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Program Associate

Company: Cardinal Shehan Center
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Our Organization: The Cardinal Shehan Center is a non-profit organization located in Bridgeport, CT. For 59 years, the Center has served the recreational, educational, and social needs of moderate and low-income families and young people of lower Fairfield County, particularly inner-city Bridgeport. Our mission is enriching lives through learning. This is accomplished by offering an After School & Saturday Youth Development Program, Summer Day Camp, various basketball leagues, Sign-Up Programs, Physical Education classes to grammar schools, and alternative education programs.The Position: We're looking for a Program Associate to join our wonderful team! The Program Associate will be responsible for assisting with the day to day operations of our After School & Saturday Program, Grants Programs, Physical Education classes, and Summer Day Camp.Responsibilities: - Coordinate with and assist Program Director with child and family programs. - Plan and execute basketball and mentoring programs. - Develop and maintain rapport with children, families, schools/administrators, and other organizations. - Maintain communication with parents, guardians, caseworkers, schools/administrators about the programs being offered at the center. - Perform other duties as assigned by the Program Director.Requirements: - Associate's Degree - Experience working with children and families - First Aid and CPR certified - Administration of Medication (training available) - Class B license and ability to obtain passenger indorsementKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: - Sports knowledge - Detail-oriented and organized - Ability to work independently and in team settings - Ability to multitask - Intermediate computer skillsLocation: The Cardinal Shehan Center is based in Bridgeport, CT.Job Types: Full-time, ContractPay: $18.00 - $22.00 per hourBenefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insuranceSchedule:
    • 8 hour shift
    • Holidays
    • Monday to Friday
    • Weekend availabilityEducation:
      • High school or equivalent (Preferred)License/Certification:
        • Driver's License (Preferred)Work Location:
          • One locationWork Remotely:
            • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: Cardinal Shehan Center, Bridgeport , Program Associate, Other , Bridgeport, Connecticut

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