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Jewish Community Center Counselor for Full-Day School Program in Bronx, New York

Principal Responsibilities:

Responsible, Reliable, Mature & willingness to help plan activities for children. Will work with a specific group of elementary school age children & supervise them in program activities. Have the ability to be spontaneously creative. Develop a nurturing & safe environment while consistently engaging children. Help to solve problems & teach children to resolve conflicts. Have the unique capacity to take direction from the Head Counselor, but also lead when necessary. Counselors will also be expected to get in the pool with children at least once each week.

Working hours: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm, Monday through Friday

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age.
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience working with children in an educational, recreational or camp setting.

Agency Information:

The Riverdale Y is a 75,000 sq. ft. Jewish Community Center that provides educational, recreational, cultural, and wellness programs for children and adults of all ages and backgrounds. The Y features an early childhood center; summer camps; large after school program; senior center; performing arts center featuring theater, dance and music schools; and a health & wellness center that includes cardio and free weight studios, group exercise classes, gymnasium, swimming pool, steam room, sauna and massage therapy.

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Date Posted: 10/15/2020

Title: Counselor for Full-Day School Program

JCC: Riverdale YM-YWHA

Location: Bronx, NY