Jewish Community Center Afterschool Coordinator - part time in Bronx, New York

JCC Info:

The Riverdale Y is a 75,000 sq. ft. Jewish Community Center that supports the community at large through an array of social, educational, recreational, cultural, and wellness programming for children and adults of all ages. The Y features an early childhood center, summer day camps and after school programs, activesenior center, a robust performing arts center, and health & wellness center that includes cardio and free weight studios, group exercise classes, full sized gymnasium, indoor swimming pool, steam room, sauna and massage therapy.

Principal Responsibilities:

POSITION SUMMARY

Oversees after school program for children in grades K-6, as well as school-vacation "camp" program for children needing care during school vacation periods. Kid's Space currently serves more than 250 children, in two locations, from nearly a dozen local schools.

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates classes and activities to keep children engaged
  • Maintains parent communication
  • Assists with orders and purchases of materials and information to support and enrich program activities
  • Maintains records of all participants and activities including attendance sheets and monthly rosters for each age group and bus sites
  • Assigns counselors to assist teachers with enrichment classes
  • Prepares schedules and plans for staff and children
  • Assists director with supervision of staff and teachers
  • Oversees administrative aspects of the program
  • Provides tours to prospective families
  • Assists with enrollment in the afterschool program and camp
  • Fills in in classrooms when necessary

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field
  • Ability to connect with children and parents of diverse backgrounds
  • Ability to assess and strategize appropriate care for children based on the situation and to work with their families
  • Ability to work collaboratively, as part of the Riverdale Y team, with colleagues, direct reports and supervisors
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly-organized with attention to detail and follow-through, and the ability to multi-task
  • Administrative and planning experience
  • Strong computer proficiency and experience using social media to market programs
  • Knowledge of Jewish holidays, traditions and culture and the ability to integrate this into staff training and an age-appropriate afterschool curriculum

Date Posted: 06/19/2017

Title: Afterschool Coordinator - part time

JCC: Riverdale YM-YWHA

Location: Bronx, NY