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Group Leader

Job Details

Hiring Organization Directions For Our Youth – Administrative Office
Post Name Group Leader
Qualification Any Graduate
Industry Private
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

Job Description


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.

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