Program Assistant Opportunity

The Lighthouse Academy at Newburg is looking to add two (2) program assistants to our dynamic team. We are looking for individuals that will align to our mission of providing youth in our community a safe place to learn and grow through educational programs. The program assistants will provide academic assistance and support for students, K-8 in our after school and summer programs at the academy, starting in Jan. 2022.

 The hours are:

  • During school year:  Mon. through Thursday, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. each day JCPS is in session.    
  • During summer: Monday through Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. during a 4-week summer session.

 Essential Functions:

  • Adhere to guidance and direction provided by the Director of Program Operations
  • Plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities for students
  • Ability to work well with a diverse population, maintaining positive relationships with students, staff, and parents
  • Maintain an environment that ensures the safety and well-being of students


  • Must be at least 16 and a junior in high school
  • Strong academic performance and/or position related experience
  • Reliable transportation
  • Preference is a willingness to work both during the school year and summer.

 The pay for the program assistant is $12 to $15/hr., depending on the applicant’s level of education

 If you are interested and meet the qualifications we would love to hear from you. Please send resumes or make contact with Cynthia Overall via e-mail at: cynthiar.overall73@gmail.com (preferred) or mail resume to the Lighthouse Academy at Newburg at address above.


Sponsor a Child: Everyone deserves a safe place to learn and grow.
 Your donation to our Sponsor a Child program will help support an individual child by providing:
  • Education and technology resources, spiritual and economic programs
  • Qualified staff to oversee diverse program offerings
  • An evening meal, homework support and tutoring
  • Leadership  skills
  • Recreational activities to development self-confidence and social skills
  • Safe facilities to learn and play.
You can offset costs (Approximately $3500 per student per year) by paying set amounts monthly ($20 minimum) by donating via our Pay Pal donate button on our website home page or donate an annual amount of $250.00 by mailing a check to Lighthouse Academy at Newburg, 5312 Shepherdsville Road, Louisville, KY  40228. Call 502-964-5909 for more information. 

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