Organization: Salt Lake County

Salt Lake County Youth Services is looking for a diverse group of enthusiastic individuals with a passion for working with youth and teens in our Afterschool Programs in Kearns, Magna, West Valley City, and Millcreek for the 2020-2021 school year. The Afterschool Programs provide a safe, nurturing, and educational environment that encourages youth to become active and productive community members.

Hours: Monday-Thursday 2:00 pm -- 5:30 pm and Fridays 12:00 pm -- 4:00 pm, hours may vary depending upon program

Salary: $11.10

Bilingual preferred but not required


1. Strong communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with diverse populations (youth and adults) from different social and ethnic backgrounds.
2. High school graduate or equivalent and at least 18 years of age.
3. Experience in working with youth and/or other related experience.
4. Ability to create and facilitate skill-based and project-based classes, such as art, dance, life skills and recreation.
5. Ability to help create a safe and inclusive environment for youth and adults.
6. Ability to demonstrate group management skills and techniques.
7. Effective conflict resolution skills.
8. Ability to interact with both youth and adults in a nonjudgmental atmosphere.
9. Possession of a valid Utah Driver's License and the possibility of completing a Defensive Driving Course after employment.
10. Must pass a yearly criminal background screening by the Bureau of Criminal Investigations


1. Plan and implement daily activities according to program needs. Participate in all activities with youth and assist coordinator.
2. Prepare quarterly curriculum. Facilitate skill-based and project-based group activities for youth.
3. Communicate and enforce program rules and code of conduct. Advise youth and adults regarding rule infraction and consequences.
4. Provide leadership to youth engaged in program activities.
5. Follow program procedures to safeguard health, safety, and well-being of participants.
6. Assist in providing daily snacks or meals.
7. Attend weekly staff meetings, training sessions and all-staff meetings as scheduled.
8. Develop and maintain cooperative relationship with students' families and school personnel.
9. Provide a safe and healthy environment for program participants.
10. Maintain attendance records as required by program.
11. Report daily to Program Coordinator.

Job Details

Open Date: 07-22-2020
Close Date: 04-23-2021
Pay Rate: 11.10
Job Status: Part Time
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Jillian Jettie
Kearns, Magna, Millcreek