Part-time Instructor

Job Type

Part Time
Contract

Salary

Details: $125/session; $80/session during training

Published

09/10/2018

Start Date

10/01/2019

Application Deadline

09/30/2018

Address

210 W. 101 St.
PH 6
New York
NY
10025
United States

Description

Job Description

  • Teach 3-4 Fair Shake programs to disadvantaged middle school youth in partner schools and non-profit organizations in Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn or Queens. Programs meet once a week for 6-10 weeks for one hour. Three therapy dog teams and 12 youth participate in each session.
  • The structured curriculum that includes hands-on training -- basic commands and tricks, rudimentary agility and dog-related topics including shelters, rescue, breed discrimination, working dogs, etc.
  • Train with an established Fair Shake instructor over a 10-week program cycle and provide assistant teaching support.
  • Ensure the safety of dogs and kids in each program
  • Build relationship with volunteer teams and school staff.
  • Communicate with Executive Director regarding issues and opportunities as they arise.

Requirements:

Candidate should be available 15-20 hours per week. Individual must have significant hands-on experience with dogs such as a trainer, CPDT, therapy dog handler or evaluator, or volunteer with a shelter or rescue organization. Strong interpersonal skills and sensitivity essential to building relationships with youth, volunteers and school staff. Experience teaching or working with youth preferred.

Able to work independently, demonstrate good judgment, have good problem solving skills and be flexible.

Basic computer proficiency required.

Level of Language Proficiency

English Fluent

Professional Level

Professional

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

info@afairshakeforyouth.org
http://www.afairshakeforyouth.org

Please send cover letter and resume to Audrey@afairshakeforyouth.org


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