Program Aide- Summer Youth Program

Job Type

Full Time Temporary




647 Columbus Avenue
New York
New York
United States


Intro/Program Description: Goddard Riverside Community Center Summer Day Camp at the Bernie Wohl Center provides programming to children ages 6-10 years. The program supports social-emotional growth through group activities and theme-based projects. Additional activities include art, chess, computer science, group games, percussion, stem activities, storytelling, music, swimming and field trips.

Purpose of Position: Junior Staff are assigned to work in office or maintenance. Junior Staff work in unison with support staff. Together, our staff works to provide support to our Summer Day Camp.


Position Start: Monday, June 25

End Date: Friday, August 17

Role, Responsibilities, and Essential Duties

·        Maintenance Tasks (Sweeping, mopping, dusting, general cleaning)

·        Office Tasks (Manage attendance records, Data Entry, Typing, Copying)

  • Enforce program rules
  • Know and enforce ALL emergency procedures and follow all safety guidelines associated with all program areas Foster a learning environment that stimulates children’s creative growth and development
  • Attend staff training, weekly, meetings and supervision meetings
  • Attend program trips as needed
  • Other duties as required and assigned by Program Director, ADED and/or DED
  • Demonstrate professionalism & leadership

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • Must be at least 15 years of age
  • Must be able to work between the hours of 9am and 5pm, Monday-Friday for training sessions
  • Must have ability to work collaboratively
  • Must have a sense of humor and a passion for youth development
  • Have energy, motivation and skills needed to work independently
  • High level of interest in working with youth
  • Experience or interest in Education/Social Work a plus
  • Must be able to pass the Sex Offender Registry and be physically able to work with children (via a doctor’s signed consent including TB screening)
  • CPR/First Aid Certification a plus

Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

  • Familiarity with Social Services setting
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office a plus

Physical Requirements

  • Frequent bending, kneeling, computer use

Work Environment:

  • Indoors/Outdoors

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

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