HELPING SERVICES | Part-Time Program Staff - TigerHawk Connections Learning Center


Program Coordinator - TigerHawk Connections Learning Center (TCLC)


At least 1–2 years of experience working with children required.  Experience working with groups of children preferred. (Ex:classrooms, daycare, camp, after-school program, childcare, etc.).

Hourly rate will be based on experience and education.

After-School Program hours will start at school dismissal until 5:30 p.m. Monday–Friday.

Before-School Program hours will be from 7 to 7:45 a.m. Monday– Friday.

Qualifications include:

  • Ability to demonstrate effective and appropriate teaching and discipline styles.
  • Ability to adjust teaching methods to meet the needs of students.
  • Ability to demonstrate strong organizational skills.
  • Dependable, reliable work/volunteer history.
  • Available to work all days of program.
  • Able to commit to full program year.
  • Reliable transportation to and from program site.
  • Reliable daily communication method—either phone or email.


West Union, Iowa


  • Assist Site Lead to implement daily programming.
  • Assist with and lead activities designed to enhance the health, emotional, social, intellectual, and physical development of children enrolled in the program
  • Assist with homework help
  • Ensure the safety of the children in program at all times
  • Enforces all school rules.  Follow the policies and procedures of TCLC and Helping Services
  • Act as a role model for participating youth. Dress appropriately according to employee handbook
  • Work as a team with other Helping Services and TCLC  staff and school staff
  • Demonstrate positive, high energy, and interaction
  • Effectively communicate with Site Lead, co-workers, parents, and program director as needed
  • Resolve student situations—behavioral, first aid, and emotional
  • Show up on-time for program (usually 15 minutes before school dismissal)
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all participating children, families, and co-workers
  • Be responsible for the care of all equipment the children use
  • Maintain professional relationship with the children, parents, and co-workers
  • Complete general housekeeping to make sure the area is left clean for the next program/class
  • Treat all children, parents, co-workers, and school district staff with dignity and respect
  • Other duties as requested by the Site Lead or Program Coordinator