ACTIVITY SPECIALIST @ POMONOK

Post date: 

December 24, 2018

We are seeking a qualified Activity Specialist at our Pomonok Community Center with a strong commitment to youth engagement and development. The Activity Specialist will be responsible for cultivating positive relationships with participants to counsel and guide them to make positive choices and stay on track as they transition from adolescence to adulthood.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Be part of team to promote PCC as a welcoming place for local youth residents to improve their lives.
  • Develop consistent, stable and supportive relationships with local area youth;  support parent and youth.
  • Populations with information and referrals related to recreation, education, health and wellness, goal setting, support.
  • Be the Pomonok liaison to QCH’s Neighborhood Intergenerational Chore and Errand Program.
  • Assess youth interest and needs; take lead in planning and implementing appropriate activities and
  • programming for young people and their families based on community assessments and feedback.
  • Help agency identify and develop partnerships to bring youth centered programs and activites to PCC.
  • Assist with planning and supporting center-wide activities such as open center nights, workshops, health and job fairs, community socials, etc.
  • Be available weekends for special programming and events.
  • Participate in meetings, training and staff development activities.

 

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or B.A. in education, social work, or youth related degree with three or more years of direct experience in youth development programs (preferably with middle school youth) and at least two years in a supervisory capacity.
  • Ability to complete reports as needed.
  • Self-motivated and resourceful, able to work independently as well as collaboratively with staff.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and use appropriate discretion.

 

Additional Details:

STATUS: Full-Time, Non-Exempt    

SALARY: Commensurate W/ Experience

SCHEDULE: Tuesday- Saturday

This position is available immediately. Queens Community House offers a competitive salary commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefits package. The benefits package varies by position and may include medical/dental/vision offerings, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, generous time off and a 403b plan. We value health and wellness too and as such Staff can earn annual leave days, sick days and enjoy most federal holidays. Staff can also take advantage of an array of professional development opportunities, including trainings and learning bits.

 

Application Method:

 

We are a passion-led, mission-driven organization – one that looks to continually enrich the lives of our diverse member community. If you would like to join our team, please forward your cover letter and resume, with subject line “Activity Specialist” to Patrick Pinchinat at ppinchinat@qchnyc.org.

 

 

 

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