Eden Housing

  • After School Program Leader

    Job Code
    DJOB
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Resident Services
    Eden Housing Properties
    Sara Conner Court - Hayward, Wexford Lane Apts. - Dublin
  • Summary

    POSITION SUMMARY

     

    Under the direct supervision of the Resident Services Manager or other designee, the Youth Program Specialist is responsible for providing a safe, active, educational and fun programming for children. Programs will be tailored to the resident population and their expressed needs, culturally relevant and age appropriate. Programming may be developed and implemented for youth ranging in ages from 6 to 18 years old.   The primary youth program is the after school program targeting youth ages 6 to 12 years old. The after school program will turn into a summer program after the regular academic school year has ended. The Youth Program Specialist is responsible for the design and curriculum of the after school and summer program with the assistance from the Resident Services Manager or designated Resident Services staff.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

     

    Activities for Children:

    • Develops and implements educational and enrichment activities for children and youth that promote a safe environment, a supportive environment, teaches and practices social-emotional skills and promotes engagement from youth in design of program.
    • Supervision of youth during after school program hours.
    • Teaching and promotion of basic up to advanced computer skills to children in the after school program.
    • Maintains open communication with property management staff and other resident services staff, as well as with contracted services (i.e. on-site daycare, after school activities program, etc.).
    • Networks with local agencies to develop and enhance on-site programs for children and youth.
    • Promotes after school program to property and local schools.
    • Maintains ongoing collaboration with local elementary schools and communicates regularly with teachers regarding student’s progress, homework, etc.  
    • Participates in organizing meetings and workshops for parents for the purpose of identifying or discussing youth concerns, successes, soliciting input on program components and parent education on best practices on engagement in their child’s educational development.
    • Reports any concerns about the well being of the families and children involved in the program to the Resident Services Manager/designee. Maintains program files and records. Maintains accurate records of attendance and progress of individual students.
    • Assist in and/or provide crisis intervention and follow up.
    • Report child, dependent adult and elder abuse and neglect according to State law. 

    Other Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Maintains program budgets in collaboration with Resident Services Manager or designee.
    • Maintains cleanliness of the community room and other after school program designated areas on-site.
    • Maintains consistent and positive communication with Resident Services Manager or designee to brainstorm ideas, debrief on events, and discuss the behavior and interactions of youth program participants and families.
    • Participates in the meetings, trainings and continuous evaluation of program to ensure quality and growth.
    • Collect required data for all programming offered, record data in the database (Salesforce) and submit reports in an accurate and timely manner. Maintain all reporting requirements set by funding and/or governmental agencies.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    • High School Diploma or GED and 1-year certificate from college or technical school;
    • OR 2 years related experience and/or training;
    • OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Training and experience in tutoring, mentoring or teaching preferred. (May be volunteer experience.)
    • Experience with and aptitude for working with children, adults and families in a multi-cultural setting.

     

    PREFFERED SKILLS and/or ABILITIES

    • Experience with and aptitude for working with children and families.
    • PC literate. Knowledge of basic computer Internet use and applications, (i.e. MS Word, Excel, Access, Outlook).
    • Knowledge of educational software helpful.
    • Willingness and interest in learning new computer programs and applications.
    • Good communication (verbal and written), decision-making and evaluation skills.
    • Experience working with diverse groups.
    • Commitment to the company's goals and philosophy.

    CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

    Must have reliable automobile transportation, a valid California Driver's License and vehicle insurance.

    Options

    Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
    Share on your newsfeed