NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATION FOR SUMMER 2015
KATB Summer Enrichment Program available staff positions
We are looking for enthusiastic people who are interested in working with at risk children. All staff members should be willing to interact with children during activities such as playing ball, painting or choosing books from our library, this is not a sedentary job. You will be expected to engage children, listen to them and encourage them to try new activities or foods. All work will be performed at outdoor mobile sites, usually parks. Staff should be prepared to change course if needed i.e. the activity is paper plates and the wind comes up. Alternate activities will be provided and staff will be training in how to implement changes - never expect your day to be dull.
All positions are part time, Monday through Friday from 10:15am – 1:45pm from June 15th until July 24th. All positions also include 24 hours of paid training ( CPR, First Aid, Cultural Competency, KATB programming and Youth Mental Health First Aid) as well as three staff meetings. If you are interested please submit application, resume if available and a cover letter explaining why you think you would be a good fit for KATB programs to Jodi Walker, Executive Director PO Box 382 Fort Morgan, CO 80701 or email to Jodi.firstname.lastname@example.org
Site Manager – one per location; Wiggins, Log Lane, Fort Morgan, Brush and Sterling
This staff position is responsible for the implementation of KATB programs, meal distribution and supervision of staff and students on site. Manager is responsible for; picking up daily meals, activities pack and site paperwork from base station to take to designated meal site. Engagement of children in daily activity and meal, supervision of volunteers and staff, clean-up of site at end of program, communication with community members, such as police officers who may stop by to engage in programs with children. Also responsible for returning daily paperwork, all activity packs and leftover meals, making sure that daily paperwork is filled out correctly and accessible to auditors. Daily activities are varied but include art, on site library, science and math activities, water games and visitors such as the City of Fort Morgan, Leprino Foods and Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Position pay starts at $12.00 per hour plus mileage from base station to site and back.
Site Staff – three per location; Wiggins, Log Lane, Fort Morgan, Brush and Sterling
This position is supervised by Site Manager. Duties include engagement and supervision of children in daily activity and meal, daily journaling of activity success rate and notes on child involvement, distribution of meals, clean-up of site after daily activity, communication with community members, such as police officers who may stop by to engage in programs with children, engagement of parents and volunteers who want to help with programs. . Daily activities are varied but include art, on site library, science and math activities, water games and visitors such as the City of Fort Morgan, Leprino Foods and Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Position pay starts at $8.50 per hour and is contingent on experience.
Learning to be the best at who we are
Being a kid can be tough, its tougher when you are faced with challenging circumstance. That is where KATB comes in, we provide opportunities and teach leadership and our students shine! Our older students handle 75% of our website management and are working on our social media. Younger students concentrate on studies and giving back to their communities through service projects. PLEASE NOTE: OUR PAGES ARE AGAIN UNDER CONSTRUCTION WHILE WE LEARN SOME NEW THINGS ABOUT WEB SITE DESIGN
Speech is up and running, with five competitions we are crazy busy! Our Wiggins kids are taking a cue from "The Voice". 8 of our previous state and regional winner have chosen teams of younger students and will be coaching them through competition. Stay tuned for messages from coaches and competitors.
A message from the director
WOW! What a summer it has been. Thanks to EVERYONE who participated in our Flamingo Flocking campaign - it was a huge success!
With your help and support this summer we -
Kids At Their Best provides enrichment activities that promote educational excellence, foster self reliance and build a sense of community spirit for disadvantaged children in rural Colorado.