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After School - ED Site Coordinator

Company: YMCA of Greater Springfield
Location: Springfield
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

For 165 years, the YMCA of Greater Springfield has provided youth development, fostered healthy living, and promoted social responsibility in the 14 cities and towns that it serves. We take pride in being one of the largest non-school educators in the state, one of the top 120 YMCAs in the U.S., and the second oldest Y in the country. EDU Site CoordinatorPosition Summary:For 165 years, the YMCA of Greater Springfield has provided youth development, fostered healthy living, and promoted social responsibility in the 14 cities and towns that it serves. We take pride in being one of the largest non-school educators in the state, one of the top 120 YMCAs in the U.S., and the second oldest Y in the country. Whether you are interested in joining a leading non-profit or looking to advance your Y career, this is your opportunity to help make our community better together. The Y. For a better us. Please note that any and all offers of employment are contingent on the successful completion of a background check, reference check, and new hire packet. In roles where driving is required as an essential function, a driver history check must also be successfully completedEssential Functions:This person will play an important part in the work that we do each day. In addition to all other duties as assigned, this role will:Oversee the daily operation of the School's Out program at a given site(s) under the guidance of the School Age Director for the region.Actively work to build and maintain strong family, community, and school relationships.Provide leadership to Group Leaders at an assigned site in the areas of: child supervision, youth programming, and parent relationships.Lead Group Leaders in planning and implementing a holistic curriculum for a given site or sites that reflects Y values.Role model acceptable behaviors and decision-making for participants and peers.Actively participate in all related meetings, in-services, trainings, and activities.Utilize appropriate guidance and developmental techniques with participants to create an orderly environment that is conducive to learning and child safety.Provide substitute coverage to other sites on an as needed basis.Enforce and support the policies contained in the Y Parent Guide, Behavior Management Guide, and Staff Handbook.Implement and expand all Y curriculum and evaluation standards.Coordinate and submit logistical needs for a site around supplies, staffing, and transportation.Evaluate programs and staff on an ongoing basis and make recommendations for improvements or adjustments.Attend at least 20 hours of Y-provided training per calendar year and lead one training session per year.Serve as the key person responsible for child safety and risk mitigation at a given site(s).Qualifications: Must be at least 20 years of age at time of application (EEC requirement)Associates degree (completed or in progress) in education, child studies, child psychology, or another related fieldAdditional years of professional experience or a Rank of E-5 or better may be used in lieu of education requirements where permitted. At least 3 years of experience in working with school-age childrenAt least 2 years of experience in a customer service / relationAt least 2 years of experience in staff supervisionFirst Aid/CPR/AED certifications or willing to obtain within 60 days of hireDemonstrated ability to conduct complex, critical problem solving independentlyKnowledge of and ability to learn appropriate child development techniquesDemonstrated track record of timeliness and punctualityLeadership Competencies:Values - Accepts and demonstrates the Y values.CommunityVolunteerismPhilanthropyInclusionRelationships - Builds rapport and relates well to others.InfluenceCommunication - Listens for understanding: speaks and writes effectively.Developing OthersDecision Making - Makes sound judgements and transfers learning from one situation to another.InnovationProject ManagementFinanceQuality ResultsSelf-DevelopmentChange CapacityEmotional IntelligenceFunctional ExpertiseWork Environment and Physical Requirements:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a staff member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. We are proud to be a champion of diversity and an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.While performing the duties of this job, the staff member is regularly required to:Sit, stand, or reach for extended periods of time;Move around the work environment independently;Communicate via computer, multi-line phone, and smart-phone; and,Push, pull, or lift up to 25 pounds for short periods of time.The noise level in the work place is usually moderate, but may vary based on a number of external factors.Please note that all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check, reference check, and new hire packet. In roles where driving is required as an essential function, a driver history check must also be successfully completed. WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.Other details Job Family Education Job Function Comparable Group I Pay Type Hourly Employment Indicator Regular Apply Now

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