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Assistant Director

  • New York City, Brooklyn
  • Location:
  • Carey Gardens Cornerstone 2315 Surf Avenue BROOKLYN, New York, 11224 Google Maps

  • Region : New York City Brooklyn
  • Job Type : Paid
  • Minimum age : 18
  • Status : Full Time
  • Length : Permanent
  • Anticipated Start/End Dates: 10/10/2023-10/11/2023
  • Number of Available Positions: 1
  • Minimum Hours/Week: 35Hours/Week
  • Specific Days Needed: Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  • Public Transportation: Bus Train
  • Minimum Education: BACHELORS
  • Area of Focus: Academic Support/Homework Help Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater) Leadership/Mentoring Office/Adminstrative Support
  • Job Description:

    Assistant Director, Cornerstone Programs

    Reports to: Cornerstone Site Director

    Location: Carey Gardens – 2315 Surf Avenue 11224

    Hours: Full Time as follows:

    School Year: Tues – Fri, 2pm-10pm and Sat, 10am -6pm

    Summer: Weds – Fri, 3pm to 11pm and Sat & Sun, 3pm to 11pm

    Salary Range: $35,000 – $40,000


    Position Summary:

    Founded in 1866, Brooklyn Community Services (BCS) empowers children and families to reach their full potential, strengthen families, and foster self-sufficiency in adults. With programs in 25 locations, BCS serves more than 12,000 individuals a year.

    Cornerstone Programs provide academic and recreational opportunities to children, teens and adults in NYCHA community centers. The Cornerstone program is offered every weekday from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm, Saturdays from 10:00 am to 5:00pm, and extended hours during the summer and school holidays. BCS Cornerstone Programs are located in Brownsville, Fort Greene, and Coney Island.


    • Supervises Group Leaders, Activity Specialists and custodial staff. Provide them with regular supervision through observations and feedback
    • Develops staff schedules, enforcing rules, and evaluating recreation/educational activities in the center.
    • Assists with hiring, training, supervising, scheduling and evaluating center staff.
    • Schedules the community center facilities and supervises conditions of the facilities such as set-ups and breakdowns of facility equipment and resources.
    • Manages crisis as needed including, handling mental health issues .
    • Facilitate mediations and conflict resolutions sessions between participants and parents as needed.
    • Assist in carrying out other aspects of the program including planning trips, celebrations, and leadership activities.
    • Develop one on one relationships with the participants, parents, and community partners
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Required Skills/Experience:


    • Bachelor’s Degree required, preferably in Psychology, Counseling, Child Development or Elementary Education
    • Must have the ability to be timely, dependable and youth driven
    • Must be able to work evening weekday shifts, and Saturdays and Sundays
    • Excellent leadership, communication, supervisory and team-building skills, including the ability to motivate, align staff efforts to changing priorities and approaches, set goals, delegate responsibilities, and manage staff performance so as to ensure effective service delivery in accordance with organizational goals and program contracts.


    BCS requires that all employees entering the workplace be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an exemption is granted as a medical or religious accommodation.

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