Tongue River Valley Community Center – Rockin’ Readers Program Coordinator
AmeriCorps Summer Associates VISTA
TRVCC is seeking a Rockin’ Readers Program Coordinator. The ideal candidate will infuse creativity and
fun while executing weekly themed lesson plans for youth grades 1-5 at the Tongue River Valley
Community (TRVCC) in Ranchester. Additionally, this candidate will provide program
assistance and facility supervision to the TRVCC and its administrators. This position shall directly report
to the Program Director and perform the following duties:
● Execute weekly educational lesson plans for youth in grades 1-5.
● Interact with youth, parents, and TRVCC patrons with excellent customer service and diligence.
● Safely lead field trips for several children 2-3 times per week. This candidate may have to drive a
14-passenger bus to transport participants.
● Perform record-keeping and general clerical functions pertaining to all programs (e.g. scheduling
of programs/events, copying, faxing, data entry for program numbers, answering the telephone,
greeting parents, etc.).
● Perform light clean-up work around the facility for the purpose of maintaining a sanitary, safe,
and attractive environment.
● Proactive in keeping up with current happenings in facilities and assisting other TRVCC staff.
● Communicate policies to all users of facilities.
● Support all administrative personnel to provide assistance with their functions
JOB REQUIREMENTS – MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
SKILLS – are required to perform single, technical tasks with a need to upgrade skills in order occasionally
to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies are required to satisfactorily perform the
functions of the job include: operating standard office equipment, including using job-related software
applications (all Microsoft applications); preparing and maintaining accurate records; and planning and
KNOWLEDGE – Specific knowledge-based competencies are required to satisfactorily perform the functions
of the job include business telephone etiquette, use of common office machines, concepts of grammar
and punctuation, and other methods and practices.
ABILITY – to work and interact with youth. Ability to communicate with people of all ages and to work
with a diversity of individuals and/or groups. Specific ability-based competencies required to
satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: implementing program schedules, adapting to
changing work priorities, communicating with diverse groups, maintaining confidentiality, meeting
deadlines and schedules, setting priorities, working as part of a team, and working with frequent
Responsibility – Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or
methods, providing information, and/or advising others. Utilization of some resources from other work
units is often required to perform the job’s functions. There is a continual opportunity to impact the
The usual and customary methods of performing the job’s functions require the following physical
demands: some lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling; some stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or
crawling; and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 20% sitting, 50% walking, and
Job-related experience with increasing levels of responsibility is required.
● High School diploma and targeted job-related education that meets the organization’s prerequisite
● College students pursuing a degree in early childhood education are strongly encouraged to
Certificates & Licenses
CPR/First Aid Certificate, valid driver’s license and evidence of insurability
Criminal justice fingerprint/background clearance
Must be 18 years of age on the start day
Blood-Borne Pathogens Annual Training; Sexual Harassment Annual Training, Bully
Recognition/Prevention Training; Confidentiality
Pay Range: The Summer Associates will receive $675 bi-weekly and can choose either at $1,311 Segal
Education Award that can go toward qualified student loans or future tuition or a $345 cash stipend to
use as you wish.
Hours: M-Th 7a-5p
Program Start/End Date: June 5/August 10