The Salvation Army

Afterschool Teen's Cafe Program Coordinator

Job Locations US-NY-Geneva
Job ID
2020-7213
Category
Social Services
Type
Regular Part-Time

Overview

Seeking: compassionate individuals looking to help make a difference!

If you are passionate about making a difference in someone’s life and want to work for an organization that appreciates and recognizes their employee’s success, we encourage you to apply today!

 

Our Full-time opportunities offer:

  • Generous time off every year that includes paid holidays, up to 3 personal days, vacation time, and sick time
  • Employer funded Pension Plan (company contributions begin after 1 year of employment)
  • Comprehensive Health Care Coverage with low cost employee premiums, co-pays, and deductibles
  • Eligibility for supplemental insurance plans, including Short Term Disability, AFLAC, and Voluntary Term Life
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Remitted Tuition program
  • Eligibility for the Federal Government's Public Student Loan Forgiveness Program

Some of these benefits are also available to Part-time employees as well!

 

SCOPE AND PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Afterschool Teen’s Café Program Coordinator will give hands-on oversight to and administration of the After-School Program and will implement quality program that enriches the students spiritually, academically, socially, emotionally, and physically.

Daily expectations include, but are not limited to, leading children in homework and reading, supervising snack/mealtime, volunteers and tutors, assisting children with day to day needs, maintaining a clean environment, leading group activities, and teaching.

 

 

Responsibilities

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Program Responsibilities
• Design program schedule and activities, develop policies and procedures, prepare and keep updated the Program Manual, Enrollment Form, Medical Form, Parent Manual, Attendance Sheets, Payment Record, etc.
• Plan monthly calendar of activities and ensuring that these activities are being carried out;
• Develop and maintain professional working relationships through effective and timely communication with the Corps Officers, other program personnel, and other building staff members, and volunteers.
• Work cooperatively and effectively as a team member by communicating and contributing information on a continuous basis.
• Promote and Implement program procedures effectively to ensure the safe being of all participants.
• Observe, monitor, and participate, when necessary, in children’s homework and literacy activities.
• Carefully monitor and address the ongoing needs of the students and parents.
• Demonstrate behavior that is professional, ethical, and responsible.
• Continue professional development by attending staff meetings and trainings.
• Remain informed about current childcare issues and act as an advocate for the program
• Promote the program in the community and recruit children including, but not limited to, speaking to peer groups and other organizations.
• Handle any misconduct of staff, volunteers, and/or parental concerns immediately and report to the Corps Officers.
• Efficiently redirect inappropriate student behaviors and implement the program discipline system to effectively monitor and guide proper student behavior.
• Maintain accurate and organized records such as attendance records, snack records, timesheets, incident reports, and all other paperwork as instructed by the Corps Officers to ensure program compliance and quality operations.
• Complete and submit, on a timely basis, all state, local and Salvation Army reports.
• Oversee and/ or assist in the securing, cleaning and straightening of the room and equipment before, during, and after the program. This includes washing tables, chairs, and putting up chairs, and locking the building at the end of the day.
• Be able to meet necessary State mandated in-service trainings and continuing education classes.
• Support the emotional and social development of children.
• Coordinate and/or help prepare snacks/meals for the children and clean-up the kitchen and snack area.
• Ensure attendance records are maintained.
• Complete all necessary forms, speak to parents, consult and inform the Corps Officer of action taken.
• Enroll children and maintain current and accurate files on each child.
• Promote the program in the community and recruit children including, but not limited to, speaking to peer groups and other organizations.
• Secure special outings and activities, including transportation.
• Implement the literacy program to ensure a quality experience for all participants.
• Work directly with children to implement; engaging, developmentally appropriate educational enrichment curriculum and programming, which expands and supports student-learning experiences beyond the classroom
• Enjoy being with students and foster their spiritual, academic, social, emotional, and physical development through the duties outlined above.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice due to business needs.

Qualifications

SPECIAL SKILLS, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

• Works well with young children, parents and staff
• Must be organized, able to work well with others, and support the mission of The Salvation Army.
• Good communications skills – both verbal and written
• Strong networking skills
• Must have a valid driver’s license that meets The Salvation Army insurance requirements.
• Bilingual (Spanish & English) required
• Computer competent – MS Office



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