Southern New Hampshire Services, Inc.
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Children's Program Assistant I (Peterborough - 15 to 20 hrs wk)

Job Summary:

 The Children’s Program Assistant will assist the Assistant Children’s Program Coordinator with the daily operations of the After-School and Summer recreation Programs offered by Southern New Hampshire Services.  The Children’s program assistants will be expected to be work alone at any given site if necessary.  Every effort is made to have two staff members on site, however this may not be possible at all times.  Therefore the Children’s Program Assistant will be responsible for implementing all programming and maintaining appropriate participant behavior.

Supervision Received:

Works under the direct supervision of the Western Hillsborough County Family Services Coordinator and the Assistant Children’s Program Coordinator.

 Supervision Exercised:



Previous experience working with children is required.  Experience in special education, recreation, or other related field preferred. Ability to participate in vigorous outdoor recreation activity year round is required. Ability to assist with academic assignments preferred. First Aid and CPR preferred.

  • Facilitating daily craft and recreation projects.
  • Assisting participants with daily school assignments.
  • Supervising and participating in outdoor activities.
  • Monitoring participants’ behavior to ensure a safe and enriching experience is maintained.
  • Ensuring that all participants use appropriate, respectful, and compliant behavior.
  • Assisting in the daily cleaning of program spaces.
  • Supervising the safe and constructive use of all program supplies.
  • Monitoring and reporting maintenance issues and supply needs at program sites.
  • Reporting suspected abuse or neglect of participants by guardians or others to the Program Coordinator.
  • Present professional and positive image as a representative of SNHS.
  • Responsible for having adequate knowledge of all SNHS programs and will gather sufficient intake information to make referrals to other SNHS programs which are beneficial to the client and his/her family.
  • Perform other related duties as required.
  • Illegal use of controlled substances or illegal use of alcohol, tobacco, or other drugs will result in immediate dismissal.
  • Will maintain professional boundaries with all current, past, and prospective clients, and maintain the confidentiality of clients and staff, in accordance with SNHS policy and procedure.
  • Abide by all SNHS Safety policies and procedures.
  • Present professional and positive image as a representative of SNHS.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Southern New Hampshire Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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High School | GED | HiSET
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Peterborough, NH
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