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Sanford Center 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 int eh after school program. As 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. This position is a part-time position and is paid twice a month at an agreed hourly wage. This position averages around 20 hours each week. Hours worked on a daily basis vary, due to weather, school cancellations, holidays, and schedules.

Supervised by: Director of Programming and Executive Director

Position Qualifications

  • At least 18 years of age

  • Possess basic knowledge and understanding of school aged children

  • A self starter and perform job with little supervision

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing

  • Ability to follow written and oral directions

  • Must be able to pass a background check and fingerprinting

  • First Aid and CPR certification (must be able to obtain within first 3 months of employment)

  • Mandatory Reporter (must be able to obtain within first 3 months of employment)

  • Universal Precautions Training (must be able to obtain within first 3 months of employment)

  • Essentials Training (must be able to obtain within first 3 months of employment)

  • Must be in good physical condition and complete a physical exam within the first six months of employment.

Essential Duties & 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, asses it 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 an field trips with Director of Programming

  • 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 or 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 gout 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 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