Archive for January, 2011

Final day to register: Behavior Guidance Workshops & Conflict Resolution Workshop

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Three great trainings are being offered this week and you can still register today before they close out:

Promoting Positive Behavior Through Quality Programming: To Register CLICK HERE

Wednesday 1/26/2011 in Alloway (Salem County)

Promoting Positive Behavior: To register CLICK HERE

Thursday 1/27/2011 in Oldwick (Hunterdon County)

Adventures in Peacemaking/Conflict Resolution: To register CLICK HERE

Saturday 1/29/2011 in Newark (Essex County)

Job Posting/ Camden/ Part-time Program Coordinator Office of Civic Engagement

Friday, January 21st, 2011

Part-time Program Coordinator/ Office of Civic Engagement

Position description

This position reports to the Director of Civic Engagement and serves as a facilitator for Rutgers–Camden’s partnerships with three public schools in North Camden.
The Program Coordinator serves as a liaison to the staffs of the three public schools, arranging scheduling, transportation, and logistics for Rutgers students, faculty, staff, and alumni participating in activities in the schools.
The Program Coordinator recruits Rutgers students for participation and ensures appropriate training.
The Program Coordinator ensures that programs occur consistent with commitments made to the schools.
The Program Coordinator plays an important role in expanding and facilitating after-school and evening programming in the schools, including identifying and arranging for necessary spaces and materials and collaborating with school personnel to recruit participants for programs.
The Program Coordinator keeps accurate attendance and financial records for all programs.
The program coordinator follows up with participating students in cases of absence.

Required qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in coordination or administration
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both speech and writing with a wide range of constituencies

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience working in a K-12 school setting
  • Familiarity with the City of Camden
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish

Applicants should send a resume and cover letter describing your qualifications for the position to Mary Flaherty at

Do you work in Cape May, Sussex, Morris or Hudson County: Application for Afterschool Ambassadors

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Applications Open for new NJSACC Afterschool Ambassadors

The NJSACC Afterschool Ambassadors is a select group of leaders in New Jersey’s Afterschool communities who Volunteer to serve as representatives of NJSACC. Afterschool Ambassadors assist NJSACC to connect afterschool professionals, via a Countywide Network. Afterschool Ambassadors are located in each of New Jerseys 21 Counties and will further NJSACC’s mission to develop public awareness of Afterschool issues, build a strong network for afterschool program professionals in NJ, and to establish professional development opportunities in every New Jersey County.

Afterschool Ambassadors are located in each of New Jerseys 21 Counties. Being a NJSACC Afterschool Ambassador is a commitment from February 2011-October 2012

A successful NJSACC Afterschool Ambassador should be:

* Familiar with afterschool programs in the local community
* Committed to Networking
* Committed to Advocacy for Afterschool programs
* Involved and informed in current trends in out of school time
* Computer and Web knowledgeable

NJSACC Afterschool Ambassadors responsibilities include:

* Attendance in Ambassadors training and participation in Webinars, phone conference and web forums
* Fostering a County wide group of Afterschool Professionals and Advocates
* Helping NJSACC identify all Afterschool programs in the County & documenting information collected
* Holding trainings in local community with Administration done by NJSACC
* Meeting with local and county officials to build support for afterschool
* Help organize special events such as Celebrate Afterschool Week and Lights On Afterschool

NJSACC Afterschool Ambassadors will receive the following for their volunteer service and commitment:

* Free Full Membership to NJSACC and Full Membership to the NAA (National Afterschool Association)
* Partnership listing on
* An Afterschool Ambassadors Badge
* Two Enhanced trainings specific and prescriptive based on the needs of the Ambassadors
* Attend Ambassador organized trainings for free
* First Hand information on current trends in Afterschool
* Resume builder for state and national leadership in the field of Afterschool

To be considered for the NJSACC Afterschool Ambassadors Program, you must meet the following requirements:

* Completed Application
* A minimum of 5 years of Professional Experience in the Afterschool Field
* 2 emails of reference
Once applications have been reviewed and interviews are completed, NJSACC Afterschool Ambassador positions will be offered to qualified candidates. All applicants will receive an emailed notice of the decisions.

If you are offered a NJSACC Afterschool Ambassador position and accept, you must be available for all mandatory events.

Orientation: Wednesday February 23, 2011
Train the trainer: March 18, 2011

To apply, complete the following steps: 1) complete the application; 2) submit the application and two (2) emails of reference sent directly to

Application Deadline: February 4, 2011


Position Notification via email on February 11, 2011

*In efforts to eliminate paper waste, this application process has been made electronic. Please make the best effort to make all communications via email.

Registration Deadline for Games, Games, Games, today! Sign up Now!

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Hurry Up and Wait (Games, Games, Games!)

All about playing games. Many where no one is eliminated, many with limited materials, all active, engaging and fun.

Come dressed to play!
Dennis Games 1
When: Friday January 21, 2011

Where: AtlantiCare Life Center
2500 English Creek Ave.
Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Fee: $15 per person

Time: 11:00-1:00 (Continental Breakfast at 10:30 and Lunch Following Provided)

To register: Click Here

Registration is due by: TODAY

This training is hosted by Rosalind Norrell-Nance, NJSACC Afterschool Ambassador, Atlantic County, AtlantiCare Behavioral Health

For More information about registration and/or payment please contact Jessica Heiberg at 908-789-0259, or email Jessica at

Adventures in Peacemaking/Conflict Resolution: Saturday Training

Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Adventures in Peacemaking

3 hours of Professional Development available on CONFLICT RESOLUTION using the Adventures in Peacemaking Curriculum. In this conflict resolution workshop, participants will be provided with tools and skill development that will help children to deal with conflict effectively and without violence.
When: Saturday January 29, 2011

Where: La Casa De Don Pedro
23 Broadway, Newark NJ 07104

Time: 9 AM to 12 PM

Fee: $15 per person

To Register: CLICK HERE
An email confirmation will be sent to you containing payment information.

This training is hosted by NJSACC Afterschool Ambassador Hazel D’Lugos
Essex Hazel D'LugosFor Registration Details, invoice, information or other questions, please contact Jessica Heiberg at 908-789-0259