After School Counselor

Youth Development & Education – New York, New York
Department Youth Development & Education
Employment Type Part Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation $13-20 an hour

Hudson Guild is a non-profit located in Manhattan and has served the Chelsea community for over 120 years. We run one of NYC's top after-school programs for ages 5-14 years old, Monday-Friday 1:30 pm-6 pm. We are offering an amazing opportunity to be a leader and a role model for our youth and also strengthen your classroom management skills.

General Function: 
Under the direction and daily supervision of the After-School Coordinator, the After-school Facilitator and/or Group Worker will be responsible for facilitating and implementing enrichment program for elementary and middle age students. The After-school Counselor will work in collaboration with other staff members towards providing a program that fosters a student's academic and social growth.

Qualifications: Must possess a minimum of 2 years experience and or training in, elementary education, middle school, recreation and/or any other youth services field.  Expertise in a special area (STEM, Recreation, Art, Music, Dance, Chess, Cooking, etc.) is a plus.

Job Requirements : Must provide Hudson Guild Youth Development & Education with health forms, and must be able to obtain First Aid & CPR certification. Group Workers must have the ability to work well with youth, parents and program personnel.

  • Develop and maintain a professional, honest, caring and comfortable relationship with participants and families.
  • Under the supervision of Coordinator, plan, and facilitate daily lesson plans and activities.
  • Be responsible at all times for the safety of participants on site and on trips.
  • Supervise Facilitators and Youth Worker Employees and ensure that they are utilizing their time effectively.
  • Document and report behavior and/or facility incidents to School Bridge Coordinator.
  • Pick up and drop off students from various locations as necessary.
  • Dismiss children as specified in child's registration file, unless otherwise notified by the School Bridge Coordinator.
  • Assist School Bridge Coordinator in the planning and coordinating of special events and activities.
  • Assist School Bridge Coordinator in collection of data of all participants.
  • Provide academic assistance to assigned students, either in groups or individually.
  • Provide participant evaluations and assessments as requested by School Bridge Coordinator.
  • Attend staff meetings and in-service training as required by Hudson Guild and Department of Youth Development & Education.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and care of equipment, supplies, and classrooms.
  • Attend Parent meetings and conferences on an as needed basis.
  • Participate in community-building activities sponsored by program and agency and encourage participants to support these activities
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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Youth Development & Education
  • Employment Type
    Part Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    $13-20 an hour
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