Archdiocese of Philadelphia
  • Catholic Social Services
  • Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Job title

Group Leader


Out of School Time Programs

  • Holy Innocents
  • St. Hubert
  • St. Malachy
  • St. Barnabas
  • St. Thomas Aquinas
  • Cayuga
  • Northeast
  • Mayfair

Job purpose

The Group Leader will implement and lead all daily OST/21st CCLC program activities in the after-school and summer programs for assigned age group. This includes supervising, mentoring, and engaging school age youth in all programmatic activities. Also responsible for the preparation and distribution of snacks/meals to students and facilitating social, educational, and cultural group activities and is also responsible for implementing specific Project Based Learning (PBL) and 21st CCLC activities daily.

Duties and responsibilities

Focuses on, but is not limited to:

  • Walks the children from the school to the OST program
  • Distributes snacks to the children
  • Assists children with homework and special projects
  • Plans and implements project based learning (PBL) projects
  • Structures activities projects
  • Engages with all the children in the OST program
  • Interacts with the parents on a daily basis
  • Participates in sports, arts and crafts, and physical fitness activities with children
  • Cleans up the area after activities are completed
  • Responsible for general cleanliness of the classroom
  • Responsible for sign in and sign out sheets
  • Responsible for any communication correspondence with the families
  • Puts equipment away at the end of the day
  • Locks classrooms and designated areas of use


  • Education
    • Must have a High School Diploma or G.E.D. equivalent
    • Safe Environment training and Mandated Reporter training
  • Specialized knowledge
    • First Aid and CPR training
  • Skills
    • Organization
    • Communication
    • Computer
  • Abilities
    • Prioritization
    • Multi-tasking
    • Work in high energy and stressful environment
  • Other characteristics such as personal characteristics
    • Mission focused
    • Compassionate
    • Dedicated
    • Consistent track record of responsibility
  • Experience
    • 2 years of experience or 2500 hours of secondary experience

Working conditions

  • This is a temporary summer position
  • 15-30 hours per week

Physical requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tool or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 30lbs

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