After School Assistant

Job Type

Part Time




414 45th Street
New York
United States


Job Description

The After School Assistant works closely with the After School Coordinator and volunteers on all aspects of the day-to-day activities of the After School program, including: homework assistance, outdoor and indoor recreation, and arts and crafts. In addition, La Casita’s After School program offers a number of educational outings and cultural and family events throughout the year. The After School Assistant is expected to assist in the preparation and implementation of those outings and events.

Job Responsibilities

  • Actively engage and supervise students in all program activities.
  • Assist students with homework assignments.
  • Supervise daily outdoor recreation time and transition between indoor and outdoor activities.
  • Inspire and engage students creatively during arts and crafts time and assist students in the completion of all projects.
  • Play an active role in daily opening and closing of program and setup and cleanup of all activities.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of all program spaces during operational hours.
  • Participate in weekly team meetings.
  • Serve as role model for interns and volunteers.
  • Foster nurturing and supportive environment, address conflict, and provide loving and compassionate presence for all students.

After School Assistant Requirements

  • High School Diploma required, Associate or Bachelor’s degree in related field encouraged.
  • Prior experience working with children and youth preferred.
  • Passion for academic and personal development of children.
  • Ability to collaborate with all team members and and follow supervision of Coordinator.
  • Ability to motivate and supervise students on a one-on-one and small group level.
  • Energy and enthusiasm!


Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:00 p.m. through 6:00 p.m.

Level of Language Proficiency

Strong English proficiency a must, Spanish proficiency a plus.

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School

How To Apply

Email resume to: with "After School Assistant" in subject. Include three references.