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Now Hiring: Spring and Summer Staff

We're looking for energetic people who believe in treating children as people to join our team! See the Staff menu below for available positions. 

Volunteer

We are recruiting for ongoing volunteers to help in our startup group. We have needs as varied as painting our new building, to helping set up our organizational infrastructure, to fundraising and tabling at events.

Staff

We are now hiring for a spring program assistant! Summer camp positions will be open soon.

Spring Program Assistant

  • Term: March 26 - May 31, 2018
  • Hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 9:00 am- 2:00 pm
  • Rate: $15/hr

Read complete job description here.

Requirements:

  1. Basic understanding of self-directed educational philosophy. Highly encouraged to read at least one of these books:
  2. Fundamental respect for the rights of children
  3. Experience working with children in a mixed-age or informal setting.

Please fill out this application and send a resume and cover letter to info@pathfindercommunityschool.com to express interest.

Ongoing Volunteers

Commitment:

  • At least 5 hours monthly volunteer work
  • Work one on one with another startup group member

  • Tasks could include:

    • Painting/ fixing up our space
    • Helping move furniture
    • Outdoor/ landscaping work
    • Creating flyers/ graphic design work
    • Tabling at events

Please fill out this application to express interest.

Working Committee Member

Commitment:

  • At least 10 hours monthly volunteer work
  • Attendance at monthly 1.5 hour work meetings (times flexible, usually weekdays) required.

Requirements:

  • Willingness to learn basic understanding of Sociocracy meeting procedures

Valued skill sets:

  • Nonprofit or other organizational experience
  • Accounting and finances
  • Small business experience
  • Contracting/ construction experience
  • Marketing / PR experience
  • Fluency explaining self-directed education

Please fill out this application to express interest.

Board of Directors

Commitment:

  • Annually commit to membership, prefer 2-3 years commitment if possible
  • Continued Membership on a Working Committee
  • Quarterly Board meetings: assume fiduciary responsibility for organization
  • Work on ad hoc committees as needed
  • Consider running for an officer position

Requirements:

  1. Basic understanding of self-directed educational philosophy: have read at least two of these books:
  2. Fundamental respect for the rights of children
  3. Willingess to learn and use Sociocracy meeting procedures.
  4. Willingness to learn and execute responsibilities of a nonprofit board member with ongoing training.

Valued Skill Sets:

  • Prior nonprofit board experience
  • Expertise in areas relevant to Pathfinder
  • Fundraising ability

Please fill out this application to express interest.