Harlem Children’s Zone

Program Aide, Elementary-Middle School

3+ months agoNew York, NY

HCZ requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Accordingly, successful candidates must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and submit proof of vaccination prior to commencement of employment.

We are currently seeking Elementary Program Aides to help support general program activities for our students.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work directly with students in all of their activities (i.e. arts, dance, sports, etc)
  • Assist teachers with participants physical, emotional, social, moral and intellectual development
  • Create and implement activities, workshops and events for students based on their interests and with their involvement
  • Model positive behavior for the youth
  • Engage the youth in dialogue (one-to-one and group discussions) around topics of concern for their age group and developmental stage
  • Assist in the completion of homework and test prep
  • Maintain the up keep of supplies
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualification, Skills and Knowledge Requirements
  • A commitment to the mission and programs of HCZ
  • High School diploma or equivalent; Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Some experience working with students and/or at-risk youth
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Familiar with issues prevalent in underserved communities
  • Must be able to engage and motivate students

To be considered, interested applicants must submit a cover letter and resume. No telephone inquiries or recruiters please. Replies will only be sent to qualified applicants. HCZ is an EOE.

Job ID: Harlem-PROGR01738

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • Wellness Program
    • Long-Term Disability
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Life Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Health Insurance
  • Parental Benefits and Childcare
    • Paid Family Leave
  • Work Flexibility
    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Leave of Absence
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Paid Holidays
    • Paid Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement
    • Performance Bonus
    • Pension
    • 401(K)
  • Professional Development
    • Promote From Within