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Group Leader

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Grand Street Settlement
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Kings County, NY
New
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Published 11 days ago

DEPARTMENT:     Youth Services

LOCATION:         Multiple Locations in Brooklyn, New York

REPORTS TO:       Program Director or Assistant Director

SALARY:           $16 per hour (15-hours per week)

DATES:            September 20, 2021 – June 17, 2022 (School Year Only)

SCHEDULE:        Monday-Friday, must be available between 1:30pm-6pm (schedule may vary due to program needs). Some occasional special events (will require you to work late evenings and attend trips or games). This position is performance based and it is also contingent on funding availability.

JOB SUMMARY:    As part of our 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 our Grand Street Settlement sites. Group Leaders will promote and develop a safe and engaging learning environment for middle school aged youth. Homework help, recreational activities, literacy and math lessons are integral parts of this activity. In the end, students will be able to maintain an academic focus while engaging in hands on learning with classmates and fellow peers. 

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) required, College Degree preferred 
  • Youth development experience required
  • Experience teaching and designing curricula required.
  • Previous experience working with diverse young people ages 5-14 years old.
  • Three (3) or more years of experience and expertise working with youth (volunteer experience is acceptable).
  • Three (3) or more years of experience coaching, instructing, or facilitating curriculum-based lessons (to youth preferred).
  • The ideal candidate should personable, energetic, and enthusiastic.
  • Candidate should be successfully complete the following: NYSDOH Fingerprinting Screening; New York State Clearance Review Background Check; three (3) Reference Checks; Physical with updated TB Test (fees may apply).
  • If hired, Grand Street requires all potential employees to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.
  • Valid CPR/AED Pro certification through recognized accrediting body preferred.
  • Valid First Aid/RTE certification through recognized accrediting body preferred.
  • Candidates must be able to communicate effectively with all students while remaining professional at all times.
  • Ability to motivate the students while setting an example in all areas, including responsibility, timeliness, organization, attendance and most importantly, professionalism.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Supervise Participants

  • Problem solve and intervene directly with youth in groups.
  • Maintain adequate staff to participants/camper supervision during all activities and trips.

Facilitate Summer Camp Activities

  • Design and implement project-based summer curriculum.
  • The ideal candidate should be able to facilitate group management and activities based on school year/summer themes.
  • Work collaboratively with co-workers.
  • Know and follow daily in-house and trip schedules and procedures.
  • Create a camp culture of positive group cohesiveness. 

Ensure Safety

  • Ability to supervise a group of children and participate in activities and trips; provide and maintain a safe working environment.
  • Maintain adequate supplies in first aid and safety kits.
  • Maintain medical and contact information for each participant/camper. 
  • Responsible for maintaining daily log of all incidents/injuries. 
  • Prepare attendance reports and other reports as required.
  • Know and adhere to all regulations and procedures outlined in safety plan.

Other

  • Communicate regularly and appropriately with parents.
  • Complete all necessary paperwork that is required.
  • Come to ready to work with a positive attitude.
  • Supervise and evaluate youth staff.
  • Other assignments as required from time-to-time.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER (EOE)

HOW TO APPLY:

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 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. 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bfb233f9-2e2d-4a56-b58a-c4bfa4857b9e&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=417805&lang=en_US&source=CC4

Please be advised that job offers can only be made once your clearances come through!

 

DEPARTMENT:     Youth Services

LOCATION:         Multiple Locations in Brooklyn, New York

REPORTS TO:       Program Director or Assistant Director

SALARY:           $16 per hour (15-hours per week)

DATES:            September 20, 2021 – June 17, 2022 (School Year Only)

SCHEDULE…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Part Time Schedule
  • Education
    High School Diploma Required

Location

On-site
Belt Pkwy, Brooklyn, NY, USA

How to Apply

HOW TO APPLY:

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 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. 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=bfb233f9-2e2d-4a56-b58a-c4bfa4857b9e&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=417805&lang=en_US&source=CC4

Please be advised that job offers can only be made once your clearances come through!

HOW TO APPLY:

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…

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