Jobs

We are currently seeking candidates for the following position:

Program Assistant

The Program Assistant position is ideal for an undergraduate or graduate student in a health-related field who is passionate about healthy living, fitness and education. He/she may assist with the following programs:

Imagine HEALTH – Mentor students as they learn about nutrition, exercise and stress-reduction, and prepare them to teach elementary or middle school students what they learned. Must be available after school 3:30-4:30 p.m. in Sun Valley.

Take Action – Assist lead teachers at school sites in teaching nutrition and physical activity. Help train “Student Ambassadors” who will create service projects and school-wide activities that improve their school environment. Flexible hours during the school day (8 a.m. – 4 p.m.) in the San Fernando Valley.

Healthy Athletes Program – Teach a lesson on sports nutrition for school athletic teams. Must be available after school 3-5 p.m. in the San Fernando Valley.

Duties:

  • Work 1-3 hours at the school site 1-2 days/week, and additional hours from home and the SOSMentor office in Woodland Hills
  • Act as liaison between your assigned school site(s) and SOSMentor office
  • Teach programs using curriculum provided, as needed
  • Assist with curriculum revision and development, as needed
  • Administer, collect, input and maintain data for program evaluation
  • Take video and pictures and post to social media
  • Collect student stories to highlight on social media and recognize at annual events
  • Maintain reporting documents, including attendance records and pre and post testing
  • Assist teacher and mentor middle and high school students
  • Assist with fundraising efforts as needed

 

Skills required

  • Strong writing, research and communication skills
  • Strong writing, research and communication skills
  • Passion for health, fitness and education
  • Experience working with kids a plus
  • Access to a computer with wireless connection for work at home

 

Please send resume and cover letter to info@sosmentor.org.