School-Based Facilitator

Programs · Memphis, Tennessee
Department Programs
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation 34-41K DOE

Girls Inc. of Memphis

Facilitator- School-Based Job Posting

Girls Inc. of Memphis is on the GROW to inspire more girls to be strong, smart and bold! We seek professionals who are passionate and committed to equipping girls ages 5-18 to find their voice and experience their power. Join our fast-paced, mission-driven, girl-focused, inspired team as we work to fulfill our vision- Empowered girls in an equitable Memphis!

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The School-based facilitator is responsible for preparing and implementing hands-on minds-on programming and activities, including facilitating sessions during the school day and after school at one or more schools. Each facilitator is responsible for serving 120-140 girls at selected schools; each session will consist of about 15-20 students during the school day; sessions are about 50 minutes long, and afterschool sessions vary between 1-2.5 hours per session. Girls Inc. of Memphis secures the school and the girls; facilitators are the school's liaisons. School-based facilitators are part of a team of 4-6 working with elementary, middle, or high school-aged girls. They are the face of the organization at schools and are a part of that school's culture and events. This position works 40-45 hours per week, and their schedule will mainly be between the hours of 8 am and 6 pm; during the school year, which includes some Saturdays between 9 am-3 pm. Fall, Spring, and Summer Camp schedules are 8 am-5 pm.


  • Approach the work with girls and one another from their lens and experiences, not your own
  • Focus on qualitative and quantitative inquiry for agency success
  • Take ownership and proactive action for overall agency success • Find the light and joy in the work through positive interactions with others.
  • Model the Girls Inc. mission as a strong, smart, and bold individual exhibiting strong leadership qualities and a can-do attitude
  • Advocate in the community on behalf of Girls Inc., women, and girl's in keeping with the Girls Inc. Public Policy Platform.
  • Embrace challenges and new experiences and be willing to be flexible and stretch to exhibit our learning and growth culture
  • Ensure that facilitated curricula provide the Girls Inc. Experience, meet Girls Inc. standards, and are in alignment with the needs of girls and the agency's mission
  • Develop and implement a quality year-round program/curriculum that fulfills our Strong, Smart, and Bold outcomes with girls ages 5-18 or assigned age group;
  • Provide appropriate supervision for participants in Girls Inc. programs; maintain and implement high quality and safety standards for physical and emotional safety.
  • Retains participants by providing engaging and quality programming at schools
  • Work collaboratively with all agency program staff to ensure continuity of program delivery.
  • Confer regularly with supervisors; keep them informed of problems, concerns, needs, trends, and unusual circumstances.
  • Distribute, collect, and submit program session paperwork and evaluations
  • Assist with planning, coordinating, and chaperoning special events, enrichment trips, guest speakers, etc. for participants and their families
  • Assist with providing an effective and efficient program delivery model documented, implemented, and evaluated in registration, outcomes evaluation agreement forms, outcome evaluations, attendance, etc.
  • Provide written evaluation of programming based on data from surveys, reflections, reports, and other feedback to support school-based reports
  • Follow all agency policy and procedures as outlined in the staff handbook
  • Participate in periodic assessment of own performance, develop own goals and objectives
  • Actively seek personal and professional growth opportunities for self and any staff, including participation in conferences, training, meetings, and seminars
  • Represent Girls Inc. in a manner that conveys professionalism, confidentiality, courtesy, fairness, personal integrity, and respect for others
  • Counsels girls individually or collectively and makes referrals as needed
  • Assist with capturing photos and quotes to share with the Girls Inc. team for communications and fundraising purposes
  • Assist with facilities and shared space janitorial needs, maintenance needs, and equipment inventory
  • Assist with attendance collection, checks for accuracy, and enter attendance rosters in the assigned database
  • Acts as an immediate supervisor in the absence of the Coordinator and ensures effective communication is continued with schools, staff, parents, and participants
  • Actively seek personal and professional growth opportunities for self and any team, including participation in conferences, training, meetings, and seminars
  • Performs all other duties as assigned cheerfully.


  • Knowledge of and interest in youth development, gender equity, social justice, cultural issues, and community engagement
  • Bachelor's degree in education, sociology, or related field or relevant field experience
  • Effective written, oral, and presentation skills
  • Computer proficient
  • Effectively diffuse and manage volatile situations
  • Juggle multiple priorities
  • Ability to bend, lift, and move up to 25 lbs.
  • Need to be 21 years of age or older
  • A valid TN driver's license
  • Available M-F: 8 am- 6 pm, some weekends and mornings based on the programming calendar


Girls Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


SALARY: $34,000-$40,000/yr

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  • Location
    Memphis, Tennessee
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    34-41K DOE