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After-School Program Director

We have an exciting opportunity for a part-time Program Director to join our team. In addition to maintaining a strong working relationship with school leaders, teachers and support staff, the Program Director will be hands-on leader who enjoys cultivating our youth. This position is in Nassau County (East Hills), Long Island.

Our ideal candidate will possess superior communication and team management skills and be a proactive, hands-on strategic thinker, who will assist the Director of Youth Services in overseeing all aspect of our year-round Childcare and Enrichment Programs. They will be available to work from 1:45-5:15pm, Mondays through Fridays.

How You’ll Help Us Be Successful:

  • Oversee childcare and enrichment program, including 50-80 children per day
  • Supervise and train all session staff, including enrichment teachers
  • Assist in developing curriculum when necessary
  • Communication with parents and families
  • Coordination of staff meetings throughout the school year
  • Supervision and implementation of all safety and licensing issues as pertinent to our license with the Office of Children and Family Services
  • Maintain petty cash and receipt collection
  • Maintain accurate records (i.e. medical log, attendance sheets) and coordinate paperwork with the assigned bookkeeper at the JCC
  • Maintain snack and program materials
  • Assist the Director of Youth Services with marketing materials
  • Complete 15 hours of training per year as required by the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS)
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

What You’ll Need To Be Successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Family Studies, Psychology, Education, or other related field required
  • Minimum 2 years ‘experience working with school age children required
  • CPR/First Aid/AED Certification required
  • JCC and/or camping experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Strong team-building skills
  • Detail oriented, able to multi-task

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