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Teen Program Supervisor

Under the direction of the Associate Executive Director – Youth & Family, the Teen Program Supervisor is responsible for assisting in the management of the daily operation of the Teen Services Center, overall teen programming and working within our summer camp programs. They will aid in the planning and implementation of various Jewish educational experiences for teens and pre-teens.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Oversee the operations of the Teen Services Center through direct program instruction and supervision
  • Oversee the day-to-day aspects of the Teen Services Department as assigned by the Associate Director
  • Create new and innovative programming and fundraisers with the approval of the Associate Director
  • Plan, organize, and implement year-round high quality programs and activities for pre-teens and teens
  • Recruit teen volunteers (grades 8-12) to participate in community service programs and academic programs
  • Develop strong partnerships with parents, community leaders, synagogues, and organizations to expand and enhance teen programming and advocate for teen population
  • Allocate and monitor work assigned to session workers, program volunteers, and part-time staff; provide ongoing feedback, and regular appraisal
  • Work with staff on departmental and agency special events
  • Create/maintain the Teen Community Service brochure and work closely with the marketing team to advertise the program
  • Summer camp assignment will be determined in the spring of 2021 either at Camp Jacobson or Summer Streeters
  • Be part of the team in the Youth Services department to assist with the oversight of after-school and vacation programs
  • Work in collaboration with the Chief of Staff and other key staff on the vision and implementation of Teen Services programs
  • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED 

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Youth/Teen engagement or related experience required
  • Day or overnight camp experience required
  • Demonstrated ability in working with pre-teens, teens, parents, and community leaders
  • Knowledge of Jewish community and culture
  • Strong organizational skills; ability to take initiative and be a self-starter
  • Self-motivated leader who can work independently as well as part of a team
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to plan and organize activities
  • Active listening, judgment, and decision making skills

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY 

  • Teen volunteers
  • Academic staff

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