Site Coordinator III

Employment Type
Part-Time
Job Category
After School Programs
Borough
Queens
Location
Jamaica YMCA

The YMCA of Greater New York is here for all New Yorkers — to empower youth, improve health, and strengthen community. Founded in 1852, today the Y serves a diverse population of more than half a million New Yorkers who learn, grow, and thrive through programs and services at our 24 branches. Community is the cornerstone of the Y. Together, we connect active, engaged New Yorkers to build stronger communities.

The Jamaica YMCA is seeking a site coordinator. Under the supervision of the Site Director, the Site Coordinator will play a critical role in providing academic enhancement and enrichment in the Y After School program, including Holiday Camps. The Site Coordinator will be responsible for providing a safe and positive environment for school age children, to provide opportunities for learning, interaction, and academic/ personal growth. Specifically, the Site Coordinator will ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of children in the program by providing close supervision of all activities and staff, manage the day-to-day operations of the Y Afterschool and Y Core programs, maintain accurate program documentation (incident reports, accident report, behavior report, attendance & sign-in / sign-out sheets, and licensing requirements).

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the health, safety and wellbeing of children in the program by providing close supervision of all activities.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the Y Afterschool and Y Core programs.
  • Maintain accurate program documentation (participant files, incident reports, accident report, behavior report, attendance & sign-in / sign-out sheets, and licensing requirements).
  • Plan, create and ensure implementation of weekly lesson plans.
  • Observe and assess the individual needs of children, handle student related issues.
  • Support parents in finding referrals to proper agencies for evaluations and remediation of children with special needs.
  • Monitor and update all required staff training attendance and certifications.
  • Ensure that supplies and equipment are available and kept safe.
  • Fiscal contract management.
  • Actively participate in all training sessions and designated meetings. Promote an inclusive, welcoming, and respectful environment that
  • embraces the diversity of all participants.
  • Create and maintain a strength-based, youth-focused atmosphere that is consistent and sensitive to the needs of participants with learning,
  • emotional, or behavioral differences.
  • Maintain accurate program documentation (participant files, staff files, YS.net data entry, attendance, sign in/out forms, behavior reports,
  • incident reports, and accident reports, as appropriate).
  • Serve as a positive role model for participants.
  • Understand and communicate the YMCA’s core values and the goals of the Y After School Program to participants and care givers.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with parents and guardians through regular communication about their child’s strengths and
  • areas of growth.
  • Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings, and special events.
  • Adhere to all Department of Health, YMCA of Greater New York, and funder standards, expectations, and regulations.
  • Other activities and duties as needed that address the ongoing health and well-being of our staff and members
  • Maintain sanitary habits in accordance with CDC guidelines

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree, in a program area related to working with youth, required.
  • Minimum of (2) years of experience working with youth, adults and families, preferably in a program setting. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • General knowledge of MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of Google Classroom/Zoom preferred.

We offer an exciting and innovative work environment with a culture committed to serving all members of our community. As a leading not-for-profit, community service organization, our Association relies heavily on fundraising to support the wide range of programs we proudly provide the communities we serve. Our expectation is that all staff promotes participation of their branch fundraising efforts in some capacity.

Apply:

If you would like to be a member of our dynamic team, please complete our online application, and submit your résumé and a thoughtful cover letter that explains your interest in the role and our organization.

If you are a current YMCA employee, please submit your application through the Internal Career Site  in Cornerstone. 

 

 

** New Requirement**
All potential YMCA of Greater New York employees are required to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Please use the “Additional Attachment” section on the online application to upload your proof of COVID-19 vaccination.


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