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Youth Employment & Activities Coordinator

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Grand Street Settlement
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Kings County, NY
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Published 23 days ago

DEPARTMENT:       Youth Services

LOCATION:          Juan Morel Campos Secondary School, 215 Heyward Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206

REPORTS TO:        Program Director

SALARY:            $40,000-$43,000 (annually); benefits includes medical, dental, vision, prescription, life insurance, 401K plan and 24 vacation days per year, personal and sick time-off. 

DATE:               April 2022

SCHEDULE:         Monday–Friday, 8 am–4 pm or 9 am–5 pm, some late evenings and weekends. Schedule may vary according to program needs.

JOB SUMMARY:     As part of the Youth Services Department’s vision: all Youth Services Staff will assist in promoting growth, leadership and positive self-image in all young people at all of Grand Street Settlement’s sites. Under the direction of the Program Director, the Youth Employment and Activities Coordinator is responsible for overseeing day-to-day operations of the employment and attendance programs to promote a positive school going culture and work experience to youth ages 14–24. 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma and/or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) required; College Preferred.
  • Must have 3+ years of experience working in specialized field.
  • Experience working in youth development programs, preferably youth employment opportunity programs.
  • Experience managing multiple projects and activities with changing priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills both in person and on the phone, with high professionalism.
  • Excellent written and oral skills, including the ability to make clear presentations and execute basic math skills.
  • Strong sense of self-motivation; ability to work with minimal supervision, meet deadlines, prioritize activities, problem solve, function effectively with multiple projects and short timelines.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and event coordination skills.
  • Must demonstrate timeliness, attendance and most importantly, professionalism.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse populations and in a variety of situations.
  • Must have the ability to nurture respectful relationship with youth and be sensitive to the participants’ cultural and socio-economic characteristics.
  • The ideal candidate is personable, energetic, and enthusiastic. 
  • Candidate must successfully complete the following: NYSDOH Fingerprinting Screening; New York State Clearance Review Background Check; three (3) Reference Check; Physical with updated TB Test (fees may apply).
  • Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with all staff and students while remaining professional at all times.
  • Ability to motivate participants/students while setting an example in all areas, including timeliness, attendance and most importantly, professionalism.
  • If offered the position, must submit $25 fee for NY State Clearance Review
  • If hired, Grand Street requires all potential employees to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination and booster.
  • Valid CPR/AED Pro-certification through recognized accrediting body preferred.
  • Valid First Aid/RTE certification through recognized accrediting body preferred.
  • Bilingual a plus, (fluent in English/Spanish).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must complete NYS OCFS Mandated Reporter and Foundations in Health and Safety trainings.
  • Responsible for on-site, day-to-day supervision of programs, services, and activities funded directly through SYEP.
  • Act as liaison to worksites and conduct site visits. 
  • Serve as a liaison between department, participants and worksite representatives.
  • Review worksite monitoring notes.
  • Ensure prompt and accurate submission of enrollment, payroll, and evaluations of SYEP and Internship participants. 
  • Supervise the SYEP Monitor, Interns and SYEP participants. 
  • Monitor SYEP and Internship activities including recruitment, registration, and collection of documentation, orientation, payroll, and program implementation. 
  • Maintains participant file to ensure that required documents are completed and activities are documented and in compliance with funding source.
  • Responsible for data entry into SYEP database.
  • Prepare periodic reports for Director and program leads.
  • Identifies and documents supportive services for participants, including referrals to community-based programs.
  • Conduct pre-assessments for all work sites and perform weekly assessments of work sites during the summer program. 
  • Visit work sites and go on participant field trips.
  • Assist the Program Director with weekly staff meetings. 
  • Conduct bi-weekly individual supervisory meetings with staff. 
  • Monitor and review incident reports and inform DYCD of all incidents. 
  • Assist the Program Director in monitoring the staff attendance sheets. 
  • Participate in DYCD SYEP meetings. 
  • Responsible for the success of positive and innovative service delivery.
  • Coordinate and implement school-wide attendance initiatives.
  • Gather all attendance team meeting documents for weekly attendance meetings.
  • Create internship opportunities for students not enrolled in DYCD programs.
  • Implement Success Mentoring program and oversee Success Mentors.
  • Responsible for supervising all participants particularly during project-based activities.
  • Attend all required department, agency meetings and/or trainings.
  • Help enforce all rules and regulations and codes of conduct.
  • Perform other duties as assigned from time-to-time.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER (EOE) 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position you are applying for. If selected, we ask that you also provide us with three (3) professional references that we can contact (at least one (1) professional reference should be from a former supervisor). Please click on the link provided below, or use the link in a search bar and apply online through our career center. 

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DEPARTMENT:       Youth Services

LOCATION:          Juan Morel Campos Secondary School, 215 Heyward Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206

REPORTS TO:        Program Director

SALARY:            $40,000-$43,000 (annually); benefits includes medical, dental, vision, prescription, life…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required
Salary
USD $40,000 - USD $43,000
/ year

Benefits

Benefits includes medical, dental, vision, prescription, life insurance, 401K plan and 24 vacation days per year, personal and sick time-off.  

Benefits includes medical, dental, vision, prescription, life insurance, 401K plan and 24 vacation days per year, personal and sick time-off.  

Location

On-site
215 Heyward St, Brooklyn, NY 11206, USA

How to Apply

Please submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position you are applying for. If selected, we ask that you also provide us with three (3) professional references that we can contact (at least one (1) professional reference should be from a former supervisor). Please click on the link provided below, or use the link in a search bar and apply online through our career center. 

Please submit a resume and thoughtful cover letter, outlining how your skills and experience meet the qualifications of the position you are applying for. If selected, we ask that…

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