The Coordinator will work closely with the Site Director to create a dynamic youth development program with best practices, and principles to create a conducive learning environment for children, youth, and families. The position is ideal for a person that is eager to bring his/her creativity and skills to an organization that promotes innovation in its work to change the trajectory of those affected by the effects of cyclical poverty.
The Coordinator must be able to plan, organize, and provide oversight to a structured program consisting of educational and recreational activities according to age groups, supervise staff and maintain a high level of communication between school representatives, stakeholders and participants’ families.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Please note that Phipps Houses and its related entities along with Phipps Neighborhoods, Inc. has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. As a condition of employment, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved or as otherwise required by law.
With the support of the Site Director, design, develop, and support an evening and weekend program for participants and the community. Plan and implement program themes and activities. Support and coach group leaders and junior group leaders Work closely with the Site Director to organize logistics for the program; schedules, space reservations, resources needed, etc.
- Supervision and management of the evening and weekend program, as well as events for children and adults.
- Recruiting participants for all programs.
- Ensuring all program activities are aligned within agency, and funder goals.
- Co-planning with the Site Director and Assistant Director around trips.
- Participating in professional development.
- Managing crisis interventions as they occur with staff and participants.
- Navigating DYCD Connect and seeking out refresher trainings.
- Knowledge of enrolling participants, taking attendance and running ROP reports.
- Ensuring that all of the participant’s files are up to date with a complete DYCD applications and supporting documents.
- Create a strong sense of community which values respect, acceptance, and high expectations.
- Work closely with the Site Director and Assist 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 Site Director and Assistant Director with the creation of a monthly newsletter for families, school administration, and stakeholders.
- Maintain attendance logs, binders, tracking sheets for patrons entering the facility.
- Works with Security and local law enforcement to ensure safety in building at all times.
- Handles emergencies and reports to Site Director.
- Perform any and all task deemed necessary by the Site Director and Assistant Director.
- 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 of 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
Verbal Communication Intermediate
Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
High School Diploma or better in General Studies.
At least 2 years’ experience in a youth development role
Experience working with the targeted age group is ideal. At least 1 year of leadership experience
Excellent computer skills including the Microsoft windows computers environment, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and electronic communications tools: internet and email required
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)