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Program Director, PS 91

Who We Are: CAMBA is a community of staff, volunteers, clients, donors, neighbors and partners who work together to build an inclusive New York City, where all children and adults have access to the resources and supports they need to thrive.  We take a comprehensive approach by offering more than 160 integrated programs in:  Education & Youth Development, Family Support, Job Training & Employment Support Services, Health, Housing, and Legal Services. We reach more than 65,000 individuals and families each year at our 90 locations, including 20,000 youth.  CAMBA serves a diverse cross section of New Yorkers from new mothers in Brownsville to job seekers in the Rockaways. More than half of our clients are immigrants and refugees from around the globe. Over 85% of our families are in living in poverty, reflecting the challenges faced by nearly 1.7 million New Yorkers today. 

The CAMBA After-School Program Director is the individual in charge and on site that ensures the effective and high quality functioning of all operational aspects of CAMBA's out of school time program in accordance with all program goals, targets and performance outcomes and all CAMBA and program policies, procedures and protocols.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure the safety and security of each participant by following all CAMBA after-school protocols and procedures regarding safety, supervision, accident and incident reporting;
  • Ensure the staff is fully trained in a broad range of areas including child development, effective teaching strategies, behavior management, and positive reinforcement techniques;
  • Coordinate and follow up on participant outreach, enrollment and attendance to meet CAMBA and funder goals;
  • Plan and organize program activities to maximize program contract's goals and performance targets;
  • Interact with and support the needs of parents through Family Nights, referrals, telephone calls and in-person meetings;
  • Collaborate with school administrators and key school staff to share information to ensure the safe transition of participants from day-school to CAMBA;
  • Collaborate with school administrators and key school staff to share information to address the academic and social/emotional needs of participants;
  • Motivate, coach and counsel staff to excel;
  • Monitor participants' progress regularly; and
  • Any and all other tasks necessary for the successful operation of the program.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Two years supervisory experience required;
  • Experience working with elementary school students in a school-based or community-based setting; after-school and summer camp experience preferred;
  • Familiarity with diverse ethnic and cultural communities;
  • Outstanding organizational, critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills;
  • Sensitivity to parent concerns and child development issues;
  • Enthusiasm; creativity, initiative and the ability to adapt quickly to change; and
  • The proven ability to serve as a dynamic team leader.​
EOE:
CAMBA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace. People of color, people with disabilities, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people are encouraged to apply. We consider all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, socio-economic status, marital or veteran status, pregnancy status or sexual orientation.​


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