Available Positions at LASER

Full-Time Site Lead 

Accepting applications until November 18th

This is a non-exempt, full-time position. Typical work days are M-F, 40 hours a week, eligible for overtime. Salary Range is $18+/hr depending on experience. This position will report to the Site Director.

If you are an advocate for education, interested in working with children, and meet the qualifications below, please apply using the button below:

Job Description and Duties:

  • Assist Site Coordinator and Site Director in supervision of staff and volunteers.
  • When the Site Coordinator is off-site or unavailable, Site Leads may assume the duties of Site Coordinator when they meet the Site Coordinator minimum qualifications.
  • Work as a team member to ensure offering quality and educative programs to children.
  • Work with Staff, Site Coordinator, and Director to plan and implement program activities, including arts and crafts, sports, field trips, cooking, science experiments, and special events.
  • Attend and actively participate in staff meetings, trainings, and check-ins as scheduled by Director.
  • Organize activities or implement a curriculum that allow children to learn about different topics and explore interests.
  • Open and close the facilities as instructed.
  • Monitor the safety and hygiene of children.
  • Watch for signs of emotional, behavioral, and developmental problems in children and bring the problems to the attention of the Director.
  • Provide excellent customer service to parents.
  • Interact with students, staff, and parents in a professional manner.

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Have a high school diploma or equivalent; Associate/Bachelor Degree preferred.
  • Be willing to complete at least thirty college credits in approved school-age credits as specified in the Washington state guidelines for determining related degree and approved credits, or twenty college credits and one hundred clock hours of related community training.
  • Have one year experience in school-age care.
  • Have the understanding, ability, physical health, emotional, stability and good judgment to meet the needs of the children in care.
  • Experience in leading games and organizing activities with groups of children is highly desirable.
  • Swimming skills are required.
  • Experience in planning and implementing educational programs is highly desirable.
  • Experience in managing and supervising staff is desirable. Preferably have two years management experience in a related field.
  • Driving experience and valid Driver’s License is required.
  • Must pass DEL criminal background check.
  • Meet all applicable licensing regulations as instructed and complete all the required trainings.

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Part-Time After-School Counselors

Accepting qualified applications throughout the year

We are currently looking for energetic, reliable, and creative candidates to work part-time in our after-school program. Typical work days are M-F in the afternoon with the option for additional hours during school breaks and full-time in summer camp care. Salary Range is $16+/hr depending on experience and qualifications. Job locations are in the Laurelhurst/Bryant areas.

Job Description and Duties:

  • Work as a team member to ensure offering quality and educative programs to children.
  • Work with fellow Counselors, Lead Staff, Supervisors, and Director to plan and implement program activities, including arts and crafts, sports, field trips, cooking, science experiments, and special event.
  • Attend and actively participate in staff meetings, trainings, and check-ins as scheduled by Director.
  • Organize activities or implement a curriculum that allow children to learn about different topics and explore interests.
  • Actively participate with and serve as a role model to children at all times.
  • Prepare, serve, and clean up after snacks, as well as general cleaning and maintenance of site.
  • Monitor the safety and hygiene of children.
  • Establish and maintain quality relationships with children and their families.
  • Provide excellent customer service to parents.
  • Interact with students, staff, and parents in a professional manner.
  • Provide routine first aid in cases of minor injury.
  • May be required to work a flexible schedule, based on an elementary school schedule: half days, early dismissal, and camp days during school breaks.

Qualifications:

  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Swimming skills are required.
  • Driving experience is preferred but not required.
  • Prior childcare experience is a plus.
  • Experience in leading games and organizing activities with groups of children is highly desirable.
  • Must pass DEL criminal background check.
  • Meet all applicable licensing regulations as instructed and complete all the required training.

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