Child Development Leader
Camp Fire Alaska - Anchorage, AK

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DESCRIPTION

Provide support to Site Director in the administration, leadership and supervision of a School Age Program or Center Site within the Camp Fire USA Youth Development framework.
This is a great position for someone wanting to move up to the first level of leadership in youth development.
Work hours are typically Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 am and again at 3:00pm - 6:00 pm. Some locations vary.

DUTIES

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with assigned children to conduct program consistent with Camp Fire mission.
  • Manage a quality program in the absence of the Site Director
  • Build community relations with families, schools and community
  • Advocate on behalf of children
  • Mentor and support program staff
  • Communicate effectively with staff, management and parents
  • Work productively as a member of a team
  • Accept professionally the guidance and supervision of the council
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude
  • Exemplifies the Council's value statements, vision and mission in all actions, communications and relationships
  • Other related duties as assigned
ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

In the absence of the Site Director:
  • Overall program planning and coordination consistent with the needs and abilities of the children.
  • Maintaining child care licensing requirements and standards.
  • Within established budget and financial procedures, procuring of program supplies, material and equipment.
  • Arrangements with supervisor for transportation for field trips.
  • Maintaining established policies, program criteria, procedures, standards and rules.
  • Providing for the maximum possible health, safety, and well being of all persons involved in the program.
  • Maintaining facility, supplies, and equipment in excellent and safe condition.
  • Establishing staff work schedules and when necessary finding a substitute staff person.
  • Monitor and support daily snack and breakfast according to CACFP guidelines.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of all child, parent, and staff official records.
  • Orientation of new staff using On-Site Orientation guide as assigned by supervisor
  • Conducting weekly site staff meetings.
  • Keeping staff updated and informed.
  • Maintain files, records in accordance with established procedures.
  • Submitting required reports and records on time.
  • Special programs, events and activities as assigned by supervisor, (i.e. Kids' Day, Governors Picnic, Program Wide Events, etc)
QUALIFICATIONS

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelors Degree preferred, minimum twelve credit hours of college required in related field, or willingness to acquire the college credits
  • Experience working with children (preferably school-age children), with experience in program planning and management preferred.
  • Experience working with children (preferably school-age children) in a group and semi-structured setting, program planning, management
  • Previous experience with staff supervision, demonstrated leadership ability and management experience preferred
  • Current Infant, Child & Adult CPR / First Aid Certification
SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS
  • Twenty-one (21) years of age required to maintain compliance with regulatory and accrediting entities
  • Valid Alaska Driver's License with vehicle available for work
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
  • Ability to lift 35 pounds
  • Possesses adequate vision, hearing acuity, physical ability, strength and stamina to perform the required responsibilities of activates associated with program delivery
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Work with assigned children to conduct program consistent with Camp Fire mission.
  • Manage a quality program in the absence of the Site Director
  • Build community relations with families, schools and community
  • Advocate on behalf of children
  • Mentor and support program staff
  • Communicate effectively with staff, management and parents
  • Work productively as a member of a team
  • Accept professionally the guidance and supervision of the council
  • Demonstrate a positive attitude
  • Exemplifies the Council's value statements, vision and mission in all actions, communications and relationships
  • Other related duties as assigned
ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

In the absence of the Site Director:
  • Overall program planning and coordination consistent with the needs and abilities of the children.
  • Maintaining child care licensing requirements and standards.
  • Within established budget and financial procedures, procuring of program supplies, material and equipment.
  • Arrangements with supervisor for transportation for field trips.
  • Maintaining established policies, program criteria, procedures, standards and rules.
  • Providing for the maximum possible health, safety, and well being of all persons involved in the program.
  • Maintaining facility, supplies, and equipment in excellent and safe condition.
  • Establishing staff work schedules and when necessary finding a substitute staff person.
  • Monitor and support daily snack and breakfast according to CACFP guidelines.
  • Maintaining confidentiality of all child, parent, and staff official records.
  • Orientation of new staff using On-Site Orientation guide as assigned by supervisor
  • Conducting weekly site staff meetings.
  • Keeping staff updated and informed.
  • Maintain files, records in accordance with established procedures.
  • Submitting required reports and records on time.
  • Special programs, events and activities as assigned by supervisor, (i.e. Kids' Day, Governors Picnic, Program Wide Events, etc)

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