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August 21, 2018

Career Opportunity- After School Program Coordinator

Filed under: Career Openings,Prevention Services,Youthlinks — Vicky @ 7:00 pm

The After School Program Coordinator, under the direction of the Broadreach Prevention Programs Director, assures safe, efficient and effective After School programming by overseeing delivery of a Century 21 Learning Community Center After School program and site operations, in keeping with the intended outcomes of a 21st Century Learning Community state grant. This grant is a partnership between Broadreach Family and Community Services and RSU 13.  Major tasks include curriculum development, implementation, program delivery, supervision of Program Assistants, Program Instructors and volunteers involved in all aspects of after school programming and services, program instructor and volunteer recruitment and coordination, student recruitment, parent engagement, and community-building activities that raise awareness of the After School program, share its outcomes, drive referrals and achieve program outcomes. Communication and collaboration with the schools where after school programs are provided is essential to the success of the program.

This is a 25-hour-per week non-exempt position which requires primarily afternoon hours weekdays during the school year and for a portion of the summer, times TBD.

Experience and Skill Requirements

The following experience and skills are considered essential:

  • At least 3 years of experience working with a community-based organization that provides services to children and youth.
  • Familiarity with evidence-based practices in working with at-risk youth and their families.
  • Well-developed organizational, computer and communication skills, including competence with Microsoft Windows and Office software products.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all constituencies, including youth, fellow employees, agency leadership, funders, regulatory agencies, and the community at large.
  • Ability and desire to interact with youth in a respectful, positive, compassionate manner. Ability to work independently and as part of a team, attention to detail and ability to take initiative and handle multiple tasks simultaneously required.
  • Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills including networking, presentation and research.

Education Requirements

The following education requirements are considered essential:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, in Education, Social Work, Health Sciences.
  • Other: Valid and clean Maine driver’s license, as student transportation may be required of the coordinator position in the absence of other qualified staff.

Pay is $16-20 per hour depending on experience.  

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to the attention of:

Jennifer M. Tracey, LMFT,
Prevention Programs Director
Broadreach Family & Community Services
5 Stephenson Lane
Belfast, Maine 04915
f. 338-1652 or e.  jtracey@brmaine.org