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Thank you for your interest in a career with Young Americans Center for Financial Education.  We are not currently hiring for any positions for our Denver location, however, our Wary Rural location is hiring. Please submit your resume and application by mail to: P.O. Box 312, Wray, Colorado 80758

Wray Program Director – Rural Young Americans Center for Financial Education

Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

Implement and evaluate the Rural AmeriTowne school financial educational program, and Money Matters. Responsible for the training teachers, volunteers and other individuals on how to provide participants the opportunity to learn about banking, finance and the free enterprise system. Manage the day-to-day operation of Rural Young Americans programs.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Serves as the lead facilitator of Towne during the school year; answers questions from teachers, parents, and participants and resolves problems.
  • Acts as the primary contact for schools and organizations requesting information, tours and presentations. Respond to inquiries via telephone, snail mail and e-mail.
  • Interacts with program sponsors including shop changes and sponsor recognition.
  • Provides feedback to Board of Managers about curriculum enhancements and day-in-Towne operations.
  • Provides professional development for volunteer staff regarding Towne operations.
  • Provides support to educators before, during and after their involvement in Rural AmeriTowne.
  • Accepts feedback through student, parent, and teacher evaluation forms and communicates feedback to Board of Managers Chairperson.
  • Manages the maintenance of Towne and related equipment to ensure that it is always neat, organized, safe, and accurately reflects the high quality educational program being presented.
  • Assists with developing and monitoring the program budgets.
  • Orders and/or oversees that sufficient supplies and shop products are available.
  • Conducts Teacher Training via orientation, electronic newsletters and professional development activities.
  • Provides volunteer orientation sessions.
  • Coordinate Money Matters program: organize and prepare materials for age-appropriate activities; create program schedule, facilitate lessons, and request additional staff as necessary.
  • Coordinate registration, and data entry for Money Matters program.
  • Actively recruit a variety of participants to participate in on-site and off-site presentations and programs.
  • Develop, coordinate and deliver offsite Money Matters program.
  • Assists with developing and monitoring all program budgets.
  • Coordinate Towne tours and presentations when requested.
  • Assist with marketing of all programs offered by Rural Young Americans to educators, parent volunteers and other individuals.
  • Make Program Directors report at all Board of Managers meetings.
  • Represents the organization at various functions as needed to promote programs.
  • Attends outside activities as requested.
  • Coordinates/assists with special projects as assigned.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skill & Ability:

  • Knowledge of the Rural Young Americans’ programs and services.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with children and adults.
  • Ability to handle stress and maintain discipline while working with 40 to 80 children per session. Towne participants are age 10-14 yrs. Money Matters participants are age 4-13.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours including some evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain records and reports.
  • Ability to multitask, plan, organize, and carry out assignments within given deadlines.
  • Ability to exercise attention to detail.
  • Ability to be bonded and maintain current drivers license.
  • Ability to become and maintain CPR certification.

Education and Experience:

  • Educator experience and a Bachelor’s degree desirable in the areas of elementary education, or the equivalent combination of training and experience preferred.
  • Working knowledge of free enterprise and/or small business operations.
  • A minimum of two years’ experience working with children.
  • Previous supervisory responsibilities preferred.

**The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be constructed as a complete statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

 

Wray Assistant Program Director – Rural Young Americans Center for Financial Education

Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

Manage all office duties required to facilitate the daily operations required for success of the programs of the Rural Young Americans Center for Financial Education.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Answer phone, check email correspondence and reply when required or relay message to the appropriate party.
  • Pick up mail from the post office box and take any required action, or relay to the proper person.
  • Forward all bills received to Young Americans for payment. Provide information necessary for Denver to pay bills i.e.: receipts for charges on credit card.
  • Maintain a filing system.
  • Manage the office and equipment to ensure that it is always neat, organized, working properly so as to reflect the high quality of the programs being offered.
  • Serve as the backup facilitator of Towne during the school year: answers questions from teachers, parents, and participants and assists in resolving problems.
  • Act as backup contact for schools and organizations requesting information, tours and presentations. Respond to inquiries via telephone, snail mail and e-mail as needed.
  • Provide support to educators before, during and after their involvement in Rural AmeriTowne as needed.
  • Assist the Program Director with all Towne days and in the Directors absence run Towne.
  • Contact schools to secure dates as needed.
  • Prepare and mail contracts for schools attending Rural AmeriTowne.
  • Collect reports from the Towne Director and officers as required to compile Board reports. Make packets for each Board of Manager for all scheduled meetings.
  • Provide support to the Program Director as needed.
  • Coordinate and assist with special projects/fundraisers if needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skill & Ability:

  • Knowledge of Rural Young Americans programs and services.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing with teachers, school administration, parents, parties seeking information as well as the Board of Managers.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Flexibility to irregular work hours.
  • Ability to prepare and maintain records and reports.
  • Ability to multitask, plan, organize, and carry out assignments within given deadlines.
  • Ability to exercise attention to detail.
  • Proficient using Word, Excel and other software as required.

Experience:

  • Previous office experience.
  • Experience with office equipment such as copier, scanner, multiline phone system, and computer/printer.

**The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not constructed as a complete statement of essential functions, responsibilities or requirements.

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