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Good Shepherd Services Assistant Program Director (Evening/Saturday) Beacon MS 45 in Bronx, New York

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.

For Full Time Employees Benefits/Perks:

  • Tuition Assistance Program

  • Generous paid time off (Including 5 Self-Care Days/Floating Holidays, 12 Sick Days, 15 Vacation Days, and 11 Holidays)

  • Healthcare Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, and Pet Care)

  • 403(b) Plan (GSS contributes 3% of your salary to your 403(b) plan after 3 years of service, with contributions increasing over time)

Candidates hired in this position will work in person but will have the flexibility to work remotely when program need allows.

Title: Assistant Director (Evening/Saturday)

Reports To: Program Director, Beacon ms 45

Location: 2502 Lorillard Place, Bronx, New York 10458

Hours: 35 Hours/Week; NON - Exempt

Job Summary: The Assistant Program Director for Beacon Evening and Saturday program will be responsible for overall program development, supervision, outreach and implementation of the Beacon Teen, Young Adult and Adult Program at M.S. 45. The Assistant Director will assist the Program Director in managing daily planning, scheduling, and operations at M.S. 45. He/She/They will assist the Program Director in supervising and supporting Summer Camp. He/She/They will work with the Program Director to integrate services and assume overall leadership of the Beacon Evening/Saturday Program in the absence of the Program Director.

Major Duties:

  • Conduct overall leadership and implementation of the Evening/Saturday Program.

  • Coordinate outreach efforts for all age groups.

  • Develop and implement appropriate policies and procedures.

  • Plan, direct and supervise the Evening/Saturday Program.

  • Supervise GSS Volunteers, Assistant Group Leaders, Group Leaders and Youth Interns.

  • Monitor and Input attendance, complete reports and document and report all incidents.

  • Work with the Police Dept. for program security and crisis intervention

  • Responsible for staff recruitment for the Evening/Saturday Program.

  • Oversee client referrals to other programs as needed.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor Degree and 3 years’ experience in youth and/or adult program supervision and administration.

  • Experience in program development for youth and/or adult.

  • Must be able to engage in crisis-intervention activities and demonstrate, lead, and teach a range of group activities.

  • Must have a commitment to work from a strength based and/or youth development perspective.

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.

ID: 2022-5156

Base Salary: USD $40,000.00/Yr.

Max Salary: USD $45,000.00/Yr.