Natalie Cannavo

Natalie has led the Champion after school drop-in program since it started in 2013. She is now the Neighborhood Networks Director at Liberty Park and is passionate about building community and furthering the education of our future leaders.  Natalie graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Biblical studies from Moody Bible Institute in the Spring of 2017.  

Abbie Hochberger

Abbie is our AmeriCorps Volunteer that leads our Refugee Assistance Program. She has been working with AmeriCorps since June of 2018, and began volunteering with Liberty Park in September 2018. Abbie graduated with her Bachelor’s Degree in Cross-Cultural Studies and French from Whitworth in the Spring of 2018.

Eileen Hartzog, CPA

Eileen’s years of professional experience in accounting benefit Liberty Park tremendously.  Eileen carefully tracks financial information to ensure faithful stewardship of our precious resources

Board of Directors

Mark Killian, Whitworth University, President

Lesa Painter, First Presbyterian Church, Vice President

Brent Harris, Emmaus Church, Secretary

Elorm Atisu, Whitworth University

Brian Grow, First Presbyterian Church

Eric Sylling, First Presbyterian Church

Spencer Grainger, Whitworth University


After-school program coordinator / teacher application


Job Title:
After-School Program Coordinator/Teacher
Job Category:
Non-profit

Location:
1417 E Hartson Ave
Spokane, WA 99202
Position Type: Part time- 20hrs/week, Monday-Friday 2pm-6pm
Pay: $12.00/hr.
Please Send Resume and Cover Letter to:
FAX OR EMAIL:
509-534-0142
Subject Line: After-School Teacher Application

Job Description

Position Summary
The Champion Program Coordinator oversees the day to day operations of the school-age Champion Program ensuring spiritual, social, and educational program goals are being pursued and met. Champion program is a Christian ministry with neighborhood kids located at Liberty Park Child Development Center. Champion Program Coordinator ensures that the interests of volunteers are served. Works with Program & Development Director to coordinate and schedule volunteers on an ongoing basis or for single events. Employee must also keep existing volunteers and community participants informed via newsletters or other communications.

ROLE AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Encourage educational and social growth in the lives of at-risk youth in the east central neighborhood of Spokane.

Essential Functions
1. Develop monthly schedule of activities.
2. Implement the Christian mission of the center through daily activities including prayer before meals and snacks, and by leading daily scripture discussion.
3. Directly coordinate, supervise, and evaluate volunteers from community, ensuring appropriate activities and conduct.
4. Attend all staff meetings and special events sponsored by LPCDC.
5. Implement all operating policies, procedures, and directives to ensure security and protection of center children and staff.
6. Assist the Director as needed.
7. Ensure that planned activities are carried out and the monthly calendars are submitted to the Director at least one week prior to the beginning of each month.
8. Use and assure that those you supervise use appropriate and positive guidance.
9. Consult with the Director on concerns or challenges.
10. Establish a positive communication between staff, parents, and youth.
11. Complete USDA paperwork in a timely, accurate manner.
12. Maintain strict confidentiality at all times.
13. Other duties as deemed appropriate by the Director.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Minimum Qualifications
Strong Christian faith, High School diploma or its equivalent, secondary coursework or bachelor's degree in related field preferred. 

Physical Requirements
This position requires a high degree of physical activity. Candidates must be able to lift 50 lbs on a regular basis, as well as walk 2/3 mile every day. Candidates interact with school age children through outdoor games as well as indoor activities.

Other requirements prior to hire
Clear background check, CPR/First Aid Training, Blood borne Pathogens/HIV/AIDS training
Experience
One year prior experience working with school-age kids and families preferred. 

PREFERRED SKILLS
Leadership abilities, Creative lesson planning, management skills.