Group Leader- Pomonok Community Center

Queens Community House

Location:

Queens Community House Pomonok Community Center
6709 Kissena Blvd
Flushing, NY, 11367

Borough:

Queens

Job Type:

Paid

Minimum age:

18 years old

Status:

Part Time

Length:

Permanent

Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Flexible

Minimum Education:

High School/GED

Area of Focus:

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

Job Description:

We are seeking a Group Leader with a strong commitment to youth development to work in our Youth Development Program at our Pomonok Community Center. The Group Leader is responsible for the direct guidance, supervision, and safety of youth under their care, while ensuring an engaging and intellectually stimulating experience. He/she will serve as a model for youth ages 6-12 by building rapport with participants through positive interactions in program activities. The program’s activities include the following: educational enrichment, homework help, fitness, life skills/character development and physical recreation. 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the guidance, supervision, and safety of youth ages 6-12 with adherence to determined schedule.  

  • Design and lead in-house and external learning, recreational, arts and developmental activities for youth (sports, games, arts and crafts, theatre, field trips, etc.). 

  • Develop and implement age-appropriate curriculum; submit sequenced lesson plans in advance 

  • Demonstrate appropriate communication with students, staff, and other stakeholders.  

  • Engage with youth and use appropriate strategies to preemptively defuse inappropriate behavior and encourage positive interactions demonstrating effective program and classroom management.  

  • Ensure proper care of all area materials, organize room and report any misused or damaged materials to Directors in order to ensure safety and effective operations.  

  • Responsible for tracking, completion and timely submission of all program reports relative to this position, including but not limited to participant attendance, performance, supply requests, lesson plans and timesheets.  

  • Assist and support organization of special events such as talent shows, awards, trainings, and parent meetings as necessary.  

  • Communicate with Program Director and Assistant Director about any issues including schedule modifications or important behavioral or environmental difficulties.  

  • Participate in training and staff development activities.  

  • Other duties and special projects as assigned. 

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  • Equality Opportunity//Drug Free

 

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Email: RGrigsby@qchnyc.org

To the Attention of:

Reco Grigsby "Group Leader"