1199Seiu Child Care Funds


Contact Information:

330 West 42nd Street 32nd Floor
New York City, NY 10036-6977 (Stephanie Palmer)



Age Groups:





  • Responsible for the development and implementation of curriculum, program policies, procedures and staffing for the Youth Mentoring Program; provide high quality work and mentoring summer experience for teens; analyze and expand yearlong curriculum opportunities  
  • Provide daily oversight and supervision of the program and staffing (professional and non-professional); communicate the mission of the Youth Mentoring Program to stakeholders and staff
  • Provide oversight for other teen programs including, but not limited to: SAT Preparation, College Fairs, teen workshops and forums
  • Facilitate the screening, selection, placement and orientation of eligible participants; ensure students are trained and prepared to meet all institutional placement requirements and standards
  • Conduct site visits and prepare evaluation summaries of all programs and events
  • Facilitate and assist in the hiring of staff; formulate a comprehensive training module for staff to perform functions and activities associated with their position and the mission of the program;  develop and implement evaluation process for seasonal and permanent staff
  • Establish linkages and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders, related entities and resources
  • Cultivate and maintain an environment of efficiency, accountability, support and responsiveness to stakeholders and constituents
  • Work closely with stakeholders and provide solutions on issues impacting the program, members, and student participants
  • Assist in the development and oversight of the program budget
  • Gather and analyze program data; prepare detailed summary reports
  • Perform additional duties and projects as assigned by management


·         Bachelor’s Degree in education, psychology, social work or equivalent years of experience required; Master’s Degree preferred

·         Minimum of five (5) years experience working with youth and families; to include a minimum of two (2) years leadership and management experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of youth development, programming and current issues, trends and best practices in the field
  • Excellent management and leadership skills; able to motivate staff and implement strategies to meet and exceed service level expectations
  • Intermediate skill level of Microsoft Office Suite; excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent attention to detail with ability to handle multiple projects in a fast-paced environment a must
  • Ability to travel and work flexible hours including Saturdays and evenings required
  • Must meet performance standards including attendance and punctuality