Activity Coordinator

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Description:

OVERVIEW:

The Activity Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Program Manager in the coordinating and implementing of the comprehensive activity-based after school enrichment and academic assistance program. He/she assists with the direct implementation and development of program services. The Activity Coordinator’s duties include offering support to staff who provide youth with tutoring services, activities, and trainings and groups. This position is directly supervised by the After School program manager.
The hours for this position are Monday-Friday, 1pm-5pm.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
(*denotes essential functions)

 Assists in the coordination of scheduling and programming at designated school site *
 Maintains accurate and timely records in accordance with funder and agency requirements *
 Assists in the coordination of development and implementation of services delivered during the after-school program.
 Assists in the oversight of the daily operations of the program
 Facilitates partnerships with appropriate public and private agencies that provide services to the students and families.
 Assist in the implementation of procedures and policies for operation of the after-school program.
 Establishes and maintains communication with members of the school staff about student needs and aspects of the after-school program.
 Maintains records needed for program administration.
 Performs other duties as assigned.

EMPLOYMENT GUIDELINES:
 Effective time management and organizational skills
 Clear and effective communication skills
 Group facilitation and student/classroom management skills.
 Strong problem solving skills and positive work ethics
 Ability to handle multiple priorities
 Familiarity of youth development theory and practice
 Possess knowledge of a variety of games, sports, arts and other child related activities
 Leadership capacity and ability to inspire others
 Knowledge of conflict management techniques
 Basic sociological background-ability to assess community and people
Knowledge of adolescent development and issues
 Understanding of affective education
 Ability to establish and maintain positive working relationships with youth, within the school, the agency and with collaborating agencies and schools
 Knowledge of local community services
 Sensitivity to cultural issues and needs of youth from diverse backgrounds
 Good verbal and written communication skills
 Ability to work evenings and on weekends when necessary or scheduled

Cultural Competency:
The Center delivers programs and services to youth and families across Monroe County who represent many racial, cultural and geographic groups. The Center ensures understanding and values differences in people of diverse cultures, ethnic origins, sexual orientations, disabilities and beliefs. All staff are required to attend cultural competency workshops and trainings and to continually enhance their own understanding of cultural diversity. The Center Performance Appraisal, administered annually, provides an opportunity for staff to evaluate how they are integrating culturally competent practices into everyday work.

Required Schedule:
This is a 10-month position (Sept.-June). Hours of operation are TBD

QUALIFICATIONS: A Bachelors Degree in a Human Service or related field or combination of education and experience.

In addition to the above, it is mandatory that candidates meet the following criteria prior to hire:

 Completion of State Central Registry Form*

 Authorization for agency to complete criminal background check

 Authorization for the agency to obtain driving record information

 Completion of fingerprinting process and clearance via NYS Department of Education

 Access to a telephone

*Note: It is also mandatory that new employees be cleared by the NYS Central
Register prior to interaction with clients.

COMPUTER SKILLS RECOMMENDED:

PROGRAM – SKILL LEVEL

Windows 10 – Basic
Microsoft Word – Basic
Outlook Express – Basic
Access 2000 – N/A
Excel 2000 – N/A

06/10

The Center for Youth provides equal opportunities for employment.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $15.00 per hour

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