Program Coordinator - After School Youth Enrichment

Job Type

Full Time

Published

07/10/2018

Address

418 S Washington St
Alexandria
VA
22314
United States

Description

Position Summary


The Program Coordinator will primarily support the execution of the Building Better Futures enrichment activities as well as assist the Program Director with other components of the program (e.g., student registration process, recruitment and retention of students, tutoring program, parent education efforts). The Program Coordinator will conduct her/himself with the highest degree of dignity, professionalism, and interpersonal effectiveness while exercising sound judgment in the course of carrying out his/her responsibilities. The Program Coordinator must possess a professional and positive image at all times, have a solid work ethic, and be dependable. This position requires a flexible schedule and occasional evening and weekend hours are required.


  • Primary Responsibilities
  • Oversee execution of weekly after school enrichment sessions for students focused on 21st Century skills and workforce development, to support college and career readiness; Specific activities include identifying and coordinating guest speakers and facilitators, facilitating targeted sessions as appropriate, and identifying and preparing materials for enrichment sessions
  • Oversee execution of a pilot Near Peer Mentoring Program, a middle school leadership program in partnership with the organization’s Campagna Kids elementary program site; Specific activities include facilitating peer coaching sessions and guiding student interactions when they are serving as mentors
  • Assist with executing the Career Exploration Externship (CEE) Program, a job shadowing program, which includes identification, preparation and placement of students at job shadowing host sites; supporting and maintaining communication with students and businesses during the externship period; and engaging in proactive problem solving to ensure a positive experience for student and host site
  • Plan and execute supplemental enrichment activities such as college visits, community service activities, family meetings, and the end of year recognition
  • Develop relationships and maintain contact with school personnel regarding student progress (e.g., teachers, counselors, social workers, deans)
  • Maintain all required enrichment programming attendance records, lesson plans, program materials, and supplies
  • Assist Program Director to recruit and screen students for enrollment, and to support retention efforts
  • Support established evaluation plan by assisting with the collection of program data in order to assess program and achievement of goals
  • Support the Program Director in preparing reports as required by The Campagna Center, Alexandria City Public Schools, City of Alexandria, and other funders
  • Assist and support the program (and other programs upon request and based on availability) in the student registration process
  • Participate in occasional meetings, as well as evenings/weekend activities to support the program
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Supervisor


Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree with emphasis in Education, Social Work, and/or Psychology
  • Excellent writing, verbal and interpersonal communications skills
  • Demonstrated creativity and evidence of planning and executing interactive experiences for youth
  • Demonstrated prior experience preparing and conducting presentations and reports for a variety of audiences
  • Demonstrated ability to collect, organize, and analyze program data for reporting purposes
  • Proficiency in using MS Office Suite software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, specifically) and networking tools
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and collaborate with others.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Being fully bilingual in English and Spanish highly-preferred
  • Experience working in racially, ethnically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse communities


Benefits

None

Level of Language Proficiency

None

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

https://www.campagnacenter.org/about/jobs

PLEASE NOTE: Apply directly with Resume and Cover Letter on our Careers Page: https://www.campagnacenter.org/about/jobs


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