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Program Coordinator/Outreach Specialist

The Program Coordinator/Outreach Specialist will provide support to the after-school program, oversee the evening and weekend program, ensure the safety of the participants, and help to bring dynamic programming to the P.S. 343 site. The Program Coordinator/Outreach Specialist reports to the Campus Director and Assistant Director. 

P.S. 343 is a core program within our after-school service continuum that provides supportive services and programing to individuals throughout the Sunnyside community. This program houses a range of educational and recreational services for youth as well as services for adults in the community. The Program Coordinator/Outreach Specialist will head all of the outreach efforts and event planning.

This position will be a part of our Youth and Family Services offered at Sunnyside Community Services, which includes a pre-kindergarten program, after-school programs for elementary and middle school students, high school job readiness, career readiness, and enrichment programming and Adult and Immigrant Services. 

Responsibilities 

  • Develop recruitment and retention plans for Beacon participants for middle school, high school, and adult programming by tracking data trends and conducting surveys. 
  • Provide referrals to services for the community through interdepartmental collaboration with Immigrant Services, Health Homecare, and other departments 
  • Conduct wellness checks for participants through emails, phone calls, and texts; track all communication with families. 
  • Input applications and track attendance through attendance sheets and digital platforms such as DYCD Connect and Salesforce. 
  • Supervise dismissal periods for the after-school programs at P.S. 343. 
  • Act as site supervisor in the absence of the Director and Assistant Director, including, but not limited to, evening and weekend programming. 
  • Create and facilitate trip planning, including vendors, transportation, and permission slips; supervise all trip protocols. 
  • Manage and supervise interns in the CIT, SYEP, and WLG Programs including training, timesheet approval, workshop facilitation, and evaluations. 
  • Create monthly events for program participants and the Sunnyside Community, including showcases, the health fair, and carnivals. 
  • Develop and strategize flyers, newsletters, bulletin boards, and other promotional and informational materials in multiple languages. 
  • Create and maintain an outreach directory and outreach package for all vendors. 
  • Act as a liaison between the DOE school staff and the Beacon 343 programs, keeping all meeting notes and requests up to date. 
  • Target appropriate community organizations and personnel to bring resources to the community at large. 
  • Ensure the proper maintenance of program space and care of program supplies, including working with the Assistant Director on ordering supplies, inventory upkeep, and inspection of supplies. 
  • Stand in programmatically as needed. 
  • Attend all required meetings and trainings. 
  • Fulfill other duties as assigned. 

Qualifications 

  • At least two years of experience working in an after-school program required. 
  • High school diploma is required; some college or a relevant degree preferred. 
  • Supervisory experience preferred. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, verbal, and written communications skills. 
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Office. 
  • Ability to organize, manage, and evaluate multiple activities and services.  
  • Ability to communicate effectively with other team members, community agencies, and clients with diverse opinions, values, and cultures.  
  • Provide accurate and timely documentation. 
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, both remotely and in person. 
  • Bilingual required; Spanish preferred. 
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, clients, volunteers, and other community/government agencies. 

Schedule: 35 hours a week; evening and weekend availability required 

Benefits Package 

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance  
  • 403(b) retirement plan with employer contribution  
  • Flexible spending account and transit checks  
  • Employee Assistance Program  
  • 12 paid holidays per year 
  • 1 sick day per month 
  • 18 vacation days per year 
  • 5 personal/floating days per year 
  • Life insurance  
  • Long-term disability 

How to Apply 
If interested, please send your resume and cover letter to Ralitsa Sullivan, Director, at Rsullivan@scsny.org. Please indicate “Program Coordinator – your name” in the email subject line. 

Please Note: If hired, Sunnyside Community Services requires proof of vaccination and background checks as a condition of employment. 

All positions at Sunnyside Community Services are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.   

Sunnyside Community Services is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Employer 

 

Location: 

Sunnyside Community Services

Post date: 

August 29, 2022


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