Camp Fire Heartland | Light the fire within

Out-Of-School Site Director

Status Full-time

Location: Kansas City, MO

Job Summary: The Site Director is responsible for supervising and interacting with youth in the Out-of-School program located in one of four community centers, adhering to all local, state, and federal regulations. The Site Director supervises all program specialists and works with the Director of Programs to implement the agency’s Thrive{ology} curriculum as well as developmentally appropriate Out-Of-School Time activities for youth.

Position Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the Out-Of-School Program at assigned site, including staffing, enrollment, quality, safety, and compliance.
• Ensure all child care licensing requirements are met.
• Help implement the development of academic and social/emotional learning lessons and programming.
• Keep staff informed of program policies and performance expectations through communication means such as staff meetings, individual supervisory meetings, and written documents.
• Use national Camp Fire data evaluation tools to measure and track program impact (outputs and outcomes) on participants, families, volunteers, and partner organizations.
• Ensure all required reports are submitted accurately and within the required time frame.
• Work directly with partner organizations, agencies, and schools to deliver streamlined programming.
• Maintain confidentiality and exercise appropriate discretion.
• Perform all other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Leadership skills and at least 2 years of experience managing staff
• Demonstrated experience working with children and families, preferably K-8th grades
• Experience in lesson planning and coordination of enrichment programming
• Innovative thinker that plans/delivers creative, problem-based enrichment content in the areas of Art, Reading, Math, Nutrition/Health, Social/Emotional Learning, among others
• Excellent organizational skills and record keeping
• Excellent communication skills, both verbally and through writing/email
• Technology-efficient; Experienced with social media and Microsoft suite applications and/or able to learn new technologies quickly
• Collaborates well with others, is personable, and a team player
• Commitment to diversity
• Completes required tasks efficiently and timely
• Be able to be certified by the MO Department of Health and Human Services to supervise at least 60 children
• BA or BS degree in Education, Social Work, Psychology, Recreation Administration, Agriculture, Human Development, or related field
• Pass extensive background check

Camp Fire Heartland provides programs for young people including include Out-of-School programming, Afterschool programs, In-School programs, club, and summer day camp. In Camp Fire, children and youth find a safe, fun, and inclusive place – a place where they form lasting relationships, develop a sense of belonging and make positive contributions to their community. Camp Fire youth have life-enhancing experiences and develop assets essential to their futures. Young people want to shape the world. Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are. In Camp Fire, it begins now. Light the fire within.

Camp Fire is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, condition or any other group protected by law.

Our Promise

Young people want to shape the world.

Camp Fire provides the opportunity to find their spark, lift their voice, and discover who they are.

In Camp Fire, it begins now.

Light the fire within