Title: Children’s Summer Programming Coordinator
Responsible To: Children’s Center Coordinator
- Provide activities and work directly with children (ages 5 – 13) who have experienced domestic violence.
- Develop weekly calendar / lesson plans.
- Coordinate field trips, including transportation options.
- Collaborate with development team to solicit donations for children’s activities in the local area.
- Research free activities for children in the local area.
- Coordinate and create partnerships with local non-profits to provide activities for children that promote:
- Physical activity
- Musical enrichment
- Artistic enrichment
- Math / Science / Engineering
- Maintain a clean and safe environment.
- Collaborate with Volunteer Coordinator to meet the needs of the summer program.
- Oversee and maintain volunteer schedules.
- Provide ongoing supervision and training to volunteers and interns.
- Collaborate with Children’s Therapist and Children & Family Advocate on activities/issues relating to children.
- Collaborate with supervisor to prepare budget for the summer.
- Establish and execute appropriate, healthy boundaries while remaining flexible, approachable and responsive.
- Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and the employee will also perform other job-related duties as assigned. This organization reserves the right to change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Able to work May 1 – August 15, with some flexibility in the schedule before Summer Programming begins on May 27.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Knowledge of childhood developmental stages and working with children who have experienced trauma
- Demonstrate knowledge of and experience with domestic violence
- Working knowledge of Child Care programming and implementation
- Ability to work collaboratively and respectfully with a diverse group of people & possess strong communication skills
- Ability to represent the agency by projecting a professional demeanor and appearance, including the qualities of enthusiasm, assertiveness, creativity, and flexibility
- Ability to implement methods of non-violent child discipline
- Able to work under substantial stress and handle frequent crises situations.
- Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
Experience with children and Early Childhood Education, Child and Family Development, Social Work (or related field) Degree preferred. Must not have any unresolved emotional issues regarding employee’s own past experience with abuse of any kind.
Please send the application (found at www.safehome-ks.org under Information/Careers), resume and cover letter to SAFEHOME at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 913-432-9302, Attn. Human Resources