Youth Services (After-School Services)

Start Date: As soon as possible

Hours: Temporary, part time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Qualifications:

  • High School or GED required and must be enrolled in an institution of higher education 
  • Must have completed one (1) year of college with good academic standing and currently be enrolled
  • Must have a minimum of two (2) years experience working with children
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish or English/Cantonese/Mandarin) a plus
  • Interest in providing quality educational and enrichment experiences to youth
  • Familiarity working with youth in a variety of settings
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks and responsibilities
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal and verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to participate in team oriented work
  • Specialization in enrichment activities a plus
  • Computer literate, including experience with Microsoft Office, local area networks and the Internet
  • Must be able to work five (5) days a week from 2:30 to 6 p.m.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand and enforce after-school program expectations, policies and protocols
  • Design and implement educational and recreational activities
  • Actively participate in program-wide or division-wide activities
  • Facilitate the adherence to the after-school schedule
  • Supervise homework and other in-class activities
  • Communicate with Program Coordinator about any schedule modifications or important behavioral or environmental issues
  • Direct and guide Group Aide by delegating specific responsibilities and clarifying their role
  • Demonstrate appropriate communication with families, teachers, staff and children
  • Attend regular staff meetings and trainings
  • Track attendance, performance and behavior (positive and negative) through accurate record keeping
  • Report regularly to the Director of After-School Services and as necessary to the Director of Educational & Youth Services and other program directors
  • Collaborate with the after-school staff at other Henry Street Settlement after-school sites
  • Organize special events as necessary
  • Assist individual students with homework as time permits
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor

To Apply: E-mail resume to jobs@henrystreet.org. Please indicate "Group Leader" in the subject line.

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

Henry Street Settlement is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Auxiliary aides and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.