Go!Kids Program Manager

Children's Aid
Date Posted: 03/11/2019
Salary / Wage:
Location: New York, New York
Job Type: Other

Description:

Position Summary:  Under the supervision of the Director of Food and Nutrition Programs, the Go!Kids Program Manager oversees all the educational and administrative aspects of the CA Go!Kids, a teacher-led healthy foods and active lifestyle curriculum designed for children, ages 3-5, in Head Start, Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) and other early childhood programs. The Program Manager also oversees the implementation of Go!Kids Cook, a food service staff, education staff, intern and volunteer led, hands-on cooking curriculum for early-childhood students that introduces them to the pleasures of preparing and enjoying nutritious and delicious snacks and reinforces key concepts learned in the CA Go!Kids curriculum.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities: 

  • Mentor and support early childhood staff throughout the implementation of the CA Go!Kids curriculum.
  • Perform site visits and document the progress of implementation of CA Go!Kids and Go!Kids Cook across all early childhood sites.
  • Conduct observations of early childhood meal service and meals at all CA Early Childhood sites.
  • Interview, place, schedule, supervise and support Go!Kids Cook instructors.
  • Design and conduct wellness promotion workshops and train-the-trainer instruction (including research of content from diverse health-related fields) for staff and parents participating in the Early Childhood division.
  • Assist and present at Go!Healthy trainings and wellness promotion workshops for staff, volunteers and parents participating in CA programs, as well as with the staff of some partner organizations.
  • Administrate petty cash and purchase card accounting for Go!Kids and other Go!Healthy programs.
  • Comply with all privacy laws including HIPAA, etc.

Qualifications:

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 3-5 years of experience in public health promotion, community nutrition, health education and/or wellness coaching.
  • Strong program management experience.
  • Experience implementing early childhood programming.
  • Well versed in early childhood obesity prevention and wellness issues.
  • Creative and able to design visually engaging presentations. 
  • Highly organized and quickly adaptable to change.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and relatable personality.
  • Ability to travel citywide to visit sites to conduct observations and provide support.
  • Spanish-speaking a plus.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • 3-5 years of experience in public health promotion, community nutrition, health education and/or wellness coaching.
  • Strong program management experience.
  • Experience implementing early childhood programming.
  • Well versed in early childhood obesity prevention and wellness issues.
  • Creative and able to design visually engaging presentations. 
  • Highly organized and quickly adaptable to change.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and relatable personality.
  • Ability to travel citywide to visit sites to conduct observations and provide support.
  • Spanish-speaking a plus.

 

Application Instructions:

Please apply online through Children’s Aid website – Job ID: 003104

https://childrensaidrccorp.peoplefluent.com/res_viewjob.html?optlink-view=view-22448&ERFormID=res_newjoblist&ERFormCode=any

Children's Aid is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

Additional Information:

Benefits:

  • 403b + employer match
  • Up to 20 vacation days
  • Sick days
  • Personal days

Visit us: https://www.childrensaidnyc.org