After-School Youth Worker (East Harlem & South Bronx 2018-2019)

Job Type

Part Time

Published

09/25/2018

Address

1991 2nd Ave
New York
NY
10029
United States

Description

DREAM (formerly Harlem RBI), an award winning sports-based youth development program, is seeking dynamic individuals to serve as After-School Youth Workers in our elementary (REAL Kids) and middle school programs. The ideal candidate will be able to join DREAM for the full commitment of after-school, which runs from September through June.

 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

·      Lead a group of up to 18-20 youth in daily after-school activities including sports, social-emotional learning, enrichment and academic support;

·      Facilitate or co-facilitate lessons to help youth build their social and emotional skills;

·      Collaborate with team to plan & facilitate various enrichment activities;

·      Support with homework completion and other academic enrichment;

·      Model and encourage positive participation in all daily activities, with a focus on teambuilding;

·      Model professionalism through consistent attendance, timeliness and preparation;

·      Supervise and manage youth behavior at all times using positive youth development strategies;

·      Participate in weekly professional development and tactical trainings in addition to formal feedback and coaching.


QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school diploma or equivalent required;
  • Minimum of 1 year working with and record of success groups of school-age children in a classroom or other youth development setting;
  • Experience with behavior management systems, including positive youth development, preferred;
  • Belief in the outcomes of the DREAM List, including the importance of social emotional competency and advocacy for self and others;

·      Strong oral and written communication skills and presentation skills, preferred;

  • Exhibits high energy, warmth, enthusiasm and patience in working with youth;
  • Demonstrated interest in assisting students with homework;
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team setting.


ELEMENTARY PROGRAM HOURS

·      Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 1:30-5:45pm and Tuesday and Thursday, 2:00–5:45pm

·      OR Monday-Thursday, 3-6pm and Friday, 12-6pm (subject to change based on placement)


COMPENSATION

· $15-$17 per hour, commensurate with experience


COMMITMENT

·      September 2018–June 2019

Professional Level

Entry level

Minimum Education Required

High School


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