Job Type

Full Time




301 Henry Street
New York
New York
United States


Program Overview: This position is part of the Henry Street Settlement Education and Employment Services Division, which is a $10M division providing a continuum of services from early childhood education through adult workforce programs designed to assist individuals in obtaining the skills necessary for lifetime self-sufficiency. Education Services include 2 day care centers, after-school programs (6 sites), camp programs (3 sites), middle school and high school initiatives, and the Expanded Horizons College Access and Retention program (both community center and school based).


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree in Education, Social Work or equivalent field preferred.
  • Must have three (3) years of experience supervising the day to day operations of a Department of Youth and Community Development Cornerstone or Beacon program.
  • Must have three (3) years of experience supervising program staff and participants
  • Ability to effectively communicate with families in urban, community based settings.
  • Knowledge of the Family Court system, Administration for Children Services (ACS), and the criminal justice system in New York City.
  • Extensive knowledge of grade/age appropriate skill development strategies for students. • Interest in providing quality hands on, inquiry based projects, enrichment, and recreation experiences to youth.
  • Interest in providing quality hands on, inquiry based projects, enrichment, and recreation experiences to youth.
  • Ability to effectively manage an outcomes driven DYCD contract and maintain effective rapport with the program managers.
  • Strong organizational, multitask, and follow-through skills.
  • Ability to work with students from a variety of academic backgrounds and skill levels.
  • Self-motivated and able to work efficiently and effectively under pressure.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience organizing and providing staff development opportunities.
  • Experience crafting youth development curricula for young people in the middle school and high school level.
  • Must be able to work some weekends and school holidays.


  • Supervise evening staff and work towards collaborative implementation of all grant requirements.
  • Plan and execute program-wide hands-on inquiry based academic projects, enrichment, and recreation experiences.
  • Leads in the development and maintenance of a positive coordinated educational program designed to meet the needs of all participants.
  • Implement feedback mechanisms from staff, parent, student, and community members regarding curriculum and instruction.
  • Ensure that age appropriate Social Emotional Learning opportunities are incorporated into program activities.
  • Discover/facilitate opportunities for students to expand and build upon their interests.
  • Assist with orders and purchases of materials and information to support and enrich program activities/initiatives.
  • Maintain records of all participants and activities including attendance sheets and progress within the activity.
  • Assist in making all necessary managerial decisions, i.e. hiring, firing, and performance evaluations.
  • Attend mandatory trainings in compliance with NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene regulations.
  • Complete monthly and quarterly progress reports for the agency.
  • Provide crisis intervention and behavior management techniques.
  • Provide individual, family and group counseling.
  • Provide support to youth program participants and their families.
  • Conduct outreach to potential program participants.
  • Serve in a leadership role within the site and division.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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