|Hiring Organization||Directions For Our Youth – Administrative Office|
|Post Name||Group Leader|
|Employment Type||Full Time|
|Work Hours||8 Hours|
|Salary||USD 16 To USD 18 Per Hour|
|Location||New York City, New York, United States 10451|
A DFOY After-School Group Leader should be a dynamic individual who will work with the program team to deliver and ensure smooth and efficient programming as well as administrative support.
The After-School Group Leader is responsible for ensuring the programmatic quality and integrity of all program activities. The After-School Group Leader will be responsible for working as a team member for the development of participants, and the program.
The After-School Group Leader will report directly to the Team Leader/Assistant Program Director.
- Work in collaboration with the Team Leader/Assistant Program Director on all daily program management matters.
- Work as part of the DFOY team and ensure the safety and well-being of all participants.
- Assist participants in the Homework Lounge with homework completion
- Review and communicate activity instructional materials to the participants.
- Implement and facilitate daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for school-age children
- Engage participants in activities and play that stimulate their development
- Ensures all participants are following the Agency and program norms associated with appropriate behavior.
- Assist in outreach and program marketing if and when necessary.
- Provide and collect completed daily attendance sheets for all assigned activities that occur during program hours.
- Work in conjunction with other community and program leaders to develop and sustain community participation in the program.
- Utilize developmentally appropriate practice and best practice methods at all times
- Participate in the implementation of strategies designed by the Program Director(s) and Supervisor(s) as specified in the grants regarding recruitment and retention of participants.
- May be required to oversee evening and/or weekend program hours & activities.
- Ability to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions
- Mentally and physically capable of caring for a large group of children alone in a classroom
- Possess a strong work ethic, be punctual, and have minimal absences
- Strong public speaking and writing skills
- Strong organizational skills
- A team player with a demonstrated commitment to working with inner-city youth and young adults
- Have at least 1 year of experience working with children and/or a certificate in early childhood education or currently working towards the completion of one.
- Experience in Microsoft Word, Excel, database documentation systems, different computer software programs, social networking, and internet-based research and reporting.
- Bilingual is a plus, but not required.