is under the direct supervision of the Director of CORE while working in
S.T.A.R. and under the direct supervision of a ACE Coordinator during the
summer months. This position is responsible for the supervision and day to day
instruction/tutoring of youth in the Programs.
Program Worker will work approximately nine months a year with the S.T.A.R.
Program and approximately three months a year with the ACE Program. Both Programs are primary dependent and
delinquency prevention program for at-risk youth.
Duties are conducted in accordance with
all existing policies, procedures and regulations and in accord with the
Mission and Values of the Company.
direct and safe supervision of youth attending the ACE Program during the
tutoring and coordination of contracted and volunteer tutors during the school
interviews with families and youth that have been referred to the Programs.
contracts between the youth and parents by phone weekly.
accurate records and contact participants’ families at least twice a week.
the behavioral modification program regarding point cards and the point system.
and implement activities throughout the program which includes riding
minibikes, minibikes maintenance, camping, camping, hiking, ropes course, golf,
golf course maintenance, recreational sports, therapeutic activities and
include: self-care skills training,
activities of daily living training, athletic games, exercises, drug and
alcohol programming, nutritional programming, and socialization activities.
feedback to the Supervisor/Director of the Program.
transportation for youth to the Program and other locations as necessary.
school personnel to request beginning and ending statistics on students for the
S.T.A.R. Program. Once this information is received make copies and distributed
to the Instructors.
S.T.A.R. maintain a documented log of grades. This is completed through eSchool
Books when available in the school district. If this service is not available,
Weekly Progress Reports are sent with students. Sometimes this will involve
confirming with teachers through email or phone calls.
open line of communication with teachers concerning academic issues with
students and on occasion attend meetings with the Instructors addressing the
Minimum Requirements (education, experience, etc.)
high school diploma and 12 semester credit hours in sociology, social welfare,
psychology, gerontology, or other social science and two years’ direct care
experience in public or private human services.
high school diploma and five years of direct care experience in public or
private human services.
computer skills to include word processing and spreadsheet.
oral and written communication skills to effectively interact with customers,
state, county and other elected officials, providers, judges, courts,
advocates, staff, consultants and consumers and their families.
Licenses, Certificates or Knowledge:
Pennsylvania driver’s license and acceptable motor vehicle record check
of most current computer technology
33 and Act 34 clearances
and naturalization (I-9) clearance
- 85% Outdoors in varied climates and terrains
- Great deal of physical activity – ability to ride a
minibike, participate in high and low ropes course activities, lift 50
- Provide transportation to Program Youth on a regular
- Occasional travel throughout Tioga County to providers
and other human service agencies as well as occasional travel to statewide
Hazards of the Job:
will be riding minibikes, instructing others how to ride minibikes, work on a
high and low ropes course, swing a golf club, canoe, back pack, etc.
SAM, Inc. Tioga County is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled