Youth Worker

Samuel Field YM-YWHA

Location:

Commonpoint Queens (Multiple Locations)
67-09 108 Street
Forest Hills, NY, 11373

Borough:

Queens

Job Type:

Paid

Minimum age:

17 years old

Status:

Part Time

Last Day to Apply:

10/01/2021

Length:

Temporary

Specific Days Needed:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Minimum Hours/Week:

12 hours/week

Number of Available Positions:

20

Maximum Hours/Week:

19 hours/week

Public Transportation:

Bus (Q25, Q64, Q65, Q88, Q58), Train (R, M, E, F)

Minimum Education:

HS

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:

 

Commonpoint Queens (formerly known as the Samuel Field and Central Queens Y) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community center serving over 10,000 persons of diverse backgrounds in Queens County. Commonpoint Queens provides a continuum of social, recreational, and educational services for children, families and adults. For over two generations, Commonpoint Queens, with two main locations in Little Neck and Forest Hills, Queens, has been a special place for thousands of families, older adults, children and individuals who participate in its parenting, preschool, after school, cultural arts, camping, health and fitness, social services, and senior programming. 
We are currently looking for youth workers to staff our various full day child care and after school programs in multiple locations. Salary is $15/hour. Strong preference for candidates that can commit to five (5) days a week, in varying time slots from approximately 1:30 PM to 5:30 PM or 2:00-6:00 PM.

 

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Email: jobs@commonpointqueens.org

To the Attention of:

Youth Education Services

Required Skills/Experience:

 

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB 
● Supervise children between Kindergarten and 8th grade. 
● Administrative duties include completing and monitoring daily attendance sheets. 
● Planning and Implementing daily activities and programming. 
● Responsible for maintaining classroom space in an organized and clean fashion. 
● Chaperone youth from one activity to another. 
● Working collectively and communicating with all peer staff. 
● Attend youth worker training sessions and staff meetings. 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS 
● Applicants are typically high school or college age. This is NOT a position for a therapist. 
● Excellent customer service skills. Must be friendly, engaging and patient with callers, clients, and guests. 
● Attention to detail and problem solving skills. 
● Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize daily workload. 
● Demonstrate cultural competency through familiarity in working with people from a very diverse number of backgrounds. 
● Must have excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written communication skills.