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To apply, please contact Gina Moyer, Director of Programming, at gsmoyer@yahoo.com

After-School Program Coordinator

Program Coordinators will work directly with students to provide a safe, responsible, well-
supervised after school program while acting as a positive adult role model, coach, and mentor.
Program Coordinators will need to have a genuine interest in the well being of each participant,
while providing a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for participants involved in the after
school program. As a Program Coordinator you will need to have the ability to establish
thorough leadership, communication, and most importantly patience, in order to give our
participants the stability and nurturing atmosphere they need to succeed.

Program Coordinators are responsible for planning, implementing, organizing and leading daily
activities. Program Coordinators need to establish a positive rapport with co-workers,

volunteers, parents and school personnel.
 

Immediate Supervisor:
Responsible to the Director of Programming and Executive Director

Qualifications:
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Possess basic knowledge and understanding of school aged children.
Be a self starter and perform job with little supervision.
Have the ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
Be able to follow written and oral directions.
Must be able to pass a back ground check and fingerprinting.
First Aid and CPR certification (with in the first three months of employment).
Mandatory Reporter (be able to complete course with in the first three months of
employment).

Universal Precautions Training (completed within the first three months of
employment).

Essentials Training (completed within the first three months of employment).
Must be in good physical condition and complete a physical exam within the first six
months of employment.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Ability to create and implement fun and engaging developmentally appropriate
activities.

Communicate with the parents through daily drop-off and pick up.
Ability to lead and supervise small and large groups and recognize potential issues and
apply problem solving methods as needed.

Ability to observe participants behavior, assess its appropriateness and apply
appropriate behavior management techniques, positive redirection or appropriate
corrective action as needed to support participants in making positive behavior choices.

Accurately complete and submit time cards, incident reports, attendance, receipts,
monthly playground maintenance check, daily playground check, record of emergency
practice drills and first aid checklist.

Coordinate scheduling guest speakers, clinics, volunteers and field trips with Director of
Programming.

Evaluate the program to suggest improvement, needs, and hazards to the Director of
Responsible for designated group for duration of program or until replacement arrives –
never leave a group unsupervised or with volunteers.

Responsible for immediately reporting and documenting any and all injuries or incidents
to the Director of Programming.

Demonstrate reliability and punctuality by arriving on time for scheduled shift.
Attendance and participation at all required staff meetings, trainings, and development
activities.

Maintain cleanliness in all program areas; assist with the setup and clean up during the
program in an effort to keep the building clean and orderly.

Maintain student safety by ensuring that all participants are wearing their seatbelt while
in the vans and not getting out of their seat while the vehicle is in motion.

Mandatory roll calls minimally at every rotation, before and after snack, before, during
and after field trips.

Report and problems which arise with participants, employees, volunteers, parents or
school personnel to the Director of Programming


Other Responsibilities:
Assist in keeping the building clean, including cleaning tables, sweeping, mopping,
vacuuming, washing dishes, clean restrooms and keep supplies filled.

Maintain highest degree of confidentiality in staff and participant matters.
Adherence to all Sanford Center policies and procedures.
Appropriate and pre-approved authorization from the Director of Programming of ALL
forms, activities, and permission slips.

Any additional duties related to the after school program as assigned by the Director of
Programming.

Absences or late to work: inform the Director of Programming.

 

Work Hours and Compensation:
The position of After School Program Coordinator is a part-time position and is paid twice a
month at an agreed hourly wage. The position averages around 30 hours a pay period,
depending on your work schedule. The hours worked on a daily basis vary, due to weather,
school cancellation and holidays; a work schedule will be issued."

 

The information listed above are not intended to be an “all-inclusive” list of responsibilities or duties of the job described, nor are they intended to be a total listing of all skills and abilities required to the job, rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the position.
 

Ready to apply? 

To apply or for more information, please contact Director of Programming, Gina Moyer, at gmoyer@yahoo.com or call 712-252-0581. 

Outreach Specialist

As an Outreach Specialist you provide services within the Sioux City Community School District
by working directly with a caseload of 25 students to provide direct services to each student
along with family involvement, while acting as a positive adult role model, coach, and mentor.
Outreach Specialist will need to have a genuine interest in the well being of each student on
their caseload. As an Outreach Specialist you will need to have the ability to establish thorough
leadership, be able to work independently, have organization skills, time management,
communication, and most importantly patience, in order to give each student the stability and
nurturing atmosphere they need to succeed in and out of school. As an Outreach Specialist you
will be responsible for implementing a behavior plan with goals and objectives, progress

reports, daily documentation, and home visits.
 

Immediate Supervisor:
Responsible to the Director of Programming and Executive Director

Qualifications:
● Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Psychology, or related fields or a high
school diploma with at least two years experience in the human services field,
preferably with children and families.
● Experience in time management, writing, listening, visual, communication and problem
solving skills.
● Must be able to pass a back ground check and fingerprinting.
● Licensed to operate a motor vehicle and meet agency auto insurance coverage
requirements.
● Be able to consult with and advise school authorities, parents, police, probation officers,
mental health therapist and social workers regarding the needs of the student and/or
their family.
● Be able to coordinate a schedule in the summer which involves educational activities,
recreational, socialization, cultural, and career development for students on your
caseload.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities:
● Must be able to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality in staff, student and
family matters.
● Be a self starter and perform job with little supervision.
● Ability to observe student’s behavior, assess it appropriateness and apply appropriate
behavior management techniques, positive redirection or appropriate corrective action
as needed to support student in making positive behavior choices.
● Arrange transportation as needed.
● Accept and receive referrals from Juvenile Court Services, Social Health Committees
within the Sioux City Community School district, parents, principals, teachers, school
counselors, Mental Health therapists, police, and Department of Human Services.
● Must be able to establish a positive relationship and keep in communication on a
regular basis with the family of the students who are on your caseload.
● Be informed and knowledgeable about agencies within the school, as well as other
public and private agencies to refer families for support and counseling.
● Attendance and participation at all required staff meetings, trainings, and development
activities.
● Demonstrate reliability and punctually by arriving 30 minutes prior to your scheduled
start time for the school you are assigned to and leaving 15 minutes after dismissal.
● Absences or late to work: inform the Director of Programming then contact the school
in which you are assigned to.
● Adherence to all Sanford Center policies and procedures.


Work Hours and Compensation:
The position of Outreach Specialist is a full time position and is paid twice a month. The
position averages about 38 hours a week. The hours worked on a daily basis vary, due to
weather, school cancellation and holidays; a work schedule will be issued.


Ready to apply? Click Here to download the application. 

To email your application or for more information, please contact Director of Programming, Gina Moyer, at gmoyer@yahoo.com or call 712-252-0581. 

Send application via mail to: 
Sanford Center

1700 Geneva St.
Sioux City, IA 51103