Childcare Coordinator

Volunteers Of America - Greater New York Bronx , NY 10451

Posted 2 weeks ago

About Us:

Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-GNY) is an anti-poverty organization that seeks to end homelessness in the New York metropolitan area by the year 2050. We focus our continuum of care to address the most prevalent causes of homelessness: (1) lack of affordable housing; (2) unmet health needs, including but not limited to mental health and substance use; and (3) lack of jobs that create wealth. In each of these areas we strive to incorporate strategies that address issues of racial equity. We know that our clients are confronting longstanding barriers to accessing quality housing, healthcare, and employment. Our programs are designed to ensure that our clients do not have to face these challenges alone.

Now in our second century of serving those in need, VOA-GNY understands what it takes to heal families and individuals who are in crisis and have experienced trauma. We operate and provide services in emergency shelters, transitional housing, and permanent supportive housing for close to 11,000 men, women and children through 65 programs located in New York City, Northern New Jersey, and Westchester annually. We are one of the largest providers of services to families and individuals experiencing homelessness in the Greater New York area, serving survivors of domestic violence, people living with HIV/AIDS, veterans, and others who have behavioral health or substance use needs. Many of VOA-Greater New York's programs are nationally recognized and meet the rigorous standards of accrediting bodies CARF, COA and the NAEYC.

"Successful applicants must be vaccinated for COVID-19 before their start date with VOA-GNY, unless you have been approved by VOA-GNY for a medical or religious exception to this requirement."

Position: Childcare Coordinator

The Childcare Coordinator is responsible for the management of the recreation and childcare departments to meet the goals of the organization within its policies and procedures. The Childcare Coordinator will develop and implement childcare and recreation programs appropriate to the client population and supportive of social services goals of the clients. The Childcare Coordinator will supervise Childcare and Recreation Specialists.

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Employees receive an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision and prescription coverage, life insurance, a retirement plan, paid personal leave, and much more.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in a human service field and three years of experience, with two years supervisory experience, or satisfactory combination of education and experience.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, train and supervise staff providing recreational and instructional activities to all clients.

  • Designs and implement new programs aimed at enhancing client's motivation through socialization and the development of leisure time skills.

  • Develop and implement special events and holiday programs. Coordinate volunteers activities.

  • Inform clients of all recreational services and childcare services available to them. Update and post printed activities schedule. Consult and interface with colleagues on team on all phases of student program.

  • Develop contacts for off-site activities.

  • Prepare statistical reports. Request and monitor supplies and equipment for the department.

  • Perform other related duties as requested.

Make a living by making a difference. Apply online today! Volunteers of America is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled/Other Protected Categories.

Other details

  • Job Family Childcare

  • Job Function Childcare

  • Pay Type Salary

  • Min Hiring Rate $58,500.00

  • Max Hiring Rate $58,500.00

  • Required Education Bachelor's Degree

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  • Bronx, NY, USA
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Childcare Coordinator

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