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Afterschool Program Manger
Peninsula JCC
800 Foster City Blvd
Foster City, CA 94404

JCC Info:

The Peninsula Jewish Community Center (PJCC) cultivates Jewish culture and values, builds community, and serves people of all ages on the North Peninsula of the San Francisco Bay Area. Our excellent educational, cultural, and recreational programs create a vibrant, inviting gathering place where people of all backgrounds and ages feel at home. Our warm and caring afterschool program serves 120 children, ages 4-10, and their families. Teachers offer homework help and design a variety of activities that allow for creativity and relationship building, keeping both the children and teachers active and engaged afterschool! Arts and crafts, sports and games, swimming, and special interest weekly electives are highlights of our program.

Principal Responsibilities:

The Peninsula Jewish Community Center (PJCC) cultivates Jewish culture and values, builds community, and serves people of all ages on the North Peninsula of the San Francisco Bay Area. Our excellent educational, cultural, and recreational programs create a vibrant, inviting gathering place where people of all backgrounds and ages feel at home. Our warm and caring afterschool program serves 120 children, ages 4-10, and their families. Teachers offer homework help and design a variety of activities that allow for creativity and relationship building, keeping both the children and teachers active and engaged afterschool! Arts and crafts, sports and games, swimming, and special interest weekly electives are highlights of our program.

Summary: The Afterschool Program Manager will work collaboratively with youth, parents, volunteers, PJCC staff and other Jewish and civic agencies to provide, enhance, and expand afterschool opportunities for youth at the PJCC.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications

Competencies:

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Problem Solving and Interpersonal Skills - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings. Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

Leadership /Professionalism- Inspires and motivates others to perform well; Effectively influences actions and opinions of others; Inspires respect and trust; Accepts feedback from others; Provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates; Gives appropriate recognition to others; Displays passion and optimism; Mobilizes others to fulfill the vision.

Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.

Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.

Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.

Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Word Processing software; Spreadsheet software; Payroll systems; Internet software; Human Resource systems and Database software.

Certificates and Licenses:

First Aid and CPR certification or the ability to obtain certification.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.