Center for Family Life, a nationally-recognized social service program in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, seeks a Program Director to join our agency leadership team and to lead a staff of professional artists and youth workers in an after-school and summer camp program. Our ideal candidate has knowledge and experience in social group work and will bring a passion for neighborhood-based work to enrich the lives of youth, families, and community.
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: To provide additional program oversight for expanded hours in the summer Beacon programs
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- ● Be an active member of the leadership team of social workers, artists and youth development professionals overseeing Center for Family Life’s Beacon program components.
- ● Supervise daily afterschool program, which includes a full menu of learning enrichment, arts, sports and leadership development activities, homework assistance, and supper program.
- ● Develop and lead a variety of groups and activities that foster interpersonal and leadership development of children, youth and adults
- ● Design and implement staff training, conduct individual supervision of key staff, and lead group departmental meetings
- ● In collaboration with colleagues, plan and implement program-wide workshops, celebrations and other family engagement events
- ● Provide crisis intervention with onsite participants and make referrals, as necessary
- ● Manage program budget and multiple public and private contracts/funding streams
- ● Track, review and analyze enrollment, attendance and outcome data
- ● Some evening and weekend hours required throughout the year
- ● Master’s in Social Work or related field
- ● Interest and commitment to learning and working within a social group work model
- ● Highly organized and able to manage time efficiently
- ● Experience with and passion for facilitation of groups with young adults
- ● Ability to be a genuine and positive member of a team, be flexible
- ● Excellent oral and written communication skills
- ● SIFI certified/able to supervise graduate social work students a plus.
: PROGRAM DIRECTOR
: New York-Brooklyn-Sunset Park
Level of Language Proficiency
Minimum Education Required