Assistant Program Director – After School CS 300

Good Shepherd Services

Full Job Description
About Us:

Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year – and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success. At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference!
NOTE: As a NYC contracted agency all positions at Good Shepherd Services fall under the NYC vaccine mandate. All employees, volunteers and interns must show proof of vaccination upon hire.

Benefits:For Full Time Employees Benefits/Perks:
Tuition Assistance Program
Generous paid time off (Including 5 Self-Care Days/Floating Holidays, 12 Sick Days, 15 Vacation Days, and 11 Holidays)
Healthcare Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, and Pet Care)
403(b) Plan (GSS contributes 3% of your salary to your 403(b) plan after 3 years of service, with contributions increasing over time)
Overview:The Assistant Beacon Program Director will be responsible for overall program development, supervision, and implementation of the Afterschool Program. The Assistant Director will assist the Program Director in managing daily planning, scheduling, and operations. He/She will work with the Program Director to integrate services and assume overall leadership of the Program in the absence of the Program Director.

 

Reports To: Program Director
Location: Bronx, NY
Hours: 35 hours, Exempt
Major Duties:
Conduct overall leadership and implementation of the Afterschool Program.
Develop and implement appropriate policies and procedures with the Director’s supervision/assistance.
Plan with the Director and direct and supervise the Summer Camp Program.
Provide Direct Supervision to GSS Volunteers, Program Aides, Group Leaders and Youth Interns.
Input & file all applications, attendance, monitor absentees and document and report all incidents.
Build and maintain working relationships with parents & the school community.
Responsible for Participants recruitment for the afterschool and summer programs.
Develop and maintain community partnerships including the host school with the Director’s supervision/assistance.
Oversee client referrals to other programs as needed.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
Associate Degree required, preferably in Social Work or Education but a Bachelor Degree preferred and 3 years’ experience in youth program supervision and/or administration.
Experience in program development for youth.
Must be able to engage in crisis-intervention activities and demonstrate, lead, and teach a range of group activities.
Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective.
Additional Information:Good Shepherd Services is an equal opportunity employer that is proudly committed to becoming an anti-racist and multicultural organization that stands up for justice and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse backgrounds, for administrative support and direct service and leadership roles, who will join us on that journey, uphold our values and approach, and believe in our mission. Additionally, we aim to have a racially representative leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.
Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of our activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

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