Group Leader

Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ

Location:

Various
Various locations
Astoria, NY, 11102

Job Type:

Paid

Status:

Part Time

Length:

Permanent

Area of Focus:

Leadership/Mentoring

Job Description:

General Purpose:

To provide cultural and recreational activities to program participants that include physical activities and quiet games

Essential Functions:

  • Work directly with all participants during assigned day.
  • Assist children with homework.
  • Supervise children on trips and during transportation from area schools.
  • Maintain safety at all times.
  • Actively ensure participants safety in and outside of buildings.
  • Follow program schedule.
  • Defuse conflict among participants.
  • Encourage participant enthusiasm during all activities.
  • Be aware of activities that are engaging to the group.
  • Attend mandatory training as per DYCD regulations.
  • Keep records of attendance, behavior, injuries or accidents within the group.
  • Attend all staff meetings and in-service training sessions.

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:

Minimum requirement – High School student

College Student a plus. Must have one year experience in working with youth and physical education. Must have effective communication skills in dealing with children, parents, co-workers and supervisors. CPR/First Aide certification desired. Compliance required for NYC Department of Health and NYC Department of Education hiring policies.

 Scope of Responsibility & Positions Supervised

  • Assist in recruiting participants to various tournaments.
  • Conduct activities for participants that range from 1-2 hours.
  • Ensure compliance with agency policies and procedures and safety standards throughout department work areas.
  • Exercise discretion, judgment and confidentiality.

 Special Working Conditions

Must be able to work in limited areas in the school building.

How to Apply:

Submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Youth Services Web: http://www.goodwillnynj.org/careers

To the Attention of:

Youth Services

Required Skills/Experience:

General Purpose:

To provide cultural and recreational activities to program participants that include physical activities and quiet games

Essential Functions:

  • Work directly with all participants during assigned day.
  • Assist children with homework.
  • Supervise children on trips and during transportation from area schools.
  • Maintain safety at all times.
  • Actively ensure participants safety in and outside of buildings.
  • Follow program schedule.
  • Defuse conflict among participants.
  • Encourage participant enthusiasm during all activities.
  • Be aware of activities that are engaging to the group.
  • Attend mandatory training as per DYCD regulations.
  • Keep records of attendance, behavior, injuries or accidents within the group.
  • Attend all staff meetings and in-service training sessions.

 

Qualifications/Basic Job Requirements:

Minimum requirement – High School student

College Student a plus. Must have one year experience in working with youth and physical education. Must have effective communication skills in dealing with children, parents, co-workers and supervisors. CPR/First Aide certification desired. Compliance required for NYC Department of Health and NYC Department of Education hiring policies.

 

Scope of Responsibility & Positions Supervised

  • Assist in recruiting participants to various tournaments.
  • Conduct activities for participants that range from 1-2 hours.
  • Ensure compliance with agency policies and procedures and safety standards throughout department work areas.
  • Exercise discretion, judgment and confidentiality.

 

Special Working Conditions

Must be able to work in limited areas in the school building.