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After School Program coordinator Job Description

Title: After School Program Director

Compensation: 18.00 an hour

Job Type: Part Time (3-hour days 5 days a week)

Reports to: Program Director 

Location: Antioch, CA

Organizational Overview:

Bridge Builders to the New generation is a nonprofit organizations dedicated to serving marginalized communities that come from underserved communities, with a huge emphasis on serving our African American males. Bridge Builders to the New Generation (BBNG) provides a host of support options for K-12 students who come from first-generation, racial/ethnic minority, and low-income backgrounds. Forms of support provided by BBNG include mentorship, subject tutoring, academic advising, weekly check-ins, career readiness, SAT/ACT workshops, and college/A-G preparation for students. These programs are designed to equip students with the knowledge and resources necessary to excel in the life arenas of higher education, career, and beyond.

Position Description:

 Under the direction of the Program Director, the Before/After School Coordinator is responsible for the supervision and coordination of program and staff. The Coordinator is directly responsible for planning and organizing all daily activities of Kids’ Place. In addition, is responsible for planning (includes rosters, activities, etc), implementing and delivery of days off of school programs.   


  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. 

  •  Must be at least 18 years of age.  

  • Must have two years of previous experience working with elementary school aged children.  

  • Possess basic knowledge and understanding of school aged children.    

  • Be a self starter and perform a job with little supervision.  

  • Possess the ability to communicate verbally and in writing. 

  •  Possess the ability to follow written and oral directions. 

  •  Must be able to handle any questions that arise with the public by answering them or by giving them the proper directions for the answer.    

  • Must be honest, in good health, accurate, have a neat appearance, and a courteous manner.  

Duties and Responsibilities

 Essential Functions:  

  • Provide participants with the appropriate leadership during the program.  

  • Develop and plan activities that incorporate program goals into the daily routine.  

  • Assist with training and supervision of site directors and staff.  

  • Provide a warm and caring atmosphere for participants.  

  • Maintain open communication between Kids’ Place staff and school personnel.  

  • Prepare activities that are developmentally appropriate for the age of the children.  Communicate with the parents through daily drop‐off and pick‐up.  

  • Maintain a safe environment for participants.  

  • Submit all written correspondence to the Recreation Supervisor for approval prior to distribution.  

  • Maintain records of attendance and sign‐in/out sheets and turn them in to the Recreation Supervisor every two weeks.  

  • Attend staff meetings.  

  • Maintain a positive attitude toward co‐workers, the Park District, and the school. 

  •  Direct and guide the Kids’ Place Directors in all areas. 

  •  Assign daily tasks to the Kids’ Place Directors.  

  • Report any problems which arise with participants, other employees, or the school to the Recreation Supervisor.  

  • Responsible for all activity and room preparations for the program.  

  • Keep the room neat and orderly.  

  • Keep storage room orderly and well inventoried.  

  • Request supplies for the program from the Program Directors. 

  •  Assist with acquiring purchase orders and obtaining program supplies.  

  • Follow and enforce district policies and procedures. 

  •  Assist with mid and end of the year evaluations.  

  • Assist with program purchases. 

  •  Proactive response to any issues and concerns regarding the park district  Other duties as assigned 


Marginal Functions:  

  • Make recommendations to the Recreation Supervisor for improvement on equipment, supplies, facility and program needs.  

  • Set up and move furniture.  

  • Clean up the room after the program is finished.  

  • Be flexible and adaptable to new situations.  

  • Assist in other Recreation programs as needed. 


Work Hours and Compensation: 


The position of Afterschool Program Coordinator is a part time position and is paid every two weeks at an agreed hourly rate at 18.00 an hour. The position is classified as a non‐exempt hourly employee status and will work from 6‐15 hours per week. The hours worked on a daily basis may vary. 

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