Program Director, Programs for Children with Disabilities

Bay Terrace/Central Queens

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB

  • Provide and develop after-school, recreation, respite, and summer camp services for individuals with disabilities, utilizing a philosophy that promotes person-centered planning, community inclusion, and fosters family involvement
  • Intervene therapeutically as needed in after-school, recreation,  respite, and summer camp services
  • Provide individual and family counseling on an as-needed basis, often focusing on the needs, challenges, and concerns of raising a child with special needs
  • Advocate on behalf of the child and family in collaboration with school and community resources.
  • Responsible for recruitment, hiring, and appropriate onboarding of program staff
  • Conduct staff trainings and professional development workshops for staff
  • Ensure appropriate administrative oversight of participant files, lessons plans, treatment plans, attendance records, and billing records
  • Focus on enriching programming opportunities and lesson plans, including social skills and daily living skills development
  • Facilitate social skills groups, jointly sponsored by The Samuel Field Y and The Seaver and New York Autism Center of Excellence at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, which includes a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) structure for teaching skills
  • Conduct intakes for all programs in order to assess the individualized needs of each child and family to determine the best programmatic fit
  • Ensure that all programs and activities conform to all funder and government guidelines
  • Continually assess areas for program growth and expansion

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (strongly preferred) or related field from an accredited college/university
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working with individuals with disabilities, including programming in an after school environment
  • A minimum of 2-3 years experience supervising staff

JOB DETAILS

Salary: Commensurate to prior experience

Benefits: Health insurance, membership to summer pool club

Schedule: This is a Full-Time position with an expected schedule of Monday through Friday 10am-7pm, and may also include occasional weekend/evening hours.

Location: Bay Terrace Center/Central Queens Y

Expected Start Date: January 2019

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please email your resume with the subject line “Program Director, BTC-CQY Programs for Children with Disabilities” to ASmith@sfy.org

ONLY HIGHLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED

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Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy
Little Neck, NY 11362
(718) 225-6750
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Bay Terrace Center of the Samuel Field Y
212-00 23rd Ave
Bayside, NY 11360
(718) 423-6111
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