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Activity Specialist

Description: • Schedule: Monday-Friday: 2:00PM-5:45PM, 6:00PM-9:30PM and/or Saturdays 10AM-5PM • Understand and enforce program expectations, policies and protocols to ensure a safe and respectful environment in alignment with agency, school and funder protocols and guidelines • Creating and implementing effective and interesting age appropriate lesson plans and curriculum that adhere to program goals • Collaborate with after school staff around themes and special projects and take supervision from Educational Specialist and Director and Assistant Directors. • Communicate with Assistant Director and Director about any schedule and classroom modifications, behavioral or environmental issues • Role Model and Demonstrate appropriate communication with all stakeholders of the program (participants, families, teachers, staff and funders) • Assist participants in homework and provide them with tools to succeed in school • Assist with the organization and implementation of special events, activities and projects • Ensuring safety of all participants • Create a nurturing and fostering atmosphere to learn and create a sense of belonging for participants • Secure classrooms and space used, at the end of program • Attend weekly staff meeting and complete professional development hours indicated at the time of hiring • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor(s)

Salary $13-$21 Per Hour
Type of Opportunity Part Time
Location Queens, NY
Field of Study Education, Human Development, Sociology, Human Services or related filed
Degree Wanted Currently enrolled in College
Special Skills & Requirements • Minimum of 18 years old. • Enrollment in College in a related field (Education/Human Development/Sociology/Human Services—for at least two years • At least three (3) years of experience in leading and conducting activities for youth (preferably Middle School female population) in after school or camp settings • A specialization in the field of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), or Leadership, or Public Speaking, or Community Service. • Strong facilitation, conflict resolution and group management skills in working with groups of youth to engage them in discussions in the areas of Leadership, community service, civic engagement or debate and current events • Knowledge of skill development strategies in working with middle school youth and gender based programming • Interest in developing and providing quality hand on inquiry-based project based projects based on participant, school and community needs • Strong work ethic and professional demeanor and team-oriented attitude • Organized, self-motivated and effective time management skills • Ability to motivate participants to participate in activities and promote leadership skill development • Computer savvy and excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills • Must be cleared of NYS DOH Fingerprinting Screening; NYS Clearance Review Background Check; 3 Reference Checks; physical examination with updated TB test.
Company Name Queens Community House
Contact: Helena Ku
Address: 108-25 62nd Drive; Queens, NY 11375
Phone: 718-92-5757 ext. 231
About the Company: Queens Community House (QCH) is a multi-site, multi-service settlement house that serves the diverse neighborhoods of Queens. We serve residents of all ages, races, faiths, and ethnicities while supporting the viability of the borough as a whole. QCH was formed in 1975 (as Forest Hills Community House) to help heal the wounds of a neighborhood conflict. Over four decades, our reach and breadth have grown; today we offer a broad network of comprehensive services at 25 program sites in 11 different neighborhoods in Queens, allowing us to impact individuals, families, and entire communities.
How To Apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to with subject line “Activity Specialist”
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