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Uptown Youth Hub Dance Activity Specialist, Part-Time
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
54 Nagle Ave
New York, NY 10040

Principal Responsibilities:

The Uptown Youth Hub is one of five "Youth Opportunity Hubs," a first-of-its-kind effort to knit together community-based providers funded through the Manhattan District Attorney Office's Criminal Justice Investment Initiative.

The Uptown Hub will outreach to youth from Washington Heights and Inwood, connecting them to a full range of wraparound services delivered through a four-pronged strategy: creative youth development opportunities; educational/vocational assistance; health and mental health services; and intensive case management services for high-risk youth.

The Y Uptown Youth Hub operates multiple youth programs for participants between the ages of 16-24, from 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm.

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Dance Activity Specialist is an expert in all things related to dance and movement.

He/she is responsible for developing dance-related activities and lessons, while fostering a fun, inclusive and respectful environment that welcomes all participants from diverse backgrounds.

The person in this role is a role model to youth, always conducting him/herself the utmost professional manner and maintaining appropriate boundaries.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

POSITION TYPE / EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Work is performed in a typical community center environment.

STATUS:

Part-time, FLSA Non-Exempt

Minimum Qualifications:

Agency Information:

Established in 1917 as one of the first Jewish community centers in New York City, the YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood (?the Y?) is a thriving and visionary not-for-profit human services organization in Northern Manhattan. We welcome people of diverse ethnicities and all ages, from pre-school to older adults, into the Y family with a wide range of educational, recreational and social services and programs that focus on improving the quality of their lives. With a long and distinguished history, the Y is a multi-service community center that is well known for its nurturing environment and non-judgmental philosophy.