After School Program Coordinator
Investing in Children provides programs focused on proper nutrition, literacy and numeracy, leadership and other keys to future success. We work with our partners to enrich the lives of thousands of children and their families.
The organization is currently seeking an energetic and self-motivated individual to fill the role of After School Program Coordinator.
The After School Program Coordinator will organize and lead the After School Program at Ealing Public School, from 3:00pm.-6:00pm., three days a week: Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The coordinator will work directly with Investing in Children staff, establish, assess and lead program volunteers, and collaborate with school and community partners to develop, implement and facilitate various activities that promote and nurture healthy eating, physical activity, positive personal development, and health and wellness for children in grades 5, 6, 7 and 8, in an after school setting.
Principle Duties and Responsibilities
Plan, prepare, develop, implement and facilitate educational and recreational activities according to grant guidelines:
In conjunction with the Investing in Children Program Coordinator, plan, promote, and assess the program within the school
Create both long range (month by month) and short range (day by day) activity plans, and submit these to both the Program Coordinator and Executive Director.
Collaborate with Investing in Children staff, program participants, volunteers, school and community partners to identify programming needs
Connect and consult with community partners to enhance program delivery
Supervise children attending the program, promote safety, mutual respect, and nurture a sense of community among participants
Supervise, support, and assess volunteers and other program staff
Communicate with the Investing in Children staff, community partners, participants, parents, and school administration regarding all pertinent aspects of the program
Ensure that all public correspondence (of any type) is vetted through the Investing in Children Program Coordinator and/or Executive Director’s office(s).
Maintain appropriate records, complete monthly Ministry reports, and evaluations
Purchase necessary supplies, and coordinate nutritious meal plans, based on the Ministry’s nutritional guidelines
Report on a weekly basis to program supervisor and attend Investing in Children staff development meetings
Education and/or work experience related to Education, Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Human Services, or any related field with a focus on working with children and youth
Program planning and facilitation capacity is necessary
Excellent written and verbal skills
Technology skills are essential
Strong organizational and time management skills
Able to work independently
Must have a current vulnerable sector screening
Must have access to a reliable vehicle
The successful candidate will be paid for 9 hours of weekly instruction, plus 9 hours for in-office planning and preparation time required (ie. 18 hours per week X $16/hr.), for a period of 35 weeks, from September 2018 until June 2019. Office hours can be negotiated (11:30am-2:30pm, 3 days a week, for example). At Christmas, and also upon completion of the program in June 2019, the successful candidate will be given a sum of $150 (each time, for a total of $300), in recognition of transportation costs. No receipts will be required for this benefit.
Please respond with resumes to Ted Gorski at firstname.lastname@example.org, by 4pm. July 6, 2018