Assistant Site Director
Company/Organization: Camp Fire Alaska
Location: Various ASD Elementary Schools
Application Dates: Open now until filled
SCHOOL AGE PROGRAM OVERVIEW:
Camp Fire Alaska's licensed School Age Program serves youth in grades K-6th and runs before and after school programming. Half day and full day programing are provided on selected school in-service days and breaks. Our program runs out of various Anchorage School District (ASD) elementary schools throughout Anchorage and Eagle River. As the ASD operates on different models in conjunction with Municipality COVID-19 mandates, our program fluctuates in response by providing full day, half day or before & after school programming.
- Work Location: The Assistant Site Director works primarily at assigned program sites and on occasion from the Camp Fire Alaska's main office.
- Supervises: The Assistant Site Director, under the guidance of the Regional Supervisor and Site Director, supervises staff at program to include; Lead Program Staff & Program Aids.
- Work Status: This is a non-exempt, part time position averaging 25-28 hours/week, and up to 32 hours/week during full and half day models; hours are based on needs of the program.
The Assistant Site Director provides support to the Site Director in planning, management and supervision of assigned site with youth enrolled in grades K-6. Engage in work that supports Camp Fire’s Promise to provide youth with the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice and discover who they are.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Basic understanding of (1) quality program delivery for school age programs and/or camp, specifically behavior management strategies and activity facilitation; and (2) ages and stages of youth development, required
- Demonstrated ability to take initiative to effectively manage program flow and positive culture
- Communicate efficiently, clearly, and directly
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team
- Work in a fast-paced environment with multiple, competing deadlines and adapt to change
- Skill and desire to work with a diverse population: multi-cultural, age, gender, etc.
- Prior leadership experience required
- Prior supervisory experience preferred
- Minimum: 1 year experience working with youth (preferably school-age children) in a group and semi-structured setting required
- Ability to transport all program materials and supplies to site required; ability to visit all 30 sites on demand, with a valid driver’s license and access to personal car preferred
- Age requirement of twenty-one (21) years of age OR professional experience directly related to licensed or accredited school age or camp programs to substitute
- Willingness to acquire a minimum of twelve college credits (with at least 3 credit hours specific to early childhood education) in education, youth development or related filed.
- Bachelor’s Degree preferred
- Ability to obtain Current Adult/Child/Infant CPR, AED & First Aid certification from a nationally recognized provider, or the ability to obtain certification within 30 days of hire. (Camp Fire provides classes and paid training time)
- Ability to obtain Food Worker Card OR the ability to obtain upon hire but before first day;
- Ability to obtain State of Alaska's Office of Children's Services online Mandated Reporter training certificate OR ability to obtain on-the-job within 5 days of hire;
- Approved Health & Safety certificate OR ability to obtain on-the-job within 5 days of hire;