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Erie Regional Housing Development Corporation - The Belle Center

Job Description

Title: Youth Program Director
Department: Administrative
Reports To: Executive Director
Hours: 40 hours per week/flexible to program needs


GENERAL FUNCTION:
Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Youth Program Director is responsible for the administration and direction of the After-School Program and Summer Day Camp Departments. Youth Advantage Program Director is responsible for the implementation of all policies, planning, developing, coordinating and managing of the Youth Advantage Program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree (Master’s degree preferred) in Child Development, Elementary Education, Administration or related field with demonstrated equivalent work experience. or an Associate’s Degree in Child Development, Elementary Education with 2 years demonstrated equivalent work experience, or New York State Children’s Program Administrator credential or School Age Child Care Credential 2 years demonstrated equivalent work experience.
  • The incumbent must have the ability with successful experience in organizing; planning, promoting and directing school age child-care and urban Summer Camping for youth.
  • Prior to employment the incumbent must successfully complete Child Abuse Prevention Training, Finger printing, Drug and Alcohol Testing, Police Background Check and Medical Clearance by a Physician, CPR/Standard First Aid/ Playground Safety training and School Age Certification.
  • Must possess effective oral and written communication skills with the ability to make independent decisions that adhere to the purpose, mission and goals of The Belle Center. This position requires excellent human relations skills and the ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license-subject to DMV check and reliable transportation.

JOB SEGMENTS:

Prepares the annual income and expense budget for the Child Care and Camping Departments. Administers the budget and Exercises necessary controls to assure operations are carried out and a balanced fiscal operation exists.

Plans, Promotes and Directs all day-to-day operations of Out of School Program notifying the school of any problems, issues and concerns in a timely fashion.

Develops the schedule for childcare. Cooperates with other staff to develop a balanced and smooth operating schedule.

Tracks student enrollment and attendance and provides the necessary information to the school on at least a monthly basis.

Structures and facilitates meaningful communication between the school staff and the Out of School Program School Program. Provide regularly scheduled meetings between the staff of partnering agencies and school principal and other appropriate personnel. Attends school staff meetings as invited by the school principal.

Ensures that there is staff onsite during program hours trained in first aid, CPR and Medical emergencies.

Provides the Office of Child and Family Services with all appropriate and requested financial information and reports in a timely fashion.

Maintains a safe and efficient environment for all programs. Develop protocol for emergency notification of parents and/or guardians.

Recruits, Hires, Trains, Supervises and Evaluates program staff in cooperation with the school and with the advice and consent of the Principal.

Serves as staff liaison to the Program Committee.

Assures that all department staff have appropriate training and certifications to meet guidelines established by The Belle Center and appropriate authorities.

Assures program is in compliance with all local and state procedures and regulations.

Carries Out all Associations plans and policies.

Works cooperatively with the research and evaluation component of the Out of School Program.

Implements The Belle Center survey collection procedures ensuring the collection of critical customer feedback.

Serves as a member of the total staff team in the operation of The Belle Center.

Participates accordingly in such projects as staff training, meetings, product groups, task forces, etc.

Carries Out other tasks as assigned by Executive Director.

EFFECT ON END RESULTS:

  • A broad based and varied program for all age categories with a growing constituency.
  • The development and maintenance of a good staff team.
  • Maintenance of safe, clean and attractive areas where Out of School Program are operated.
  • The sound administration of all areas of responsibility evident in a purposeful and well-coordinated program, good community relations, and sound financial and record systems for all aspects of the operation.
 Competitive salary and benefits:

Competitive compensation, with benefits package. Full time salary commensurate with experience.

Application:

Employment applications can be found on The Belle Center website at www.thebellecenter.org. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit application, a cover letter and resume to:

Attn.: Human Resources
Erie Regional Housing Development Corp. - The Belle Center
104 Maryland Street
Buffalo, NY 14201
Or via email: hr@thebellecenter.org


Erie Regional Housing Development Corp. - The Belle Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Public housing and low income residents are encouraged to apply.

Revised 03/13/2018
















March Belle-O-Gram

Thursday March 1

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:30am to 11:00am Senior Arts and Crafts – Senior Area

3:30pm to 5:00pm Soccer for Success After School Program - Gym

6:00pm to 9:00pm Basketball, Fitness Room, Game Room – Ages 13 to 24

Friday March 2

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

12:30pm to 2:30pm Buffalo Urban League YOLO Program –Gym, Weight Room, Gameroom

6:00pm to 8:30pm Volleyball, Fitness Room, Game Room – Ages 13 to 24

Monday March 5

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

3:30pm to 5:30pm Daemen and ECC Tutors - After School Rooms

3:30pm to 5:00pm Soccer for Success After School Program - Gym

6:00pm to 8:30pm Volleyball, Fitness Room, Game Room - Ages 13 to 24

Tuesday March 6

8:30am to 4:30pm WNY Strike Force Initiative – Back Admin Area

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:30am to 11:00am Senior Arts and Crafts – Senior Area

3:30pm to 5:30pm Girls Club - After School Rooms

3:30pm to 5:00pm Soccer for Success After School Program - Gym

6:00pm to 8:30pm Basketball 3 & 3, Fitness Room, Game Room - Ages 13 to 24

Wednesday March 7

8:30am to 3:30pm WNY Strike Force Initiative – Back Admin Area

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

10:00am to 12:00pm Planned Parenthood Workshops – Room 202

3:30pm to 5:30pm Daemen College Tutors – After School Room

6:00pm to 8:30pm Soccer (ages 13 to 24), Fitness Room, Game Room - Ages 13 to 24

Thursday March 8

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:30am to 11:00am Senior Arts and Crafts – Senior Area

3:30pm to 5:00pm Soccer for Success After School Program - Gym

4:00pm to 6:00pm Buffalo Collegiate Charter School Information Table – Front Lobby

6:00pm to 9:00pm Basketball, Fitness Room, Game Room – Ages 13 to 24

Friday March 9

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:30am to 12:30pm Food Pantry – Senior Area

9:30am to 12:30pm Fidelis Information Table – Front Lobby

11:00am to 12:00pm 3 and 4 year old Day Care Swim -Pool

12:30pm to 2:30pm Buffalo Urban League YOLO Program – Pool, Gym, Weight Room

3:30pm to 5:30pm Young Audiences After School Program

3:30pm to 5:30pm ECC Tutors

6:00pm to 8:30pm Volleyball, Fitness Room, Game Room – Ages 13 to 24

Monday March 12

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

3:30pm to 5:30pm Daemen and ECC College Tutors - After School Rooms

3:30pm to 5:00pm Soccer for Success After School Program - Gym

6:00pm to 8:30pm Volleyball, Fitness Room, Game Room - Ages 13 to 24

Tuesday March 13

8:30am to 4:30pm WNY Strike Force Initiative – Back Admin Area

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:30am to 11:00am Senior Arts and Crafts – Senior Area

1:00pm to 3:00pm Senior Swim - Pool

3:30pm to 5:30pm Girls Club - After School Rooms

3:30pm to 5:00pm Soccer for Success After School Program - Gym

6:00pm to 8:30pm Basketball 3 & 3, Fitness Room, Game Room – Ages 13 to 24

Wednesday March 14

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

10:00am to 12:00pm Planned Parenthood Workshops – Room 202

12:00pm to 4:30pm WNY Strike Force Initiative – Back Admin Area

3:30pm to 5:30pm Daemen College Tutors After School Rooms

5:00pm to 7:00pm Boys and Men of Color Meeting – Room 202

6:00pm to 8:30pm Soccer (ages 13 to 24), Fitness Room, Game Room – Ages 13 to 24

Thursday March 15

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:30am to 11:00am Senior Arts and Crafts – Senior Area

1:00pm to 3:00pm Senior Swim – Pool

3:30pm to 5:00pm Soccer for Success After School Program - Gym

6:00pm to 9:00pm Basketball, Fitness Room, Game Room – Ages 13 to 24

Friday March 16

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

11:00am to 12:00pm 3 and 4 year old Day Care Swim -Pool

12:30pm to 2:30pm Buffalo Urban League YOLO Program – Pool, Gym, Weight Room

3:30pm to 5:30pm Zoo Mobile After School Program

3:30pm to 5:00pm ECC Tutors After School Program

3:30pm to 5:30pm After-School Swim - Pool

6:00pm to 8:30pm Volleyball, Fitness Room, Game Room – Ages 13 to 24

Monday March 19

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

3:30pm to 5:30pm Daemen and ECC College Tutors – After School Room

3:30pm to 5:00pm Soccer for Success After School Program - Gym

6:00pm to 8:30pm Volleyball, Fitness Room, Game Room – Ages 13 to 24

Tuesday March 20

8:30am to 2:30pm Community Health Engagement and Screening Bus – Out

8:30am to 11:30am Buffalo Collegiate Charter School Information Table – Front Lobby

8:30am to 4:30pm WNY Strike Force Initiative – Back Admin Area

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:30am to 11:00am Senior Arts and Crafts – Senior Area

1:00pm to 3:00pm Senior Swim - Pool

3:30pm to 5:00pm Soccer for Success After School Program - Gym

6:00pm to 8:30pm Basketball 3 & 3, Fitness Room, Game Room – Ages 13 to 24

Wednesday March 21

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

10:00am to 12:00pm Planned Parenthood Workshops – Room 202

12:00pm to 4:30pm WNY Strike Force Initiative – Back Admin Area

3:30pm to 5:30pm Daemen College Tutors After School Rooms

6:00pm to 8:30pm Soccer (ages 13 to 24), Fitness Room, Game Room – Ages 13 to 24

Thursday March 22

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:30am to 11:00am Senior Arts and Crafts – Senior Area

1:00pm to 3:00pm Senior Swim – Pool

3:30pm to 5:00pm Soccer for Success After School Program - Gym

6:00pm to 9:00pm Basketball, Fitness Room, Game Room – Ages 13 to 24

Friday March 23

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:30am to 12:30pm Food Pantry – Senior Area

9:30am to 12:00pm Well Care Health Plans Information Table - Front Lobby

9:30amto 12:00pm Buffalo Collegiate Charter School Information Table – Senior Area

11:00am to 12:00pm 3 and 4 year old Day Care Swim -Pool

12:30pm to 2:30pm Buffalo Urban League YOLO Program – Pool, Gym, Weight Room

3:30pm to 5:30pm Young Audiences After School Program

3:30pm to 5:30pm ECC Tutors After School Program

3:30pm to 5:30pm After-School Swim - Pool

6:00pm to 8:30pm Volleyball, Fitness Room, Game Room – Ages 13 to 24

Monday March 26

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

3:30pm to 5:30pm Daemen and ECC College Tutors – After School Room

3:30pm to 5:30pm Soccer for Success –After School - Gym

6:00pm to 8:30pm Volleyball, Fitness Room, Game Room – Ages 13 to 24

Tuesday March 27

8:30am to 4:30pm WNY Strike Force Initiative – Back Admin Area

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:30am to 11:00am Senior Arts and Crafts – Senior Area

1:00pm to 3:00pm Senior Swim - Pool

3:30pm to 5:30pm Soccer for Success –After School - Gym

3:30pm to 5:30pm Girls Club - After School Rooms

4:00pm to 6:00pm Buffalo Collegiate Charter School Information Table – Front Lobby

6:00pm to 8:30pm Basketball 3 & 3, Fitness Room, Game Room – Ages 13 to 24

Wednesday March 28

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

10:00am to 12:00pm Planned Parenthood Workshops – Room 202

12:00pm to 4:30pm WNY Strike Force Initiative – Back Admin Area

3:30pm to 5:30pm Daemen College Tutors – After School Room

6:00pm to 8:30pm Soccer (ages 13 to 24), Fitness Room, Game Room – Ages 13 to 24

Thursday March 29

9:15am to 11:30am Day Care – Gym

9:30am to 11:00am Senior Arts and Crafts – Senior Area

1:00pm to 3:00pm Senior Swim – Pool

3:30pm to 5:00pm Soccer for Success After School Program - Gym

6:00pm to 9:00pm Basketball, Fitness Room, Game Room – Ages 13 to 24

Friday March 30

Center Closed - Staff Training Day