Program Assistant - Summer 2019 Program assistants help facilitate our Giant Word Winder Program at Chicago Public Libraries throughout the city. The Giant Word Winder Program is a literacy (and math) program using giant games to reinforce vocabulary, spelling, and math skills while teaching collaboration and critical thinking.
Assist in facilitating Giant Word Winder and Giant math Winder programs at Chicago Public Libraries 4-6 times per week.
Document gameplay with photos,
Keep a record of the number of children in each program,
Complete a short survey after each program,
Direct large groups of children
Outgoing and pleasant demeanor
Follow directions well,
Exhibit strong interpersonal communication skills, and
Have an interest in playing games with children
Advanced problem solving and critical thinking skills
Spanish speaking and writing a plus, but not required
Access to reliable transportation a plus, but not required
Part-time - 10-14 hours per week during June 24th - August 9th
Programs are 1 hour per library
Must have daytime availability
Can bring your children to the library if they are able to be unsupervised
Marketing Assistant - Summer 2019 Marketing interns will work directly with the Executive Director to market, publicize, and promote the mission and programming of the foundation. To apply, send cover letter and resume to Claire@davidlhoytfoundation.org.
Responsibilities will include:
building our social network
e-marketing and newsletter creation
assistance with events
Excellent verbal and written communication skills,
Strong computer skills - including the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel skills a must)
The ability to work within a team environment, and the focus to take on independent projects
Experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop or similar required.