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Youth Activity Educator (Occidental, CA)

Company: Catholic Charities of San Francisco Marin San Mate
Location: Occidental
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Youth Activity Educator (Occidental, CA) Catholic Charities is one of the largest, most comprehensive human services agencies in Northern California, reaching more than 32,000 individuals a year in San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin counties. We tackle some of the most pressing challenges in our community homelessness, generational poverty, inequality, aging in isolation, HIV-AIDS, and immigration to name a few with determination, expertise, and collaborative problem-solving with those we serve. As an integral part of our communities, we work to keep our neighborhoods diverse, productive, safe, and healthy through our more than 30 programs, comprehensive services, and social justice advocacy.. We bolster our neighbors single mothers, adults and families experiencing homelessness, adults with disabilities, seniors, children and youth, people living with HIV/AIDS, and immigrants when they need help, solutions, and hope. We are compassionate caregivers, ardent advocates, and champions of those in need. If you are eager to have a substantive impact on the lives of others and the health of our community, apply here. Join us as we change lives. Caritas Creek at CYO Camp is looking for enthusiastic educators to deliver a brand new virtual retreat program to our Catholic School communities. Our dedicated distance learning team will be delivering five, 60-minute long science lessons from our beautiful 215-acre redwood forest. This curriculum will feature connections to Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS), the Caritas themes and messaging from Pope Francis Encyclicals, Laudato Si (Care of our common home), and Fratelli Tutti (Fraternity and social friendship). Our team will use videos filmed on our property in combination with an interactive online platform to deliver this program. All programming will be deeply rooted in the mission of Caritas Creek: to deepen students connection to Self, Others, Nature, and God. CYO Camp and Retreat Center normally offers residential camping adventures and retreat opportunities to youth and adults year-round. CYO Camp and Retreat Center reaches out to people of all backgrounds throughout the greater Bay Area including the most economically impacted and underserved urban areas. Normally, Caritas Creek at CYO Camp offers residential camping adventures and environmental education opportunities to schools from the Bay Area. During the Covid 19 crisis, we are offering distance learning hubs and online retreats.Temporary PositionWeekly Wage $500.00 per week plus housing.DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES+ Seamlessly integrate Google Slides with Pear Deck using Microsoft Teams to facilitate retreats. + Use a catalog of videos, music clips, and online resources combined with continuous direct engagement with classes of 5-8th grade students. + Communicate with assigned Teachers and Principals to coordinate all necessary details. + Functions as part of a staff team to maintain and improve Virtual Retreat Program. + Assist in the continued development and delivery of the established program. + Provide a flexible program to adapt to the variety of needs and desires of students, focusing on excellent customer service. + Participate in staff meetings that include self-evaluation and discussion of individual, team performance, and program evaluation. + Abides within the Personnel Policies of Catholic Charities and CYO Camp and Retreat Center. + Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.QUALIFICATIONSTo perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Education & Experience:+ Bachelors degree in Education, Environmental Studies, Science, related disciplines, or equivalent life experience + Experience working with youth from a variety of ethnic and socio-economic backgroundsKnowledge, Skills & Abilities:+ Excellent communication skills with the ability to keep an entire class engaged in a Retreat for the duration of the program. + Passionate about spirituality, science, social/emotional learning. + Genuinely love children and have a strong desire to help them grow in mind, body, and spirit. + Highly organized and able to stay on top of communication with scheduled schools. + Strong knowledge of Catholic content and an ability to communicate content in a kid-friendly format. + Strong knowledge of Next Generation Science Standards, environmental education, and the Learning Cycle. + Committed to the mission of Catholic Charities of San Francisco and be able to implement this mission through all programs and interpret this mission and purpose to students and school staff. + Maintain a high level of professionalism along with supportive team interactions. + Positive attitude, high energy, enthusiastic and service-minded when relating and working directly with children and adults. + Ability to communicate with a diverse group of students and school staff. + Ability to remain calm in stressful situations. + Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in cross-cultural situations.Clearances Required Prior to the First Day of Employment:Fingerprinting Clearance:RequiredTB Screening -Negative Tuberculosis Test:N/AFirst AidCertificate:N/APHYSICAL REQUIREMENTSThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. + Frequentbending, standing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, twisting, and walking. + Frequent lifting, pushing and pulling. + Intermittent repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. + Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up-to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up-to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects. + The worker is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned. + Driving is not required for this position. + Hearing: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction, and having the ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and making fine discriminations in sound. + Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word; those activities where detailed or important spoken instructions must be conveyed to other workers or guests accurately, loudly, or quickly.WORK ENVIRONMENTThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. + The work environment is a typical office environment. + Noise level in work environment is usually moderate in accordance with a typical office environment. + The worker is subject to inside environmental conditions: Protection from weather conditions but not necessarily from temperature changes.DISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. _CATHOLIC CHARITIES IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and is committed to providing equal employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, legal domicile status, veteran status, disability or AIDS/HIV status or any other characteristic protected under federal or state law._ _Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records._DISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. _CATHOLIC CHARITIES IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER and is committed to providing equal employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, legal domicile status, veteran status, disability or AIDS/HIV status or any other characteristic protected under federal or state law._ _Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records._ Department or Program: CYO Camp This is a non-management position This is a temporary position Union status: Non-union Fingerprinting clearance: Not required TB Screening: First Aid Certificate: No First Aid required

Keywords: Catholic Charities of San Francisco Marin San Mate, Santa Rosa , Youth Activity Educator (Occidental, CA), Other , Occidental, California

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