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Treehouse Afterschool Program Coordinator
Peninsula JCC
800 Foster City Blvd
Foster City, CA 94404

Principal Responsibilities:

Summary: The Treehouse Afterschool Program Coordinator is responsible for working collaboratively and in support of the Treehouse Manager and staff to provide a high quality after school experience for youth and families at the PJCC.

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.

The Treehouse Coordinator supports the Treehouse manager and teachers in their collaborative efforts and enjoys ongoing professional development opportunities as a part of their schedule. In addition to a generous medical benefits package, the coordinator also receives membership to our Fitness Center including access to group fitness classes, pools, and workout facilities.

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

Minimum Qualifications:

Qualifications

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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.

Planning/Organizing

Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans

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.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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.

Schedule:

Typical schedule is Monday-Friday 9:30 a.m. -6:30 p.m. Hours are subject to change based upon the needs of the PJCC.

Agency Information:

The PJCC is a non-profit agency serving the mid-peninsula for more than 65 years. Members, guests, and staff are as diverse as the area in which we live and the whole community and visitors are welcomed with joy. We support wellness your way at our 50,000 sq. ft. fitness and aquatics center, day camps, preschool, older adult transportation services, and through numerous youth and adult enrichment and Jewish Life programs.