Services for the Underserved

Child Care Supervisor

US-NY-New York
Category
Homeless Services
Type
Regular Full-Time

Position Overview

Services for the UnderServed (SUS) is a New York-based nonprofit organization that provides housing and support services to 25,000 individuals and their families living in New York City and Long Island.  SUS believes every New Yorker has the right to lead a life of purpose.

For more than 35 years, SUS has been transforming this belief into reality by working as an advocate for people with life circumstances marked by intellectual/developmental disability, behavioral health challenges, poverty, & histories of incarceration and/or trauma.

We drive scalable solutions to transform the lives of people with disabilities, people in poverty and people facing homelessness: solutions that contribute to righting societal imbalances. Our commitment to continuous quality improvement impacts the lives of our clients and communities while contributing to the development of our employees.

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Under the supervision of the Director, the Children’s Program Supervisor is responsible for and develops The Children’s Program. The program is oriented to developmentally sound teaching, non-violent conflict resolution and parent and child bonding.

 

KEY ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provides weekly individual sessions to Parents/children to assist them with the trauma associated with domestic violence.
  • Provides referrals, liaison and intervention with schools, day care centers and pediatric health care.
  • Attends and contributes to supervisory case conferences and staff meetings.
  • Supervises Children’s program purchases and inventories.
  • Represents Aegis at appropriate community meetings, conferences, etc.
  • Supervises and provides child care.
  • Ensures appropriate staff coverage in the program
  • Approves leave for staff members
  • Supervises Holiday, birthday, and children’s birthday celebrations
  • Provides weekly parenting group for parents
  • Co-facilitates children trauma group
  • Approves curriculum and ensures it is for the program
  • Arranges recreational activities for the children and mothers.
  • Supervises, trains and evaluates The Children’s Program Staff.
  • Supervises facility in the absence of the Director and Clinical Supervisor.

 

  ADDITIONAL FUNCTIONS MAY INCLUDE:

    • Supervises the Child Life Associates
    • Other duties as requested by supervisor
    • Other duties as requested by Program Director

 

 

Qualifications

EDUCATIONAL / TRAINING REQUIRED:

  • Master’s Degree in Social work or Mental Health (preferred)

 

  • An Baccalaureate Degree in Early Childhood or Special Education and two years of teaching experience with some knowledge of Spanish

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED / LANGUAGE PREFERENCE:

  • Spanish speaking preferred

 

COMPUTER SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Basic Computer Skills.

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