Afterschool and summer programs for at risk children and youth

 
Building on the legacy of Greenbrier Learning Center,
out-of-school time programs for 3rd-5th grade students
at-risk of falling into the achievement gap.

Site Coordinator
  
Position Summary
The Program Site Coordinator will be based at one of Aspire!’s three program sites. (One is a community-based site and the other two are located within affordable housing developments; all sites are within one mile of each other.) The position will provide daily coordination and implementation of activities at that site for 20-40 students, in close collaboration with the Program Manager.
  

Reporting Relationships
The Program Site Coordinator reports to the Executive Director and is supported by 2-4 full-time AmeriCorps Members and additional community volunteers. This is a full-time, exempt position based on a 40-hour work week.  

Responsibilities

Program Responsibilities
  • Provide direct support and services to approximately 20-40 students each day afterschool including planning and implementing daily activities at one site;
  • Plan and implement program themes and activities in coordination with the Learning ROCKS! Program Manager;
  • Achieve and track program goals in close collaboration with Program Manager and Assistant Director, including ensuring that obligations to stakeholders are fulfilled and / or exceeded;
  • Create Spanish/English monthly parents’ newsletter in coordination with Learning ROCKS! Program Manager;
  • Direct, supervise, and evaluate AmeriCorps Volunteers assigned to the site;
  • Direct, supervise, and evaluate community volunteers at the site;
  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the site, maintaining program supplies and food bank donations;
  • Collect, secure, and track students’ tuition payments;
  • Complete quarterly program reports;
  • Collaborate with other program staff to plan and implement yearly orientation / training of new AmeriCorps team;
  • Along with Program Manager and other program staff, provide direct support and services to approximately 80 students in the summer;
  • Provide consistent feedback to parents concerning students’ progress in school and afterschool program;
  • Collaborate with teachers and other school staff regarding students’ success and program results;
  • Manage the in-school partnership between schools and full-time AmeriCorps Members;
  • Establish new and maintain existing external partnerships with community organizations, as relevant;
  • Coordinate all program and logistical aspects of field trips for afterschool and summer programs, including transportation, permission slips, etc.;
  • Contribute to a community of practice that identifies and refines best practices in children and youth programming; and
  • Comply with all applicable rules, regulations, and agreements of the organization.
  
Qualifications
REQUIRED:
  • Passion for providing equitable education opportunities to underserved populations
  • Bachelor’s degree in education, psychology, or other social services required; Master’s degree preferred
  • Experience working with elementary school students in a formal capacity; teaching experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to design and implement educational and social activities for children
  • Strong behavior management skills, with an emphasis on the positive
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Communication skills – ability to interact well with parents, teachers, and program staff
  • Spanish language proficiency required, both written and spoken
  • Experience working with linguistically and culturally diverse populations
  • Flexibility, creativity, and a great sense of humor
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PREFERRED
  • Experience developing lesson plans;
  • Experience working with English Language Learners;
  • Experience writing case notes, using referral procedures;
  • Spanish, Arabic, or Amharic language skills, both written and spoken; and
  • Personal transportation is helpful as this position conducts many site visits to schools and other community partners.
 
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To apply, send a cover letter and resume to jobs@aspireafterschool.org - subject line: Site Coordinator.

 
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