job Duties / Responsibilities Summary:

  • Develop member relationships
  • Actively supervise the members using the Wellness Center
  • Enforce Wellness Center regulations
  • Assist members with fitness programs
  • Maintain the cleanliness of Wellness Center areas and machines
  • Document and log all equipment malfunctions
  • Perform routine maintenance on all equipment
  • Ensure the Wellness Center is safe environment
  • Conduct youth and adult orientations
  • Actively recruit clients to the personal training, duo-training, and small group personal
  • training programs
  • Monitor temporary signage in the wellness center for current information, accuracy and
  • professional look
  • Be knowledgeable about all YMCA programs to effectively engage with members. This includes
  • being familiar with all current brochure information, upcoming events and other special activities.
  • If information is not available, be responsible for obtaining the correct information and providing
  • information to members.
  • Follow and enforce all YMCA procedures and policies, including: personnel guidelines, safety
  • guidelines, wellness policies. Carry out emergency plans as necessary
  • Be dressed in appropriate attire and wear name tag at all times
  • Attend and remain current on all mandatory trainings and staff meetings
  • Be knowledgeable and supportive of the YMCA annual support campaign
  • Always look for ways to improve performance
  • Emphasize fun, make the Y a happy place with positive relationships
  • Assume other responsibilities as deemed appropriate by supervisor(s).

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Must have: Criminal Background Check; Fingerprinting, Child Abuse Clearance
  • Must Obtain: CPR/AED & First Aid Certified with 90 days
  • Prior-to-start trainings: HIPAA; Child Abuse Prevention Training; Blood Born Pathogen Training;
  • Appropriate Touch Training; Social Media and Technology Training; Bullying

Preferred Majors: N/A

Position: Student Aid
Department: Civic Engagement - Veteran Center of Excellence (on campus).

Supervisor: Megan Valkenburg
Phone Number: 570-408-5905
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

Job Duties/ Skills: Students can expect their duties include helping with the day-to-day operation of the office; including serving as a greeter, signing in students to the center, creating meetings, maintaining bulletin boards, creating and hanging posters, preparing supplies for upcoming events, making copies, sending faxes, answering the phones, taking messages and sending e-mail reminders. The Veteran Center of Excellence is open from 8:30am-4:30pm.

Qualifications:

  • Receptionist Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
    • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Comfortable with telephone and verbal communication with clients.
    • Create informative bulletin boards, flyers, and brochures
    • Maintain office supplies and coordinate inventories.

Position Title: Student Aid
Department: Civic Engagement-Off Campus Community Work Study
Supervisor: Megan Valkenburg
Phone Number: 570-408-5905
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

Jobs Available

The Civic Engagement office is seeking highly motivated, detail oriented, committed and energetic students to work in the community at various area non-profit agencies.

American Red Cross Blood Drive Coordinator

The responsibilities of the Blood Drive coordinator include but are not limited to advertisement and marketing to students, faculty, and staff, recruitment of donors (phone calls, e-mails, flyers, etc.), recruitment of volunteers, blowing up balloons and decorating, collaborating with facilities and food services on set-up, clean-up and refreshments. Maintaining blood drive records.

Domestic Violence Service Center

Assist in the day-to-day operations of the facility. Answering phones, taking messages, and filing. Students may also train to become hotline operators at the request of the DVSC director. Clearances are required.

Keystone Mission - Youth Program Volunteer

About the program: The Keystone Mission runs our youth program for the local community. Ideal volunteers for the youth program should have a passion for helping children ages 5-14. A typical day for volunteering will consist of 1 on 1 homework help, a weekly lesson, games/activities, and snack time. Below are some more specific volunteer duties:

Duties:

  • To assist in the running of the youth program
  • To communicate with the youth coordinator and other volunteers about daily program activities
  • To supervise young people and ensure general health & safety and rules of conduct
  • To build a rapport with young people and listen to their concerns
  • To facilitate and participate in homework, games, activities and discussions with young people
  • To assist with necessary program set-up and clean-up
  • To undertake required record keeping procedures including reporting verbally to supervisor and completing any relevant program forms

Days: Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (3:00 -5:15pm)
Time Commitment: 7 hours a week
Location:290 Park view Circle, Wilkes-Barre. PA 19702

Clearances needed:

  • Pennsylvania State Police Background Check in past year
  • FBI Fingerprint Check in the past year (if you have lived in PA for less than10 years)
  • PAAbuse History Clearance in the past year
  • Voluntary Disclosure Statement

Benefits: Development of team and leadership skills, taking part in fun activities, accessing training to further personal development, meeting a challenge.

Questions? Contact our volunteer coordinator, Austin Shission, at 570-871 .4795 Ext. 408 or austin.shission@keystonemission.org

Kirby Family House

Duties: Answer phones; assist with resident needs, clerical duties, assist case manager with projects, assist with kitchen duties.

Requirements: Child abuse Clearances, State police clearances
Must bring in ID (driver's license, social security cards and completed Salvation Army application)

McGlynn After-school program

Tutor and assist youth with homework and computer shills. Must have a great desire to work with children of low-income, be committed to the program, and be extremely reliable. The work study will meet on a regular basis with supervisor to review student progress in the program. Child abuse clearance and transportation are a must.

Ruth's Place House of Hope Women's Shelter

The work study student will be responsible for volunteer coordination, organizing donated items such as foods and clothing, answering phones and taking messages. (Training is provided)

Special Olympics Program Assistant

Duties: assisting in volunteer recruitment and management of the Special Olympics Bowling Tournament and two fun social events on campus. Participation in once monthly board meetings as well as supervising the planning board.

CEO NEPA Food Pantry Program

Purpose: To provide shelf-stable food to the needy from the Wilkes-Barre area.

Job Duties / Responsibilities
Lift up to 30 pounds of canned foods when opening and closing the food pantry. Help sign up new persons for the food program. Serve the needy from this area by giving them the proper amount of food for their family size. All majors accepted Supervisor: Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); James Blewitt (CEO NEPA Food Pantry)


 

YMCA Positions

Supervisor: Megan Valkenburg (Wilkes); Ashlee Rittenhouse (YMCA)
Phone: 570-408-5905 (Megan Boone Valkenburg)
Email: megan.boone@wilkes.edu

Youth Programming Employees

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has an assortment of Youth Programs that are offered throughout the year. Programming includes cooking, STEM projects, slime classes, art classes, games, puzzles, nerf mania, etc. Employee would be responsible for carrying out the activities of each program. These programs are for ages 3-12 and run between the hours of 11am -12pm Monday- Thursday and 5-7pm Monday- Thursday and 9am-1pm on Saturdays.

Requirements:Child Abuse Clearance,Fingerprints,Criminal Background,Experience with children
Preferably an education major

Youth Sports Employees

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has an assortment of Youth Sports Programs that are offered throughout the year. Sports include, basketball, football, soccer, kickball, Frisbee, cheerleading, gymnastics, etc. Employee would be responsible for carrying out the weekly sports activities, assisting Wilkes University Couching staff and players. These programs are programs for ages 3-12 and run between the hours of 11am -12pm Monday- Thursday and 5-7pm Monday- Thursday and 9am-1pm on Saturdays.

Requirements:Child Abuse Clearance,Fingerprints, Criminal Background,Experience with children
Preferably someone who has played sports before and understands the concepts of each sport. 

Youth Sports Coordinator Assistant

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has an assortment of Youth Sports Programs that are offered throughout the year. Sports include, basketball, football, soccer, kickball, Frisbee, cheerleading, gymnastics, etc. Employee would be responsible to make sure everyone in attendance of the program is registered. Employee is also responsible to make sure the appropriate materials are available for the program staff. Help with coordinating Wilkes University Couching staff and players. Employee will be assisting the Youth Program Coordinator when needed. These programs are programs for ages 3-12 and run between the hours of 11am -12pm Monday- Thursday and 5-7pm Monday- Thursday and 9am-1pm on Saturdays. Employee could also work other hours to complete office work.

Requirements:Child Abuse Clearance,Fingerprints,Criminal Background,Experience with children
Preferably someone who has played sports before and understands the concepts of each sport.
Good with paperwork, Organized,Can multi task

Teen Program Employees

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has an assortment of Teen Programs that are offered throughout the year. Programming includes cooking, STEM projects, 3d Design, gym time, homework help, etc. Employees would be responsible for carrying out the activities of each program. These programs are programs for ages 12-17 and run between the hours of 6-8pm Monday- Thursday on Saturdays from 1-3pm.

Requirements:Child Abuse Clearance,Fingerprints,Criminal Background,Experience with teens
Preferable education major 

Teen Program Coordinator Assistant

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has an assortment of Teen Programs that are offered throughout the year. Programming includes cooking, STEM projects, 3d Design, gym time, homework help, etc. Employee would be responsible to make sure everyone in attendance of the program is registered. Employee is also responsible to make sure the appropriate materials are available for the program staff. Employee will be the assistant to the Youth Program Coordinator when needed. These programs are programs for ages 12-17 and run between the hours of 6-8pm Monday- Thursday on Saturdays from 1-3pm. Employee could also work other hours to complete office work.

Requirements:Child Abuse Clearance,Fingerprints,Criminal Background,Experience with teens
Good with paperwork,Organized,Can multi task

Adult Programming Employees

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has an assortment of Adult Programs that are offered throughout the year. Programming cards, art classes, knitting, etc. Employees would be responsible for carrying out the activities of each program engaging with program participants. These programs are programs for anyone over 18 and run between the hours of 6-8pm Monday- Thursday.

Requirements:Child Abuse Clearance,Fingerprints,Criminal Background,Experience with older adults

Adult Program Coordinator Assistant

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has an assortment of Adult Programs that are offered throughout the year. Programming cards, art classes, knitting, etc. Employee would be responsible to make sure everyone in attendance of the program is registered. Employee is also responsible to make sure the appropriate materials are available for the program staff. Employee will be the assistant to the Youth Program Coordinator when needed. These programs are programs for anyone over 18 and run between the hours of 6-8pm Monday- Thursday. Employee could also work other hours to complete office work.

Requirements:Child Abuse Clearance,Fingerprints,Criminal Background,Experience with older adults
Good with paperwork,Organized,Can multi task

7th Grade Initiative Program Employees

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has a program called 7th grade initiative. Any 7th grader in the WBASD or WVW School District receives a free gym membership. Programming includes cooking classes, dinner, STEM activities, access to wellness center, gym time, homework help, etc. Employees would be responsible for carrying out the activities of each program. This program is for children age 12-13 and runs between the hours of 5-7pm Monday- Thursday.

Requirements:Child Abuse Clearance,Fingerprints,Criminal Background,Experience with teens

7th Grade Initiative Coordinator Assistant

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has a program called 7th grade initiative. Any 7th grader in the WBASD or WVW School District receives a free gym membership. Programming includes cooking classes, dinner, STEM activities, access to wellness center, gym time, homework help, etc. Employee would be responsible to make sure everyone in attendance of the program is registered. Employee is also responsible to make sure the appropriate materials are available for the program staff. Employee will be the assistant to the Youth Program Coordinator when needed. This program is for children age 12-13 and run between the hours of 5-7pm Monday- Thursday. Employee could also work other hours to complete office work.

Requirements:Child Abuse Clearance,Fingerprints,Criminal Background,Experience with children
Good with paperworkOrganizedCan multi task

A.F.T.E.R. Homework helpers

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has a before and after care program in which homework completion is a must! The program has 82 students and most have homework on a daily basis. The groups are broken up into groups of 24 and the children are in grades K-6. Employee would be responsible for helping the students in each group complete their homework as well as check homework for those who do not need help. The hours are Monday- Friday 4-5:30p.m.

Requirements:Child Abuse Clearance,Fingerprints,Criminal Background,Experience with children

A.F.T.E.R.- School Age Employees

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has a before and after care program. The program has 82 students. The groups are broken up into groups of 24. The children are in grades K-6. Employee would be responsible for helping care for their groups at all times. Job includes taking students to the bathroom, playing in the gym, helping with homework, serving dinner, and supervising the children in the group. Employee will always have a staff member with them. The hours are Monday- Friday 3:30-6p.m.

Requirements:Child Abuse Clearance,Fingerprints,Criminal Background,Experience with children
Time management skills

A.F.T.E.R.- School Age Assistant

The Wilkes- Barre Family YMCA has a before and after care program. The program has 82 students. The groups are broken up into groups of 24. The children are in grades K-6. Job includes office work, organization, paperwork, etc. The hours are Monday- Friday 3:30-6p.m. Employee could also work other hours to complete office work.

Requirements:Child Abuse Clearance,Fingerprints,Criminal Background,Experience with children
Time management skills

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