1991 2nd Avenue
DREAM (formerly known as Harlem RBI), an award winning sports-based youth development program is seeking a dynamic individual to serve as a Middle School Learning Coach. Middle School Learning Coaches work collaboratively with each other and Program Coordinators to develop and facilitate objectives-based workshops in our after-school and summer enrichment middle-school program. The successful candidate will have a strong knowledge of the best practices in youth development and will have a passion for working with middle school students.
Like all DREAM employees, the Middle School Learning Coach should demonstrate a strong commitment to the mission and values of DREAM and should have substantial expertise in all areas of responsibility. Come join an organization that was recently recognized as one of the “50 Best Non-Profits to Work For” by The Nonprofit Times and as the winner of the Nonprofit Excellence Award – Silver Prize for Overall Management Excellence by the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York.
Roles and Responsibilities
- Work with Middle School staff to maintain enrollment and attendance targets;
- Develop and implement programming focused on project- and service-based learning, adolescent literacy, teambuilding and life skills;
- Assist in leading field trips, related extension activities and other special events to reinforce program objectives;
- Practice Harlem RBI teaching methods, including group work and teambuilding, experiential and project-based learning methodologies;
- Uphold and model Harlem RBI values and youth development principles for all youth and colleagues;
- Model professionalism through consistent attendance, timeliness and preparation;
- Innovate and implement new programmatic ideas.
- High school diploma and college enrollment or degree required (current college students are strongly encouraged to apply);
- Experience working with youth in a classroom or youth development setting;
- A record of success in facilitating and managing groups of youth;
- Interest in baseball/softball (experience playing, preferred);
- Ability to work collaboratively with co-workers and supervisors;
- Strong oral and written communication skills and presentation skills;
- Desire to go above and beyond to pursue results.
- In after-school, there are two options of EITHER:
- Monday-Friday, 3-6:30pm (start day of late September); OR
- Monday-Thursday, 3-6:30pm and Friday 12:30-5:30pm (start date of early September).
- In summer:
- Monday-Friday: 11:30-5:30pm
- This is a part-time position starting at $14/hour.
- Program begins in early or late-September 2017 and runs through August 2018
Minimum Education Required