Program Staff

Staff may work before school only, after school only, or both. Responsible for implementing the program with an assigned group of children. Requirements include high school/GED equivalent, some training or background in child/youth development, education or recreation. Experienced working with children. Must be 18 years of age or older.

Part-time, min 25 hours per week.

Starting Salary: $10.92-$11.76/hour



Full job description:

FLSA STATUS:       NON-EXEMPT                    


POSITION DESCRIPTION   Provides quality program delivery to School Age Programs or Center Programs within the Camp Fire Alaska Youth Development framework


  • Provides a stable, fun, caring, learning environment for the program
  • Plans and conducts age appropriate program and activities with assigned group of children
  • Participates in daily set up and clean up of program site
  • Supervises children during activities
  • Works individually with children requiring special attention or who have special needs
  • Daily preparation such as: getting out supplies, setting up for activities, checking schedules, etc.
  • Cleans-up after activities and at the end of the day
  • Follows established behavioral expectations and discipline procedures
  • Provides daily snack and breakfast according to CACFP guidelines
  • Provides for the maximum possible health, safety, and well being of all persons involved in the program
  • Maintains facility and equipment in excellent and safe condition
  • Maintains positive relations with parents, school personnel, including prior approval of supervisor for contact with administrators and teachers regarding the facility and children
  • Maintains child care licensing requirements and standards
  • Maintains confidentiality of official records
  • Participates in staff meetings, conferences, and workshops as assigned by supervisor with a minimum of 24 hours is required each year
  • Submits reports and records on time as assigned by supervisor
  • Special program assignments such as parent events and program wide events
  • Keeps supervisor informed of plans, problems, concerns, and successes.
  • Exemplifies the Council’s value statements, vision and mission in all actions, communications and relationships
  • Other related duties as assigned


  • Demonstrated experience working successfully with children in a group setting
  • Training or experience in youth development, education or recreation.
  • Demonstrated basic work habits, dependability, and reliability
  • Demonstrated leadership or organizational ability


  • Completion of high school or equivalent
  • Experience in youth development field with school age youth may be substituted for educational requirements
  • Current CPR and First Aid Certification


  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.


  • Possesses adequate vision, hearing acuity, physical ability, strength and stamina to perform the required responsibilities of activities associated with program delivery
  • Ability to lift 35 pounds
  • Work environment involves infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements



Camp Fire Alaska is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer