Come Work with the Afterschool Programs of Lanacster

At the Afterschool Programs of Lancaster, our volunteers incorporate characteristics like trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and citizenship into a variety of practical strategies geared toward teaching positivity. Donating one hour of your time a week is all it takes to give a child the help they need to succeed. Pick a day that fits your schedule and come volunteer with us!

Childcare Program Administrator

Baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher learning in education, social work, children development, nutrition, recreation or related field or life/work experience that would equate Successful completion of all required background checks. Must have valid Ohio Drivers’ License. Excellent verbal and written skills, experience working with and supervising, training, and evaluating assigned staff and students. Knowledge of applicable ODJFS and Ohio Approved rules and regulations and licensing standards for childcare. Ability to work well with school personnel, staff, parents, and community members. Ability to operate a computer, Microsoft Office & Excel, Internet, and other audio visual equipment. Ability to manage financial resources, quarterly reports, licensing and government requirements. Alternatives to the above qualifications as may be acceptable by licensing agencies and the APL Board may find appropriate and acceptable.

Executive Director (or designee), Afterschool Programs of Lancaster

Staff employed and students enrolled in the Afterschool Programs of Lancaster Before and After School (or Summer Full Day) Childcare Programs.

To coordinate the day-to-day schedule and oversight of the childcare program and to serve as the on-site administrator in collaboration with the Executive Director and Board of Directors.

Open and close, and maintain security of the center for the program and related activities. Interview, recommend hiring to the Executive Director and Board, and supervise staff for the childcare program sponsored by the Afterschool Programs of Lancaster. Complete background checks and maintain current files on all latchkey staff. Coordinate and arrange the day-to-day schedules of students and staff involved in the program/s. (Such as providing snacks, set-up and tear down, daily schedule and activities, preparation of materials, etc.) Manage process of parent interview and student enrollment lists using computer, prepare address books, mailings, and other clerical/office tasks as required. Assist with the preparation of individualized work folders and assignments for student participants in close collaboration with assigned school teachers and staff. Participate in the program activities as appropriate and assure compliance and high quality of daily programs. Monitor the cleaning and maintenance needs of the building. Provide training and direction for volunteers and other staff. Serve as the day-to-day operational authority for the Childcare Program and arrange for staff substitutions and schedules. Develop, maintain, and provide timely financial reports and records to the Executive Director (or designee) and Board of Directors as requested. Attend Board of Directors meetings as requested. Work in collaboration with APL staff, APL student-family coordinator, and representatives of community agencies for the betterment of the quality of life of clients and continuous improvement of programs of the Afterschool Programs of Lancaster. Work cooperatively and in collaboration with the Principal, staff, parents, and students of assigned elementary school. Be thoroughly familiar with the local, state, and federal requirements and regulations for operation of a 501 © 3 tax exempt agency.

Childcare Program Assistant

Baccalaureate Degree or life/work experience that would equate. Knowledge of and/or experience with at-risk student learning needs, curriculum, and instruction. Experience working with people, especially volunteers. Ability to complete tasks of educational assistance as directed by Site Director. Ability to complete tasks of program support as defined and directed by the Executive Director or designee. Ability to provide instruction to an at-risk child/ren at the direction of the Site Director. Ability to manage and complete reports as needed. Must complete background check, medical, and complete training in child abuse prevention, CPR and First Aid, communicable diseases, and other requirements of ODJFS. Alternatives to the above qualifications as the Executive Director or Site Director may find appropriate and acceptable.

Site Director

To perform duties of assistance in support of the Community Learning Center Site Director and as assigned by the Executive Director or designee.

Open and close, and maintain security of the center or delegate responsibilities as requested by the Site Director or the Executive Director. Assist with the solicitation of volunteers for the programs sponsored by the Learning Center or the After School Center. Assist with the preparation of curricular materials and program activities as directed. Support the daily cleaning needs of the building. Adhere to all policies as approved by the Board of Directors and Lancaster City Schools. Maintain confidentiality of information pertaining to individual students and families of the childcare programs. Attend service provider/staff meetings, develop, maintain, and provide timely reports and records to the Site Director or Board of Directors as directed by the Executive Director. Work in collaboration with community agencies for the betterment of the programs of the After School Center and other after school programs with Lancaster City Schools. Work cooperatively and in collaboration with the principal, staff, volunteers, parents, and students of the assigned Elementary School. Assume other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Site Director, the Executive Director and/or the Board of Directors.

hourly contract scheduled before and after school in conjunction with the before and after school program and other activities. Fiscal year July 1-June

Program Assistant

Baccalaureate Degree or life/work experience that would equate. Knowledge of and/or experience with at-risk student learning needs, curriculum, and instruction. Experience working with people, especially volunteers. Ability to complete tasks of educational assistance as directed by an academic coach and/or Site Director. Ability to complete tasks of program support as defined and directed by the Afterschool Programs of Lancaster (APL) Executive Director or designee. Ability to provide instruction to an at-risk child/ren at the direction of an academic coach. Ability to manage and complete reports as needed.

Site Director

To perform duties of assistance in support of the 21st Century Community Learning Center as assigned by the Executive Director or designee.

Assist with the preparation of curricular materials and program activities as directed. Support the daily cleaning needs. Adhere to all policies as approved by the Afterschool Programs Board of Directors. Maintain confidentiality of information pertaining to individual students and families of the 21st Century programs. Attend service provider/staff meetings, develop, maintain, and provide timely reports and records. Director. Work cooperatively and in collaboration with the Site Director, staff, volunteers, parents, and students of APL. Assume other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned by the Site Director.

hourly contract scheduled before and after school in conjunction with the after school tutoring program and other 21st Century Grant activities.