Program Coordinator

Location: The Salvation Army Boys & Girls Club, Citadel Corps, 2808 SE 44th, Oklahoma City, OK  73129

Employment Type: Full-Time with benefits

Job Summary 

Plans, coordinates and supervises special events outside of the regular after school Club programming schedule; plans and coordinates community outreach events; prepares periodic statistical and progress reports; oversees collection and recording of statistical data; trains staff and volunteers; supervises volunteer staff at special events; maintains all program equipment related to events; represents The Club in the community and builds a professional and positive image of The Salvation Army; adheres to all procedures and policies of the Boys and Girls Club and The Salvation Army.

Essential Functions

This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive.  It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position.  The incumbent may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.

Program Coordinator (100%)

Plans, organizes, coordinates, implements and evaluates educational, personal adjustment, citizenship, leadership development and cultural enrichment programs outside of regular events; ensures that all assigned programs are carried out in compliance with the policies and objectives of the organization.

Monitors after school and summer program schedule and staff to ensure that staff have what is necessary to provide a safe and enriching environment to The Club members.

Maintains tracking records on membership statistics, attendance, grades and behavior of members.  Prepares monthly statistical reports for the Unit Director.

Plans, coordinates and supervises monthly celebrations related to academics.

Plans and coordinates parent outreach and community events as requested by the Unit Director in order to stimulate membership growth; assists Unit Director in communicating with schools to coordinate The Club participation in school events and to promote community awareness of The Club programs and activities.

Coordinates and supervises quarterly school year and monthly summer community service activities for members, including those in which members go off-site.

Provides direction and supervision to all volunteers and student interns.

Assists with the operation and maintenance of all physical properties in the assigned area.

Assists in developing an ongoing calendar of events for the assigned areas.

Provides guidance to individual members and their parents as needed; maintains pertinent records regarding the same.

Provides first aid to injured persons when necessary.

Maintains discipline and acceptable behavior of members, which will create an atmosphere of friendliness and security during all program periods, enabling all members to feel welcome and comfortable at The Club.

Interacts and builds positive relationships with the parents of The Club members.

Follows The Salvation Army procedures in the handling of money.

Assists with night and weekend events as requested by the Program Director/Unit Director.

May drive The Club bus to transport members and/or staff.

Opens and closes The Club building as scheduled; is a “key holder”

Decorates The Club for special occasions/events.

Assists the Unit Director with the objective evaluations of the programs of The Club.

Assists in maintaining the neatness and orderliness of the facilities and equipment.

Performs other related work as required.

Materials and Equipment

Computer              Computer programs, such as Microsoft           Office Calculator                  Printer/Copier

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Ability to read, write and communicate in the English language.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED

Education and Experience

Two year college or technical school degree in a related field,  AND two years progressively responsible experience developing and implementing developmental youth programs such as physical fitness, education and social recreation, OR any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Certifications/Licenses

Valid State Driver License

First Aid and C.P.R. Certified

Physical Requirements

Ability to meet attendance requirements.

Ability to perform strenuous, heavy work involving the lifting and carrying of heavy objects.

Ability to perform continuous walking, stooping, standing and some climbing.

Working Conditions

Work is performed in a normal office environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.