Good Shepherd Services

Group Leader: Monterey Cornerstone Community Center

Location : Name Monterey Cornerstone Community Cent
Location : Location US-NY-Bronx
Job ID
2022-5317
Base
USD $17.00/Hr.
Max
USD $18.00/Hr.

About Us

 

 

Good Shepherd Services is a leading multi-service agency with more than 85 programs that serve over 30,000 youth and families each year – and builds on their strengths to help them gain skills for success.  At Good Shepherd we respect the dignity and worth of every person and reject intolerance, inequity and injustice in whatever form it may take. Voted one of the top 100 places to work in NYC by Crain’s New York, Good Shepherd Services offers a fantastic work environment, a collaborative team dedicated to fulfilling our mission, and an amazing array of benefits. Join our team and help make a difference! 

  

NOTE: As a NYC contracted agency all positions at Good Shepherd Services fall under the NYC vaccine mandate. All employees, volunteers and interns must show proof of vaccination upon hire.

 

 

Overview

We are looking for a dynamic and compassionate Group Leaders to work with us who has a love of SPORTS. In this role you will be responsible for the overall development, management, and organization and planning of your own group during our "Saturday Night Lights", sports program.  In addition, the Group Leader is responsible for the supervision of all staff assigned to the group.

 

Reports To: PROGRAM DIRECTOR, MONTEREY CORNERSTONE COMMUNITY CENTER 

 

Location: 2100 Monterey Avenue, Bronx, NY 10457

 

Hours: Saturday Afternoons and Evenings, 4-8 hours, NonExempt

 

Major Duties:

  • Maintain 85% group attendance.
  • Attend all staff meetings and mandatory training's.
  • Develop and maintain an atmosphere of consistency and fairness in which both children and staff cooperate. 
  • Plan and implement activities, group games each day.
  • Supervise support staff assigned to your group.
  • Maintain strict adherence to policies and procedures at all times.
  • Ensure program room and spaces are kept neat and orderly.
  • Provide direction, supervision and guidance to participants at all times.
  • Maintain all required records for your group.
  • Engage in outreach activities to ensure attendance and participation.
  • Engage in interaction with parents and guardians in a professional, fair and gentle manner. 
  • Discuss behavior problems and situations with supervisor as they emerge.
  • Resolve conflict within your group while seeking assistance from other staff, supervisors and directors when necessary.
  • Inspect all facilities, equipment, and supplies and be sure all are locked away securely at the end of each day.
  • Participate in staff orientation as well as ongoing development activities.
  • Sharing with the welcoming of visitors
  • Supervising dismissals
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: 

  • High School Graduate or GED and at least 2 years related experience in youth development programs preferred.
  • Candidates who have a love of Sports or any training or coaching skills strongly encouraged to apply. 
  • Must have the ability to work Saturdays afternoons and evenings.
  • Able to lead and participate in group activities. 

Additional Information

Good Shepherd Services is an equal opportunity employer that is proudly committed to becoming an anti-racist and multicultural organization that stands up for justice and equity. We welcome prospective employees from diverse backgrounds, for administrative support and direct service and leadership roles, who will join us on that journey, uphold our values and approach, and believe in our mission. Additionally, we aim to have a racially representative leadership and workforce that is reflective of the communities we work in partnership with.

 

Good Shepherd Services is committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, participants, volunteers, subcontractors, and vendors. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of our activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, hiring and termination of staff, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services.

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