Group Leader

University Settlement


420 E 12th St
New York, NY, 10009



Job Type:


Minimum age:

18 years old


Part Time

Last Day to Apply:




Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help, Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater), Community Service/Service Learning, Computers/Technology, Health/Nutrition, Sports/Recreation/Fitness, Other

Job Description:

 Overview: Since 1886, University Settlement has been providing a variety of effective and strengths-based community based programs for children.  The Settlement operates after-school programs and summer camps for elementary school children and middle school children in Brooklyn and Manhattan.  These programs serve over 1,000 children from kindergarten through 8th grade and in after school programs and summer camps. It provides academic support; artistic, athletic, cultural, and athletic enrichment; therapeutic services; and opportunities for family involvement.  

•Ensure the safety and engagement of a group of twenty or more students through program activities, including snack, homework help and transition
•Ensure that assistance is provided during homework period
•Serve as a positive role model and uphold profession behavior at all times
•Plan and involve children in a range of multidisciplinary activities, design and implement thematic based lessons
•Work constructively with partner and other colleagues; communicate regularly with supervisory staff
•Communicate with parents and caregivers regarding progress and problem solving
•Maintain responsibility for designated program supplies and proper use of all facilities, including classrooms
•Complete all necessary documentation and administrative tasks
•Other duties as assigned by the Director 

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Web:

To the Attention of:

Gia Lopez

Required Skills/Experience:

 ·         High School Diploma or HSE preferred

·         Current enrollment in college is a plus
·         Experience working with youth
·         Ability to commit for the entire school year