Hudson Bluehawk Nation Afterschool Program

Instructor/Specialist - Job Description

The Hudson Bluehawk Nation Afterschool Program (HBN ASP) is continuously looking for high energy, dedicated, friendly and caring people to join our staff. No teaching certification is required!

Pay Rate



  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must have interests or hobbies they are willing to share with afterschool program participants in Grades K-8 (examples include sports, physical activities, fixing things, photography, origami, drawing, music, dance, theater, arts and crafts, gardening—whatever your hobby is, we can help turn it into a class!)


  • No certification necessary
  • At least one (1) day per week throughout the session (Monday-Thursday; sessions are eight weeks and begin in September, November, January and April)
  • Hours are 2:30-5:00 p.m.
  • Fingerprinting and background check are required (fees covered by HBN ASP)

Additional Information

  • These are part-time positions that last for eight (8) weeks. Instructors are not required to commit to more than one eight-week afterschool session, however additional sessions will be available to successful instructors.
  • Instructors will work at one of the following HBN ASP sites: Montgomery C. Smith School and/or Hudson Junior High School. Site assignment is dependent upon need and/or the nature of the instructor’s interest/hobby.

Anyone interested in this position should contact the HBN ASP at 518-828-4360, ext. 3192 to schedule an interview.

The above information is also available for download: Instructors/Specialists (PDF)

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Policies and Regulations

The HBN ASP is registered through the Columbia County Child Care Council and required to follow strict regulations regarding staff/student ratio, staff fingerprinting and clearance, staff training, appropriate materials and supplies and documentation materials. We are periodically evaluated to ensure policies are followed.

Contact Information

For information on specific programs or employment opportunities, call the following Site Coordinators:

John L. Edwards Primary School - Arelis Soto at 518-828-4360, ext. 3192

M.C. Smith School (HATCH) - Joanne Allie at 518-828-4360, ext. 3193 (or 1193 after 2:30 p.m.)

Hudson Junior High School - Michael Fulton at 518-828-4360, ext. 7301