Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: 19.50
Organization's Mission: Promise South Salt Lake is an initiative of the City of South Salt Lake which provides dynamic, highly specialized community and out-of-school-time programming with academic and prevention focus at 14 neighborhood centers throughout the city. It is our commitment to give all youth in our community the opportunity to succeed in life. Our programs are free, open to all, and emphasize equity, diversity and putting children first.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: The City of South Salt Lake is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We prioritize efforts to advance inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility (IDEA) initiatives across all aspects of our work while removing barriers to access and opportunities.
Commitment to IDEA initiatives reflects the City’s aim to be a place where all people find themselves represented, welcomed, engaged, and heard. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply, including those from underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, persons with disabilities and protected veterans. With these values at the forefront of our minds, we encourage the organizations we partner with to do the same. We recognize this work as a journey that is never complete.
Position Summary: Under the direction of the Promise South Salt Lake (PSSL) Coordinator, this position works directly with staff and youth to provide a safe, responsible, well-supervised afterschool program. Assistant Coordinators provide positive leadership and establish a structured program in order to give program participants the stability and nurturing environment they need for growth and success.
Primary Responsibilities: Assist the Center Coordinator in managing the entire operation of the program site.
○ Ensure all aspects of programming are meeting expectations per the program quality monitoring
○ Ensure the safety and order of youth and staff.
○ Create spaces that are safe and affirming/welcoming for all people, including Black, Indigenous,
and People of Color, LGBTQ+ individuals, people from immigrant and refugee backgrounds,
People with Disabilities, and people with other marginalized identities.
○ Assist with youth registration, caregiver communication, and managing the program waitlist.
○ Create and implement strategies to recruit and retain youth in programming.
○ Facilitate check in and check out of program participants.
○ Fill in for the Center Coordinator in their absence as needed.
● Plan and implement high-quality academic and enrichment programming within PSSL youth programs.
○ Lead and supervise small and large groups of youth and address behavior issues when they arise,
using appropriate behavior management techniques and problem-solving skills
○ Address academic and social/emotional needs in programs using appropriate teaching strategies,
problem solving skills, and understanding of youth development.
○ Assist in the implementation of individualized academic and behavior support plans,
collaborating with PSSL staff, youth, families, and school staff.
○ Support in budget management, mindful and timely spending of grant funds, and shopping.
○ Utilize trauma informed practices in all areas of work
● Assist in the supervision of Afterschool Group Leaders /Specialists, volunteers, and partners.
○ Provide structure and positive leadership for the staff team.
○ Support Afterschool Group Leaders and Afterschool Specialists in delivering developmentally
appropriate activities which address grant objectives and goals.
○ Pre-designate volunteer assignments, check in with volunteers regularly, and maintain volunteer
log to provide meaningful volunteer experiences.
● Assist in data collection and grant reporting.
○ Ensure grant requirements are met.
○ Collect required data (attendance, activity reports, surveys, etc.) and ensure daily reporting
requirements are met through PSSL data entry system
○ Complete applicable grant reports, including data and narrative sections.
○ Use data to guide program structure and youth support.
● Establish professional relationships with partner organizations.
○ Work closely with youth, PSSL staff, families, and schools to ensure adequate resources are
○ Create new partnerships to enhance programming.
○ Develop relationships with various partners including school staff, City departments, and
funders, and collaborate on programs and activities such as Parent Teacher Conferences, parent
engagement activities, and city/community events.
● Coordinate with the Family and Community Engagement team to conduct home visits and other outreach
to the community.
○ Help plan, coordinate, and implement quarterly family nights
○ Support and supervise City events as assigned.
● Participate in Promise SSL Councils and Committees.
● Other duties as assigned.
Desired Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree or higher in related field preferred, or any
equivalent combination of related experience
● Experience working with youth, afterschool, or recreation environment preferred
● People of diverse backgrounds strongly encouraged to apply
Benefits / Why Work With Us: For this position we offer a 32 hour per week work schedule, with paid vacation, sick, affordable medical insurance and retirement benefits.
Resumes submitted without an application will not be considered.
Applications are available on our website at
Location: South Salt Lake


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Contact: Tori Smith
Phone: 8014835067