Please note that this is NOT a position for a therapist.
We are currently looking for youth workers to staff our various full day child care and after school programs in multiple locations.
Salary is $15/hour. Strong preference for candidates that can commit to five (5) days a week, in varying time slots from approximately 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB
Supervise children between Kindergarten and 8th grade.
Administrative duties include completing and monitoring daily attendance sheets.
Planning and Implementing daily activities and programming.
Responsible for maintaining classroom space in an organized and clean fashion.
Chaperone youth from one activity to another.
Working collectively and communicating with all peer staff.
Attend youth worker training sessions and staff meetings.
Applicants are typically high school or college age.
Excellent customer service skills. Must be friendly, engaging and patient with callers, clients, and guests.
Attention to detail and problem solving skills.
Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize daily workload.
Demonstrate cultural competency through familiarity in working with people from a very diverse number of backgrounds.
Must have excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written communication skills.
Approximate Start Date: September 2020 (through June 2021) Days: Monday-Friday
Hours: Part-Time, Mornings and Afternoons
To Apply: Please email your resume (as a PDF or Word Document only) to email@example.com. Please indicate "After-School Youth Worker" in the subject line of the email. Your cover letter should explain why you would be an excellent After-School Youth Worker for Commonpoint Queens. We will contact only those candidates who meet our criteria in order to arrange an interview. Due to the high volume of applicants expected interviews may be conducted in groups.
Commonpoint Queens is a non-profit, multi service agency with a flagship site in Forest Hills and 33 additional sites throughout the community that provides a diverse array of programs and services to over 35,000. Our mission is to sustain and enhance the quality of family and individual life for all members of our community, regardless of religion, ethnic or cultural background, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual preference, age, or disability, within a pervasive and inclusive environment that facilitates individual growth, meets individual needs and builds community. We accomplish this mission through a broad range of social, educational, and recreational services that reach community members of all ages and backgrounds.
Commonpoint Queens (formerly known as the Samuel Field and Central Queens Y) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community center serving over 10,000 persons of diverse backgrounds in Queens County. Commonpoint Queens provides a continuum of social, recreational, and educational services for children, families and adults. For over two generations, Commonpoint Queens, with two main locations in Little Neck and Forest Hills, Queens, has been a special place for thousands of families, older adults, children and individuals who participate in its parenting, preschool, after school, cultural arts, camping, health and fitness, social services, and senior programming.