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Dance Specialist
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
54 Nagle Ave
New York, NY 10040

Principal Responsibilities:

BE ME AFTER SCHOOL

Be Me is the Y's in-house Jewish after school Program for Kinder to 5th-grade students. At Be Me, we are committed to instilling universal values such as enrichment, inclusion, and curiosity to learn new things. Our warm, welcoming culture creates a vibrant afterschool community, where we all look out for each other and take care of the world around us, especially for our children. Staff members are central to carrying out this vision by supporting, running, and sometimes even creating programs that are in line with our educational goals and values, and by providing positive and enthusiastic energy every day.

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

WORK ENVIRONMENT

 Work is performed in a typical community center environment.

POSITION TYPE / EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other functions and responsibilities may change or may be assigned.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Minimum Qualifications:

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

WORK AUTHORIZATION & CLEARANCE

Salary:

Under 25,000

Agency Information:

Established in 1917, YM & YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood (the "Y") is a not-for-profit Jewish community center that welcomes people of all backgrounds and beliefs. We offer a wide range of educational, recreational and social services programs to enhance the quality of life of the people we serve. From topnotch early childhood education and youth development programs to innovative senior center services, there's always something for everyone at the Y!