ASES - Activity Leader

Harmonium Mission:

To promote well-being and self-sufficiency in children, youth, and adults through creative education, intervention, and prevention services rooted in collaboration with neighborhoods and families

Status: Non-Exempt

Division: Children’s Programs

Department: Prime Time

Location: Varies, multi-site worker

Hours: Part Time, Shift/hours vary by site

Salary: $10.00 per hour

Benefits: N/A

Reports to: Program Specialist

Direct Report: N/A

EEO Job Category: Service Worker


The Activity Leader is mandated to take all steps necessary to ensure the safety, security, and well- being of the children enrolled in the program.

Essential Functions


– Develop and maintain positive, professional relationships with school site, parents, children and Harmonium staff

– Communicate with parents regarding their child on a daily basis

Agency Leadership:

– Follow policies in own role which are determined by others; no responsibility and leadership required for service development, but may be required to comment on policies, procedures, or possible developments

Job Complexity:

– Supervise day-to-day activities of the program while maintaining ratios within contract

– Redirect inappropriate child behavior and provide disciplinary action and notify Program Specialist when necessary

– Provide academic homework assistance


– Maintain a clean and orderly designated school space

– Ensure the safety, security, and well-being of students enrolled in the program

Decision Making:

– Judgments and decisions are guided by Harmonium and program policies, contracts and guidelines

Staff Supervision:

– Ordinarily, no supervisory responsibility except occasional project based work

Minimum Competencies:

– Must be 18 years of age

– Must pass CAPE test or have a minimum of 48 completed college units

– A minimum of 6 months experience working and/or volunteering in an after school or group child care setting with elementary aged children

– Valid Pediatric CPR and First Aid certification required

– Demonstrated ability in sports, special interests and hobbies, and/or arts & crafts

– Ability to relate well to children and adults

– Must pass TB and Fingerprint Clearance upon hire


Physical Requirements:

– Ability to operate computer

– Frequent repetitive hand use and simple grasping

– Occasional standing, walking, kneeling, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, reaching above, and below the shoulder

– Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds

– Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods

– Ability to operate a vehicle

– High energy needed with the ability to balance multiple high-stress tasks

– Ability to work in noisy and outdoor environments

– Occasional travel in San Diego County

– Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions


– Harmonium, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer

– The employee is required is adhere to all Harmonium policy when employed

– The preceding description is ONLY a general description of essential duties and not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required of this position

– Job description is subject to change at any time


How to apply

INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING: This opening ONLY accepts resumes via email. Resumes will not be accepted by any other means. Please follow the instructions below.
Please email resume to

San Diego, California

9245 Activity Road, Ste. 200, San Diego, California, 92126, United States