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Do you want to work at a dynamic, inclusive, and engaging non-profit, community organization? Are you excited to join and support a hardworking, fun, and creative team? Do you want to work in a supportive, collaborative, committed, team-oriented environment that values your unique interests, talents, experiences and background? Do you want to do work that has a positive impact on the community and matters? We want you on our team! ABC offers a competitive salary and benefits package to full time staff.

Diversity Statement
Our staff join us from all walks of life yet have a common interest in work that is professional, community-oriented, makes an impact. We are an inclusive community and all are encouraged to apply. We believe our diversity is our strength and we value the unique perspectives and contributions that people of all backgrounds and life experiences can bring to our team. Therefore, we actively recruit people of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, ages, abilities, and those who do not speak English as their first language.

Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status. Employment is dependent on completing a background and fingerprint check. Agassiz Baldwin Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Open Positions

Afternoon Administrative Assistant

Kindergarten and 1st-5th Grade Afterschool Teachers

Piano Teacher

Afternoon Administrative Assistant
ABC is seeking an administrative assistant to work part time, in the afternoons to oversee our office, provide administrative support and serve as a receptionist.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent interpersonal and friendly customer service skills
  • Highly organized but able to work in a dynamic environment and be flexible
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Self-directed, independent, self-motivated
  • Ability to work with a team
  • Macintosh OS/ Microsoft Office/ Google applications and ability to learn new technologies
  • College degree and experience working in an administrative position or office environment preferred
  • As part of managing inventory, a successful candidate must be able to lift up to 50 lbs and be able to go up and down stairs.

Commitments and Responsibilities:

  • Be friendly, welcoming, and helpful
  • Answer phones, direct calls to appropriate contact, and greet visitors
  • Help the agency to run smoothly by providing detail oriented and efficient administrative support
  • Oversee the maintenance of our facilities
  • Maintain and oversee supply inventory and ordering
  • Work with the team to help with events as needed
  • Provide mentoring and supervision to teens completing work-study jobs or volunteer hours
  • Commit to working the scheduled part time hours

 Pay Rate:

$18.00/hour

Schedule:

M-F, 12:30-5:30pm (25 hrs/week)

Additional evening and weekend hours for events or a couple times a year

Benefits:

  • Free dental and vision insurance plans for employees working at least 20 hours/week
  • Paid sick time
  • Opportunity to contribute to retirement account, with employer matching contributions up to 7% after first year of employment.
  • Opportunities to work additional hours throughout the year
  • Opportunity to receive vouchers for Lesley University classes
  • Opportunities for reduced tuition for classes in our Children’s Programs or Maud Morgan Arts Programs upon supervisor approval

Apply:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume as a single document to resumes@agassiz.org and use “Admin Assistant” as the subject line.

Kindergarten and 1st-5th Grade Afterschool Teachers

Our Afterschool program serves Kindergarten and 1st-5th Grades by providing an engaging and enriching curriculum and daily activities that include organized sports and games, arts and crafts, cooking, homework assistance, and free activity time every day. Teachers are given the freedom to develop their activities based on their own talent and interest areas while considering student needs and curiosities. Each afternoon, children choose their activities from the menu of teachers’ options. Past activities and clubs have included jewelry making, philosophy, origami, gymnastics, juggling, batik, fashion design, gardening and more! The more creative your ideas, the better!

Additional opportunities:

Qualifications:

  • Available and committed to teach weekday afternoons 2 pm-6 pm from September 2017-June 2018 with additional hours for meetings, trainings, professional development and events.
  • Experience working with children—teaching, tutoring, babysitting, coaching, mentoring, camp counseling, parenting, etc.
  • CPR and First Aid certified or willingness to get certification
  • Willingness to teach all types of activities–from high energy games to quieter, more focused activities
  • Two years of college experience
  • A deep, personal commitment to supporting all children to be their best and a strong sense of empathy for children’s diverse needs
  • The ability to thrive in and enjoy a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • The ability to work effectively in a team environment and the willingness and desire to support others in doing their best work
  • A spirit that reflects an openness to learn and a willingness to problem-solve

Commitments and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare two 45 minute activities each afternoon that will engage, challenge, and excite children
  • Support program requirements with preparation of snacks, maintenance of the space, pick up of children from buses or classrooms, and other duties as assigned
  • Prioritize keeping children safe and accounted for throughout their time in after school
  • Commit to 20 hours of Professional Development time throughout the year (paid)
  • Bring your best self to work everyday and be prepared to work hard, contribute to a team, take initiative, be creative, and be a strong, consistent and positive role model to a diverse group of students

Benefits:

  • Paid sick time
  • Free dental insurance for employees working at least 20 hours/week
  • Opportunities to work additional hours throughout the year
  • Opportunity to receive vouchers for Lesley University classes
  • Professional Development and opportunities to access professional learning communities
  • Summer work
  • Opportunities for reduced tuition for classes in our Children’s Programs or Maud Morgan Arts Programs upon supervisor approval

Our Afterschool staff join us from all walks of life yet have a common interest in work that is professional, child-focused, consistent, and part-time. We are an inclusive community and artists, musicians, coaches, semi-retired individuals, parents, college and graduate students, etc. are all encouraged to apply. We strongly believe in the value of diversity and aim to build a team that represents people of many races, ethnicities, gender identities, sexual orientations, ages, and those who do not speak English as their first language. Employment is dependent on completing a background and fingerprint check. Interested candidates should reply to this post with a cover letter and resume as a single document directed to Molly Juhlin at  resumes@agassiz.org. No phone calls please.

For more information about our organization, please go to: www.agassiz.org. Agassiz Baldwin Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

Piano Teacher

Agassiz Baldwin Community is seeking a piano teacher for a vibrant, community-based children’s program. Piano lessons are a popular supplemental feature of our school year and summer programming. During the school year, we offer weekly 30-minute lessons to a limited number of afterschool students from 1st-5th grade. During the summer, children 6 years and older have the opportunity to take weekly lessons. We at Agassiz Baldwin Community work hard, have fun, are flexible, and have a passion for providing enriching activities for children. The Agassiz Baldwin Community staff come from all backgrounds and interests and we welcome a diverse pool of applicants!

What to Expect:

Our children’s program is dynamic, ranging from 90-120 students in a day. It is choice-based, with community meetings led by site directors and afterschool teachers. Families signed up for piano lessons understand that their child will be pulled from their choice or their community meeting to attend their lesson. Piano teachers are expected to work independently, communicating openly with program staff while building relationships with their students and families.

Job Requirements and Responsibilities:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience teaching children ages 6-12.
  • Plan and deliver individualized lessons and offer home practice plans.
  • Must have the ability to exercise good judgment and safely supervise children.
  • Walk children safely between locations and oversee transitions.
  • Communicate student progress with families.
  • Independently track student attendance, scheduling make-up lessons as needed.
  • Host an end-of-year piano share with piano students and their families.

Schedule:

Our children’s programming follows the CPSD calendar. During the school year, lessons typically run from 2:30pm to 5:30pm Monday-Friday. Families sign up for 14-lesson sessions and we run 2 sessions per school year. Applicants must commit to working through the end of the 2017-2018 school year with a family share in June 2018. Summer shifts are flexible and fall within program hours—between 9:00 am and 5:00 pm with breaks for snack, lunch, and recess.

Pay: $30 per lesson

Application Instructions

  • Qualified candidates should reply to this post with a cover letter and resume attached as a single word doc or pdf to resumes@agassiz.org
  • Use “Piano Teacher” as the subject of your email.
  • Due to the high volume of applicants, we are only able to respond to candidates who are offered an interview for the position.
  • No phone calls please.

The Agassiz Baldwin Community, Inc. is a 30+ year old community based non-profit located in the Agassiz neighborhood in Cambridge, MA. For more information about our organization, please go to: www.agassiz.org

Agassiz Baldwin Community is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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