Site Coordinator, Kensington High School (KCAPA)

  • Position Summary

    The Site Coordinator, Kensington High School for the Creative and Performing Arts (KCAPA) is housed within the Children & Youth Services (CYS) Department in the Education and Workforce Services (EWS) division at Congreso. The KCAPA Site Coordinator, under the daily direction of the CYS High School Program Manager, is responsible for the administration, coordination and supervision of group facilitators, safety monitors and sub-contractors in partnership with the High School Case Manager.

     

    The Site Coordinator, KCAPA will assist the High School Program Manager in the development and oversight of the After School and Summer Programs at the school and relationship development and management with school staff and administration. Other duties include supporting the CYS department in other areas and may involve preparation of various forms and reports, providing administrative support, internal audits, analysis for monthly close, or performing other required activities. In addition, the Site Coordinator will link the program with community resources and is responsible for client recruitment.

     

    The Site Coordinator, KCAPA applies the principles of the organization’s signature service delivery approach, Primary Client Model (PCM™), by promoting a positive employee-focused experience that is appreciative of the unique strengths, values and needs that each employee brings to the workplace; and by using data to inform and drive decision making. This is a leadership position charged with supporting the agency’s Mission and Value statements. Attention is given to compliance, quality assurance, and best practices as they relate to employee experience, records management, and data integrity and usability.

    Essential Functions

    Supervisory

    • Responsible for the assurance of quality supervision of program Group Facilitators assigned to the site;
      • a minimum of bi-weekly supervisory meetings that include active coaching and development,
      • Coordinates monthly supportive staff meetings and daily debriefings to discuss concerns, program development, staff relations, and personal challenges.
      • performance evaluations and work plans as deemed necessary,
      • adherence agency policies and procedures and personnel management in partnership with Human Resources (HR) as appropriate.

    Programmatic Management

    • Ensures the achievement of program service objectives and contractual obligations/compliance; directing appropriate actions and/or changes.
      • Serves as a liaison between Congreso and School Site regarding use and maintenance of building, staff relations, and administrative support; attending and participating in monthly school meetings as needed to receive referrals and promote afterschool program.
    • Assists in the preparation of program concepts, curriculum and proposals for continuation of grants, and new funding opportunities.
    • Manages and facilitates blended, engaging, hybrid (virtual & in-person) programming to student using digital platforms (Google Classroom, Talking Points, etc.) for daily correspondence;
    • Maintains accurate attendance records and other required data according to the PHMC Contract & 21CCLC.

    Minimum Experience, Education, and Qualifications

    Minimum Education:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or in a related field preferred; will accept Associate degree with 2 years’ experience in lieu of Bachelor’s Degree.

    Minimum Experience

    • Two (2) years’ experience in staff supervision, program management or equivalent experience, and service delivery in an urban community setting.
    • Knowledge of the Eastern North Philadelphia community and resources within the community and in the city at large.
    • Experience working with opportunity youth ages 17-24 required.
    • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.
    • Bilingual (Spanish/English) preferred but not required.