Recess and/or Group Facilitator (Internship)

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CONNECT US is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to instill the skills in     preschool and elementary-age children necessary to becoming socially  competent, self-confident and resilient individuals throughout their lives.
 Position:  Assistant Group Facilitator  Posting Date:  On-going
 Job Location:  Cottonwood Creek Elementary School & Lowry Elementary School
 Employment Type:  Internship  Vacancies:  4
 Internship Requirements:
  • Applicants seeking an after-school internship position working with small groups of children ages 5-10 years old
  • Must be positive, outgoing, energetic, patient, self-confident and goal-minded individuals, able to adapt to a fast-paced environment
  • Previous experience working with youth, (i.e., athletic coaching, camp counseling, lifeguard, daycare, etc.,) personal experience participating in team sports is preferred
  • Available to start immediately
  • Available to volunteer for 2 hours, at least once a week after school
 Job Description:
  • Interns will co-facilitate physical, creative and collaborative games; encouraging teamwork, cooperation, communication, inclusion and an appreciation of differences
  • Social groups integrate “typically developing” children with children who have social, sensory, learning or mild developmental challenges
  • Interns will be trained by therapists and youth life-skill coaches to guide children through physical, creative and collaborative activities designed to improve self-confidence, resiliency and friendship skills

 To learn more about Connect Us and After-School Groups, visit:  www.connectusnow.org.  The video on  the homepage shows footage of our age-based groups.

 TO APPLY, email or call:
 Title:  Programs Coordinator
 Name:  Jeilynne Rosnick  Email:  programs@connectusnow.org
 Address:   6940  S. Holly Circle  Address:  Suite 230
 City:  Centennial  Zip:  80112
 Phone:  303-773-3960  Fax:  303-759-0803

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