The Y is proud to partner with the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) to provide work readiness and job placement to over 700 youth through the Summer Youth Employment Program for Older Youth (SYEP OY). SYEP provides New York City youth between the ages of 14 and 21 with summer employment and educational experiences that capitalize on their strengths, develop their skills and competencies, and connect them to positive adult role models
This role is a dual position. The individual will start as a Program Aid from November 2021 - December 2021 and transition to Worksite Monitor from January 2022 to March 2022. In their initial role they will be responsible for facilitating virtual workshops, virtual check-in sessions, technical and professional training, and supervising community service projects on a weekly basis. They will also manage a group(s) of twenty-four participants, reviewing weekly tasks, taking daily attendance, as well as completing all forms and reports designated for the program. The Worksite Monitors' primary role is to enhance our participant's experience by ensuring a safe and productive work environment in the worksites where our participants are placed. The Worksite Monitor acts as a liaison between WLG administrative team, Worksite Supervisor, and our participants. The role is designed to offer support to participants in the field and conduct weekly assessment reports in compliance to DYCD.
POSITION TYPE / EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK
*This position may require longer hours during program events
Hourly Rate: $18/hr
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.
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REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
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WORK AUTHORIZATION & CLEARANCE
Established in 1917, the YM&YWHA of Washington Heights & 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!