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Delicious Designs Cookies Afterschool Class Assistant Internship

Internship Description of Duties/Overview

Delicious Designs Cookies is seeking an intern to assist in the facilitation of after school cookie decorating classes. The intern will work alongside the lead class facilitator to teach children, in grades K-6, basic cookie decorating skills while they have a fun, enriching experience after school. The internship will run for a six-week timeframe, with intent to hire if the position is a good fit. Should the internship be a successful partnership, the intern will be trained to handle the class independently by learning the techniques while being able to represent the fun nature of the program. He or she must also learn and implement classroom management skills that will be modeled throughout. 

Schedule (days/hours)

The schedule would always be either 3:00-4:15 or 3:45-5:00 depending on the school’s release time. Each program runs for six weeks. (example: Adena, class every Wednesday for six weeks, etc.). Internship start date is September 22, 2022.

Aside from working with kids, there would be creative assignments where the individual may be asked to create or plan out a simple craft, game or activity for the children.

Internship requirements/prerequisites/standards

The candidate must be prepared to answer the following:

1.       Do you like children?

2.       Do you have an interest in working with children in the future?

3.       Do you have any experience working with groups of children (i.e. Sunday School, Camp Counselor, etc.)

4.       If you were in a situation with children that are unruly, what is your first instinct on how to diffuse the situation?

5.       Professional behavior: You must have your own transportation to/from the school.

6.       Expectations on timeliness: Tardiness in not acceptable.

7.       How would this experience help you gain skills for your future plans?

Culinary skills are nice, but not necessary. The focus will be on your ability to manage a classroom peacefully. The groups of children range from 6-16 people. This experience is ideal for students with early leave/senior flex.

Application process and deadlines

All applicants will be interviewed after the application deadline and review of submissions. The internship will be six weeks with the chance for multiple days per week if desired. The number of internships offered will be dependent on the applicant pool. If the candidate is exceptional, this will lead to employment with Delicious Designs Cookies. Employment would be in the afterschool program and/or as a summer camp assistant.

Application deadline is September 16, 2022. To apply for this internship, click here to complete the Lakota Real World Learning Application and select ‘Delicious Designs Internship’ as the chosen experience. After the application deadline has passed, you will receive an email notification for a notice for your interview time slot. Contact Katie Bauer at Kathryn.bauer@lakotaonline.com with any questions.

 

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