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Department: Education & Employment / After-School & Camp
Start Date: As soon as possible
Hours: Temporary, Part Time (18 hours per week)
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Program Overview: Since 1893, Henry Street has delivered the most effective, compassionate and comprehensive services possible to residents of the Lower East Side. As a multifaceted not-for-profit, Henry Street provides innovative social services, arts programs and healthcare services from 17 locations throughout the Lower East Side. Building upon its legacy for innovation and effective programming, Henry Street has grown to offer more than 50 different programs, currently making it one of the most comprehensive settlement house in New York City, as well as one of the City’s largest social service agencies. Henry Street is governed by a 45-member Board of Directors and is supported by government grants and contracts, as well as foundation, corporate and individual support.

Education and Employment Services is an 8.2 million dollar division serving about 9000 people each year through a continuum of services from Early Childhood Education through Adult Workforce programs designed to assist individuals in obtaining the skills necessary for lifetime self-sufficiency. Education Services include an Early Learn Program, After-School Programs (6 sites), 4 Day Camps, Youth Recreation, High School Initiatives including 2 Community Schools, and our Expanded Horizons College Success Program. Programming takes place within 3 community center sites and multiple school-based programs. Employment Services include walk-in employment services, employment services for a public housing population, ESL job readiness training, and employment services for youth including SYEP and Young Adult Internship and Adult Literacy Programs. The Enrichment Specialist reports to the Program Coordinator or Site Supervisor as a specific school-based or community center-based program.

Qualifications & Responsibilities

  • Currently enrolled in college or college graduate in a related field (Education/Social Work/ Sociology/ etc.) required.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience working in an after-school or camp setting leading activities and developing lesson plans.
  • Thorough knowledge of classroom management, behavior management, and positive youth development principles.
  • Interest in providing quality hands-on educational based projects, and enrichment experiences to youth in grades K-8.
  • Experience working individually as well as in a team setting on cultural projects, parent presentations, and group sharings.
  • Experience working with youth from diverse backgrounds in school and community center settings.
  • Strong professionalism with the ability to take on multiple responsibilities, be flexible, and possess a positive team-oriented attitude.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong understanding of the after-school program model with the ability to enforce program expectations and department policies.
  • Passionate about providing quality educational and enrichment experiences to youth of all ages.
  • Must be able to work five days a week Monday-Friday from 2:30pm to 6:00pm, and on select holidays from 8:00am-6:00pm.
  • Co-teach with other specialist in the classroom and lead groups in enrichment and Social Emotional Learning activities.
  • Find/Create opportunities for students to learn and build upon their skills and interests.
  • Maintain records of all participants and activities including attendance sheets and progress within the activity.
  • Review and assess individual students via surveys and observation.
  • Attend mandatory trainings in compliance with NYC DOH regulations.
  • Provide agency with all of the required paperwork, and support documents in compliance with NYC DOH regulations.

To Apply: email Cover Letter and Resume to jobs@henrystreet.org. In the subject line, please indicate “Enrichment Specialist” AND the website where the position was found.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Henry Street Settlement offers excellent benefits and is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Program.

  Metro Area New York NY
  Job Location City New York
  Job Location State New York
  Job Category Education and Training
  Prefered Experience 3 year(s)
  Job Type Part time
 
  Job Posting Date Oct. 4, 2017
 

Organization Details

  Organization Name Henry Street Settlement
  Organizational Focus Social Services
  Contact Person Cassandra Walker
  Contact Phone none posted
  Contact Fax none posted
  Contact Email CWalker@henrystreet.org

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