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Homes for the Homeless Afterschool & Recreation Coordinator- Clinton in New York, New York

Afterschool & Recreation Coordinator

We are excited to invite a passionate and experienced Afterschool & Recreation Coordinator , to join our team! Homes for the Homeless (HFH) is searching for an experienced Afterschool & Recreation Coordinator for our Families w/ Children facility located in the Hell’s Kitchen area of Manhattan. The Afterschool & Recreation Coordinator will maintain and support the administrative operations of the Afterschool and Recreation Program, including summer camp programs. The coordinator will build and maintain relationships with staff members, stakeholders, parents, guardians, and participants by responding to questions, concerns, troubleshooting, and effective communication of policies and procedures related to the program. The coordinator will also support the Director of Afterschool & Recreation, to ensure efficient operation of all aspects of programming, quality assurance, and reporting.


Homes for the Homeless operates shelters for families experiencing homelessness in NYC. Our family residences are more than just a place to sleep. Families can make the most of their stay through accessing an array of onsite programs. Many of these programs are also available to people living in the local community. Our goal is to have a positive impact so families can thrive long after they leave our shelters.


  • Be an active leader in developing a positive staff, participant culture and curriculum.

  • Manage staff schedules and the creation of staff meeting agendas.

  • Review and manage student attendance trends and provide needed interventions such as student conversations, parent contact and other progressive methods.

  • Support the evaluation of staff needs for professional development as well as coordinate staff trainings in accordance with Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) and Department of Health (DOH) requirements.

  • Adhere to all OCFS and DOH standards and regulations.

  • Coordinate and facilitate required pre-program and new hire trainings.

  • Report and follow-up on all incidents.

  • Complete monthly reports outlining program successes and challenges.

  • Actively participate in training sessions, designated meetings, and special events.

  • Coordinate with the HR team members to ensure personnel files are complete.

  • Support internal and external agency and fiscal audits process by gathering records and documents as requested.

  • Support with the filing of required permits and licenses.

  • Maintain positive relationships with community stakeholders, parents, guardians, and participants through regular communication and as needed.

  • Help plan, promote, and report on special events (culminating events, art shows etc.).

  • Assist with special projects and other duties as assigned.


  • B.A. degree and at least 2 years of experience in Youth Services.

  • Two years supervisory experience is desired.

  • Excellent office management and computer literacy skills (including MS Office applications and internet research).

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication, networking, and presentation skills.

  • Demonstrates proactive approaches to problem-solving, highly resourceful team-player, with the ability to also be extremely effective independently, proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion.

  • Bilingual and bicultural skills desired.


    In order to attract and retain a high-performance workforce, Homes for the Homeless offers a dynamic and rewarding work environment, with a focus on ensuring an appropriate work-life balance. In addition to a competitive salary, we provide excellent benefits including comprehensive health insurance (including medical, dental, and vision), an employer-funded 403(b) retirement plan, commuter benefits, life insurance, Work/Life Assistance Program, 3 weeks paid vacation, 10 sick days, 3 personal days, and 12 paid holidays.

    Homes for the Homeless is committed to promoting an inclusive organizational environment of dignity and respect. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) committed to equal treatment, and prohibit any form of discrimination or harassment based on age, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), gender (including gender identity and gender expression), disability, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, arrest or conviction, domestic violence victim status, familial status, or any other basis that would be in violation of any applicable federal, state, or local law.