FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPT
REPORTS TO: SITE DIRECTOR
POSITION DESCRIPTION Provide support to Site Director in the administration, leadership and supervision of a School Age Program or Center Site within the Camp Fire USA Youth Development framework.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Work with assigned children to conduct program consistent with Camp Fire mission.
- Manage a quality program in the absence of the Site Director
- Build community relations with families, schools and community
- Advocate on behalf of children
- Mentor and support program staff
- Communicate effectively with staff, management and parents
- Work productively as a member of a team
- Accept professionally the guidance and supervision of the council
- Demonstrate a positive attitude
- Exemplifies the Council’s value statements, vision and mission in all actions, communications and relationships
- Other related duties as assigned
ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
In the absence of the Site Director:
- Overall program planning and coordination consistent with the needs and abilities of the children.
- Maintaining child care licensing requirements and standards.
- Within established budget and financial procedures, procuring of program supplies, material and equipment.
- Arrangements with supervisor for transportation for field trips.
- Maintaining established policies, program criteria, procedures, standards and rules.
- Providing for the maximum possible health, safety, and well being of all persons involved in the program.
- Maintaining facility, supplies, and equipment in excellent and safe condition.
- Establishing staff work schedules and when necessary finding a substitute staff person.
- Monitor and support daily snack and breakfast according to CACFP guidelines.
- Maintaining confidentiality of all child, parent, and staff official records.
- Orientation of new staff using On-Site Orientation guide as assigned by supervisor
- Conducting weekly site staff meetings.
- Keeping staff updated and informed.
- Maintain files, records in accordance with established procedures.
- Submitting required reports and records on time.
- Special programs, events and activities as assigned by supervisor, (i.e. Kids’ Day, Governors Picnic, Program Wide Events, etc)
- Excellent communication skills, including written, oral and presentation
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Ability to work effectively with a diverse population: multi-cultural, age, gender, etc
- Ability to act as a positive role model by displaying appropriate professional behavior
- Bachelors Degree preferred, minimum twelve credit hours of college required in related field, or willingness to acquire the college credits
- Experience working with children (preferably school-age children), with experience in program planning and management preferred.
- Experience working with children (preferably school-age children) in a group and semi-structured setting, program planning, management
- Previous experience with staff supervision, demonstrated leadership ability and management experience preferred
- Current Infant, Child & Adult CPR / First Aid Certification
- Twenty-one (21) years of age required to maintain compliance with regulatory and accrediting entities
- Valid Alaska Driver’s License with vehicle available for work
WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
- Ability to lift 35 pounds
- Possesses adequate vision, hearing acuity, physical ability, strength and stamina to perform the required responsibilities of activates associated with program delivery
Camp Fire Alaska is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer