FLUSHING- Group Leader for Ages 6-9

Boys' Club of New York

Location:

Abbe Clubhouse
133-01 41st Road
Flushing, NY, 11355

Borough:

Queens

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Part Time

Length:

Permanent

Number of Available Positions:

1

Job Description:

  

Position:  Group Leader                              
Department:  Explorer Department (Ages 6-9)
Location: Abbe, Flushing, Queens               
Schedule:  M-F, 3:00-8:00 
Salary: $11.00 p/ hour                      
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Part-time
 
 
There’s more to working at The Boys’ Club of New York (BCNY) than punching in, punching out, and picking up a pay check. Every day you spend at BCNY is a day spent making a difference in at least one boy’s life.
The Boys’ Club of New York (BCNY) is one of New York’s oldest and most well-respected youth development organizations and we are moving forward with an exciting and ambitious strategic agenda.  Building on over 138 years of helping boys develop into quality young men, we offer programs that help boys and young men stay in school and go on to college, discover their individual musical and artistic talent, develop healthy minds and bodies, learn leadership skills, and just have fun. We are committed to developing evidence-based programs that will be a model for youth development efforts across the field.  To make this happen, we are adding to our strong team of talented professionals to deepen and broaden our impact.
If you are enthusiastic about youth development services and are eager to be part of a forward-thinking team committed to enriching and supporting New York’s youth, then what are you waiting for? Join a passionate organization that shares your belief in educating the next generation of leaders- The Boys’ Club of New York!
 
Summary of Position
Group Leader
The Group Leader is responsible for the direct guidance, supervision, and safety of youth under their care, while ensuring an engaging and intellectually stimulating member experience. He/ she will serve as a model for youth ages 6-9 by building rapport with members through positive interactions in program activities.  The Group Leader will also assist in the supervision of PT staff that may include activity aides and volunteers.
 
Major Duties and Responsibilities
·         Supervise and coordinate the daily activities of a group of 10-20 boys.
·         Plan, develop and implement age-appropriate curriculum of interactive challenges, activities and games for members that lead to members developing core competencies.
·         Provide guidance, problem-solving facilitation, and behavior modification direction as needed.
·         Participate with group in a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, including games, arts and crafts, theatre, computer lab, swimming, and field trips.
·         Assist with daily set-up, daily clean up, and transportation.
·         Ensure proper care of all area materials, organize room and report any misused or damaged materials to the department director in order to prevent injuries or damage.
·         Responsible for completing and the timely submission of all program reports relative to this position, including but not limited to supply requests, lesson plans and timesheets.
 

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Web: http://www.bcny.org/about-bcny/careers

To the Attention of:

http://www.bcny.org/about-bcny/careers

Required Skills/Experience:

  

Education and/or Experience
Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; Junior level or higher preferred; Teaching Assistants and Para Professionals are encouraged to apply.
 
 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Planning and Organizing, Professionalism, Dependability, Problem Solving, Teamwork, Innovation
 
 
 
 
To apply: Apply online at
 
 Resume and cover letter required.
 
The Boys’ Club of New York is an equal opportunity employer.