STATEMENT OF THE JOB
Under the supervision of the Unit Manager, the Project Facilitator is responsible to assist in the development and implementation of all aspects of the Program including coordination of staff; program/site compliance with the agency, regulatory agencies, the NYC DYCD and the NYC DOH in regards to programming, safety, program and community relations.
The agency has embraced the concept of a fully integrated system of care for all consumers of service. This requires that all Agency staff assess the client’s needs holistically and see it as their responsibility to connect the client with services need – internal or external to the agency, regardless of the door through which the consumer enters the system. The Project Facilitator reports to the Unit Manager.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Organize and coordinate the participants of the SYEP including but not limited to the development and implementation of all aspects of the Program in accordance with the DYCD program goals and work scope; maintain targeted enrollment; monitor and address participant retention.
- Maintain regulatory compliance with the NYC DYCD and other entities as required e.g. NYS DOL.
- Collaborate with school administration on a daily basis.
- Coordinate assignments to Site Monitors.
- Order, prepare and maintain needed materials for daily operation.
- Represent the program and agency professionally at all times in the school, community, at agency and public forums.
- Plan special projects and events and focus on community service and community connectivity.
- Maintain agency and DYCD policies and procedures at all times to ensure the safety and well-being of the participants; ensure respectful communication with parents, worksites, funder monitors and guest speakers/presenters; ensure respectful treatment of Agency property and other facilities used for program ; maintain equipment and supplies inventory.
- Participate in the participant registration process to completion; maintain complete folders on children (health, parental contact information, incident reports).
- Assist in the implementation of workforce curriculums for student and/or parents as assigned.
- Assist in and ensure completion of all attendance and participant data related to the program/funder/Agency requirements and program evaluation.
- Assist Manager in the scheduling and coordination of staff.
- Help to plan staff orientations and meetings; and staff trainings as required to meet regulatory and agency standards.
SPECIFICATIONS FOR EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS/LICENSES
- High school diploma or GED required.
SPECIFICATIONS FOR EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
- Minimum two years’ experience in direct service with youth and young adults.
- Ability to conceptualize and implement a program design in keeping with Agency/funder requirements, as well as meet the needs of the young adults.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Basic bookkeeping skills.
- Computer literate, including experience with Microsoft Office software packages, local area networks, and the Internet.
- Ability to work as a team member.
SPECIFICATIONS FOR PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
- Regularly required to talk, hear, walk, stand, & sit.
- Ability to walk up and down stairs.
- Able to operate a computer keyboard, mouse & office equipment.
- Ability to read printed materials and computer screens.
- Ability to travel with children and youth throughout community.
- Ability to travel to program, meeting, and conference locations throughout the five boroughs as needed.