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Group Leader

  • New York City, Manhattan
  • Location:
  • PS/MS 278 421 West 219 Street New York, New York, 10034 Google Maps

  • Region : New York City Manhattan
  • Job Type : Paid
  • Minimum age : 18
  • Status : Part Time
  • Length : Temporary
  • Anticipated Start/End Dates: 10/17/2022-06/17/2023
  • Number of Available Positions: 4
  • Minimum Hours/Week: 17.5Hours/Week
  • Specific Days Needed: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  • Public Transportation: Bus -> Select 12, Bx 7 Train -> A, C, 1
  • Minimum Education: Highschool/GED
  • Area of Focus: Academic Support/Homework Help Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater) Leadership/Mentoring Sports/Recreation/Fitness
  • Job Description:

    Summary of Position: Inwood Community Services Group Leaders provide recreational, educational, and arts workshops and activities for youth of the community to develop new skills through an enrichment-based curriculum.

    Summary of the Agency: Inwood Community Services is a not-for-profit community-based organization established in 1979 by a group of concerned community residents led by the then pastor of the Church of Good Shepherd, John J. Foley, CSP, to serve the residents of the Inwood-Washington Heights community. Directed by Dr. Charles Corliss (who has been the agency’s Executive Director since its inception), ICS provides extensive programming for children, adolescents, adults and families in COUNSELING; LITERACY; YOUTH SERVICES; AND PREVENTION..

    The duties of the Group Leader are as follows:

    • Design, plan and assist in the facilitation of activities and workshops in specified areas of education, enrichment, leadership, physical education, crafts and/or the performing arts.
    • Deliver literacy, SEL, STEAM and Match activities integrated into the activities above.
    • Work with a team to develop a project-based curriculum that culminates with a community exhibition and performance.
    • Attend monthly all staff meeting and attend professional development trainings.
    • Assist school-age and middle school youth with homework help.
    • Ability to work with various ages of youth and young adults in a school setting.
    • Assist with the preparation of snack and other duties.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


    • High School diploma required; college credits or enrollment in college preferred.
    • Experience working with children and youth.
    • Experience in the performing or visual arts, sports, recreation, crafts and/or physical education, enrichment, or leadership.
    • Spanish-speaking is a plus.
    • Excellent group facilitation skills, communication skills, and ability to work collaboratively.
    • Ability to work from a strength-based and/or youth development perspective.
    • Ability to model positive life choices and a commitment to self-improvement as an example for program participants.
    • Demonstrate positive energy that addresses conflict mediation


  • How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Katherine New York Google Maps

  • To the Attention of : Katherine Vergez
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