Senior Programs Associate

Job Type

Full Time




New York
New York
United States


Homes for the Homeless (HFH) seeks an dynamic Senior Programs Associate to oversee their array of educational programs. HFH operates three afterschool programs, four early education programs and a crisis nursery. Ideally, this individual has experience overseeing education programming, building teams, and implementing policies.



Desired Qualifications and Skills:

  • 5-10 years experience working in the field of education. Preferably in early education or afterschool programs.
  • Experience with program management and oversight.
  • Experience working and building relationships between staff to create a team environment.
  • A passion for the education field with emphasis on youth development and empowerment.
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or Master’s degree in a related field.



Specific Duties:

  • Tracks new developments, changes and trends in early education and afterschool by reading key reports, attending events and working with City agencies.
  • Creates and advances internal policies and programs that support children’s education and youth development. 
  • Coordinates with our field staff to ensure adherence to DYCD, ACS, DOE, DOHMH, and DHS regulations are being followed and implemented.
  • Engages with outside vendors and experts, including preparation of events, trainings, and professional development of staff.
  • Supervising and Mentoring a small team at our Central Office and providing direction and advisement to our field staff in the early education and afterschool programs.



Salary is commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance, employer funded retirement benefits, life insurance, and ample vacation, holiday, personal and sick leave. 


HFH has a strong EEO commitment and encourages applicants that will increase the diversity of our organization. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) committed to equal treatment of all employees without regard to race, national origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, veteran status, physical or mental disability or other basis protected by law.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

No requirement