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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.

 

 

PROGRAM DIRECTOR - QUEENS CONNECT

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking a qualified Program Director for Queens Connect with a strong commitment to workforce development and program oversight. Queens Connect is a sector-focused employment program that trains and prepares out of school youth for successful careers in the food service and manufacturing sector. Participants take part in six weeks of training and eight weeks of paid internship and are able to receive their food handler's certificate.

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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT (YOUTH EMPLOYMENT SERVICES)

Queens Community House (QCH) is seeking a qualified Administrative Assistant who will perform a variety of receptionist, administrative, and clerical duties for the Youth Employment Services Department.  Overall duties include providing support to our managers and employees, assisting in daily office needs and in alignment with our overall agency’s administrative activities.  They include but are not limited to supporting our office through providing a warm and welcoming front desk and reception area through daily maintenance of the areas and gene

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YOUTHBUILD SOCIAL WORKER

Queens Community House is seeking a qualified Social Worker with a strong commitment to short-term and crisis counseling to join our YouthBuild program’s staff team. 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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PROGRAM COORDINATOR - BEACON JHS 210

Beacon programs are collaborative school-based community centers serving children age six and older, and adults of all ages. The Beacon operates Monday-Friday from 1:30PM-9:30PM, Saturdays from 10AM – 5PM, and during school holidays, school recesses, and in the summer from 8AM to 6PM. 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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COMMUNITY FOOD PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Queens Community House 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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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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CULINARY INSTRUCTOR

We are seeking a qualified Culinary Instructor with a strong commitment to youth development and the culinary arts to work in our Queens Connect Program.  Queens Connect is a workforce development collaboration among 4 community based organizations comprised of Queens Community House, Ocean Bay Local Development Corporation, Jacob Riis Neighborhood Settlement House and Sunnyside Community Services. The Culinary Instructor, will facilitate a 6 week culinary instruction program and lend support with food protection certification instruction.

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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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