Youth Leader - Klassic Kids - Harmonium

Type: Part-Time

County: San Diego

Agency: Harmonium

Agency Description:

Harmonium, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that reaches more than 30,000 San Diegans a year, currently offers a wide array of innovative and customized program services to over 5,000 children, youth, and families each day throughout San Diego County. Harmonium believes creative planning, collaboration, and strength-based intervention results in high quality services that promote well-being. We are the largest provider of before and after school care in the San Diego Unified School District (48 schools). We also provide on site before and after school licensed care on an additional 10 school sites. Some of our other services include juvenile diversion services in Mira Mesa, East County and Southeast San Diego, and parent, child and family counseling in the Mira Mesa area.


Opportunities for a combination of AM/PM Shifts are available!

Hours: Part time; 0 - 34 hours per week; Shifts are AM & PM hours
Salary: $12.00 per hour (all new hires begin at starting salary regardless of experience)
Benefits: 403b Retirement Plan with a match of up to 2% based on years of service; CA Paid Sick
Leave accrued at 1 hour per 30 hours worked with a maximum accrual of 80 hours per calendar year

Reports to: Site Director
EEO Job Category: Service Worker

Perks of Joining Harmonium:
• Excellent experience and top-of-the-line training
• Ability to use (or develop!) your creative skills
• Doing something that makes a positive difference in the lives of others
• Flexible Schedules (corresponding to program hours)
• Retirement plan match maximum 2% of annual salary based on years of service (403b); CA Paid Sick Leave accrued at 1 hour per 30 hours worked with a maximum accrual of 80 hours per calendar year
• Multiple employee discounts (Verizon, Electronics, Movies, 24 Hour Fitness, Dining, amusement park passes/tickets, and much more!)
• Being a part of an innovative and rewarding work environment in which our employees can thrive

Job Responsibilities

This position ensures the safety, security, and well-being of the children enrolled in the program. Implementation of homework assistance, arts and craft/special activities, recreation and supervision of children are primary responsibilities. Youth Program Leaders are responsible for supporting the healthy social/emotional development of children enrolled in the program in line with Early Childhood Development best practices. This includes using behavioral reinforcement programs, behavioral strategies to address problematic behavior, and strength-based approaches.


Minimum Competencies...
• 18 years of age or older
• Possess Community Care Licensing qualifications for child care Counselor, Section 101315, including at least 9 units and currently enrolled in at 3 units in early education, child, growth & development, recreation, humanities, or education including college work-study, volunteer or internship
• A minimum of 6 months experience working, volunteering and/or interning with school-aged children programs such as day cares, recreation programs, social service agencies
• Demonstrated ability in arts and crafts, games, and special activities
• Ability to relate well to children and adults
• Reliable automobile, valid CA Driver's license and maintain proof of current automobile insurance
• CPR and First Aid certified
• Valid TB results required
• Pass Livescan Fingerprint Clearance upon hire (paid by Harmonium)
• Ability to substitute at other licensed locations throughout San Diego
• Proof of immunization against influenza, pertussis and measles or qualifies for an exemption from one of the following (new hires and existing staff will receive reimbursement up to $10 for proof):
- A determination by a licensed physician, in writing, that immunization is not safe because of their physical condition or medical circumstances
- A determination by a licensed physician, in writing, that they have evidence of current immunity
- In regard to the influenza vaccine only, a signed declaration that he or she has declined the vaccine

How To Apply

Please apply on our website:

Should you have difficulty submitting your application online, please forward your resume to and, with the position title in the subject line, and we will assist you in submitting your online application.

Deadline: 12/31/19