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Good Shepherd Services Program Intern at Beacon M.S. 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.

The Program Intern will support and assist staff in carrying out all planned educational and enrichment activities for after school enrichment and recreational program.

Reports to: Program Director

Location: 2205 Lorillard Place, Bronx, New York 10458

Hours: 25 Hours/Week; Non-Exempt (Summer Camp)

Major Duties:

  • Assist the group leader with activities, including sports and recreation, educational, arts and craft and special events.

  • Collect attendance folder and other data.

  • Distribute lunches and snacks and assist in the cleanup of the rooms.

  • Assist with monitoring and maintaining the rules of the program.

  • Collaborate with staff to ensure a safe and engaging classroom environment.

  • Assist with the supervision of participants on trips.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Must be currently attending High School or High School graduate.

  • Must demonstrate reliable and consistent work habits, and ability to work with other youths.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and ability and willingness to work in a dynamic team environment are necessary.

  • 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: 2021-3954

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