Summer Program Van Driver

Position Description:

LifeWise STL is searching for a part-time Van Driver for our school age youth programs. As a Driver he/she will be responsible for picking up and dropping off youth attending the summer program. In addition, the van driver will assist the After School Staff in providing supervision and instructional support during after-school months.

This position would be scheduled approximately 20 hours a week during morning (6:45am-9:00am) and afternoon hours (2:30pm-4:30pm) until July 30th. This position would also have the opportunity to work during the academic school year during afterschool and evening times.

Qualifications:

  • Missouri Class E Driver’s License (12-15 passenger van)
  • Minimum one year experience tutoring elementary school children
  • Minimum one year experience driving 12-15 passenger van
  • Must enjoy working with school age youth
  • Preferred: Bilingual English/Spanish

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send a resume and cover letter to freedomschool@lifewisestl.org. In the subject line, please write “Van Driver.”

Economic Wellness Administrative Assistant

Position Description:

The Economic Wellness Administrative Assistant provides direct support to LifeWise StL’s Economic Wellness programs and Certified Financial Social Workers through coordinating and monitoring credit and wealth building products, as well as supporting programs and participants. Economic Mobility programs strive to help participants gain financial wellness by successfully completing both programs as well as supporting clients’ goals in: regularly saving, achieving greater income, reducing debt, increasing assets and net worth, while also developing financial management skills that lead to improved financial resiliency. This position is responsible for coordinating the logistics of asset and credit building products, opening and closing matched accounts, monitoring match savings account deposits and withdrawals, and is in direct communication with Economic Wellness Director and the Financial Social Workers when participants need extra support or are close to graduating from programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the logistics of asset and credit building products, opening and closing matched accounts, monitoring match savings account deposits and withdrawals
  • Manage Credit Builders Alliance platform and perform necessary credit pulling and reporting functions to support asset building programs
  • Ensure accurate, timely and complete documentation and reporting guidelines set forth by the United Way and LifeWise StL
  • Update and report accurate data for the purpose of ensuring data integrity and outcome driven programming
  • Assist with marketing, outreach, recruitment and retention of program participants
  • Support participants with application forms and occasional case management referrals
  • Participate in staff meetings, program meetings, strategic planning, and other community meetings as required
  • Attend required trainings and recommended professional development and networking opportunities to advance personal and organizational capacity
  • LifeWise StL staff partner with individual and group volunteers, who provide over 25,000 service hours to the organization annually. As such, the successful employee will work collaboratively with organizational leadership, co-workers, volunteers, and colleagues from within and outside the organization to deliver and support holistic, client-focused programming.
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Experience and Qualifications:

  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in human services, nonprofit management, social work or equivalent
  • One year experience in office/admin setting
  • Previous experience with financial services and products a plus
  • Basic knowledge of financial management tools and terminology
  • Excellent organizational skills and detailed oriented a must
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic, collaborative environment
  • Skilled at taking initiative, problem solving and working independently
  • Experience working with underserved and diverse populations
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish required

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send a resume, cover letter and salary history to jobs@lifewisestl.org. In the subject line, please write “Economic Wellness Administrative Assistant.”

Early Childhood Center Assistant Teacher (Full-time or Part-time)

Position Description:

Provide care for children (ages 6 weeks to 5 years) while acting as a member of the teaching team.

Responsibilities:

  • Interact with children in a warm, positive and nurturing manner.
  • Assist Lead and Assistant Teachers in lesson planning, maintaining daily observations and daily communication with parents.
  • Follow opening and closing procedures, sharing the responsibilities for cleanliness and neatness of the classroom.
  • Carry out and assist with daily classroom procedures such as, medication distribution, diet plans, hand washing, bathroom/diapering, cleaning/sanitizing, etc.
  • Maintain a professional attitude at all times.
  • Demonstrate commitment to professional growth by attending and actively participating in all service trainings (min. of 12 hours per year required), conferences and staff meetings.
  • Scheduled hours may fluctuate, so flexibility is essential.
  • Follow all policies at LifeWise STL as stated in the Personnel Policy and Child Care Handbook.
  • LifeWise STL staff partner with individual and group volunteers, who provide over 25,000 service hours to the organization annually. As such, the successful employee will work collaboratively with organizational leadership, co-workers, volunteers and colleagues from within and outside the organization to deliver and support holistic, client-focused programming.

Qualifications:

  • CDA, AA, BA or advanced degree in any field or enrolled in a CDA, AA or BA program to be completed within 2 years
  • At least 3 credit hours in early childhood education or a related field
  • Experience in working with children in a group setting
  • Ability to maintain a positive and professional relationship with children and adults

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send a resume and cover letter to jobs@lifewisestl.org. In the subject line, please write “Assistant Teacher.”