After School Program Coordinator

East Atlanta Kids Club seeks an energetic individual to help coordinate our after-school programs for youth ages 7 to 17.  The After-School Program Coordinator will work with our Program Director, other staff and volunteers to lead our after-school program sessions, currently held on Mon., Tues., Wed. and Thurs. afternoons, and 1-2 Saturdays per month. This is a hands-on, direct service role that requires strong classroom management skills and a zest for teaching and mentoring.  

Duties include:

  • Help students with homework, plan and lead academic enrichment activities
  • Plan and lead recreational and vocational education activities
  • Help coordinate academic tutors and program volunteers
  • Help coordinate the logistics of field trips and program activities, including transportation of youth
  • Work with program staff to create lesson and activity plans
  • Work with partnering organizations that support the programming goals of the organization
  • Help administer the application process for the children and their families
  • Work directly with parents to understand and fulfill the needs of the children and families participating in the organization
  • Work with other program staff to provide oversight and guidance to program volunteers and interns
  • Support program staff in volunteer recruitment, orientation and management. Administer background checks and conduct orientations for potential volunteers as needed.
  • Assure the program maintains appropriate supplies and materials for program activities
  • Coordinate and conduct surveys for parents, children and volunteers, and other outreach efforts
  • Help manage data collection activities that measure the performance and effectiveness of the program
  • Support grant reporting and compliance through data collection and organization
  • Update program-related materials as needed
  • Chaperone youth on bus as needed for field trips (Desired)
  • Other duties as needed
  • 20-25 hours per week, with additional hours for field trips and special events.

 In addition:

  • A genuine love of children and a personal commitment to making a difference in their lives;
  • Documented experience working with grade school children and the ability to plan and carry out age-appropriate activities;
  • Dependable and efficient with strong planning and organizational skills;
  • The ability to adapt to change, perform multiple tasks, and work independently; and
  • An outgoing and enthusiastic personality who enjoys working with others.

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