Assistant Program Director - Brooklyn

Good Shepherd Services


Brooklyn Community Based Programs
One of our GSS sites in Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY, 11201



Job Type:



Full Time



Number of Available Positions:


Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help, Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater), Leadership/Mentoring, Sports/Recreation/Fitness

Job Description:

 Job Summary:

The Assistant Program Director, under the supervision of the Program Director is responsible for the day to day management and coordination of after school program activities. They will ensure the implementation of all contracted activities and school requirements for space use.  In partnership with the Program Director, the Assistant Program Director is responsible for ensuring a continuum of services and youth development programming for families and youth.
  • Assist in the planning and coordination of after school program both in-person and virtually.
  • Responsible for the coordination and day to day management of the summer camp program.
  • Supervision of all part time group leaders, assistant group leaders, and volunteers. 
  • Provide on-site crisis intervention when the program is in operation.
  • Develop weekly schedules and ensure daily staff coverage including vacation programming for mid-winter break, spring break and various holidays.
  • Responsible for ensuring the smooth operation of the program within the building including responding to specific maintenance and security concerns.
  • Monitor and inventory the use of equipment and supplies to insure items are stocked as needed and submit items for replenishment to the Program Director.
  • Attend agency wide trainings and meetings.
  • Facilitate program activities and special events.
  • Develop and implement staff trainings and assist in the facilitation of ongoing staff meetings..
  • In consultation with Program Director, assist and participate in hiring of staff.
  • Oversee ongoing work with DYCD, DOE and other appropriate public agencies to meet contractual mandates, and to implement the goals of the program.
  • Coordinate collection & summary of statistical information including entering program data into DYCD Connect.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

How to Apply:

To the Attention of:

Hiring Manager

Required Skills/Experience:

  • BA Degree preferred and/or minimum 2 years of experience of youth program supervision and administration. 
  • Strong administrative & supervisory skills in a youth development program
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Must be able to engage in crisis intervention activities and demonstrate, lead, and teach a range of group activities.
  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based, youth and family development and trauma-informed perspective.