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Foundation Communities Teen Youth Program Assistant (201 W St Elmo Rd, Austin, TX) in Austin, Texas

Position Description: The Teen Youth Program Assistant will lead daily activities and engage youth in education-centered after-school and summer youth programs, including but not limited to, homework/academic assistance, fitness, reading, and enrichment. Responsibilities will be carried out in a predominantly in-person setting with virtual programming if necessary. Candidates will work out of our Sierra Ridge Apartments (201 W St Elmo Rd, Austin, TX 78745)

Work Schedule:  Monday through Friday varying between 3:00 PM-7:00 PM during the traditional school year, and Summer Program hours vary from 10 AM-3 PM, Monday through Friday. Dates and Times are up for review pending the staff's needs and performance.



Primary Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Prepare the learning environment, lessons, and necessary supplies for program activities in an in-person and virtual setting

  • Plan and lead meaningful activities that include; but are not limited to, arts and crafts, reading, character development, physical fitness, and/or nutrition in a physical and online setting for students at the intended work site and other sites as needed

  • Primary activities will have a stronger focus on STEM/STEAM, coding, robotics, and 3D printing

  • Assist children with homework and academic enrichment activities

  • Ensure the safety and supervision of students

  • Promote an inclusive, welcoming, and respectful environment that embraces the diversity of all participants

  • Maintain accurate program documentation

  • Maintain a clean and organized classroom as well as common areas

  • Maintain a safe working environment for students

    Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States and be able to pass a criminal background check with a Fingerprint check

  • Proficiency in basic computer skills such as navigating websites, use of email suites (Gmail, Outlook, etc.) and search engines

  • Prior use of, or willingness to learn, online educational tools such as Google Classrooms, Zoom, and ClassDojo, amongst others

  • Flexibility to meet the changing work needs and demands

  • Ability to lead various fitness activities as well as supervise/participate in sports

  • Ability to organize activities and make sound judgments

  • Ability to interact with a range of age groups

    Preferred Requirements:

  • Six months of experience working with children; preferably providing educational and/or support to economically disadvantaged families

  • Coursework in Education, Child Development, and/or other related fields

  • Knowledgeable in the fields of STEAM, particularly coding, robotics, and 3d Printing.

  • Bi-lingual (Spanish, Arabic or other)

    Working Conditions:

    Ability to work in all types of climate atmospheres (hot and cold temperatures) and wet environments, both inside and outside. An occupational exposure to blood or other potentially infectious materials can be expected. May be asked to clean up bodily fluids with appropriate training and personal protective equipment provided.

    Physical Requirements:

    Prolonged periods of standing and frequent bending. Must be willing and able to lift small children, sit/stand or play for 2 hours at a time.



    This position profile identifies the key responsibilities and expectations for performance. It cannot encompass all specific job tasks that an employee may be required to perform. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and perform job-related duties as may be reasonably assigned by their supervisor.

    Foundation Communities provides an excellent benefits package including employer paid health benefits, 401(k) investment opportunity, Employee Assistance Program, paid vacation, holiday, and sick time.

    Foundation Communities is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation & gender identity.

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