Harlem Children’s Zone

Program Aide, Peacemaker Programs K - 8

1 month 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.

The Harlem Peacemaker Programs partners with NYCDOE public schools to provide additional support to elementary and middle school students. The peacemaker programs and schools lead a joint effort in sharing resources and providing leadership to students and their families to ensure they are equipped with the necessary tools to access a productive and bright future. The Harlem Peacemaker Programs offers a school success program during the school day and afterschool programs in the evening as well as summer programming.

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-HOURL01705