Activity Instructor - Sports & Fitness

Good Shepherd Services


Prince Joshua Avitto Community Center
876 Schenck Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11207



Job Type:



Part Time



Maximum Hours/Week:

10 hours/week

Job Description:

Good Shepherd Services is a leading youth development, education and family service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 children, youth and families each year. We give vulnerable youth in New York City the opportunity to take ownership of their future. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference! Are you looking to make a difference in a child’s life? Do you love helping people reach their full potential? Do you want to feel good about the job you are doing? If you answered yes to all these questions then we want you to join our team! We are looking for a dynamic and compassionate Activity Instructor, Sports & Fitness to provide recreational/educational workshops and activities as an avenue for self-development and expression thru enrichment/project-based curriculum. Reports To:DIRECTOR OF YOUTH SERVICES, BROOKLYN COMMUNITY BASED PROGRAMS Location:Prince Joshua Avitto Community Center, 876 Schenck Avenue, Brooklyn NY 11207 Hours:Up to 10 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt school year Major Duties: • Help with recruitment and retention of program participants. • Manage and prepare activities in all areas of the Physical Education. • Conduct activities enriched with literacy, history and other related academic subjects when applicable. • Conduct activities enriched with all aspects of Wellness and Nutrition. • Develop and/or follow a sequenced sports/fitness curriculum to include competition and/or exhibition. • Submit lesson/activity plans in advance • Ensure students will be able to perform, compete or exhibit their skills in a culminating event. • Plan and implement a culminating event/ project or Olympics. • Attend trainings on physical education curricula and follow up with utilization of technical assistance • Completes daily progress reports. • Responsible for the setup, operation and clean up of activities and the organization, inventory and storing of relevant supplies and equipment. • Attends all staff meetings and staff development trainings sessions, as specified. • Guides program participants in examining choices, following directions and becoming involved in program activities. • Responsible for the design and execution of incentive program. • Perform other duties as assigned. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s Degree preferred with professional experience, and expertise in the specified area of sports and physical fitness. • Excellent group facilitation skills • Good communication skills and ability to work collaboratively • Experience working youth General Requirements: All staff are expected to be committed to the mission, vision, and values of Good Shepherds Services, which includes involvement in quality improvement activities and a willingness and ability to work within a culturally diverse environment. Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and firing of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

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