1991 2nd Avenue
DREAM (formerly Harlem RBI), an award winning sports-based youth development program, is seeking dynamic individuals to serve as After-School Program Campus Support in our elementary (REAL Kids) program. The ideal candidate will be able to join DREAM for the full commitment of the program year, which runs from mid-September through mid-August.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Support youth and staff with crisis intervention and behavior management support;
Model and encourage positive culture in all daily activities;
Mediate conflicts and other situations as they arise;
Support the development of group leaders' professional development skills by designing training and providing coaching regarding behavior management & facilitation;
Create and monitor individualized intervention plans for youth, providing guidance and support to colleagues in implementation;
Assist in communication about youth behavior to parents and guardians, including information regarding behavior responses and consequences;
Serve as a substitute youth worker as necessary;
Collaborate with site manager on resolving conflicts/crisis;
Innovate and implement new programmatic ideas;
Support part-time staff in the practice of DREAM teaching methods, including experiential and project-based learning methodologies;
Model professionalism through consistent attendance, timeliness and preparation;
Participate in weekly professional development and tactical trainings in addition to formal feedback and coaching.
ADDITIONAL EXPECTATIONS IN ELEMENTARY PROGRAMMING
Collaborate with full-time Social Worker.
High school diploma or equivalent required, college enrollment or degree, preferred;
Experience working with youth in a classroom or youth development setting;
A record of success in facilitating and managing groups of youth;
Experience with behavior management systems, including positive youth development;
Strong oral and written communication skills and presentation skills;
Ability to work collaboratively with co-workers and supervisors;
Exhibits high energy, warmth, enthusiasm and patience in working with youth;
Belief in the outcomes of the DREAM List, including the importance of social emotional competency and advocacy for self and others.
ELEMENTARY PROGRAM HOURS
After-school: 2:30-6PM Monday- Thursday & 11:30-6pm on Friday.
September 2018-August 2019
$16-18 commensurate with experience
Minimum Education Required