Kids Club Site Coordinator

The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area Chelsea, MA

About the Job

Overview Position TitleKids Club Site Coordinator Non-Exempt Responsible toKids Club Director Education RequirementsThe Kids Club Site-Coordinator should be at least 20 years of age and meet one of the following sets of requirements: + Have a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Guidance, Human Services, Nursing, Psychology, Physical Education, Recreation, Child Psychology, the Arts, Social Work, Sociology or Childcare, and have six {6) months experience working with school-age children: or + Have a Bachelor’s Degree in any field or an Associate’s Degree in any of the fields listed in 102 CMR 7.32 (2) {a):and have nine {9) months experience working with school-age children; or + Have a high school diploma or equivalent; and have one year of experience working with school-age children + + + Work ExperienceHave a minimum of three (3) months experience working with school-age children Other Qualifications + + Mustbeable to plan, prepare and implement the day-to-day activities + Responsible for assuring a high level of interest and enthusiasm when working with children + Responsible for working with Corp Officer and other staff to assure the safety of the children enrolled in the program + Must have the ability to communicate any and all problems or concerns to the CO + Principal FunctionsWork with the Kids Club Director to direct an in house after-school/day camp program Monday through Friday for 40 children Duties and Responsibilities + Schedule daily activities to include devotions, snacks, lunch, crafts, recreation, etc. + Prepare weekly schedule for distribution to children, staff and parents + Delegate responsibilities to staff as needed + Arrange for purchase of supplies, including snacks, scheduling of field trips, notices to parents, collection of fees, and coordinating with the Director and CO for vehicles and support personnel + Handle all disciplinary action in a direct manner. Fill out all necessary forms, speak to parents, consult and inform CO of action taken + Oversee clean-up and set-up of activity areas + Drive vehicles as needed for trips, daily pick-ups, etc + Maintain attendance records, medical release forms and other paperwork for statistical and official purposes + Supervise all volunteers + Work closely with office and support staff + Participate in First Aid, CPR and any other required O.C.C.S.training + Assume the responsibilities of the Kids Club Director in his/her absence + Represent The Salvation Army's spiritual ministry and social mission in the Kids Club. + Engage in Christian spiritual conversation with individuals in his/her sphere of influence if opportunity or need present themselves. + Pray with an individual within his/her sphere of influence when opportunity or need arise. + Recognize spiritual need of persons which may require referral to The Salvation Army Corps Officer, who is an ordained minister of religion. + Perform other duties within the scope of the position Job ID2017-3795 CategoryYouth Work TypeRegular Full-Time