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Program Specialist

  • Hudson Valley
  • Location:
  • After School Program 98 S Goodwin Ave Elmsford, New York, 10523 Google Maps

  • Region : Hudson Valley
  • Job Type : Paid
  • Status : Part Time
  • Length : Permanent
  • Number of Available Positions: 4
  • Minimum Hours/Week: 20Hours/Week
  • Specific Days Needed: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  • Job Description:

    WJCS is hiring! If working alongside a team of caring professionals interests you, apply now!

    Details about this exciting opportunity:

    • Part-Time Program Specialist for our Amazing Afternoons, Afterschool Program located in the Elmsford, NY school district.
    • This role will provide supervision to youth enrolled in the program, and assist with homework and recreational activities.
    • This position is 15 hours/week. Monday through Friday, 3:00pm-6:00pm.
    • Compensation: $15.00 – $18.00/hour.

    Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

    • Observe the student behavior, assess its appropriateness and apply appropriate behavior management techniques, positive redirection, or appropriate corrective action as necessary to support youth in making positive behavior choices.
    • Document and review group learning progress to share with participants and staff.
    • Responsible for designated group for duration of program or until replacement Program Specialist arrives, as groups must always remain under supervision.
    • Attendance and participation at all required staff meetings, trainings, and development activities and community meetings when possible.
    • Provide homework help and tutoring for students.

    If you have the following:


    • A High School Diploma is required, a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Human Services or a related field preferred.
    • Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.

    And Attributes:

    • Proven ability to work with youth, adults and families
    • Computer skills and experience with data collection and management required.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing.

    Then we are excited to receive your application!

    How to apply:

    • Send your resume and cover letter to Ashley DeNicolais, HR Recruiter, via email at, or via fax at (914) 421-9066.

    Why join Westchester Jewish Community Services (WJCS)?

    Founded in 1943, WJCS provides a vast range of supportive community services each year to 20,000 people of all ages and backgrounds. Across every division, WJCS employees are connected by their shared values and commitment to helping those in need.

    We are dedicated to ensuring dignity and respect for all employees in an inclusive and safe environment that values diversity, experience, and merit. We are committed to racial justice and equal opportunity, regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, class, ability, sexual orientation, and gender identity differences—for employment, professional development, and advancement for qualified individuals.


  • How to Apply:

Send resume to adenicolais@wjcs.com New York Google Maps

  • To the Attention of : Ashley DeNicolais, HR Recruiter
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