Bangor YMCA After School Program Offsite Coordinator

Bangor YMCA | Bangor, ME

Posted Date 2/09/2018
Description

Job Title: Offsite Supervisor – Y Works Job Code: 

FLSA Status: Non-exempt Job Grade: 

Reports to: Before/ After School Program Manager Revision Date: Nov 2017

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Y-Works Offsite Supervisor is responsible for implementation of activities for children enrolled in the offsite Y Works After School Programs. The Offsite Supervisor will also oversee the offsite location and ensure a safe, secure, nurturing environment for all youth participants.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Provide exceptional customer service to contribute to positive experiences for all Y members and guests.
  2. Oversee interaction and supervision of school age children (grades Pre-K-6) through games, arts, 21st Century skills, homework help and other group activities.
  3. Oversee daily clean-up, setting up supplies, leaving program area neat and clean at end of program hours.
  4. Demonstrate a positive attitude and act as a role model for children, adults, and other staff demonstrating the YMCA Core Values of respect, responsibility, caring, and honesty.
  5. Demonstrate creativity, patience, understanding,  and be flexible and adapt to changing situations. Encourage healthy choices while children are at the program.
  6. Demonstrate a broad knowledge or program skill appropriate to the child care setting such as games, crafts, and other activities.
  7. Work positively with parents, children, supervisors, co-workers, principals, teachers, office staff, and custodians at school site. Notify supervisor immediately if there is a problem or damage occurs to school property.
  8. Assist in the maintenance of the highest standards of health and safety keeping the health and welfare of all children in mind at all times.
  9. Build effective, authentic relationships with participants and / or parents; help them connect with each other and the YMCA. Encourage program involvement and identify potential volunteers.
  10. Model relationship-building skills and the YMCA core values of respect, responsibility, honesty and caring in all interactions. 
  11. Communicate member concerns, community inquiries and complaints to supervisor in a timely manner.
  12. Positively represent the YMCA through professional conduct and appearance.
  13. Follow all YMCA policies, rules, regulations and procedures, including emergency and safety procedures. Complete incident and accident reports as necessary.
  14. Trainings to be completed before start of duties include Child Abuse Prevention, Blood borne Pathogens, Workplace Violence, Sexual Harassment, and Elder Abuse.

 

 

  1. Other duties as assigned.

 

 

YMCA 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 fund-raising.

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.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. At least 21 years of age.
  2. Previous experience working with children in a developmental setting preferred. ( Must have either 30 college credits , 6 of them have to be in child development course, 6 experience months of experience in a childcare facility licenses for 13 or more kids, or at least 6 months experience operating a childcare facility for 3 o 12 children).
  3. CPR, First Aid, AED certifications and Child Abuse prevention training within 30 days of hire date.
  4. Ability to plan, organize and implement age-appropriate/developmentally

appropriate program activities.

  1. Previous experience with diverse populations. Ability to develop positive, authentic relationships with people from different backgrounds.
  1. Applicant must have experience in experiential based programming and facilitation or an interest in pursuing training and information surrounding such. 
  2. Experience in New Games and Project Adventure activities or creative problem solving skills helpful. 
  3. Confidence in facilitating group activities with a wide range of developmental ages. 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

Sufficient strength, agility and mobility to perform essential functions of position and to safely supervise children’s activities.

 

Job Type
After School Position
Job Location (County)
Penobscot

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