Widener After School Program Coordinator


Job Title: Widener After School Program Coordinator

Supervisor: Director of Educational and Recreational Programs

Brief Description: Seeking an After School Programs (ASP) Coordinator at the Widener Memorial School in Olney, Monday through Friday from 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm, as well as additional admin hours offsite as needed. Our ASP targets social, functional independent living, and pre-vocational skill development for our students with disabilities, ages 5-21. Our After School Program lead staff will supervise other staff, maintain supplies, and support a range of activities

Position is about 25 hours per week including administrative time which can be done remotely.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with director to ensure all program provisions are being met at all times
  • Collaborate with contractors, fieldwork students, 1:1 aides, supports coordinators, etc. to differentiate activities to best meet the needs of students
  • Management of program support staff including: ensuring staff are scheduled and present in program at all times, delegating tasks, oversee completion of necessary paperwork, etc.
  • Monitor the staff to child ratio and change staff accordingly
  • Continually communicate any student or staff challenges, needs, or concerns with director
  • Maintain frequent communication with parents regarding attendance, program updates, closures, etc.
  • Support registration of students into program
  • Conduct family intakes for interested families
  • Communicate with the parents through daily drop‐off and pick‐up, manage sign in/out sheet
  • Assist with ordering and retrieving program supplies
  • Communicate onsite with school district personnel as needed during program
  • Complete required daily snack/meal program documentation
  • Develop and facilitate activity plans and lead students in educational activities
  • Provide a warm and caring atmosphere for participants
  • Implement behavioral interventions and positive supports as necessary
  • Room setup and break down before and after program
  • Meet weekly with director to discuss action items and program needs
  • Monitor children to ensure their health, safety and physical well-being;

Working Conditions: Educational and Recreational atmosphere, in both indoor and outdoor settings. Exposure to body fluids, noises, and disagreeable odors.

Physical Conditions: Work type varies with short periods of standing, walking, moving, swimming, and light to moderate lifting.


  • High school diploma or equivalent required, Bachelors in related field preferred
  • Experience working with people with disabilities required
  • Knowledge of behavioral modification strategies and positive supports strongly desired
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • The successful candidate will have excellent communication, organizational and collaboration skills, and demonstrated ability to build relationships with students, staff, and parents. They are organized, creative, and flexible!

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $20.00 per hour


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Philadelphia, PA 19141: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location