Employment Type
Duration of employment
Seasonal, Summer Intern
Job Location
Jackson County
Working Hours
Monday - Friday from 8:00-3:30 p.m. with before and after care from 7:30-8:00 am and 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Date posted
December 13, 2018
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Community Action Agency of Greater Kansas City will host a six-week Freedom School Program, June–August 2019. Freedom School is a reading enrichment summer program for school age children that will operate Monday–Friday from 8:00 am -3:30 pm with before and after care from 7:30 am -8:00 am and 3:30 pm -5:30 pm.

  1. Oversee a classroom of students to enhance their reading skills through instructional materials
  2. Plan and coordinate programs, activities and special projects
  3. Serve as a leader for field trips
  4. Maintain knowledge of programs and eligibility criteria and inform parents of program guideline, rights and responsibilities
  5. Ensure a safe environment for participants
  6. Perform excellent customer service to participants, staff and vendors by telephone, in person and/or in writing
  7. Attend and participate in all trainings
  8. Accurately collect, input and secure participants data
  9. Adjust to frequent change in duties and procedures
  10. Demonstrate positive attitude; model a mature and professional demeanor and appearance
  11. Ability to work with families with multiple barriers and not be judgmental
  12. Meet deadlines and work independently or in group setting
  13. Represent CAAGKC at special events, meetings, workshops, and/or remote locations to collect and/or inform applicants of programs and services
  14. Any other duties as assigned
  1. College-age adults (19-30)
  2. Completed at least one year of college with a 3.0 G.P.A. and have plans to complete college degree
  3. Experience working with the children
  4. Excellent listening and assessment skills
  5. Must pass State background and Missouri Family Care Safety Registry
Physical Demands

Sitting 35%
Standing 50%
Bending 10%
Lifting 5% ability to lift at least 25 lbs. or less