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The Salvation Army Program Director (White Plains Corps) in White Plains, New York


The Program Director will work with the Staff in managing the program in adherence to the New York State School-Age Child Care regulations, as well as government contracts. He/she will monitor and support his/her staff and implement student curriculum activities. Familiarity with the student population served is essential.


  • Mandated to attend all required training sessions/ classes including staff and parent meetings.

  • Assist in orientation and training of instructors/tutors, high school mentors/tutors and volunteers.

  • Ensure all reports required by DHQ and City agencies are completed and processed in a timely manner.

  • Ensure all employees are in compliance with State and School Age Child Care Regulations.

  • Facilitate On-site training such as lesson planning, classroom management, facilitation techniques and strategies to improve program quality.

  • Assist in recruitment and selection of staff (make sure proposed staff meet regulations of DOH).

  • Arrange educational, cultural, and social activities for students.

  • Update Westchester Child Care Council, Activity Schedule, Holiday Schedule, and Daily Attendance.

  • Create staff dynamics in order to develop staff. Monthly staff meetings, formal supervision and foster an environment of fun, professionalism, and learning. Teamwork is important.

  • Review all lesson plans prepared by all enrichment instructors. Make sure age appropriate.

  • Assist in recruitment of children. Contact parents when students are absent at least three days.

  • Develop and maintain relationship with principal(s) and teachers at participating school(s). Be aware of and reinforce public school curriculum.

  • Create & maintain student folders. Evaluate progress of students monthly by collecting report cards, progress reports, selective homework assignments, etc. This will include monthly meetings with the principal(s) and/or teachers concerning each student’s progress.

  • Coordinate daily Town Hall Meetings.

  • Must get the participation of students in the development and implementation of activities.

  • Accompany students on trips.

  • Make sure attendance is entered daily with health check.

  • Prepare reports for WCCC.

  • Attend all staff meetings and trainings as required.

  • Know state/ local oversight agency requirements. Make sure programs adhere to City and State Requirements.

  • Incorporate different methods to engage parents and families. Able to speak Spanish.

  • Valid Driver License.

  • Help the Corps Officer during the Christmas Campaign. (Seasonal Fundraising)


  • Must have Associate or BA/BS degree in child development, elementary education, physical education, recreation or a relate fieldANDtwo years direct experience working with children under the age of 18 years, including at least one year in a supervisory capacity .

  • Must have experience in lesson planning, curriculum development and implementation of structured programming for students in elementary and middle school; and preferably teaching credentials and teaching experience.

Job LocationsUS-NY-White Plains

Job ID 2023-11531

Category Education, Training, and Library Occupations

Compensation Min USD $20.00/Hr.

Compensation Max USD $23.50/Hr.

Type Regular Full-Time