Program Tutor - As positions becomes available

Various Locations

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About the Job

REC is hiring Program Tutor positions for the 2021-22 academic year for programs at the following locations: Multiple locations

​The Program Site Staff position requires individuals interested in impacting the lives of students through academic, enrichment, and social and emotional support activities. Each tutor will engage in one-on one or small group tutoring sessions in the after-school hours and through enrichment activities both on and off site.


  • Serve as a positive role model for students

  • Build a safe and nurturing environment for a group of students by developing positive relationships, as guided  by the Site Manager and Site Lead

  • Assist a group of students  with  homework and  academic activities as provided by the site manager

  • Supervise and engage with students for the entirety of programming (snack, outdoor activities, academic time, and  enrichment)

  • Communicate regularly to Site Manager on the academic and social, emotional needs of students

  • Organize and maintain academic and enrichment materials specific to tutoring group

  • Hold students accountable in the Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports (PBIS) framework

  • Assist with set up  and cleaning up of  programming space  following the vendor usage guidelines required by D51

  • Plan and lead engaging enrichment activities with a group of students

  • Supervise students on field trips

  • Participate in REC program site weekly staff meetings

  • Supervise students on field trips

  • Engage with students and families during three Family Engagement events

  • Serve as a Mandatory Reporter

  • Participate in REC program site weekly staff meetings

  • Complete training hours provided by REC

  • Other duties as assigned


• Strong academic knowledge base
• Experience working with at-risk youth, beneficial
• Leadership skills a must
• Ability to interact with people of all ages and cultural backgrounds
• Ability to work independently and as part of a team
• Effective oral and written communication skills
• Strong ability to multi-task
• Capable of being flexible when needed
• Bilingual skills beneficial, but not mandatory

• REC operates 15 after-school programs (9 elementary, 4 middle schools, 2 high schools) - operating hours vary based on location
• Elementary Schools- Tues- Thurs 4-6:15 pm, Fri 2-6 pm
• Dual Immersion Academy: Mon-Thurs 4-5:30pm
• Middle and High Schools: Mon-Thu 3-5:30pm
• Additional one-two hours per month of in-person training outside of program hours
• Additional occasional 6-8 additional hours/month (Mondays, Fridays or Saturdays, depending on program)

Position Details

• Limited part-time position (12-16 hours) following District 51’s school year and a three-week summer program in June
• On-site hours during programming time during the school year, additional hours with other REC tasks outlined above
• $15-$16.50/hour based on experience
• Ability to work three to four evenings after programming per semester, occasional Saturdays and other non-school days for outdoor programming and field trips