Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Summary of Job Duties

The City of Aurora is seeking contingent part-time Afterschool Leaders, who will plan, organize and implement activities that reflect the interests of the youth for elementary school students in an after school program.

This is a temporary non-benefited position 
Leaders will be working at various sites in the North Aurora area.

This is a continuous position and will be closed when all positions are filled. Applications will be sent to the hiring Supervisor twice a week for review.

At the City of Aurora, we demonstrate our work by modeling the Core 4 Values of: Customer Service, Professionalism, Integrity, and Respect - we welcome all who share those values to apply.


  • Plan and implement activities with groups of students during after school programming hours (between the hours of 2:30-6 p.m.)
  • Plan and prepare supply lists
  • Provide a safe and fun environment
  • Assist with distribution of snacks
  • Set up/tear down classroom as needed; minor cleaning
  • Implement behavioral management techniques to maintain proper student behavior.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

This job will report to the Afterschool Program Coordinator. 


Education: High School diploma or equivalent.

Experience: Some experience in education, sports and athletics, fine arts, recreation and/or youth development preferred.

Knowledge: Basic knowledge of youth development, nutrition, sports, and recreation programming for elementary and/or middle school students.

Skills: Organizational and communication skills. Fluency in Spanish language preferred but not required.

Licenses, Certificates or Equipment Required: Reliable transportation to work sites, trainings, and events as needed. Certification in First Aid and CPR is required or willing to obtain by the date of employment. This position will allow the incumbent to occasionally use personal equipment (e.g. vehicle, cell phone, tools, etc.) in the course of their employment.
Valid Driver's License.


Physical Demands: Primarily physical and active work requiring the ability to lift a maximum of 30 pounds; lifting, carrying, walking and standing; vision for reading, recording and interpreting information; frequent speech communication with fellow employees and City of Aurora citizens.

Work Environment: Works primarily in public school buildings, recreation facilities and/or parks.

Equipment Used: May use standard office equipment including, computers, calculators, copy/fax machines; may answer telephone. 


For Veterans points:  Please show all of your employment history, including military service and related documentation (DD214) on the application.
The City of Aurora is an equal opportunity employer.  We are required by state and federal agencies to keep certain statistical records on applicants.  It will not be used in any way to discriminate against you because of your sex, race, age, sexual orientation, creed, national origin, disability or military status, gender identity, unless related to a bona fide occupational qualification as defined by the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the Equal Opportunity Commission.
If you need assistance in completing this application, please feel free to contact our office at:  303-739-7225 or visit us at 15151 E Alameda Pkwy., Suite 3500, Aurora, CO 80012.
Despite the changes in Colorado law, the City of Aurora maintains a drug free workplace.  A positive test of marijuana is grounds for disqualification and ineligibility for employment with the city for one year or termination once hired.

Drug Testing, Thorough Criminal Background Check, and Employment References:
As a condition of employment, all applicants selected for employment with the City of Aurora must undergo a thorough criminal background check and drug screening. Employment references will be conducted on finalists for City of Aurora vacancies.

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