21st CCLC Site Coordinator

Job Title: 21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Site Coordinator
Reports to: 21st CCLC Program Director
Supervises: 21st CCLC site staff
Salary Range: Based on experience
Hours: 20 hours weekly, year-round

Organizational Summary
Midcoast Community Alliance is a non-profit organization located at the Bath Youth Meetinghouse & Skatepark in Bath, Maine. Our mission is to empower the Midcoast youth community to be healthy, engaged, and resilient by promoting mental health awareness and understanding, advocating for those in need, and by expanding access to support. We provide a variety of afterschool programs for middle & high school age youth and for youth transitioning to adulthood (ages 16-24). In addition, our Merrymeeting Youth Project provides support to teens experiencing homelessness.

Program Summary
The purpose of 21st Century Community Learning Centers grants is to provide services and activities that help students improve in academics, attendance, behavior, promotion rates and graduation rates.

Primary Responsibility
The 21st CCLC Site Coordinator, under the supervision of the Program Director, manages all operations at the center.

General Responsibilities

  • Plan, develop, implement and evaluate site programs, services and activities in cooperation with the 21st CCLC Program Director.
  • Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate programs and activities that prepare youth for success while promoting safety and program quality.
  • Collect and document all objectives, outcomes, student data and other information as needed in reports to supervisor.
  • Provide accurate financial documentation and management for the site.
  • Hire and supervise part-time program teachers and assist with recruiting volunteer staff.
  • Actively recruit students who are recommended for the program by teachers, counselors and administrators.
  • Demonstrate flexibility and ability to manage challenging situations, including helping to monitor and supervise students during the afterschool program.
  • Develop and maintain partnerships with parents, community leaders and organizations.
  • Maintain routine contact with principals, teachers, afterschool staff and volunteers to discuss issues, challenges and opportunities for collaboration.
  • Meet weekly with supervisor.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • One or more years of experience working in a school- or community-based out-of-school time organization
  • Knowledge of afterschool programs, communities, positive youth development and effective management techniques
  • Ability to communicate effectively to multiple audiences
  • CPR and First Aid certifications
  • Able to perform all tasks identified in this job description
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Good physical condition with ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Must pass criminal background check

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is often required to stand, walk, use hands to finger handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms, and climb or balance. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental demands/Environmental factors:
Maintain emotional control under stress. Manage multiple aspects of work amid a busy environment. Limited travel is required; occasional prolonged and irregular hours. Be comfortable performing multi-faceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activities.

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Midcoast Community Alliance is an equal opportunity employer.