Cherry Street Youth Center

Cherry Street as a Christian based afterschool program. We have served children K-5th grade since 1995 in the Chanute community. We are expanding our services to include middle school students for the upcoming 2016-17 school year. All positions are part-time and we follow the USD 413 school district calendar for days of service.

Church Information

Church/Organization Employee Average Attendance Location
620-431-2161 N/A Chanute, KS United States

Contact Information


Jennifer Shields
phone   620-431-2161

PO Box 414
710 N. Forest
Chanute, KS 66720

Position Information

Position Category Position Title Position Type Weekly Hours
Grade School East (K-2nd grade) Program Director Paid Part-Time 20-30

Job Summary

Part-time position approximately 4 hours per day M-F during the school year, two of those hours are required to be 3:30-5:30.  Hourly rate is $11.00.  Primary job duties include supervision of all teachers, study buddies, and classroom volunteers in the East building, over site of all classroom activities by reviewing all lesson plans, monitoring facilities for maintenance needs, administering all emergency drills (fire, tornado, etc.), co-facilitate activities at CES during snack time, and working closely with the Executive Director to ensure program goals and the Cherry Street Mission is being carried out.  The East Program Director will mentor all staff on positive behavior supports (PBS) and will work with the PBS Facilitator to identify additional training needs for staff and in the development of individual behavior plans for children.  The East Program Director is responsible for developing monthly celebrations based on center wide behavior goals.  The East Program Director will work closely with additional members of the leadership team to develop the Annual Christmas Program.

Applicant Requirements

We require someone with at least 3 years working with children and at least 2 years supervising staff. We prefer a Bachelors degree, but will consider experience en-lieu of degree. Resume can be e-mailed to