February 20, 2014

Sheridan Beacons is now hiring for a Unit Coordinator for Kindergarten through 2nd grade

The Unit Coordinator (formally known as a Unit Lead) wears many hats at our Beacon.  They are a coach and mentor to program staff, they are resources for youth and a representative of our Beacon to families, school and community members.  Unit Coordinators keep program running smoothly by helping prepare schedules, maintaining group rosters, supporting youth workers with ideas, resources and behavior support.  Unit Coordinators must be flexible, organized and an excellent leader. 

This is a part time 20-30 hours a week position during the school year

(M-TH 11AM-5PM, F 11AM-3PM) 

Starting at $13.00/HR based on experience


Some of the Unit Coordinators responsibilities include

§  Assist the Program Director with the planning, supervising, and implementation of the program and program activities. 

§  Assist in the promotion of the program including calendars, newsletters, and other forms of communication with parents and the community.

§  Provide work direction to program staff while on duty, assisting the Program Director with supervision and training.

§  Continuously evaluate the program and recommend needed changes to the Program Director.

§  Make ongoing systematic observations and evaluations of each child.

§  Ensure that the site is kept clean and organized.

§  Perform administrative activities to support the program, including record and file maintenance, registration, release forms, and emergency forms.



This position reports directly to the School Success Program Director.  The individual interacts with participants, parents, staff, school employees, and the community.  The Unit Coordinator has regular contact with children and parents. This position involves interaction with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
How to Apply
Location in application says Coon Rapids YMCA (Emma B. Howe) School Success  Program Coordinator.  This is our home branch.  Our Beacons program is located Sheridan Elementary School at 1201 University Ave NE in Minneapolis.
Call the Beacons office at 612-331-9160