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Youth Services Counselor

  • Western New York
  • Location:
  • Multiple: Edward Saunders Unity Center, Pratt Willert Community Center, Angola Community Center, JFK Community Center, Arthur O. Eve School of Distinction #61, ECC #17, Stanley Makowski #99, and George K. Blackman #54 Various Buffalo and Angola, New York, various Google Maps

  • Region : Western New York
  • Job Type : Paid
  • Minimum age : 18
  • Status : Part Time
  • Length : Permanent
  • Anticipated Start/End Dates: 05/04/2022-06/26/2027
  • Number of Available Positions: 56
  • Minimum Hours/Week: 12Hours/Week
  • Specific Days Needed: Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
  • Public Transportation: Bus Train
  • Minimum Education: High School Diploma/Equivalent
  • Area of Focus: Academic Support/Homework Help Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater) Leadership/Mentoring Sports/Recreation/Fitness
  • Job Description:

    Part Time: 15-25 hours per week
    Rate of Pay: $16.00 per hour
    Shift Options:  2:30pm-6:30pm;  3:00 pm – 6:30 pm; 3:30pm-6:30pm; 4-7pm

    As a condition of employment, CAO Employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination prior to first day of employment.  CAO does allow accommodations for religious and medical reasons with the proper documentation prior to first day of employment.

    Provide students with academic and character development activities by performing the following duties and other duties as assigned:
    Must be physically able and willing to maintain constant supervision of students.
    Participate in all trainings/meetings provided.
    Become familiar with and implement department and program policies, procedures and values.
    Participate in ALL activities with your students in all settings.
    Encourage and facilitate your student’s participation by implementing appropriate strategies.
    Instruct and tutor students with school progress and homework by assisting them with organization and study skills.
    Completes weekly recordkeeping of each student’s progress and activities; reports to Youth Service Site Coordinator.
    Keep Site Coordinator informed of all situations that may occur with any of your students.
    Observe student behavior, assess its appropriateness, enforce safety regulations and emergency procedures, and apply appropriate behavior management techniques.
    Ride the CAO van or bus provided by CAO with students as a Bus Aide.

  • Required Skills/Experience:

    QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be at least 18 years of age at the start of employment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    EDUCATION AND/ OR EXPERIENCE:  Required: High school diploma and prior experience working with children.  Preferred: At least one year college level work in subject area; teaching or tutoring experience.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS:  Ability to read, analyze, and interpret educational periodicals, professional journals and technical procedures. Ability to write reports and effectively present information and respond to questions from individuals and small groups. Ability to compose and critique subject area essays. High level grammatical skills for assisting students students with homework.

    : Completion of the CAO of WNY, Inc., application form including submission of official college/transcripts (or other diploma or certificate where applicable), and three signed release forms for professional references. Community Action Organization of WNY, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

  • How to Apply:

Apply online via www.caowny.org New York Google Maps

  • To the Attention of : Careers
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