The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area After-school Unit Leader (Non-Exempt) in Dorchester, Massachusetts


The main function of the After-school Unit Leader is to assist and participate in the day-to-day operations of the Kids F.E.A.S.T. (Food, Enrichment, Arts, Spiritual Development, Teaching) After-School program.


  • Keep all areas where Kids F.E.A.S.T participants are located in an organized and clean manner.

  • Ensure that events and activities begin and end on time.

  • Ensure participant safety. Assist and direct program participants in moving about the facility to avoid crowded conditions and maximize service efficiency.

  • Assist children with self-care (assisting children in the restrooms) as required.

  • Assist with meal service and/or serve as table parent during meals.

  • Lead youth through active and supportive guidance and creative activities.

  • Write and submit curriculum for unit groups.

  • Assist with planning activities for unit groups or general program.

  • Attend all scheduled staff meetings and management team meetings as required.

  • Assist with daily reports for the program.

  • See that all injuries for those under your program whether employee, volunteer, visitor, or spectator report all injuries in a timely manner and according to procedure.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Education Requirements

High School diploma or GED

Work Experience

At least one year of experience working with youth of elementary or middle school age in a school, after-school program or camp environment.

Other Qualifications

  • Must have or be able to acquire within the first 30 days of employment a First Aid & CPR certification.

  • Must have the ability to work and relate well with people.

  • Must be able to read, write and communicate in English.

  • Must be available to work week nights.

  • Must be able to lift and carry 40 lbs.

Job ID2017-3815

CategoryEducation, Training, and Library Occupations

Compensation MinUSD $13.00/Hr.

TypeRegular Part-Time