Fuel Assistant

The Fuel Assistant works alongside the Fuel director and other staff to ensure a safe and fun environment for each and every child who attends The Philadelphia Project’s Fuel Afterschool program. Fuel Assistants are responsible for carrying out the daily programmatic, relational, and spiritual elements of Fuel.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain a positive, teachable attitude in all things, remaining Christ centered in life
  • Facilitate a group of students each day
  • Invest in your group of students, aiming to build personal relationships with each of them in their families.
  • Lead electives and occasionally Bible discovery time
  • Communicate openly with students and parents regarding discipline
  • Maintain a safe and clean environment and ensure that the daily cleaning responsibilities are being executed with fidelity by all staff
  • Provide servant leadership and direction for any assistants, substitutes, interns, or volunteers
  • Attend all meetings, fundraisers and events associated with Fuel


  • Excited by the opportunity to live out your Christian faith serving children and families
  • Experience working with children and teens, particularly in a relational and spiritual settings
  • Ability to multi-task, move at a quick pace, and work on a team
  • Auditory and visual ability to respond to critical incidents
  • At least 18 years of age

Working conditions

  • Be able to lift 25-30 lbs.
  • Be able to walk, see, hear, and speak
  • Hours: 2:30PM – 6:00PM

About The Philadelphia Project

The Philadelphia Project is a Christian non-profit organization committed to the holistic development of the neighboring community in partnership with the local church. We seek to accomplish our mission through the creation of a vibrant, engaging, and safe community center as well as providing service opportunities caring for the homes of the elderly, poor, single-parent and those plagued by hardships.

How to Apply

Send a cover letter and resume outlining your interest to darlene@thephiladelphiaproject.com. Put “Fuel Assistant” in the subject line.