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 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
After-School Program Coordinator/Teacher
1417 E Hartson Ave
Spokane, WA 99202
Position Type: Part time- 20hrs/week, Monday-Friday 2pm-6pm
Please Send Resume and Cover Letter to:
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Subject Line: After-School Teacher Application
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.
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
Strong Christian faith, High School diploma or its equivalent, secondary coursework or bachelor's degree in related field preferred.
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
One year prior experience working with school-age kids and families preferred.
Leadership abilities, Creative lesson planning, management skills.