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The following job opportunity is available at Dallas Afterschool: 

Interested applicants should email [email protected]

Job Title: Assessor 

Employment Status: Part Time

Reports to: Director of Program Initiative 

Job Description: The Assessor’s primary responsibility is to conduct assessments of Dallas Afterschool partner programs using the Afterschool Quality Advancement (AQuA) assessment tool and our safety checklist. During assessments, the Assessor will note where programs excel and the critical issues impacting quality. To complete assessments, the assessor must observe programs, interview program staff and leaders, collect and review documents, and examine additional evidence of program quality. The Assessor will meet weekly with assigned Quality Advisor (QA) to give programmatic updates.

Key Responsibilities include: 

  • Assessing quality at Dallas Afterschool supported sites at varying intervals throughout the Program Quality Initiative process.
  • Communicating clear, accurate, and useful feedback to QAs to assist them in the coaching process.
  • Working with partner sites to implement required safety procedures.
  • Representing Dallas Afterschool and its initiative to stakeholders and interested parties, as appropriate.

Knowledge/ Skill Requirements: 

  • Knowledge of best practices in afterschool programming.
  • Strong organizational skills. 
  • Strong spoken and written communication skills.
  • Effective interviewing skills.
  • Ability to deliver clear and accurate feedback.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software including but not limited to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of CRM software like Salesforce.com a plus, but will train.
  • Availability during the hours afterschool programs operate, typically 3 – 6 pm Monday – Thursday; remainder of hours will be training and paperwork
  • Reliable transportation.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred
  • Minimum 1 year experience as staff or supervisor of afterschool / summer programs, program evaluator or equivalent classroom experience

Compensation:

  • Hourly rate of $20.00 - $25.00 depending on experience
  • Anticipate 20 hours per week from August – May

Mileage will be reimbursed at the current IRS rate

Job Title: Research and Evaluation Manager

Employment Status: Full Time 

Reports to: VP of Program Services

Job Description:  The Research and Evaluation team at Dallas Afterschool is responsible for managing the program evaluation process with data from the student, program, and community levels. The team monitors student academic and social-emotional outcomes, observes and documents the quality of Dallas Afterschool’s services, and will be responsible for developing a plan to track community-level changes in the Out of School Time field. 

Key Responsibilities include: 

  • Liaise with SMU CORE on evaluation design and reporting
  • Manage Research Assistant and part-time assessors.
  • Develop logic models and measurement plans for new program efforts
  • Oversee data collection and management across multiple projects
  • Write and share data collection protocols for evaluation and program teams
  • Ensure data is collected with fidelity and monitor inter-rater reliability
  • Support the program team by providing timely reports and facilitating focus groups
  • Train program staff on observation, data collection, and data entry
  • Ensure adherence to data security protocols
  • Foster communication and collaboration between Evaluation and other departments
  • Other duties as assigned 

Functional/Technical Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Evaluation methods and statistics.
  • Project management skills.
  • Experience with Access and other databases.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong organizational skills and high attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage multiple timelines and meet project deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent math skills.
  • Experience in CRM system such as Salesforce.com a plus.
  • Fluency in Spanish a plus.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Education, Public Administration or other related field, Masters a plus
  • Experience in evaluation of education programs
  • At least one year management experience
  • Passion for the importance of quality afterschool and summer programs.

The following opportunities are available at other organizations:

Job Title: School Age Services - Day Camp Counselor

Hours: 6:30 AM – 7:00 PM (minimum 4 hour shifts during these hours)

Job Description: 

The main objective for this role is to provide a safe environment while supervising and managing the well-being of a group of 10-15 children you are placed in charge of. Y counselors are dedicated to making sure camp is an amazing experience for every camper.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • Attend all scheduled training sessions, staff meetings, and any other meetings deemed necessary by the Director.

  • Ability to quickly move to attend to injured or ill child (be able to lift or carry if necessary) and initiate first aid procedures.

  • Keep an accurate daily count of the children in the group each day, and follow the field trip procedure set at staff training.

  • Report any illness or injury of a child or staff to the Director immediately following any incident and will report suspected child abuse to supervisor and fill out all documentation.

Requirements: 

  • Minimum age:18 years of age with High School graduate or equivalent.  

  • Must be able to be outside for 80-90% of the day with the ability to work outdoors and lead activities.

  • Must be willing/able to be in the pool on swim days.

Effective 06/31

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2902 Swiss Ave
Dallas, TX 75204
214-306-8400