The Salvation Army - Capital Area (Madison, WI)

Youth Activities - After-School Program

POSITION TITLE: Youth Program Assistant (After School Program):    


REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: After School Program Teachers then Program Manager


DEPARTMENT: Community Center


POSITION SUMMARY: Under the guidance of the Community Center Program Director the Program Assistant will assist staff to lead and supervise all programming (After School, Tutoring and Recreation).



Include, but are not limited to, the following:


Assist staff with daily programs (After School, Tutoring and Recreation))

Maintain active involvement with participants

Communicate in a positive, appropriate manner with other staff, youth, parents/guardians


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED: The requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by a volunteer to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



Minimum of 18 years of age

Experience in teaching, tutoring or youth development preferred



Effectively work cooperatively with others

Establish and maintain professional boundaries with youth, volunteers and staff

Ability to work with sensitivity and without discrimination toward people of diverse cultures, race/ethnicities, socio-economic positions, ages, religions, genders, physical or mental challenges or disabilities and sexual orientations.

Behave ethically and consistently with the values of The Salvation Army.



The purpose of a position description is to outline the essential functions unique to a job within a specific department. Position descriptions are used to recruit, train and evaluate volunteers.

Qualifications Required

  • Background Check
  • Age Category Must be at least 18 or older
  • How much can you lift comfortably? Must be at least 10lbs
  • How proficient are you with data entry work? Must be at least Basic
  • How proficient are you with spreadsheets? Must be at least Basic
  • How proficient are you with word processing software? Must be at least Basic
  • Safe From Harm Training Must be at least Online Training Abuse & Policies