Site Directors - Anchorage
Camp Fire Alaska - Anchorage, AK

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DESCRIPTION

Have fun with kids and utilize your early childhood education while coaching and supervising a dynamic staff! Camp Fire Alaska is looking for people who have energy, talent and a strong desire to make a difference in the lives of school-aged children.

Site Directors are responsible for activity and program development, data management, staff and environment development and community relations. We are looking for candidates who have previous experience with youth development, staff supervision and program delivery. Must have or be willing to achieve 12 credit hours in the youth development field and be 21 years or older.

Hours are Monday - Friday 7:00 am 9:00 am and again at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm plus an average of 5 additional hours in a week. Hours at some sites will vary slightly.

DUTIES

POSITION DESCRIPTION Provide leadership and supervision to a School Age Program or Center site Within the Camp Fire Alaska Youth Development framework

  • Manage a School age program or a center site effectively.
  • Maintaining positive relations with school personnel, administration and parents
  • Communicate effectively.
  • 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
Site Administration
  • 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.
  • Participation in Site Director Meetings, other staff meetings, workshops, etc. as assigned by supervisor with a minimum of 24 hours of training attended each year.
Program Management
  • Providing a stable, fun, caring, learning environment for the program.
  • Implementation of established behavioral expectations and discipline procedures.
  • Maintenance of a positive, open and friendly attitude and work atmosphere.
  • Keeping supervisor informed of plans, progress, problems, concerns, and successes.
  • Staff supervision, and as assigned by supervisor, staff development, including performance conferences and planning.
  • Substituting for program staff as needed.
  • Assist with daily preparation, clean-up, and activities as needed.
  • Inform supervisor immediately of any suspected child physical or sexual abuse.
  • Special programs, events and activities as assigned by supervisor, (i.e. Kids' Day, Governors Picnic, Program Wide Events, etc)
QUALIFICATIONS

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, oral and presentation
  • Ability to provide effective leadership, training and guidance to staff
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse population: multi-cultural, age, gender, etc
  • Ability to act as a positive role model by displaying appropriate professional behavior
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) in a group and semi-structured setting, program planning, management
  • Previous experience with staff supervision, demonstrated leadership ability and management experience preferred
  • Current Standard First Aid Certification/ Infant, Child & Adult CPR 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
Camp Fire Alaska is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
POSITION DESCRIPTION Provide leadership and supervision to a School Age Program or Center site Within the Camp Fire Alaska Youth Development framework

  • Manage a School age program or a center site effectively.
  • Maintaining positive relations with school personnel, administration and parents
  • Communicate effectively.
  • 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
Site Administration
  • 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.
  • Participation in Site Director Meetings, other staff meetings, workshops, etc. as assigned by supervisor with a minimum of 24 hours of training attended each year.
Program Management
  • Providing a stable, fun, caring, learning environment for the program.
  • Implementation of established behavioral expectations and discipline procedures.
  • Maintenance of a positive, open and friendly attitude and work atmosphere.
  • Keeping supervisor informed of plans, progress, problems, concerns, and successes.
  • Staff supervision, and as assigned by supervisor, staff development, including performance conferences and planning.
  • Substituting for program staff as needed.
  • Assist with daily preparation, clean-up, and activities as needed.
  • Inform supervisor immediately of any suspected child physical or sexual abuse.
  • Special programs, events and activities as assigned by supervisor, (i.e. Kids' Day, Governors Picnic, Program Wide Events, etc)

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