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The Barn at Spring Brook Farm is seeking an experienced Program Manager to energize and extend our programs as we enter our second decade serving children with disabilities through animal-assisted activities.

We are a non-profit organization located on a 17-acre farm in West Chester, PA. We serve children ages 2-12 with physical, cognitive and/or developmental disabilities by providing experiences with miniature animals in a handicapped-accessible barn, capitalizing on the power of the human-animal bond. We are the only organization to offer these unique services in the Greater Philadelphia region.

The Program Manager is a key staff member, responsible for the planning, implementation and oversight of all of our programs for children. The Program Manager also assumes responsibility for roles related to office management and support of the Executive Director and Founder.

This is a full time salaried position with hours matching the program schedules.

Qualifications/skills
● College degree
● Strong communication/interpersonal skills
● Experience with children
● Comfort with animals and a barn working environment
● Knowledge of children with special needs

Key Responsibilities:
● Serve as spokesperson/advocate in the community for The Barn at Spring Brook Farm
● Recruit children and volunteers for all Barn programs
● Provide orientation for children, parents and volunteers
● Schedule, design and manage Field Trips, Socialization Events and Individual Programs
● Provide requested support for Camp Geronimo Director and Assistant Director
● Provide Volunteer Training and ongoing support for volunteers
● Recruit and support university interns
● Maintain office files and electronic folders
● Assist Executive Director in maintaining website and Facebook page
● Support Executive Director and Founder as requested

LEVEL OF LANGUAGE PROFICIENCY
English

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL
Professional

MINIMUM EDUCATION REQUIRED
4-year degree

HOW TO APPLY
http://www.springbrook-farm.org

To apply, send cover letter and resume to Susan Elko (Board President) at susanelko1@verizon.net or 516 St. Anne’s Lane, Exton, PA 19341.
other email:thebarn@springbrook-farm.org

• Location: Philadelphia, West Chester

• Post ID: 53863297 pennsylvania
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