Redwood City

LIBRARY HOMEWORK CENTER RECREATION SPECIALIST (19921344)

#2694
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Recreation
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San Francisco/Peninsula
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Part-Time
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Continuous
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$15.00-$0.00 Hourly
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None


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Description

The City of Redwood City

Library Department Invite you to apply for: 

Library Homework Center recreation specialist  

#2694(Casual/Hourly) 12-14 hours per weekSALARY: $15.00 hourlyOpen 9/26/29 -  Continuous Recruitment   Is looking for enthusiastic and energetic individuals to work in our Homework Center at our Fair Oaks Branch Library and Schaberg Branch Library working with 1st-8th graders and performing various other duties supporting the Homework Center.  These positions will work Monday - Thursday through the school year.  The Homework Center will be closed all school holidays, district-wide teacher training days and library closure days. Bilingual ability (Spanish/English) is highly preferred for these positions.  Hours are:  

Fair Oaks Branch Library

2510 Middlefield Road

Schaberg Branch Library

2140 Euclid Avenue

Mondays          

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Mondays

   2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Tuesdays

 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Tuesdays

      2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesdays

  4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Wednesdays

  2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Thursdays

  4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Thursdays

      1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Typical duties may include, but are not limited to the following:  Assist students, primarily 3rd through 8th grades, with homework assignments; monitor behavior of students; ensure that the Homework Center environment is conducive to school work; welcome volunteers and help them connect with students; answer homework related questions from parents; set up materials and keep Homework Center area neat; track monthly statistics; provide occasional activities for after completion of homework such as crafts or story read-aloud; and perform related duties as assigned.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION

Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge, skill and abilities are qualifying.  A Typical way to obtain the knowledge, skill and abilities would be:

 

Education & Experience

Education equivalent to the completion of 12th grade is required.  Prior experience working with children is highly preferred.  Knowledge of mathematics through algebra I and a high level of grammar, spelling and writing are required.  Bilingual ability (Spanish/English) is highly preferred.

Knowledge of:

  • Mathematics algebra I.
  • English usage, grammar and spelling.
  • Various age appropriate activities and crafts.

Ability to:

  • Assist 1st-8th grade students with homework and provide academic support in an engaging, proactive and positive manner.
  • Monitor behavior of students and keep an atmosphere that is conducive to school work.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely with students, parents, volunteers, supervisor and library staff.
  • Establish and maintain effective work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
  • Work with little direct supervision.
  • Work independently and as a team member.
  • Organize and facilitate age appropriate activities for 1st-5th graders.
  • Bilingual ability (Spanish/English) is highly desirable.

Must be physically capable of performing the essential job functions of this classification.

A City application is required. Prior to appointment, candidates will be required to pass a background check (at no cost to the candidate) including the following:

  1. Criminal History Check
  2. DMV Check
  3. Fingerprint
Application Process Apply online at www.CalOpps.org Member Agency: Redwood City  

Candidates with a disability, which may require special assistance in any phase of the application or selection process, should advise the Human Resources Division upon submittal of application.

Selection Process

All applications will be reviewed as they are submitted for neatness, accuracy, completion, relevant education, experience, training and other job related qualifications.  The most qualified applicants will be asked to participate in the testing process, which will consist of an interview with Library Department staff.

 CITY VALUESOur Core Purpose: Build a Great Community Together

The values that guide us are:

  • EXCELLENCE: Passion to do our best in each moment.
  • INTEGRITY: Do the right thing, not the easy thing.
  • SERVICE: We care and it makes a difference.
  • CREATIVITY: Freedom to imagine and courage to act.
The City of Redwood City is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer! The Immigration Act of 1986 requires proof of identity and eligibility for employment at date of hire.  Any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.

Ideal Candidate

Will embrace the City’s emphasis on excellent customer service; will be detail oriented; will be able to work both independently and with direct supervision; will be able to manage multiple tasks; will use initiative and independent judgment; will be a team player who likes working with a variety of City staff and the public including people of diverse socio-economic backgrounds; and have a good sense of humor.

Benefits

The successful candidate will enjoy the following benefits:

  • This is a non-benefited casual position.  
  • Casual employees may not work more than 1000 hours per year.
  • Casual employees will receive sick leave in accordance with State Law.

Special Instructions

Selection Process

All applications will be reviewed as they are submitted for neatness, accuracy, completion, relevant education, experience, training and other job related qualifications.  The most qualified applicants will be asked to participate in the testing process, which will consist of an interview with Library Department staff.

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(650)780-7286
Contact email: