After-School Youth Worker (2018-2019)

HarlemRBI - New York, NY (30+ days ago)


DREAM (formerly Harlem RBI), an award winning sports-based youth development program, is seeking dynamic individuals to serve as After-School Youth Workers in our elementary (REAL Kids) and middle school programs. The ideal candidate will be able to join DREAM for the full commitment of after-school, which runs from September through June.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Lead a group of up to 18-20 youth in daily after-school activities including sports, social-emotional learning, enrichment and academic support;
Facilitate or co-facilitate lessons to help youth build their social and emotional skills;
Collaborate with team to plan & facilitate various enrichment activities;
Support with homework completion and other academic enrichment;
Model and encourage positive participation in all daily activities, with a focus on teambuilding;
Model professionalism through consistent attendance, timeliness and preparation;
Supervise and manage youth behavior at all times using positive youth development strategies;
Participate in weekly professional development and tactical trainings in addition to formal feedback and coaching.

QUALIFICATIONS
High school diploma or equivalent required;
Minimum of 1 year working with and record of success groups of school-age children in a classroom or other youth development setting;
Experience with behavior management systems, including positive youth development, preferred;
Belief in the outcomes of the DREAM List, including the importance of social emotional competency and advocacy for self and others;
Strong oral and written communication skills and presentation skills, preferred;
Exhibits high energy, warmth, enthusiasm and patience in working with youth;
Demonstrated interest in assisting students with homework;
Ability to work collaboratively within a team setting.

ELEMENTARY PROGRAM HOURS
Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 1:30-5:45pm and Tuesday and Thursday, 2:10–5:45pm OR
Monday-Thursday, 3-6pm and Friday, 12-6pm (subject to change based on placement)

COMPENSATION
$15-$17 per hour, commensurate with experience

COMMITMENT
September 2018–June 2019