Job Title: Youth Program Coordinator – PA
Department: Youth Development
Reports To: Youth Program Supervisor
FLSA Status: 20 hours per week (10-months from mid-Aug to May), Non-exempt
Wage/Benefits: 14.00/hour – may be eligible for some benefits
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: The following duties are normal for this position. These duties are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive.
Additional Tasks and Responsibilities: While the following tasks are necessary for the work of the unit, they are not an essential part of the purpose of this position and may be performed by other members.
- Plan, coordinate and facilitate after-school academic enrichment activities for 1st-5th graders in the Scholars & Leaders After-School program.
- Recruit, orient, train, coordinate, supervise, and provide ongoing support for volunteers in the After-School Program.
- Coordinate Lunch Buddy mentors, classroom aides and special project volunteers.
- Assist in program evaluation and development.
- Plan and provide literacy intervention materials and educational resources for students to utilize during tutoring sessions.
- Assist youth in development of social and life skills through relationship development with caring adults and hands on learning activities.
- Develop trusting relationships with youth and families through coordination and facilitation of the After-School Program.
- Perform recordkeeping, budgeting, and program evaluations using online databases and Microsoft Office programs
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
- Answer and route telephone calls and miscellaneous questions from employees, clients, vendors, and the public, and provide customer service
- Support PPL work and mission by accepting assignments for special projects, committees, etc.
- High level of personal and professional integrity, including ability to maintain confidentiality
- Maintain professional communications with program participants, co-workers and others
- Provide information on assigned functions and meet deadlines
- Perform related administrative tasks or other duties as assigned or directed
Minimum Technology Qualifications
Ability to use:
- Office equipment including telephone and voicemail systems, copier, printer, fax machine and scanner
- MS Word and Outlook
- The Internet and electronic timecard system
- Computer Network (files, drives, and folders)
Education and/or Experience
- Strong interest in closing the achievement gap
- Cultural competency and or interest in it
- Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently
- Ability to build positive relationships with students, parents and staff
- Energetic and creative in working with and planning activities for youth
- Ability to speak Spanish preferred
- Literacy intervention experience a plus
- Good organizational, communication and leadership skills
- Valid drivers’ license, 3 years good driving experience; able and willing to drive 15 passenger van
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, bend, and communicate. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds (lift supplies or small children).
- BA/BS degree in education, social work, youth studies, human services, management or a related field (additional experience may substitute for education)
- 1-3 years of experience in youth development, or other closely related field
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Project for Pride in Living, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the organization will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Project for Pride in Living - 8 months ago