R.I.S.E. Youth Program Activity Aide (Art, Recreation, Theater, Photography, Music, Chess, Yoga, Board Games, Dance)
- Job posted by Goddard Riverside Community Center
West 65th Street
Intro/Program Description: Our Summer Program provides recreational, cultural and artistic experiences for youth ages 11 to 24 in the Lincoln Square Neighborhood.
Purpose of Position: The program aide will support all program activities by assisting activity specialists while developing strong and positive relationships with youth.
6pm to 11 pm (weekdays)
3pm to 11 pm (weekends)
(between 9 and 20 hours per week depending upon schedule and participation) from July 9, 2018 - August 31, 2018
Role, Responsibilities, and Essential Duties
- Support program activities, based on your expertise/interest, designed to engage youth ages 11 to 24 living in Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center catchment area
- Resolve conflicts and mediate solutions as needed
- Provide a safe space that promotes a positive social environment where youth regularly have opportunities to display integrity and leadership development (empowerment), and demonstrate respect for all
- Collaborate with the Activity Specialist leading the activity to ensure all participants are engaged
- Participate in program activities and staff meetings as required
- Collaborate with other program staff and external partners such as the NYPD police officer assigned to the site to create a positive and appropriate environment
- HS Diploma (minimum); prior Youth Development experience
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
- Demonstrated ability to lead activities in specialized area; previous youth work required that employed best practices; familiarity with community preferable; bi-lingual English/Spanish desirable; Responsive, Interactive, Supportive and pursues Excellence; Must pass background check
- Must be able to stand on feet for extended period of time; able to lift 20 pounds; able to walk distances and be fairly mobile.
- Indoor and outdoor
Level of Language Proficiency
bi-lingual English/Spanish desirable
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply