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Program: SONYC (School Out New York City)

Location: PS 018/ 4124 9th AVE. N.Y. N.Y.

General Overview

East Side House Settlement works to empower children and families through a mix of family services and educational programs. We believe education is the key, which enables all people to create economic and civic opportunities for themselves, their families and their community.

Under the supervision of the Program Director with latitude for independent judgment, the Activity Specialist will be responsible for performing each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and ability required, but not limited to:

Duties and Responsibilities

Plan, implement and document successful educational, recreation, youth leadership, arts activities and community service with school-aged children.
Adhere to policies and procedures in a pro-active manner, making the safety and care of children your primary focus.
Build a positive relationship with each after-school participant in your care and foster positive connections between participants.
Actively engage with children at all times with the goal of fostering the positive development of each child and the group.
Professional conduct at all times with school staff, parents, children, etc.
Effectively manage assigned group.
Maintain and enforce progressive discipline policy.
Assist in enrollment, recording and submitting daily attendance records, and any other required documents to Director.
Inspect on a daily basis all facilities, equipment, and supplies and be sure all are accounted for and put away at the end of each day.
Work as a part of a collaborative team, providing support to any specialist implementing activities.
Actively participate in all aspects of staff or member development, including bi-weekly supervision, team meetings, pre-service training, and additional at least 15 hours of training during the school year.
Other assignments, as requested.
Education/ Experience:

Minimum Bachelor's Degree and 2 years' experience in human services or related field.
Must have minimum 2 years of experience working with young children in a structured youth middle school program.
Possess an ability to engage and lead children in small group activities in your area of specialty.
Strong communication skills and organizational skills.
Excellent judgment, team player.
Bilingual a plus (English-Spanish).
Visual arts, music, dance or performing arts are strongly encouraged to apply.
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday: 2:000pm – 6:00pm

Hours per week: 10

How to apply
If you are interested in a position as an Activity Specialist with East Side House, please send a resume and a cover letter describing your area of interest via email to :

Emma Peña – Program Director

epena1@eastsidehouse.org.

Write "Activity Specialist" on subject line

Visit our website: www.eastsidehouse.org

• Location: Bronx

• Post ID: 51193769 newyork
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