Group Leader

New Settlement Apartments

Location:

New Settlement Apartments Multi - Cultural Afterschool Program
1512 Townsend Ave.
Bronx, NY, 10452

Borough:

Bronx

Job Type:

Paid

Minimum age:

18 years old

Status:

Part Time

Length:

Temporary

Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Minimum Hours/Week:

16 hours/week

Maximum Hours/Week:

24 hours/week

Public Transportation:

Bus (BX1, BX 2), Train (4, B, D)

Minimum Education:

College or Graduate level student

Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help, Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater), Health/Nutrition, Leadership/Mentoring

Job Description:

 OVERVIEW OF NEW SETTLEMENT APARTMENTS AND COMMUNITY SERVICES:

New Settlement Apartments is a not-for-profit housing & community service organization, located in the southwest Bronx, with a 27 year track record of active commitment to neighborhood revitalization and community development- including working toward excellence in community public schools. An integral part of the progressive housing philosophy embraced by New Settlement is that ‘housing is not just bricks and mortar’. Our mission is not only to rebuild and maintain a sizeable portion of the housing stock in this neighborhood, but also to support the rebuilding of its social capital. New Settlement currently provides year-round educational, cultural and recreational programs and social services to 13,500 youth and adults who live in the surrounding area. EEO/AA

 Program Overview and Position Description:

The Group Leader implements and develops daily activities for 20 participants, ages 5-11 years old, in New Settlement Apartments Multi-Cultural After School Program (MASP). The Group Leader works closely, assigns and monitors tasks given to the Group Leader Assistant and Junior Assistants. During the after school, we balance academic enrichment and leadership development through hand-on projects and theme-based learning that encourages critical thinking and creativity.

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Email: masp@newsettlement.org
Mail:
1512 Townsend Ave.
Bronx, NY, 10452
United States

To the Attention of:

Anyela Duarte, After School Program Director,

Required Skills/Experience:

Experience, Education & Skills Required: Applicants must have experience working with youth (volunteer work will be considered). Knowledge of and interest in the arts, science, engineering, mathematics, healthy living and physical education required. Applicants must have experience developing and leading elementary-school level activities for children; have strong planning and organizational skills; team leadership, behavioral management, and conflict resolution skills; have the ability to supervise in facilitation of daily lesson plans and activities. Teamwork and hands-on teaching ability is a must. College or graduate level student. Bilingual Spanish/English a plus. In order to work with the children, applicants must undergo a background check, in accordance with local regulations.

 

Salary and Benefits Offered:

The position is a part-time, temporary position for 17.5 hours weekly. Hourly rate: $14.50. Must be available for program time Monday-Friday from 1:45-5:30 p.m. and 12 holidays when the schools are closed from 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Planning time hours are flexible. Immediate opening. Starting date: Immediate opening.. Potential opportunity for full-time position during the summer.