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After-School Program Assistant

Are you a welcoming, heartwarming self-starter who thoroughly enjoys working with children? If so, we have part-time opportunities that might be a fit for you!  We are seeking After-School Program Assistants to work in Youth Service from 2:15- 5:15pm, Mondays through Fridays.

Our ideal candidates will be caring and nurturing individuals who have the ability to maintain a safe and healthy learning environment. The position is in Nassau County (East Hills), Long Island.

How You’ll Help Us Be Successful:

  • Meet the individual needs of the children by interacting through play, exploration, and learning
  • Communicate appropriately and professionally with parents and fellow staff
  • Help in designing a room arrangement to support the needs of the children
  • Create a positive environment for the children to spend their time in
  • Plan and implement activities that develop self-esteem and social skills
  • Assist children in completing their school work
  • Ensure safety and well-being of all children
  • Complete required hours of training per year as required by the Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS)
    • Additional duties as assigned by supervisor

What You’ll Need To Be Successful:

  • Experience working with children ages 5 to 12
  • Able to manage groups of children
  • Qualified by NY State Licensing
  • Certified in CPR/First Aid preferred
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Positive, upbeat, and can do attitude

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