The Salvation Army

After School Program Director

Job ID
Youth Work
Compensation Min
USD $32,000.00/Yr.
Compensation Max
USD $40,000.00/Yr.
Regular Full-Time


The Program Director will work with the Site Coordinator in managing the program in adherence to the New York State School-Age Child Care regulations, as well as government contracts. He/she will monitor and support his/her staff and implement student curriculum activities. Familiarity with the student population served is essential.


  • Assist in orientation and training of instructors/tutors, high school mentors/tutors and volunteers.
  • Manage elementary school program.
  • Prepare reports for government contracts.
  • Assist in recruitment and selection of staff (make sure proposed staff meet regulations of DOH).
  • Arrange educational, cultural and social activities for students and ensure participation of all staff in order to encourage team work.
  • Review all lesson plans prepared by all enrichment instructors to ensure age appropriates.
  • Assist in recruitment of children and contact parents when students are absent for at least three days.
  • Develop and maintain relationship with principal(s) and teachers of participating school(s). Be aware of and reinforce public school curriculum.
  • Create & maintain student folders; Evaluate progress of students monthly, by collecting report cards, progress reports, selective homework assignments, etc. This will include monthly meetings with the Principal(s) and/or teachers concerning each student’s progress.
  • Teach and discipline the students while encouraging participation of students in the development and implementation of activities.
  • Accompany students on trips.
  • Co-ordinate daily Town Hall Meetings.
  • Make sure attendance is entered on-line daily.
  • Organize and facilitate pick-up of children from school.
  • Maintain and collect time sheets..
  • Ensure that the Corps meets city, state and government contracts requirements.
  • Prepare reports for government contracts      


  • BA/BS Degree AND two years direct experience working with children under the age of 18 years
  • One year in a supervisory capacity.




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