2022-2023 Part-time Program Assistant - Middle School

DREAM Charter School - New York, New York - Full time

Originally founded in 1991 as Harlem RBI, DREAM has grown to annually serve more than 2,500 youth across East Harlem and the South Bronx through a network of six PreK-12, extended-day, extended-year DREAM Charter Schools and community sports-based youth development programs. Through our commitment to rigorous academics, social-emotional learning, deep family and community engagement, and health and wellness, we create lifelong learners who are equipped to fulfill their vision of success in and out of the classroom. We dream big, as well, with an aggressive five-year plan to expand to serve 3,500 students across seven schools—growing our organization's impact and leveling the playing field for all children. To learn more, visit wearedream.org. Reporting to the Middle School Program Manager, the Program Assistant will be responsible for supporting the day-to-day operations of the program and coordinate communications with families. A successful Program Assistant is a skilled administrator who has a desire to make a lasting impact in an underserved community. The Program Assistant should demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission and values of DREAM and have substantial expertise in all areas of responsibility. The ideal candidate will be able to commit to join DREAM for the full school year. RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the day-to-day operations of the site to ensure youth participate in activities safely, on schedule and with adequate supplies and services;
  • Communicate program news and information to program participants, parents and staff;
  • Manage enrollment and recruitment strategies;
  • Track supply orders and site budget;
  • Utilize attendance tracking tools and drive efforts to ensure youth attendance goals are satisfied;
  • Input daily attendance into data management system SalesForce;
  • Collaborate regularly with the Program Manager to evaluate, troubleshoot, and improve after school and summer programming;
  • Plan and lead daily team meetings before program begins, focused on professional development for staff, and other relevant topics to ensure communication and expectations are clear;
  • Additional administrative duties as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • At least 2 years previous operations and administrative experience;
  • High school diploma or equivalent required, college enrollment or degree, preferred;
  • Demonstrated proficiency in utilizing Microsoft applications and attendance tracking software;
  • Outstanding organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple responsibilities;
  • Proven record of success in project management;
  • Ability to uphold, promote and model youth development principles;
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and presentation skills;
  • Experience with family engagement preferred;
  • Belief in the outcomes of the DREAM List, including the importance of social emotional competency and advocacy for self and others;
  • Ability to read and write in Spanish and fluency in spoken Spanish is preferred.

COMMITMENT

  • September 1, 2022 - August 11, 2023
  • M-Th 1-6pm, F 11-5pm
  • Dates and hours are tentative and subject to change.

LOCATIONS

  • East Harlem:
  • DREAM Charter School (East Harlem) - 1991 Second Avenue

COMPENSATION

  • Starting rate: $18/hr

DREAM's VACCINATION POLICY DREAM requires vaccination against COVID-19 for all employees, including a booster dose. Part-time staff hired for the summer season only, are exempt from the booster dose, however they must have received a 2-dose series or a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine. Reasonable Accommodations based on a qualifying disability or sincerely held religious belief are being considered in accordance with applicable law. OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION At DREAM, diversity, equity, and inclusion are a matter of mission. From our schools to our playing fields, DREAM is committed to building a team where each individual can bring their full identity and experience to work because representation matters—it enriches our team culture, enhances our ability to innovate, and strengthens our impact in and out of the classroom. DREAM engages staff that represent and appreciate the diversity of our majority Black and Hispanic student body, while working to ensure that our practices are equitable, welcoming, and productive. We are dedicated to creating a world where youth, especially youth of color, have permission to dream—along with the tools and opportunities to make their dreams reality. Come dream with us. DREAM MAXIMS All Kids Can. This Kid Can. DREAM is Family. Fun is a Serious Value. Teamwork Makes the DREAM Work. Fail. Persist. Exceed. DREAM Big.

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Role

K12 School Operations

Experience Level

Entry Level

DREAM Charter School

Originally founded in 1991 as Harlem RBI, DREAM has grown to annually serve more than 2,500 youth across East Harlem and the South Bronx through a network of six PreK-12, extended-day, extended-year DREAM Charter Schools and community sports-based youth development programs.
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