Career Services Job Opportunities

Group Leader

Description: • SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday; 2:00-5:30 pm; with additional prep, meeting and training time • Responsible for the guidance, supervision, and safety of youth ages 6-14 with adherence to determined schedule. (Groups for elementary aged and middle school aged youth). • Design and lead in-house and external learning, recreational, arts and developmental activities for youth (sports, games, arts and crafts, theatre, field trips, etc.). • Develop and implement age-appropriate curriculum; submit sequenced lesson plans in advance. • Demonstrate appropriate communication with students, teachers, staff, and other stakeholders. • Engage with youth and use appropriate strategies to preemptively defuse inappropriate behavior and encourage positive interactions demonstrating effective program and classroom management. • Ensure proper care of all area materials, organize room and report any misused or damaged materials to Directors in order to ensure safety and effective operations. • Responsible for tracking, completion and timely submission of all program reports relative to this position, including but not limited to participant attendance, performance, supply requests, lesson plans and timesheets. • Support organization of special events such as talent shows, awards, trainings, and parent meetings as necessary. • Communicate with Program Director and/or Assistant Director about any issues including schedule modifications or important behavioral or environmental difficulties. • Participate in training and staff development activities. • Other duties and special projects as assigned.

Salary $13.00 Per Hour
Type of Opportunity Part Time
Location Jackson Heights, NY
Field of Study Any
Degree Wanted High School Diploma
Special Skills & Requirements • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED and must be currently enrolled in an institution of higher education. • Minimum of two (2) years' experience working with youth in a variety of settings. • Demonstrated ability to plan and facilitate leadership, community service, civic engagement and enrichment activities. • Experience in developing group lesson plans or integrated learning packages. • Must have a commitment to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective. • Demonstrate cultural competency • Demonstrated attendance and punctuality in meeting required schedule. • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, multi-tasking and communication skills. • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use appropriate discretion.
Company Name Queens Community House
Contact: Domingo Espinal
Address: 93-11 34th Avenue; Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Email: jmateo@qchnyc.org
Phone: 718-426-0888
Website: www.qchnyc.org
About the Company: Queens Community House (QCH) is a multi-site, multi-service settlement house that serves the diverse population of Queens through a broad network of programs and services for Children and Youth, Adults and Families, and Older Adults. Our mission is to provide individuals and families with the tools to enrich their lives and build healthy, inclusive communities. We welcome amazing mature, responsible and trust-worthy individuals who have diverse backgrounds and experiences, are inspired by our mission and are highly motivated to change lives. We are seeking qualified Group Leaders for either elementary aged or middle school aged youth at our Beacon After School Program at PS 149, Jackson Heights, with a strong commitment to youth development to work in our comprehensive year-round youth development program (afterschool, holiday and summer components). Our Youth division for ages 6 to 21 allow participants to explore interests and passions, develop positive social connections, contribute to their community, become life-long learners, and gain meaningful experiences.
How To Apply: Please email your resume to jmateo@qchnyc.org
Expiration Date:
(YYYY-MM-DD)
2017-12-17

 

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