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Jewish Community Center Manager of Almost Home After School Program in Tarrytown, New York

Principal Responsibilities:

Job Title: Manager of Almost Home After School Program

Hours: M-F, 10:30am to 6:30pm

Summary: The Manager of Almost Home oversees and manages safe, caring, engaging and professionally supervised after-school enrichment program, offering age-appropriate activities in an educational, recreational and social setting.

Essential Functions:

Essential functions include but are not limited to the following that are listed below.

  • Hiring and supervising staff, including coordination of all licensing materials and procedures, as well as maintenance of required records
  • Managing participant registrations including, without limitation, review and evaluation of health forms and immunization records
  • Budget accountability
  • Planning, developing, overseeing and/or participating in educational and/or play activities with children (including, without limitation, special events such as holiday or end-of-year celebrations for program participants)
  • Performing routine safety checks and ensuring a safe program environment at all times
  • Planning and ensuring delivery of staff training
  • Fostering communication between schools, the community and the JCC
  • Regular, as well as ad-hoc, communication with caregivers of program participants
  • Regular, as well as ad-hoc, communication with program staff
  • Providing referrals for support services to parents, as needed
  • Other duties, as may be assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

Additional Requirements:

  • A team player, with the ability and willingness to accept management direction, and to interact with others, inclusive of program participants and their parents/caregivers, members and visitors, in a friendly, engaging and consummately professional manner
  • Superior organizational and record-keeping skills
  • Attention to detail
  • A strong track record of consistently providing excellence in childcare service
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills
  • Punctuality and reliability
  • Ability and willingness to pass a pre-employment background check
  • Upon acceptance of employment, ability and willingness to undergo and pass all background and other checks required under law, such as OCFS, SEL, SCR checks, TB screen, etc.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Work, Elementary or Pre-school Education and/or 5+ years of experience in a related field.

The Shames JCC on the Hudson provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, and prohibits discrimination based upon race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Agency Information:

ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION What is the JCC? The JCC is a non-sectarian community center, providing experiences for individuals and families throughout their lives.

Our Mission The Shames JCC on the Hudson is a welcoming, inclusive gathering place where we enrich the greater community by offering social, recreational, educational and cultural opportunities guided by Jewish values. At the JCC, people socialize, take classes, exercise, learn and grow. From toddler drop off to active retirement groups, there is something for everyone.

Our preschool, after-school child care, enrichment classes, vacation mini-camps and summer day camps engage children 1-16 years. Teens socialize, take test prep, and participate in training programs for fun and credit. Adults of all ages enjoy working out in our fitness center, attending exercise classes, parenting groups, lectures, films, discussion groups, and trips. Individuals with special needs enjoy camaraderie and develop social skills in both self-contained and inclusive programs.

The Shames JCC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, age, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender orientation or expression, marital status or veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic under applicable federal or state law.

Date Posted: 03/10/2020

Title: Manager of Almost Home After School Program

JCC: Harold and Elaine Shames JCC on the Hudson

Location: Tarrytown, NY