The mission of CFUM is to create a community that supports the potential of children, youth, and families through educational success, healthy living, and community engagement.

K-5 Program Associate

CFUM currently has an opening for a K-5 Program Associate. This is a non-exempt, part-time, hourly position. If interested in this part-time position, please send a resume and cover letter to Hannah Olson, [email protected]

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with staff, volunteers and program participants to ensure a safe and
    nurturing environment, relationship building, community building.
  • Assist with implementation of purposeful activities for program participants.
  • Provide direction and assistance to children.
  • Provide direction and assistance to volunteers.
  • Prepare and organize program space and materials for programming and clean up after
  • Be available for scheduled meetings and training.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provide re-direction for participants when needed.
  • Address significant behavioral issues in accordance with CFUM policies.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Internal Contacts:

  • Program Coordinator– Coordinate all aspects of the program
  • Program Associates – implement program plans
  • Children – engage in program activities
    Volunteers – orient and direct for support

External Contacts: none

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of basic human development regarding the ages of children served
  • Communication skills – listening, speaking clearly
  • Ability to observe large group settings and respond appropriately where needed.
  • Ability to set and maintain boundaries with children
  • Conflict resolution

Behavioral Expectations:

  • Represent CFUM positively, professionally, courteously and effectively.
  • Assist or take on new tasks to help CFUM achieve its mission.
  • Build positive internal and external relationships.
  • Adhere to the CFUM values.
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding participants, personnel, and organizational information at all times.