Good Shepherd Services

Group Leader: Bushwick Leaders H.S.

Location : Name Bushwick Leaders HS-Academic Excell
Location : Location US-NY-Brooklyn
Job ID
2023-5796
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

Title:                  GROUP LEADER, BUSHWICK LEADERS HIGH SCHOOL

Reports to:        ENRICHMENT MANAGER, BUSHWICK LEADERS HIGH SCHOOL

Location:           976 SENECA AVENUE, RIDGEWOOD, NEW YORK, 11385

Hours:                Up to 19 hours/Week; Non-Exempt

                           

 

Job Summary: The Group Leader is responsible for the overall development, management, and organization and planning of his or her youth group.  In addition, the Group Leader is responsible for the supervision of all young people assigned to their group.

 

Major Duties:

    • Recruit and retain youth participants.
  • Attend all staff meetings and mandatory trainings.
  • Plan and implement activities leadership and civics engagement.
  • Supervise support staff assigned to your group activities.
  • 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 activities.
  • 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.

 

Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate or GED and at least 2 years related experience in youth development programs preferred.
  • Able to lead and participate in group activities.
  • A commitment to working with youth from a variety of backgrounds, while providing high quality services.
  • A commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective.

 

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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