Join our Team

Tendaji CDC, the state’s leader in educational and personal programming that increases positive outcomes for underserved youth and families in Central Arkansas, is looking for an ambitious, proactive and innovative professional to join our Reclaiming Scholars team as a Behavioral Specialist. If you want to help students achieve personal and academic success through healthy behavioral habits that improve their quality of life, our Behavioral Specialist position could be for you!

Behavioral Specialist

As the state’s leader in educational and personal programming that increases positive outcomes for underserved youth and families in Central Arkansas, we are looking for an ambitious, proactive and innovative professional to join our Reclaiming Scholars team as a Behavioral Specialist. If you want to help students achieve personal and academic success through healthy behavioral habits that improve their quality of life, our Behavioral Specialist position could be for you!
  • In this role, you will:
    • Develop and instruct character building and behavior modification lessons
    • Conduct counseling sessions
    • Conduct site visits with students and administrators that allow you to go beyond the program and maintain relationships with students upon their return to the classroom
    • Collect and analyze data
  • Qualified candidates must:
    • Have a Bachelor’s degree in Behavioral Science
    • Have experience working with youth ages 12 – 18
    • Have availability Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    • Be willing to work full time and on a contractual basis.

Send your resume to tendajiadmin@tendajicdc.org to apply.

Van Driver

  • Seasonal Employment Opportunity
  • Rate: $20.00/hr.
  • Safety Sensitive Designation: This position is safety sensitive pursuant to the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act 593.
  • Principle Function: The Van Driver is responsible for transporting students to the After-Schools; must provide and maintain safe and efficient transportation of students.
  • Qualifications for the Position: Hight School diploma/GED and a minimum of twenty-one (21) years of age; hold a passenger “P” endorsement or valid commercial driver’s license; 15-passenger van experience. A background check is required. Must pass drug screening.
  • Have experience working with youth ages 12-18.
Applications accepted until the position is filled. For more information, contact: April McCullough (501) 663-0290 | tendajicdc@gmail.com or Erica Joyner  ericayjoyner@gmail.com.

Administrative
Assistant I

  • Hourly position / full time
  • Reports to: Program & Facility Manager
  • Advancement Level: Administrative Assistant II
The Administrative Assistant I plays a vital role in supporting the smooth operation of a school’s administrative functions and serves as the “first impressions” school ambassador for visitors. The core duties and responsibilities of an Administrative Assistant I revolve around supporting others. Their job duties can vary widely, not just from job to job, but from day to day at the same job.
  • In this role, you will:
    • Administrative Support: Provide general administrative support to the school administration, director, or other designated personnel. This may include answering phone calls, responding to emails, managing correspondence, scheduling appointments, distributing mail and office supply inventory.
    • Student Records Management: Assist in maintaining accurate and up-to-date student records, including enrollment forms, attendance records, and academic transcripts. Ensure compliance with data protection regulations and maintain confidentiality of student information.
    • Reception and Front Desk Duties: Greet visitors, students, and parents, and provide them with assistance as needed. Direct inquiries to the appropriate staff members, manage visitor sign-in processes, and maintain a welcoming and organized front desk area.
    • Communication and Correspondence: Assist in drafting, editing, and distributing school communications such as newsletters, memos, and announcements. Coordinate communication with parents, staff, and external stakeholders as directed.
    • Event Coordination: Support the planning and organization of school events, meetings, parent-teacher conferences, and other school-related activities. This may include managing event logistics, coordinating schedules, and preparing necessary materials as directed by the Program Manager.
    • Database and Information Management: Maintain and update school databases, records, and files, ensuring accuracy and completeness. Compile and generate reports as required, utilizing software applications such as spreadsheets, word processing, and database management tools.
    • Financial and Budget Support: Assist in basic financial tasks such as processing invoices, tracking expenses, and maintaining financial records. Collaborate with the school administration in budget monitoring and preparation as necessary.
    • Staff and Student Support: Provide administrative support to staff members, teachers, and students as needed. This may involve assisting with photocopying, distributing educational materials, and supporting student registration or enrollment processes.
    • Attendance Reporting: Compiles data and conducts daily attendance reports for the after-school and summer programs. Delivers to the Program & Facility Manager and Director of Educational Services, each operating day.
    • Office Organization and Efficiency: Maintain an organized and efficient office environment. This includes filing documents, organizing office spaces, and implementing systems to streamline administrative processes.
    • Compliance and Regulations: Stay informed about relevant school policies, regulations, and procedures. Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements related to student records, data protection, student safety, visitor compliance and confidentiality.
    • Other tasks, as assigned.
  • Qualifications and Requirements:
    • High school diploma or equivalent; additional education or certification in office administration is a plus.
    • 1-3 years of administrative experience, required.
    • Proficiency in office software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
    • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
    • Strong verbal and written communication and interpersonal abilities.
    • Attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion.
    • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.
    • Ability to demonstrate professionalism in a busy and sometimes stressful environment.
    • Passion for helping children from all ages to succeed.
    • Willing to work as part of a team by supporting colleagues and collaborating with other departments.
  • Working Conditions:
    This position is primarily office-based, working in an air-controlled office environment.
    Physical Requirements:
    Administrative Assistant I’s generally perform tasks that involve sitting for extended periods, using computers, and handling paperwork. They may need to lift or move office supplies, packages, or equipment occasionally.
    Tendaji CDC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected characteristic in its employment practices. We are committed to providing a fair and inclusive work environment for all employees.

    Send your resume to tendajiadmin@tendajicdc.org to apply