Activity Specialist; 2143-516-H
143-26 101st Ave, Jamaica, NY 11435, USA Req #2696
Tuesday, March 29, 2022
For over 117 years, Catholic Charities Brooklyn and Queens has been providing quality social services to the neighborhoods of Brooklyn and Queens, and currently offers 160-plus programs and services for children, youth, adults, seniors, and those struggling with mental illness.
After School Plus provides structured activities for children ages 5-12, and is designed for working parents who want their children to be in a highly stabilized educational environment. The program operates during the New York City school year and offers recreation, art, homework help, social skills development and creative writing. All activities serve to reinforce what each student is learning in school.
STATEMENT OF THE JOB
Under the supervision of the program manager, the Activity Specialist is responsible for developing, directly presenting and supervising all daily group activities for students ages 5-10 years old. The Activity Specialist in lesson planning will organize and create productive and interactive learning activities which will include academics, recreational, social, emotional, cultural awareness and communication. The Activity Specialist will maintain and conduct themselves with professionalism, integrity and moral character as indicated program manual and procedures.
*Promote the physical, intellectual, social, cultural and emotional well-being of children.
*Provide adequate supervision of the children during all enrichment/learning activities.
*Prepare daily activity logs (lesson plans), record attendance, complete reports relating to the children (teacher survey) in a timely manner.
*Create a classroom environment conducive to engaging students in the learning process.
*Maintain a student portfolio for each student.
*Monitor the Teacher Aide, Junior Aide, Student Interns, Volunteers and/or S.Y.E.P. Youth.
*Associates Degree/AA (the equivalent college credits) or High School Diploma/GED with 2 years of working with children of all ages.
*Experience working with children ages 5-10 years old
*Able to travel to multiple locations as needed.
*Available and willing to work evening hours this includes program shows, staff meeting, field trips, and/or medical emergencies.
*Regularly required to talk, hear, walk, stand, & sit.
*Able to climb stairs if necessary.
We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits including:
* Generous time off (Vacation/ Personal Days/ Sick Days/ Paid Holidays annually)
* Retirement Savings with Agency Match
* Flexible Spending Account
* Life insurance
* Public Loan Forgiveness Qualified Employer
* Training Series and other additional voluntary benefits.
For more information on our organization, please visit our website at:
- Pay Type Hourly
- Min Hiring Rate $18.00
- Max Hiring Rate $20.00
- Travel Required Yes
- Required Education High School
- 143-26 101st Ave, Jamaica, NY 11435, USA