Activity Specialist

Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ

Location:

Cornerstone Farragut
228 York Street
Brooklyn, NY, 11201

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Part Time

Length:

Permanent

Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Flexible

Number of Available Positions:

5

Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help, Arts (Visual, Music, Dance, Theater), Community Service/Service Learning, Computers/Technology, Health/Nutrition, Leadership/Mentoring, Sports/Recreation/Fitness

Job Description:

·Work directly with all participants during assigned day. ·Operation of Gym and gym time with the participants with direction from Assist Director ·Teach physical games to participants as well as rules ·Teach youth the importance of sportsmanship, team work and fair play ·Maintain safety at all times. Actively ensure participants safety in and outside of building. ·Diffuse conflict among participants / Completion of incident reports ·Encourage participant enthusiasm during all activities. Be aware of activities that are engaging to the group. ·Establish game tournaments as well as monitor them ·Keep records of attendance, behavior, injuries or accidents within the group. ·Attend all staff meetings and in- service training sessions. ·Follow program schedule / Performs other duties as assigned

How to Apply:

To the Attention of:

Tashana Cousley

Required Skills/Experience:

·Prior experience working with children in an after school setting or camp. ·Effective communication with children, parents, co-workers and supervisor. ·Compliance required for NYC Department of Health and NYC Department of Education hiring policies.