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Robert Fowler YMCA After School Site Director

at YMCA of Metro Atlanta

Posted: 10/4/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: R0003769

Job Description

The YMCA of Metro Atlanta serves more than 300,000 individuals with 23 full facilities and ten additional camping and childcare locations. The Y provides financial assistance to support more than 25,000 youth, teens and families. The Y offers programs that serve kids, adults and families at all stages of life. As the largest provider of early learning and after-school programs in Georgia, the Y is closing the achievement gap for Atlanta youth. During the teen years, the Y focuses on leadership development to prepare teens to connect to and serve their communities. A leader in healthy living, the Y offers youth sports and wellness programs designed to help kids and adults live healthier and be more active. A strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. We believe that to bring about meaningful change in individuals and communities, we must be focused and accountable. At the Y, we measure the success of our cause by how well we engage communities in our three areas of focus:
  • YOUTH DEVELOPMENT - Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.
  • HEALTHY LIVING - Improving the nation's health and well-being.
  • SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - Giving back and providing support to our neighbors.

General Function Under the direction of the Program Director, the After School Site Director is able to assist with providing an excellent program of care and enrichment for school age youth. The Site Director also works with the Program Director to assure compliance with Licensing Agencies and alignment with the school day, regarding Staff Training and preparedness, Participant paperwork, safety and program components.

Minimum Requirements:

 Must be 21 years of age.

 Have 5 years of prior experience working with school-age children in a group setting. Supervision of staff in a school-age setting is a plus.

 Must possess one of the following:

 A Master’s or Bachelor's degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.

 A Child Development Associate (CDA) credential; or six (6) months of qualifying child care which includes an intensive practicum in child care by TCC (Technical Certificate of Credit) or TCD (Technical College Diploma) in either Early Childhood Education or Child Development, or an approved BFTS major.

 A Paraprofessional Certificate, and six (6) months of qualifying child care experience, or Twenty-five (25) quarter hours or fifteen (15) semester hours in Early Childhood Education or Child Development, and six (6) months of qualifying child care experience will be accepted.

 Have current evidence of successful completion of biennial training in CPR/First Aid.

 Excellent verbal/written communication skills.
 Must receive a cleared GCIC/NCIC and a cleared Fingerprint check through Bright From the Start before working. Annual GCIC checks will be conducted before each school year begins.

Responsibilities:

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 Operate the program according to BFTS and YMCA policies and procedures.

 Create an environment that provides various activities and instruction.

 Take daily attendance at the start of the program and during each transition  Coordinate supply request with supervisor.

 Establish open lines of communication with school system staff.

 Plan and implement weekly agenda for the program according YMCA and BFTS licensing guidelines.

 Must attend Bright From the Start, YMCA and other trainings as scheduled.

 Consult with the Program Director(s) on concerns related to student(s) development or behavior before speaking with the parent.

 Perform other duties as related to the delivery of a quality after-school program.

 Carry out daily program tasks related directly to the position's scope and responsibility.

 Stay updated on current issues regarding Out of School programs.

 Promote, monitor, evaluate and ensure that all Out of School programs run smoothly with a high level of service to participants.

 Maintain branch and association certifications in CPR, Bloodborne Pathogens, and Branch and off-site Emergency procedures and any other required certifications and/or training required by the Metro Atlanta YMCA.

 Assist as needed in all aspects of the YMCA and its community.

 Participation in and partner with Out of School cabinet activities.

 Responsible for maintaining and reporting incident/accident paperwork.

 Other duties as assigned.

 Maintain staff and student files to remain in compliance with Bright From the Start and the YMCA. Must have own transportation to travel to assigned location.

Must be available to work between the hours of 2:00 p.m. and 6:30p.m., M-F.

Organizational Competencies—Leader

Mission Advancement: Accepts and demonstrates the Y’s values. Demonstrates a desire to serve others and fulfill community needs. Recruits volunteers and builds effective, supportive working relationships with them. Supports WHY IT MATTERS Fundraising.

Collaboration: Works effectively with people of different backgrounds, abilities, opinions, and perceptions. Builds rapport and relates well to others. Seeks first to understand the other person’s point of view and remains calm in challenging situations. Listens for
understanding and meaning; speaks and writes effectively. Takes initiative to assist in developing others.

Operational Effectiveness: Makes sound judgments, and transfers learning from one situation to another. Embraces new approaches and discovers ideas to create a better member experience. Establishes goals, clarifies tasks, plans work and actively participates in meetings. Follows budgeting policies and procedures, and reports all financial irregularities immediately. Strives to meet or exceed goals and deliver a high-value experience for members.

Personal Growth: Pursues self-development that enhances job performance. Demonstrates an openness to change, and seeks opportunities in the change process. Accurately assesses personal feelings, strengths and limitations and how they impact relationships. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills required to perform well; uses best practices and demonstrates up-to-date knowledge and skills in technology.

Essential Functions: Must be able to coach and supervise staff. Create an environment that provides various activities and instruction. Develop and implement a schedule with age appropriate activities. Coordinate supply request with supervisor. Establish open lines of communication with school system staff. Assist in planning and implementing the program according YMCA and BFTS licensing guidelines. Must attend Bright From the Start, YMCA and other trainings as scheduled. Consult with the Director(s) on concerns related to student(s) development or behavior before speaking with the parent. Perform other duties as related to the delivery of a quality after-school program.

Ergonomic Requirements: Bending, stooping, standing, lifting up to 40 pounds, seeing, verbal communication and hearing.

Effect of end Result: Children and Families will experience a high quality school-age program. Children will be supervised at all times. Staff will comply with all rules and regulations of Bright From the Start and the YMCA. The program will remain in compliance at all times with the Bright From the Start. Hours: Part-time, non-exempt (No hours or locations are guaranteed).

It's fun to work in an organization where people truly BELIEVE in what they are doing! We're committed to bringing passion and people together to champion Communities where everyone belongs.

It's fun to work in an organization where people truly BELIEVE in what they are

doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and people together to champion

communities where everyone belongs.

Location:

Robert D. Fowler Family YMCA

About Us


Reflecting its Judeo-Christian heritage, the YMCA of Metro Atlanta is an association of volunteers, members and staff, open to and serving all, with programs and services which build spirit, mind, and body. Financial assistance is available based on need. The YMCA actively seeks to identify and involve those in need.

We believe that to bring about meaningful change in individuals and communities, we must be focused and accountable. At the Y, we measure the success of our cause by how well we engage communities in our three areas of focus.

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.

HEALTHY LIVING
Improving the nation's health and well-being.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Giving back and providing support to our neighbors. 



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