The position of Afterschool Program Director is the design, development, and implementation of an elementary after school Leadership Development program in the Brentwood community. This wholistic program is to fit in with 2nd Mile’s path of leadership development as the starting point leading into the middle school program and beyond.
The two:fiftytwo program is a leadership development program for 2nd-5th graders in the afternoons on Mondays-Thursdays during the school year. Students build leadership skills through instructor-led group lessons. Students are picked up and dropped off by caregivers, or picked up from local schools. The program is run by 2nd Mile Ministries, a faith-based non-profit organization in the Brentwood neighborhood in Jacksonville.
Job Description viewable at: https://docs.google.com/document/d/19T5XAySPTKmsk-bQ5W6QIYt98_68mMRwcyaFFDdzJSE/edit?usp=sharing
Essential duties and responsibilities
Program Focus 1. Collaborate with 2nd Mile staff in order to establish a seamless path towards wholistic community leadership development. 2. Lead, coordinate, and manage the implementation of an elementary after school program that will aid in the development of leaders from our community and within the parameters of 2nd Mile’s mission, vision, and values. 4. Recruit, lead, and empower program staff, interns, and volunteers in program specific areas. 5. Recruit families and foster strong relationships. 6. Assist in the procurement of finances and resources needed to successfully lead the program and for the future sustainability of the program. Manage the program budget, grant, and expenses. 7. Foster collaborative community partnerships conducive to mission fulfillment. 8. Seek to grow professionally and personally in the skills needed to fulfill these tasks. General 2nd Mile Duties Submit weekly program reports to staff. Be a team player. Chip in on other things that may come up throughout the year. Stay up-to-date and responsive via staff email, text, and Google Drive.
Strong verbal communication skills. Able to pass funder-required Level II Background Check. Patience. Adaptability.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent. Meaningful experience working with students preferred.
$21/hour, 17 hours per week.