Job Title: Evening Program Coordinator
Division: Education & Employment
Work Schedule: 2 pm – 10 pm, Monday – Friday, Full time, Regular, 35 hours per week
After-school programming offered through Henry Street’s Education Services Division serves participants in a network of Lower East Side schools (P.S. 134, P.S. 20, P.S. 110, United Neighborhood Middle School, Manhattan Charter School, and Manhattan Charter 2). It also serves participants at two community centers: a Cornerstone program located at 80 Avenue D, and Boys and Girls Republic, located at 888 East Sixth Street. While each location houses a site-specific program design, they operate holistically as part of the Henry Street Settlement after-school campus, focused on encouraging positive social interactions, healthy attitudes and decision-making skills, tolerance, appreciation of differences and increased community involvement.
As the Evening Program Coordinator, you will play an essential role in the planning and implementation of various academic, enrichment, and recreational activities. Your goal is to lead, develop, and maintain a successful educational program in order to meet the needs of all participants. Your support will reinforce the social values of self-confidence, self-expression, positive peer relationships, responsible behavior and a social commitment to contribute to one’s community.
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Education, Social Work or equivalent field preferred.
Must have three (3) years of experience supervising the day to day operations of a Department of Youth and Community Development Cornerstone or Beacon program.
Must have three (3) years of experience supervising program staff and participants
Ability to effectively communicate with families in urban, community based settings.
Knowledge of the Family Court system, Administration for Children Services (ACS), and the criminal justice system in New York City.
Extensive knowledge of grade/age appropriate skill development strategies for students.
Interest in providing quality hands on, inquiry based projects, enrichment, and recreation experiences to youth.
Ability to effectively manage an outcomes driven DYCD contract and maintain effective rapport with the program managers.
Strong organizational, multitask, and follow-through skills.
Ability to work with students from a variety of academic backgrounds and skill levels.
Self-motivated and able to work efficiently and effectively under pressure.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Experience organizing and providing staff development opportunities.
Experience crafting youth development curricula for young people in the middle school and high school level.
Must be able to work some weekends and school holidays.
Supervise evening staff and work towards collaborative implementation of all grant requirements.
Plan and execute program-wide hands-on inquiry based academic projects, enrichment, and recreation experiences.
Leads in the development and maintenance of a positive coordinated educational program designed to meet the needs of all participants.
Implement feedback mechanisms from staff, parent, student, and community members regarding curriculum and instruction.
Ensure that age appropriate Social Emotional Learning opportunities are incorporated into program activities.
Discover/facilitate opportunities for students to expand and build upon their interests.
Assist with orders and purchases of materials and information to support and enrich program activities/initiatives.
Maintain records of all participants and activities including attendance sheets and progress within the activity.
Assist in making all necessary managerial decisions, i.e. hiring, firing, and performance evaluations.
Attend mandatory trainings in compliance with NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene regulations.
Complete monthly and quarterly progress reports for the agency.
Provide crisis intervention and behavior management techniques.
Provide individual, family and group counseling.
Provide support to youth program participants and their families.
Conduct outreach to potential program participants.
Serve in a leadership role within the site and division.
Other duties as assigned.
Essential Physical Job Functions:
Ability to lift up to 30 pounds