Trainer / Senior Trainer (Community Schools)

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Mid 30s-mid 40s depending on experience and position (trainer vs. senior trainer)




137 East 25th Street, 2nd Floor
New York, NY
New York
United States


Summary/Purpose of the Position:

Global Kids, Inc. is seeking a dynamic, hard-working, and creative individual who is experienced in youth

development, global education, and social action, and are interested in working in our PreK-8 Community

School in East Harlem. Position is available for immediate start.

Responsibilities include:

• Coordinate, develop and co-facilitate interactive, experiential workshops and activities for GK's global

education academic enrichment programs.

• Collaborate with GK staff and youth to generate new program ideas focusing on global/local issues and

meeting the goals of the NYC Community Schools Initiative.

• Develop relevant content and curriculum on global issues, 21st century skills and socio-emotional learning.

• Work with other staff and students to implement the annual Global Kids Youth Conference and other

special projects with the United Nations, Council on Foreign Relations, etc.

• Conduct special trainings for youth and educators on occasion.

• Collect, input and review attendance, evaluation and other data related to projects and student progress.

• Conduct attendance outreach services including attendance monitoring/data review, home visits,

conferences, attendance incentive activities and phone calls.

• Maintain necessary documentation/case files, program data entry and records and provide periodic progress

reports as necessary.

• Senior Trainers: Coach less experienced program staff in program development, facilitation, and workshop

design and serve as site manager/point person for school-based programs.


• Trainer: Bachelors Degree is required.

• Senior Trainer: Master’s degree in education, international affairs, or related areas, plus several years

professional experience.

• Strong understanding of wide array of NYC social service resources for youth and families.

• Experience using interactive experiential learning strategies, counseling and conflict resolution skills, and

youth development/leadership strategies in culturally diverse settings with youth.

• Senior Trainer: Experience designing and leading educational workshops that build on each other.

• Experience working in schools a plus.

• Strong interest in global issues, political science, history, and social activism.

• Excellent facilitation, consensus-building and interpersonal skills.

• Initiative, creativity, willingness to learn, and ability to juggle multiple tasks independently.

• Strong communication, writing, organizational, and computer skills.

• International experience a plus

• Bilingual Spanish preferred


Good benefits and possibilities for travel. We are actively seeking candidates of diverse backgrounds.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

To Apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to Please indicate “Community

School Trainer (or Senior Trainer)” in the subject line of the email. We are unable to accept any phone, mail, or

fax inquiries; please refer to the Global Kids web site for further information,