Group leader

at Grand Street Settlement

Job Detail


Salary

$15-15/hour

Experience

2-3 years minimum experience

Schedule Type

Part Time

Location

80 Pitt St, New York, NY 10002, USA

Expires

11/04/2019, 13:24


Description

DEPARTMENT:
Youth Services

LOCATION:
Lower East Side, Manhattan

REPORTS TO:
Program Director or Assistant Director

SALARY:
$15 Per Hour

SCHEDULE:
Must be available between 2pm-6pm OR 2:30pm-6pm, Mon-Fri (some Saturdays); Scheduling may vary due to needs of program. Some occasional special events (will require you to work late evenings & attend trips or games). This position is performance based and it is also contingent on funding availability.

DATES:
September 2019 (School Year)

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 GED equivalent required; College degree preferred
• Youth development experience required
• Must have experience teaching and designing curricula
• Previous experience working with diverse young people ages 5-14 years old
• Three (3) or more years’ experience & expertise working with youth (volunteer experience is acceptable)
• Three (3) or more years’ experience coaching, instructing, or facilitating curriculum-based lessons (to youth preferred)
• Ideal candidate is personable, energetic, & enthusiastic
• Candidate must successfully complete the following: NYSDOH Fingerprinting Screening; New York State Clearance Review Background Check; 3 Reference Checks; Physical w/ updated TB Test (Fees may apply)
• Valid CPR/AED Pro certification through recognized accrediting body preferred
• Valid First Aid/RTE certification