Job Opportunities

Jobs Intro

Queens Community House is a rapidly growing multi-site, multi-service settlement house with many fulfilling career and volunteer opportunities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we believe in the values of Community, Diversity and Respect.

 

 

YOUTHBUILD CONSTRUCTION INSTRUCTOR

We are seeking a qualified Construction Instructor for our YouthBuild program with a strong commitment to teaching and safety.  The YouthBuild program engages out-of-school, low-income youth ages 16-24 and provides an alternative education and employment pathway that enables participants to obtain a high school equivalency diploma, advance toward post-secondary education or career-oriented employment and take responsibility for their families and communities.

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YOUTHBUILD PLACEMENT SPECIALIST

We are seeking a qualified Placement Specialist with a strong commitment to job development and retention services for our YouthBuild program. The YouthBuild program engages out-of-school, low-income youth ages 16-24 and provides an alternative education and employment pathway that enables participants to obtain a high school equivalency diploma, advance toward post-secondary education or career-oriented employment and take responsibility for their families and communities.

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM

We are seeking a qualified Assistant Program Director with a strong commitment to youth development to work in our comprehensive year-round “After School Program”. We currently have positions available at PS 82 and Queens Collegiate. The Assistant Program Director, in the absence of the Program Director, will serve as the point person to all staff, participants, parents, and stakeholders.

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SYEP SERVICE LEARNING FACILITATOR

We welcome amazing individuals who have diverse backgrounds and experiences, are inspired by our mission and are highly motivated to change lives. We are seeking a qualified Service Learning Facilitator with a strong commitment to youth development for our Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).

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ASSISTANT DIRECTOR - GENERATION Q

Queens Community House's Generation Q program is a youth drop-in center for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer) youth ages 13-24. The Assistant Director will support the Director in the daily operation of Generation Q, support the youth served by the program, and ensure participant retention, and assist in outreach to schools, organizations and other community partners. The Assistant Director will report directly to the Director of Generation Q.

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SYEP SITE MONITORS

We are seeking qualified applicants who, under the supervision of the Job Developer, will support the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).  The SYEP Site Monitor will support the team in creating a safe, welcoming and nurturing environment. This position will serve as a main point of contact for work site employers and program participants ages 16-21.

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DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

We are seeking a qualified Development Associate. Reporting to the Director of Development, the Development Associate will assist with all facets of QCH’s individual and corporate fundraising, including donor prospecting and cultivation, donor communications, event planning and implementation, and maintenance of a donor database.  

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ACTIVITY SPECIALISTS (Sports, Art, Literacy, Guitar, Leadership, or STEM)

We are seeking qualified Activity Specialists with a strong commitment to youth development for our After School Programs. The Activity Specialists will serve as a model for middle school and elementary school youth by providing an engaging and fun experience, while conducting activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, practice and implementation.

We are seeking multiple Activity Specialists that have expertise in the following areas: Sports, Dance, Art, Literacy, Guitar, Leadership Development, and STEM

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GROUP LEADERS (AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS)

We are seeking Group Leaders with a strong commitment to youth development for our After School Programs. Group Leaders are responsible for the direct guidance, supervision, and safety of youth under their care, while ensuring an engaging and intellectually stimulating experience. Group Leaders will serve as models for elementary school or middle school aged youth by providing an engaging and fun experience, while conducting activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, practice and implementation. 

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FACILITIES OPERATIONS MANAGER

Queens Community House seeks a Facilities Operations Manager to serve in an essential administrative role in our Operations/Maintenance Department. The Facilitates Operations Manager will work closely with the Chief Operating Officer on forthcoming renovation and new construction projects across the Borough. The Facilities Operations Manager is also responsible for supervising all maintenance and custodial staff as well as various management tasks at all QCH owned and leased commercial properties.

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YOUTH DEVELOPMENT CENTER SITE DIRECTOR @ PS 117

We welcome amazing individuals who have diverse backgrounds and experiences, are inspired by our mission and are highly motivated to change lives. Our Youth Division allows participants to explore interests and passions, develop positive social connections, contribute to their community, become life-long learners, and gain meaningful experiences. We are seeking a qualified Site Director with a strong commitment to youth development for our Youth Development Center at PS 117.

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

We are seeking a Director of Development. The Director of Development is responsible for creating and overseeing all aspects of a comprehensive annual development plan that responds to organizational goals and priorities. The position will work closely with the Executive Team, with the Board of Directors, and other senior leadership.  

 

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DIRECTOR OF GOVERNMENT GRANT WRITING

We are seeking a Director of Government Grant Writing to join the Management Team. The Director of Government Grant Writing is primarily responsible for developing and writing grant proposals and persuasively communicating QCH's mission and programs to potential funders. They will establish and maintain relationships with contacts, conduct prospect research, and manage all of the organization’s government grant proposals.

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CUSTODIAN (MONDAY-FRIDAY)

We are seeking a qualified Custodian, reporting to the Supervisor of Maintenance to support the day-to-day cleanliness and safety of QCH’s facilities. The custodian is responsible for the maintenance, care and equipment of internal/external areas by completing specific tasks related to cleaning, plumbing, minor electrical work, carpentry, or other areas of maintenance expertise. The ability to operate equipment and machinery and lift in excess of 50 pounds is required.

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GROUP LEADERS / ACTIVITY SPECIALISTS (BEACON PROGRAMS)

Beacon programs are collaborative school-based youth and community development centers serving children age six and older, and adults of all ages. The Beacon operates Monday-Friday from 1:30 PM-9:30 PM, Saturdays from 9 AM-5 PM, and during school holidays, school recesses and in the summer from 8 AM-6 PM. Our Beacon is designed to help young people develop the skills and the mindset they need to succeed in their educational and career settings, and to become active participants and leaders in their community.

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CUSTODIAN (TUESDAY-SATURDAY)

We welcome amazing individuals who have diverse backgrounds and experiences, are inspired by our mission and are highly motivated to change lives. We are seeking a qualified Custodian, reporting to the Supervisor of Maintenance, to support the day-to-day cleanliness and safety of QCH’s facilities. The custodian is responsible for the maintenance, care and equipment of internal/external areas by completing specific tasks related to cleaning, plumbing, minor electrical work, carpentry, or other areas of maintenance expertise.

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COMMUNITY FOOD PROGRAM COORDINATOR

We are seeking a qualified and dynamic Community Food Program Coordinator with experience in grassroots programming related to community sustainability and food justice and access work at our Pomonok Community Center location. In particular the Coordinator will work with the site director to integrate QCH’s mission, vision and values in our food access and justice work; identify opportunities for food access program refinement and enhancement; support and grow participant engagement and leadership; and build a team spirit among current resident leadership.

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YOUTHBUILD PROGRAM DIRECTOR

We are seeking a qualified YouthBuild Program Director with a strong commitment to youth development and knowledgeable and experienced with program management.  The YouthBuild program engages out-of-school, low-income youth ages 16-24 and provides an alternative education and employment pathway that enables participants to obtain a high school equivalency diploma, advance toward post -secondary education or career-oriented employment, and take responsibility for their families and communities.

 

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DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICES

We are seeking a qualified Deputy Director of Youth Employment Services to oversee a portfolio of programs with an annual budget of approximately $2 Million. The programs include our Young Adult Food Sector Employment Initiative, a new U.S. DOL YouthBuild grant, and our Summer Youth Employment Program. The appropriate candidate will have a deep commitment to QCH's mission and extensive experience operating and managing workforce programs.

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COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT COORDINATOR

We are seeking a qualified and dynamic Community Engagement Coordinator with experience in grassroots programming related to community sustainability and food justice and access work. In particular the Coordinator will work with the site director to integrate QCH’s mission, vision and values in our food access and justice work; identify opportunities for food access program refinement and enhancement; support and grow participant engagement and leadership; and build a team spirit among current resident leadership. S/he will report to the Pomonok Center Director.

 

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BEACON DIRECTOR @ JHS 210

We are seeking a passionate, flexible and qualified Director for our Beacon Program at JHS 210 in Ozone Park. Beacon programs are collaborative school-based youth and community development centers, serving children age six and older, and adults of all ages. Our Beacon at JHS 210 operates Monday-Friday from 1:30PM-9:30PM, Saturdays from 9AM – 4PM, and during school holidays, school recesses and in the summer from 8AM to 6PM.

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GROUP LEADER @ POMONOK

We are seeking a Group Leader with a strong commitment to youth development to work in our Youth Development Program at our Pomonok Community Center. The Group Leader is responsible for the direct guidance, supervision, and safety of youth under their care, while ensuring an engaging and intellectually stimulating experience. He/she will serve as a model for youth ages 6-12 by building rapport with participants through positive interactions in program activities.

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EDUCATIONAL SPECIALIST

We are seeking a qualified Educational Specialist with a strong commitment to youth development to work in our comprehensive year-round youth development program (afterschool, holiday and summer components). The Educational Specialist is responsible for identifying suitable age-appropriate curricula, helping staff create age and developmentally appropriate activities and lesson plans, and overseeing implementation of program activities.

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ACADEMIC JUNIOR ACTIVITY SPECIALIST

We are seeking a qualified Junior Activity Specialist with a strong commitment to youth development for our After School Program. The Junior Activity Specialist will serve as a model for youth by providing an engaging and fun experience, while conducting activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, practice and implementation.

 

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ACTIVITY SPECIALIST @ POMONOK

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.

 

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ACTIVITY SPECIALIST – ACCESS FOR YOUNG WOMEN

We are seeking a qualified Activity Specialist with a strong commitment to youth development for our Access for Young Women program. The Activity Specialist will coordinate the day to day functions of Access for Young Women, focusing on leadership development while providing an engaging and fun experience conducting activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, practice and implementation.

 

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GROUP LEADER @ FOREST HILLS

We are seeking a qualified Group Leader for our After School Program at Forest Hills with a strong commitment to youth development. Our Children and Youth division for ages 6 to 10 allow participants to explore interests and passions, develop positive social connections, contribute to their community, become life-long learners, and gain meaningful experiences. The Group Leader is responsible for the direct guidance, supervision, and safety of youth under their care, while ensuring an engaging and intellectually stimulating experience.

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EDUCATION SPECIALIST @ J.H.S 157

We are seeking a qualified Education Specialist with a strong commitment to youth development for our after school program at JHS 157. The Education Specialist will serve as a model for middle school youth by providing an engaging and fun experience, while conducting activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, practice and implementation.

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SPORTS ACTIVITY SPECIALIST @ J.H.S 157

We are seeking a qualified Activity Specialist with a strong commitment to youth development for our afterschool program at JHS 157. The Activity Specialist will serve as a model for middle school youth by providing an engaging and fun experience, while conducting activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, practice and implementation.

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GROUP LEADER @ J.H.S 157

We are seeking a qualified Group Leader with a strong commitment to youth development for our youth development program at JHS 157. The Group Leader will serve as a model for middle school youth by providing an engaging and fun experience, while conducting activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, practice and implementation.

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