Program Associate

Job Type

Full Time

Salary

Details: Dependent upon Experience

Published

09/13/2018

Application Deadline

12/31/2018

Address

350 Executive Boulevard
Suite 125
Elmsford
NY
10523
United States

Description

The Program Associate for Project Morry is an energetic and hands-on team member. S/he will work directly with senior program managers to implement innovative services for our middle school and high school students including the launch of a new afterschool pilot for our Westchester communities. S/he will be responsible for student and parent outreach, manage a team of tutors, facilitate workshops, and contribute to curriculum development.  Additionally, the program associate will support summer staff recruitment.  This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated individual to play a critical role while developing leadership and professional skills. 


Student and Parent Outreach

  • Perform individual and group outreach to parents and students, via phone calls, emails, and texts. Outreach will be completed prior to and following meetings to ensure consistent attendance and participation. 
  • Email and mail student and family program forms for completion within mandated timeframes via parent online portal or paper. Track outstanding forms and follow up with families as needed. 
  • Update student information in program database (grades, addresses, etc.) as needed. 
  • Identify concerns for individual students or parents and flag for program team follow up.


Meeting Prep and Facilitation

  • Attend and support all program meetings in each of our partner communities and at the Project Morry office including 1 Saturday high school meeting per month. 
  • Attend and support weekly afterschool meetings at our community partner sites in Elmsford and Port Chester. 
  • Responsible for preparation of meeting materials based on weekly curriculum. Ensure all copies, workbooks, school supplies, and any special materials are collected and ready for each meeting.
  • Work with program team to develop meeting activities in support of the curriculum and Project Morry’s mission.  Create content that is creative, engaging, and intentional in achieving curriculum goals.
  • Work with program team to write and create grade appropriate content for monthly newsletters.
  • Work with program staff to facilitate workshops for students in all grades. 
  • Manage a team of 3 tutors for high school afterschool meetings. Responsible for weekly schedule to ensure appropriate staffing of each meeting. Track hours and sign off on timesheets.

 

Summer Staff Recruitment

  • Working with the program team, post job openings with colleges, recruitment services, websites, etc. Follow up on postings as needed.
  • Screen initial responses for necessary qualifications and skill sets. Share leads with appropriate staff for follow up and interviews. 
  • Attend recruitment fairs as needed.
  • Working with the program team, track completion of necessary documentation for new hires.


Qualifications

  • Experience working with middle school and high school students in a teaching capacity as a camp counselor, tutor, afterschool program, or similar program strongly preferred.
  • An engaging personality capable of energizing students and families about Project Morry’s mission and the new afterschool program.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to perform high volume of phone calls, emails, and other outreach always in a professional and patient manner with our communities.
  • Proactive problem solver with excellent follow through and attention to detail. Strong project management skills required. 
  • Flexible team player who is also able to complete work tasks independently.
  • Bilingual in written and spoken Spanish strongly preferred. 
  • High School Diploma or Equivalency required. Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred.


Project Morry is an equal opportunity employer. People of color, women, people with disabilities, immigrants, veterans, members of the LGBTQ community, and those with lived experiences in the communities we serve are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Benefits

  • Project Morry provides a highly competitive compensation package including 100% employer funded medical and dental insurance
  • Flex Spending Accounts (health, dependent care, and commuter)
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Generous vacation and sick leave plus 12 paid holidays annually

Level of Language Proficiency

  • Fluent in written and spoken English. Excellent communication and customer service skills.
  • Bilingual in written and spoken Spanish strongly preferred. 


Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

Deb@ProjectMorry.org
http://www.ProjectMorry.org

Please send resume and cover letter to Deb Jones, Associate Director at Deb@ProjectMorry.org. No calls please. 


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