Youth Counselor

Maspeth Town Hall

Location:

Maspeth Town Hall
53-37 72nd Street
Maspeth, NY, 11378

Borough:

Queens

Job Type:

Paid

Minimum age:

17 years old

Status:

Part Time

Length:

Permanent

Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Minimum Hours/Week:

9 hours/week

Number of Available Positions:

50

Maximum Hours/Week:

19 hours/week

Public Transportation:

Bus, Train

Minimum Education:

High School Senior

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:

Maspeth Town Hall is a thriving community center providing a variety of services. Our largest service to the community is our After School and Summer Camp programming that we currently operate in 10 different schools throughout Queens. The majority of our youth counselors are college students. Our After School programs are growing rapidly and we are looking to fill around 50 positions within the next couple of weeks, although we are always hiring on a rolling basis.

Youth Counselors earn $13.50 an hour, increasing to $15 in January 2019, 12 – 19 hours per week. Employment to start as soon as all required paperwork is complete.

REQUIREMENTS OF YOUTH COUNSELORS

  • Must be at least 17 years old and a High School Senior or College Student.
  • Thorough background check.
  • Valid State ID or Passport that is not expired.
  • Preferred availability 5 days a week, approximately 2:30 – 5:30pm; minimum requirement of 3 days at those times.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF YOUTH COUNSELORS

  • Assist elementary and middle school youth with homework. Placement in grades K - 8, depending upon site.
  • Plan and assist in the facilitation of remedial and enrichment activities, leadership, community service, service learning, physical education, arts & crafts and/or the performing arts.
  • Deliver differentiated literacy and STEM activities integrated into the activities above.
  • Attend staff meetings, weekly at most sites.
  • Attend professional development trainings (15 hours in first six months, 30 hours every two years).
  • Work collaboratively with supervisors, peers, youth, school personnel and parents to implement enrichment, recreational and educational opportunities for youth.
  • Record attendance and assist with the distribution of snack.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

How to Apply:

Email hiring@maspethtownhall.org to schedule an interview. Email: hiring@maspethtownhall.org
Mail:
53-37 72nd Street
Maspeth, NY
United States

To the Attention of:

Aphaya Chan