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After School Program Youth Specialist

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ORGANIZATION: Raise a Child of the Carolinas

  • 6 people are interested

Raise a Child of the Carolinas (the RACC) is a 501 c3 non-profit organization focused on exposing youth to educational opportunities that are underrepresented in their communities, thus inspiring them to reach their full potential. The RACC organization was started in 2018 and provides local children with tutoring, seasonal camps and family programs and offers English as a Second Language programs as well. Throughout the pandemic, the RACC has also partnered with Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools to offer in-person education solutions to supplement the remote learning process.

Volunteer needed @ After School Program to supervise and ensure the safety of children during dinner time grades K-8.

Scheduled Weekly Hours: Monday to Friday 3:00-4:30 pm

Hours per Day: 1.5 hour(s) per day

Responsibilities Include:
--Escorting students from day school to the afterschool program
--Reports consistently for work as scheduled
--Performs other duties as assigned
--Assists in cleaning up spills and wiping down tables
--Assists students opening milk/juice cartons and food packages
--Enforces all school rules of student behavior
--Locates students sought by building administration and escorts students to office as needed
--Monitors lunchroom to deter behavioral problems, etc.
--Monitors student(s), ensuring their compliance to district/building policies, rules and regulations
--Supervises student(s) and keeps students out of unauthorized areas
--Works with administration to develop and enforce security policies and procedures

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
--Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
--Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from many diverse backgrounds and professions including supervisors, administrators, coworkers, staff, and students
--Ability to follow oral and written instructions
--Ability to maintain confidentiality
--Ability to manage simultaneous demands and set clear priorities
--Ability to work independently without direct supervision
--Commitment to the education of students as a primary responsibility
--Communicates effectively with students and adults in a wide variety of settings
--Computer proficiency
--Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a team setting
--Demonstrates citizenship, compassion, courage, discernment, excellence, honesty, hope, integrity, patience, perseverance, reliability, respect, responsibility, and trustworthiness
--Demonstrates effective organizational and time management skills
--Energetic, creative, innovative, flexible
--Excellent cooperative, collaborative, and problem-solving skills
--Promotes a positive climate, culture, and community
--Student-centered and relationship-focused
--Understanding of data privacy laws and their implications for the educational community

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a staff member typically encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive.

--The noise level in the work environment may alternate among quiet, moderate, and loud.
--The incumbent is frequently required to interact in person and through communication methods with the students, public, and/or other staff.
--Work is generally performed in the school building and lunchroom.
--The incumbent may experience exposure to high noise levels.

Physical Demands: The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. All physical demands, if listed, are considered essential functions

--Sits, stands, walks, stoops, kneels, and crouches/squats while performing duties
--Has oral and auditory capacity enabling interaction interpersonally and/or through communication devices
--Uses eyes, hands, and finger coordination enabling the use of equipment and writing utensils
--Typical demands require staff to lift and carry up to 20 pounds, and may be higher for some assignments depending on position and student need; climb stairs, ladders, and/or stools; reach, hold, grasp and turn objects; use fingers to operate computer keyboards; feel the shape, size and temperature of objects

Cognitive Functions: The following are some of the cognitive functions commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive.

--The staff member may be required to analyze, communicate, compare, compile, compute, coordinate, copy, evaluate, instruct, negotiate, synthesize, reason, and use interpersonal skills.

1 Shift

  • afternoon / 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM

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About Raise a Child of the Carolinas


PO Box 481662, Charlotte, NC 28269, US

Mission Statement

Our mission is to expose youth to opportunities that are underrepresented in their communities and inspire them to reach their full potential.


Raise a Child of the Carolinas believes that children have so much to offer to the world. We believe that they have the power to shape the future generations to come. At Raise a Child of the Carolinas, we are here to provide them the support they need to become the best version of themselves. We have several educational programs and leadership initiatives that help nurture our youth and help them develop the skills they will carry throughout their lives.


Children & Youth
Children & Youth


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