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Activity Specialist - COMPASS Afterschool

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BronxWorks
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Bronx, NY
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Published 24 days ago

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and is guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences.  

BronxWorks is hiring (2) Activity Specialist for the COMPASS Afterschool Program.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

  •  Create a safe, welcoming and nurturing environment for students. 
  • Serve as a positive role model that promotes positive relationships, effective and open communication, respect, collaboration as well as personal and academic growth. 
  • Work with the team to create a nurturing and supportive environment for the youth. 
  • Implement various recreational, educational, social, and team building activities. 
  • Provide classroom management and instruction. 
  • Attend staff meetings, training sessions and professional development workshops. 
  • Meet monthly Program Coordinator for supervision. 
  • Perform additional duties as assigned. 
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by manager. 

 

 

Program Specific Responsibilities

  • With program supervisors, set program goals and develop appropriate activities for children
  • Collaborate with colleagues to plan team projects and events
  • Develop, submit and implement weekly lesson plans related to specialized activity which are child-centered, age-appropriate & engaging and which promote literacy, thematic exploration, & experiential learning
  • Escort children on trips and identify opportunities for learning both inside and outside the school
  • Maintain records of children’s work. Submit portfolios as required for program evaluation effort
  • Meet regularly with supervisors to present lesson plans, plan for future weeks, and receive feedback and assistance
  • Create a structured & nurturing environment which supports children’s emotional and social development
  • Provide constant supervision and engagement of children in care
  • Maintain an organized and child-centered classroom.
  • Promote teamwork and group bonding
  • Confer with program supervisors regarding disciplinary issues. Hold conferences with parents as needed
  • Attend trainings in principles of youth development, nutrition and health needs, safety and security procedures, and child abuse and maltreatment identification and prevention
  • Assist with planning and implementation of Holiday Camp
  • Obtain needed supplies from office and make requests as needed for special supplies
  • Maintain attendance records, meal records sign-out sheets and other necessary paperwork
  • Submit required reports and paperwork to Program Coordinator

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

 

  • High School Diploma required 
  • Associate Degree and/or some college credits preferred 
  • Two years (preferred) direct experience working with children under 12 years of age in a recreational, educational and social environment preferred. 
  • Clearance through New York State Central Registry and New York State Office of Children and Family Services required (will be completed by program once hired) 
  • Experience with or knowledge of best practices in youth development preferred 
  • Experience with or knowledge of whole language philosophy preferred 
  • Specialized skills in one to two of the following areas require: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics, Music, Sports, Culinary Education, Dance, Cheerleading, Public Speaking/Spoken Word, Required 


BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Temporary
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required

Benefits

BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round. Generous paid time off for personal, vacation, parental, and medical leave and a pension plan that is 100% employer paid.

BronxWorks offers a variety of benefits to full-time salaried employees as well as part-time salaried employees who work at least 20 hours per week year-round. Generous paid…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Bronx, NY
Associated Location
Bronx, NY, USA

How to Apply

Apply for ACTIVITY SPECIALIST - COMPASS - 1537 WASHINGTON AVE using the link below:

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