Extended Day Program Assistant

Women's Housing and Economic Development Corporation


200 West 167th Street
Bronx, NY, 10452



Job Type:



Part Time



Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Number of Available Positions:


Area of Focus:

Academic Support/Homework Help

Job Description:


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50 East 168th Street, Bronx, New York 10452  



Title:         Extended Day Program Assistant         

Location:  Extended Day Enrichment Program at The Highbridge Green School, MS 361, Bronx, NY

Reports to:  Program Director


WHEDco is a community development organization founded on the radically simple idea that all people deserve healthy, vibrant communities. We build award-winning, sustainable, affordable homes – but our work is not over when our buildings are complete. WHEDco believes that to be successful, affordable housing must be anchored in strong communities that residents can be proud of. WHEDco’s mission is to give the South Bronx access to all the resources that create thriving neighborhoods – from high-quality early education and after-school programs, to fresh, healthy food, cultural programming, and economic opportunity.  See www.whedco.org for more information.


WHEDco affords all qualified applicants equal employment opportunities without discrimination because of race, creed (religion), color, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, military status, age, disability, predisposing genetic characteristic, marital status or domestic violence victim status, or any other category protected by law.  WHEDco follows the requirements of the New York Human Rights Law with regard to non-discrimination on the basis of prior criminal conviction and prior arrest.

Job Summary:

The Extended Day Program Assistant will assist with the daily operations of WHEDCo’s Extended Day Enrichment program at The Highbridge Green School.


Under the supervision of the Program Director and School Principal, and working in conjunction with relevant staff and other supervisors, the Program Assistant will assist with the planning, supervising and implementation of the Extended Day Enrichment program for middle school-aged children.


  • Assist Program Director and School Administration in daily operations of program.
  • Administer daily staff time log and participant attendance log.
  • Act as liaison between the Program Director, program participants and their families.
  • Take on special assignments that pertain to the goals and objectives of WHEDco’s youth programs.
  • Develop and maintain family outreach programs and community partnerships.
  • Create and facilitate youth development events, meetings, and activities for participants.
  • Maintain program calendar, and create flyers and announcements relating to program activities.
  • Facilitate leadership and community service activities for middle school students.
  • Perform need assessments, evaluate and analyze overall programming.
  • Support the planning and implementation of program goals.
  • Coordinate and manage Specialized High School Admissions Test preparation.
  • Assist students with the high school application process.
  • Provide outreach and workshops to parents as needed.
  • Schedule and conduct visits to high schools.

Competitive pay rate based on experience.  This is a part-time/hourly position.

To respond, send a cover letter and resume to one of the following:

Email:  highbridge@whedco.org (Please include “Program Assistant” and your name in the subject line.)

Mail:    WHEDco, 50 East 168th Street, Bronx, NY 10452

Attn:  Tiffany Stewart, Program Director, Education and Youth Development

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Tifanny Stewart Email: highbridge@whedco.org

To the Attention of:

Email: highbridge@whedco.org (Please include “Program Assistant” and your name in the

Required Skills/Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in human services or related field and/or 2 years’ relevant experience working with youth ages 12 and older.
  • Demonstrated interest in the field of education, child development or literacy.
  • Able to work late afternoons and evenings.
  • Well organized, able to work both independently and collaboratively.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
  • Previous work experience in low-income communities a plus.