Program Coordinator

Phipps Neighborhoods

Location:

Phipps Plaza Afterschool Program
320 East 26 Street Ground Floor
New York, NY, 10010

Borough:

Manhattan

Job Type:

Paid

Minimum age:

18 years old

Status:

Part Time

Length:

Permanent

Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Minimum Hours/Week:

25 hours/week

Number of Available Positions:

1

Maximum Hours/Week:

28 hours/week

Public Transportation:

Bus (M23, M15), Train (4, 6, N, R, W, C, E, )

Minimum Education:

High School/GED

Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help, Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater), Community Service/Service Learning, Leadership/Mentoring, Office/Adminstrative Support

Job Description:

 

The Program Coordinator will work closely with the Program Director to create a dynamic after school program utilizing youth development best practices and principles in conducting academic enrichment, project based learning, arts and physical education activities.

.Duties and Responsibilities:

  • With the support of the Program Director, design, develop and support an after school program for students. Plan and implement program themes and activities
  • Support and coach group leaders and junior group leaders
  • Work closely with the program Director and Administrative assistant to organize logistics for the program; schedules, space reservations, resources needed etc.
  • Some weekend work related to special events, meetings may be required
  • Create a strong sense of community which values respect, acceptance, and high expectations
  • Become an important part of the fabric of the school. Attend school administration meetings and work closely with the teachers and staff to develop after school programming
  • Coordinate a team of Group Leaders; each group leader is responsible for a cohort of students
  • Work closely with the Program Director and group leaders to establish a common language and vision that speaks to our purpose in the community and the impact we aim to make
  • Work closely with families, parents and guardians to ensure the needs of students are met
  • Help collect and organize data
  • Assist the Program Director and Administrative assistant with the creation of a monthly newsletter for families, school administration, and stakeholders
  • Perform any and all task deemed necessary by the Program Director

How to Apply:

To the Attention of:

Lisa Garvin

Required Skills/Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED required. Some college credits preferred
  • At least 2 years’ experience in a youth development role. Experience working with the targeted age group is ideal
  • At least 1 year leadership experience Excellent computer skills including the Microsoft windows computers environment , Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and electronic communications tools: internet and email required
  • Demonstrated organizational skills required; proven problem solving and interpersonal skills; proven ability to work with multiple deadlines and multiple priorities
  • Ability to work across a variety of projects and with diverse populations
  • Flexibility, adaptability and ability to work in a changing environment
  • Team player excited about the opportunity to work in an environment dedicated to the development and growth of youth

    The Program Coordinator will work closely with the Program Director to create a dynamic after school program utilizing youth development best practices and principles in conducting academic enrichment, project based learning, arts and physical education activities.