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Part-Time (Up to 15hrs/week) Extended Day Counselor - St. Jude Catholic School

Saint Jude Catholic School in Boca Raton, FL is searching for a part-time (up to 15 hours per week) Extended Day Counselor for the current 2024-2025  school year. As an extended day counselor, the candidate will be responsible for providing a safe and nurturing environment for elementary school students after regular school hours. The primary role will be to supervise and engage with children during aftercare activities, ensuring their well-being and promoting their social and emotional development. The candidate must also be supportive and respectful of the mission and tenets of the Roman Catholic Church.

The Diocese is dedicated to providing excellent working conditions with competitive compensation in order to attract and retain an outstanding workforce. The Diocese also offers a 403(b)-retirement plan to all employees.  Information on our retirement program can be found here.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and monitor elementary school students during aftercare hours.
  • Plan and implement age-appropriate activities to engage children in a fun and educational manner.
  • Assist students with homework and provide academic support when needed.
  • Foster a positive and inclusive environment that promotes respect, cooperation, and teamwork.
  • Ensure the safety and well-being of all children by following established protocols and procedures.
  • Communicate effectively with parents, school staff, and other team members regarding student progress and any concerns that may arise.
  • Maintain accurate records of attendance, incidents, and any relevant information.
  • Collaborate with other aftercare counselors to create a cohesive and supportive team environment.


  • Previous experience working with early and elementary school-aged children.
  • Candidate must be 18 years of age or older.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must have a professional demeanor.
  • Supportive and respectful of the mission and tenets of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Patience, empathy, and a genuine interest in working with children.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multitask and handle various responsibilities simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet.
  •  Ability to multi-task, work independently and make responsible judgment calls.
  •  Ability to work effectively with Diocesan employees, departments heads, representatives of other agencies and the general public.
  •  Excellent written, verbal and public speaking skills.
  • Excellent analytical skills and problem-solving capacity.
  • Ability to stay focused and organized.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to respect confidentiality and consistently exercise discretion and good business judgment.
  • Strong ethical values.


Physical Requirements:

  • Occasional light lifting and carrying of under 15 pounds.
  • Occasional moderate carrying and lifting of 15 – 44 pounds.
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds.
  • Frequent bending, climbing, stretching and kneeling.
  • Frequent use of both hands and fingers.
  • Occasional moments of minimal and routine hearing.


The above is intended to describe the general context of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

To apply, download and complete the Employment Application and submit along with your cover letter, resume, salary requirements and list of references to the attention of Ms. Mendez, Administrative Assistant at:

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