Part-time Program Staff

Help us advance our mentoring program for more meaningful mentor/mentee relationships while meeting our mission goals. We’re looking for relational, organized, effective communicators passionate about helping our youth achieve academic success. Positions are paid working Monday – Friday afternoons, 25 hours per week. This opening is at our Graham Heights location.

Streets Ministries is a 501c(3) nonprofit organization with two sites located in some of Memphis’ toughest neighborhoods. Founded in 1987, STREETS now serves nearly 400 students a day providing opportunities and resources to help them find their path to academic, spiritual, and physical achievement. For more information, please visit our website at https://www.streetsministries.org.

Position: Part-time Program Staff
Reports to: Pathways Mentor Coordinator and Site Director

Job Summary: Consistent with Streets Ministries’ mission and under the joint direction of the Site Director and the Pathways Mentor Coordinator, the Part-time Program Staff will assist the Pathways Mentor Coordinator in developing, implementing, and supervising the programs of the education department to ensure that strategic goals are met. Our objective is to provide positive mentoring relationships, academic assistance, and life skills development to prepare members for a successful post-secondary transition. The staff member will also be responsible for implementing activities of the recreation department, fostering positive and encouraging relationships with participants and guests, and maintaining a friendly and safe environment.

Summary of essential job functions for Pathways 

Assist the Pathways Mentor Coordinator in: 

  • Managing educational programs including Pathways Mentorship program, educational programming (tutoring, book clubs, etc.), college tours, and summer camp
  • Facilitating, monitoring, and supporting mentor/mentee relationships
  • Planning cultural, academic, and community service opportunities off site to increase student exposure
  • Planning and leading mentor appreciation events, celebrations, and bonding events for mentors/mentees
  • Creating and maintaining Pathways annual budget

Other duties include: 

  • Be a friendly, available, and attentive face for both mentors/mentees
  • Attend local school events and lunches
  • Communicate with parents frequently to thank them, encourage them, and remind them of upcoming events for Pathways participants
  • Communicate with students building-wide about the opportunity to be a part of the Pathways program and other programs STREETS offers
  • Facilitate diagnostic exams and weekly tutoring to monitor student academic growth
  • Perform additional duties as required

Summary of essential job functions for Recreation:

  • Interact with members during recreation time positively
  • Observe and help maintain approved behavior by members and guests in designated spaces
  • Encourage members to participate in any of the many activities
  • Wear appropriate clothing and name badge to be recognizable to members and guests
  • Promote the mission at all times
  • Help set up and participate in block parties, bible studies, and other events as requested
  • Set up for daily operations
  • Complete cleaning detail at the end of the day
  • Check-in participants and guests and answer the phone
  • Complete additional duties as required

Minimum Requirements 

  • College degree preferred
  • Must possess passion for the mission of STREETS Ministries
  • Maintain the highest moral integrity in personal and professional life
  • Agree to STREETS Ministries’ Statement of Faith
  • Work the required schedule, currently Monday-Friday 1:00pm-6:00pm, 25 hours per week
  • Must legally reside in the United States and pass background check

Abilities Required 

  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Eagerness to perform contact work in the neighborhood
  • Must possess strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Flexibility in scheduling with occasional evening or weekend work
  • Must be able to stand for 4 hours
  • Position may require occasionally lifting objects 10 to 25 lbs.

Environmental and Working Conditions 

  • Both office-oriented work and involvement with youth recreation programs
  • School campus during school lunch, special programs and projects
  • Travel requirements: local events as needed

In compliance with applicable law, reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Disclaimer 
All duties are to be performed within the safety protocols established by STREETS to prevent the spread of COVID-19. 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.

To apply for this job please visit streets.cloud9strategies.com.

  • Part Time
  • Memphis
  • $15.00 per hour USD / Year
  • Salary: $15.00 per hour

Streets Ministries

Part Time

Memphis

  • Salary: $15.00 per hour
  • To apply for this job please visit streets.cloud9strategies.com.