The mission of New Life of New York City, Inc. (NLNYC) is to engage NYC teenagers in healthy relationships and quality programing through the five pillars of Academics, Arts, Athletics, Service, and Spiritual Formation with the aim of helping youth perceive, prepare, and pursue their purpose.
Vision: NLNYC is the premiere torchbearer and provider of holistic youth development which cultivates global transformational leadership.
Summary: Under the supervision of the Chief of Staff (CofS), the Site Director (SD) is responsible for administrative, outreach, program development, relationship building efforts with young people of multi-ethnic backgrounds. The SD also manages the facility, mentors their staff, and builds community-based partnerships.
The duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
Administrative (40% of Time)
· Maintains strict confidentiality on all organization related matters
· Attend weekly leadership meetings with senior leadership
· Conduct daily strategy and debrief meetings with Site staff
· Manage the Site staff including attendance, absence, sicknesses, conflict, emergencies, and professional development; direct staff to the Human Resource partner as needed
· Oversee the Site facility, equipment, supplies, software, platforms, and applications
· Ensure that all the organizational policies and procedures are understood and always enforced
· Provide weekly narrative reports to the CofS on status of goals and objectives, site updates with statistics of youth attendance, activities, and participation level.
· Document and provide youth progress status in focus areas such as values, self-concept, education, community, family, and health
· Develop and submit site specific budget for Deputy Director of Operation’s (DDO) approval
Program Development (30% of Time)
· Attend monthly organizational-wide program planning meeting; contribute regularly to the development of programs in alignment with the five pillars of the organization
· Strategize with Site team, other SDs, and the CofS on effect programs and initiatives that fulfils the mission and vision of NLNYC
· Organize day and weekend trips, events, outings and camp retreats
· Organize Christ-centered Kingdom-focused activities including Bible studies, youth discipleship, and club meetings
· Participate in relationship building, programs, and activities
Outreach (30% of Time)
· Meet, interact, and relate to teenagers in the community (on the streets, community center, parks, homes, schools, local hangouts, churches, etc)
· Build relationships with young people for the purpose of sharing the Christian faith and providing a safe space
· Address social, political, urban, educational, physical, and other pertinent issues impacting youth
· Mentor young people, recommend and assist in setting realistic goals in areas such as life, education and career
· Intervene in emergencies with youth and their families
· Communicate with parent(s) and/or guardian(s) about youth involvement with New Life programs
· Form partnerships with community-based organizations that can provide spiritual, social, and educational support to New Lifers
· Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
· A minimum of 5 years’ experience in youth ministry or youth development non-profit organization
· Highly detail oriented with ability to prioritize tasks independently, accurately complete work under tight deadlines, and provide timely and accurate responses to data requests
· Excellent leadership, planning, strong oral and written communications and interpersonal skills
· Excellent organizational, problem solving, analytical and attention to detail
· Team player, self-starter with the ability to work independently and demonstrate a high level of professionalism and tact
· Advanced computer skills: MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Strong data management skills and social media platform knowledge a plus
· Analytical – collects and researches data
· Problem Solving – gathers and analyzes information skillfully
· Technical Capacity
· Oral Communication – listens and obtains clarification
· Teamwork – contributes to building a positive team spirit and work environment
· Written Communication – writes clearly and informatively
· Diversity Ethics – treats all people with respect; high level integrity and upholds organizational values
· Judgment – willingness to make decisions, accept responsibility, proactive
· Professionalism – works well under pressure
· Quality – demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness
· Time management
This position has supervisory responsibilities.
This position operates in an after-school center environment. The role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones and photocopiers as well as recreational games.
This is largely an active role. The role requires the ability to bend or stand as necessary and physically interact with the youth.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a mid-level management, Full-time, exempt position. The hours of work are Monday through Friday, 12:00 PM. to 8 PM.
Some local day and overnight travel (camp, conferences, training etc.) is expected for this position.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $52,000.00 – $60,000.00 per year
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Retirement plan
- Vision insurance
- Monday to Friday
- Weekend availability
Ability to commute/relocate:
- New York, NY 10009: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)
- working with teens: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: In person