Group Leader

New Settlement Apartments

Location:

Group Leader - (2nd Grade) Multi-Cultural Summer Day Camp
1512 Townsend Avenue Main Office
Bronx, NY, 10452

Borough:

Bronx

Job Type:

Paid

Minimum age:

18 years old

Status:

Part Time

Last Day to Apply:

07/01/2019

Length:

Temporary

Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Minimum Hours/Week:

16 hours/week

Maximum Hours/Week:

35 hours/week

Public Transportation:

Bus (BX1, BX2), Train (B,D,4)

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 non-profit, mixed-income housing and community service organization. We work towards neighborhood revitalization, community building and organizing, and positive youth development.  New Settlement currently provides year-round educational, cultural and recreational programs and social services to over 13,500 youth and adults who live in the Southwest Bronx.

 

Program Overview:  New Settlement Multicultural After School Program is for 100 Elementary School students (Kindergartner-Fifth grade). The COMPASS Program offers activities such as literacy, math, science, engineering, cultural enrichment, leadership and community service, dance, healthy living, sports, library, arts and crafts, swimming, trips in New York City and much more.

Program Overview and Position Description:

The Group Leader plans, implements and develops project based educational, youth leadership, physical education and healthy living and literacy and arts for 20 participants, ages 7-8 years old, in New Settlement Apartments Multi-Cultural After School Program (MASP). The Group Leader chaperones a group of 20 participants to different locations New York City while following the program’s policies and procedures in a pro-active manner and keeping the safety of the children the primary focus. The Group Leader works closely, assigns and monitors tasks given to the Group Leader Assistant and Jr. Assistants. During the Summer Day Camp, 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
Web: https://newsettlement.org/
Mail:
1512 Townsend Avenue Main Office
Bronx, NY, 10452
United States

To the Attention of:

Anyela Duarte

Required Skills/Experience:

 Experience Required: Applicants must have experience working with youth. 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.

Education & Skills Required: 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. Must be a dynamic, flexible, upbeat, with a strong desire to work with children, willingness to learn and adapt to an established camp culture, a good sense of humor, responsible, dependable and hands-on individual. Knowledge of MS Office and e-mail correspondence. Excellent written and oral skills required. The position requires great people skills and ability to meet competing demands in a busy work environment. Physical effort is generally required for work performance in the classrooms and out in the field; may be required to lift items and spend several hours standing and walking when out in the field.

 

Availability: Monday- Friday from 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. from July 1st- August 16th. Starting date: June 10th, 2019.

 

Salary and Benefits Offered:

It is a temporary full-time position during the summer for 40 hours weekly. Hourly rate: $16.00 EEO/AA