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Boys & Girls Club - Distance Learning Center Specialist

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Company Name: 
Boys and Girls Club of Arizona
Industry: 
Non-Profit
Application Due Date: 
Sunday, October 11, 2020
Location: 
Avondale
Paid: 
No
Federal Work-Study Eligible Site: 
Yes
Qualify for WIRCCS Scholarship: 
Yes
Description: 

The Distance Learning Center (DLC) Specialist is a valued club staff member who, under the direction of the Branch Director (or Program Director), invests their time, talent, energy, skills, and knowledge to support the academic success of BGCAZ members participating in the club’s Distance Learning Center. The DLC Specialist provides (1) encouragement to members and (2) technical support in the virtual learning environment as possible and appropriate. The DLC Specialist serves as a positive adult role model and works with other staff members on providing a cohesive environment for learning, as well as fostering an appreciation of life-long learning, and the value of education.

Time Required:  Min: 3 hours per week / Max: 20 hours per week – some schedule flexibility

                                Mon – Fri between 8 am – 3 pm / exact times and shifts vary by location    

Additional information:

Littleton Branch (in the area of 107th Ave & Lower Buckeye Rd)

Distance Learning Center requesting 1-4 placements 

DLC Specialist hours - 10 am - 2 pm Mon - Fri until district shifts to in-person classroom learning

Some schedule flexibility - can accommodate 2-hour shifts as needed

Tri-City West Branch (in the area of Dysart Rd & E. Western Ave)

DLC requesting 1-3 placements

DLC Specialist hours - 8 am - 3 pm until district shifts to in-person classroom learning

Some schedule flexibility - can accommodate 2- or 3-hour shifts as needed

Peoria Branch (in the area of 83rd Ave & W. Cactus)

DLC requesting 1-3 placements

DLC Specialist hours - 8:30 am - 2:30 pm until district shifts to in-person classroom learning

Some schedule flexibility - can accommodate 2- or 3-hour shifts as needed

Benefits:

  • Hands-on experience providing educational support to students engaged in virtual learning
  • Networking opportunities with BGCAZ staff, including youth development professionals, and school district support staff as possible
  • Professional development opportunities, including BGCAZ hosted trainings, and BGCA webinars as possible

This position is eligible for Community Work-Study pay at $13/hour for students that have applied for FAFSA or WIRCCS scholarship. 

If selected: the student will need to pass BGCAZ required background check (no cost to the student), complete orientation, and complete new hire training.

Duties and Responsibilities: 
  • Assist BGCAZ club staff, and school district staff in supporting BGCAZ members’ virtual learning activities in the club’s Distance Learning Center as directed
  • Be a positive role model for BGCAZ members
  • Assist staff in creating and fostering a culture of safety
  • Assist staff in creating and fostering a positive learning environment
  • Complete BGCAZ volunteer placement and on-boarding processes
  • Commit to, and honor, a mutually agreed-upon schedule
  • Provide advance written notice to the club manager of any schedule change
  • Follow BGCAZ policies, procedures, and practices
Minimum Requirements: 
  • 18 years + (21 years + to work with teen members)
  • Love working with kids
  • Pass BGCAZ’s required background check – no cost to volunteer
  • Dependable transportation
  • Some experience working with small groups of youth
  • Working knowledge of laptops and tablets
  • Experience with online learning and/or the virtual learning environment
  • Proficient in written and spoken American Standard English
  • Ability to work in a busy environment
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to work successfully in a team environment
  • Desired: current First-Aid and CPR certifications
  • Current EMCC Student
  • Minimum one semester completed
  • Minimum 2.5 GPA

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District.

The Maricopa County Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its program or activities.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

The policy of the MCCCD is to provide an educational, employment, and business environment free of gender discrimination. Incidents of misconduct should be reported to the college Title IX Coordinator, as outlined in policy, contact information is available at this link Title IX Coordinators.

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