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ABOUT GIRLS INCORPORATED OF NEW YORK CITY
Girls Incorporated of New York City (GINYC) delivers life-changing programs that inspire girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Research-based curricula, delivered by trained professionals, equip youth to achieve academically; lead healthy and physically active lives; manage money; navigate media messages; and discover an interest in science, technology, engineering, and math. GINYC is an independent affiliate of the national Girls Incorporated network, the nation’s leading expert on issues affecting girls and young women.
GINYC seeks a Health & Wellness Specialist to help foster a culture of health and wellness in an after-school setting with Middle and High School students. The successful candidate will bring expertise in tailoring a Health and Wellness curriculum for this environment, excel in promoting physical and mental well-being, be able to engage and support students, while setting a positive example. Through a thoughtfully designed program and interactive activities, the Health & Wellness Specialist will introduce students to various aspects of healthy living and self-care practices. Additionally, a sincere, active, and appropriate commitment to the well-being and success of each student is crucial.
ABOUT THE POSITION
The Health & Wellness Specialist is responsible for delivering programming five days per week in a GINYC DYCD OST (Out of School Time) program. The GINYC after school program fosters and develops youth’s overall wellness. Through unique and intentional programs, youth have opportunities to grow, define personal goals, embark on their own journeys, and advance in all areas of their lives.
CURRENTLY HIRING FOR OUR BROOKLYN AND MANHATTAN SITES!
Job Type: Part time. Monday – Friday from 2:00pm – 6:00pm.
Salary: $20 – $25 /hour
GINYC offers an excellent benefits package, a strong talent development orientation, and fosters a highly skilled, energized, and empowered workforce.
403(b) retirement plan
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
TO APPLY: submit resume and cover letter to OSTjobs@girlsincnyc.org. No phone calls please.
GINYC is an equal opportunity employer. Women of color and LGBTQ candidates are encouraged to apply.
GINYC STATEMENT ON DIVERSITY EQUITY INCLUSION & BELONGING
At GINYC, we are united by our commitment to creating safe and supportive girl-positive spaces. Our programming cultivates environments where all girl-identified young people are seen and heard. Our organization strives to be a model for sustainable change within our society. We recognize that for true diversity to be realized, equity, inclusion and belonging must also be present. To embody these principles, we commit to ongoing work in ally-ship, inclusivity, transparency, and accountability with staff, funders, and supporters.
Diversity: We embrace diversity within our organization and in the communities we live and serve in, inclusive of culture, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, class, religion, and people with disabilities. We aim to lead by example with a workforce that reflects the rich diversity and unique characteristics of our constituents and of New York City.
Equity: Each employee and every role at GINYC is essential in fulfilling our mission. Through ongoing and intentional professional talent development resources, we aim to provide equitable access to opportunities for advancement within our organization and empower our staff to show up and strive to be stronger, smarter, and bolder each and every day.
Inclusion & Belonging: The culture at GINYC focuses on building empathetic relationships and supportive structures that encourage the free and open expression of ideas, innovation, and creativity. We are advocates for each other and for the youth we serve. We encourage a sense of belonging and authenticity, value collaboration, and intentionally seek to compensate for, and ultimately eliminate, the barriers that prevent equal access to resources, opportunities, and advancement.
• Position requires flexibility, creativity, organization, energy, and passion for inspiring girls to be strong, smart, and bold.
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience facilitating for high school and/or middle school youth.
• A self-starter with the ability to work as a team player and foster cooperative work.
• Ability to communicate and build relationships with youth, parents, community leaders, and school staff.
• Background in partnering with schools, experiential learning and group facilitation with youth is a must.
• Ability to facilitate Girls Inc. direct service programs with groups of 15-20 youth in grades 6 – 8.
• Ability to develop lesson plans and modify curriculum.
• Ability to identify needs and develop relevant activities for after-school setting.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Effective problem solving and conflict resolution skills, using positive youth development principles.
• Experience working in single-sex, gender equity programs is preferred.
• Ability to set up space for youth that challenges gender stereotypes and is LGBT-friendly.
• Proficiency in Middle School Math, ELA & Science to facilitate successful daily homework help.
• Associate degree or some college, preferred, in education, psychology, or related field.
• Reliable, timely, ability to receive and provide feedback in a constructive way.
• Able to follow through on directives given by supervisor.
• Responsible for administrative duties such as daily attendance, reporting, homework logs etc.
• Bilingual Spanish, preferred