Youth Developer

Children's Aid Society


Children's Aid @ P.S 8
465 west 167 St
New York, NY, 10032



Job Type:



Part Time



Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help, Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater), Health/Nutrition, Sports/Recreation/Fitness

Job Description:

 A Youth Developer is responsible for the supervision and care of (up to) 20 children, which comprise a group or club. A Youth Developer is a leader, who commits to teach by modeling and demonstrates characteristics that participants can learn from. It is essential that candidates applying for this position enjoy being around school age children, respects them as people, and seeks to include them in fun learning activities. A Youth Developer is expected to be punctual, responsible, have a positive attitude and provide encouragement to children.

Youth Developers have to provide individual and group tutoring in areas such as reading, writing, and mathematics.  In addition, they are expected to develop classroom and behavioral management skills, implement professionally developed S.T.E.M, SEL curriculum, and develop relationships with children and their families. Lastly, they help in the design, plan and lead the implementation of special projects in and out of program.

Additional duties include: participating in special events and supervision of children during field trips. Youth Developers are responsible for attendance collection, assisting with student assessments, reporting and documenting critical incidents, participating in staff development opportunities and attend mandatory trainings. Youth Developers will also need to communicate regularly with data entry staff, program director, education coordinator and other administrative staff regarding needs for materials and supplies and to support the implementation of clubs and curriculums.  They are also mandated reporters.

They are to develop lesson plans, teach, supervise, and organize games. A Youth Developer assists in activities or tasks necessary to ensure an orderly operation of the program: supervise children during supper, ensuring equipment is properly signed out and that all equipment is properly cleaned and returned. They attend regular staff meetings, trainings and work cooperatively with other staff members in the program and in the schools.

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Fax: (212) 740-7420

To the Attention of:

Required Skills/Experience:


  • Pursing an Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree.
  • At least one year of experience working with children, tutoring, or teaching is highly preferred.
  • Available from September through June.