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Senior/Teen Program Director

Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central New Hampshire provides afterschool programs, summer day camps and basketball leagues to 2500 youth throughout the central New Hampshire area including Concord and Laconia areas. Our mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who most need us, to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible citizens.  We offer a safe place to belong, caring adult mentors and programs covering everything from academics and leadership development to physical fitness and healthy habits.

http://www.centralnhclubs.org


We have an exciting, full time position for a creative, energetic and organized individual to oversee programming and daily enrichment activities for children in grades 5-8 at our Bradley Street Unit in Concord, NH. The Program Director is responsible for coordinating, managing and overseeing the delivery of a broad range of programs and services for the Club’s After School program and Summer Camp. He/she will assist with the planning, development and implementation of all programs. He/she will hire and supervise part-time program staff.

Requirements:

A program director in a school-age program shall be at least 20 years of age, have a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma, and have at least one of the following:

(1) Written documentation from or on file with the department that she or he was qualified and employed as a site director in a school-age program on or before the effective date of these rules in 2017;

(2) A minimum of an associate’s degree in child development, education, recreation, or other field of study focused on children, awarded by a regionally accredited college or university;

(3) Certification of successful completion of training as a recreation director plus 1000 hours experience working with children in a licensed child care program, recreation program or a public or private elementary school;

(4) A total of 12 credits in child development, education, recreation, or other field of study focused on children, from a regionally accredited college plus 1000 hours of experience working with children;

(5) Current certification as an educator by the department of education;

(6) Experience working with children totaling 2000 hours and the following: a. Current certification as a para II educator by the department of education; or b. Both of the following: 1. Documentation of enrollment in a course for at least 3 credits in child development, education, recreation, or other field of study focused on children, through a regionally accredited college or university and a written plan on file for completion of at least 3 additional credits as specified; and 2. Within 12 months of the date the individual begins working as a site director, documentation of successful completion of a total of at least 6 credits shall be on file for review by the department.

Responsibilities:

Prepares Youth for Success

  1. Plans and oversees the administration of designated programs and activities that support Youth Development Outcomes.
  2. Establishes program objectives consistent with organizational goals and mission.
  3. Oversees the provision of day-to-day program activities in accordance with established Boys and Girls Club standards and goals.
  4. Ensures that all childcare licensing requirements per the NH Childcare Licensing Bureau are implemented.
  5. Ensures that members are encouraged to participate in a variety of program areas/activities and receive instruction and constructive feedback to develop skills in program area(s).
  6. Demonstrates leadership to ensure proper conduct, safety and development of members.

Program Development and Implementation

  1. Establishes and maintains program goals and settings to ensure the health and safety of members. Ensures that program staff understands and effectively communicates standards of program; that they ensure program areas are safe, well ventilated and well lit; and that Club equipment is maintained in good working condition.
  2. Ensures the evaluation of Club programs on a continual basis, including tracking outcome metrics; verifies that programs/activities respond to member needs and addresses their gender and cultural diversity.
  3. Controls program expenditures within approved budget.

Supervision

  1. Allocates and monitors work assigned to program volunteers and staff, providing ongoing feedback and regular appraisal. Identifies and supports training and development opportunities for assigned volunteers and staff.
  2. Oversees proper record keeping and weekly reporting, including activities and events conducted, breakdowns of daily participation figures, notable achievements and any problems/issues.
  3. Ensures productive and effective performance by all program staff and volunteers.
  4. Oversees special programs and/or events (i.e. Keystone, Youth of the Year and Awards Programs), and/or participates in the implementation of other program activities as necessary.
  5. Increases visibility of Club programs via posting of daily schedules, announcements of upcoming events through different social media channels, parent emails, etc.
How to Apply:

This is a full time, benefited position.

Benefits package includes: Discounted childcare; paid time off; health, vision, dental , STD, LTD and life insurance; and retirement plan.

If interested please send letter of interest and resume to Sonia Wilks at wilks@centralnhclubs.org.

 

Job Location:

Concord

Date Added: March 5, 2020

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