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The Salvation Army of the Syracuse Area Site Supervisor-GAINS Program in Brooklyn, New York


  • Mandated to attend all required training sessions/classes including staff and parent meetings.

  • Knowledgeable of DYCD and The Salvation Army program expectations.

  • Ability to lead, train and develop staff according to DYCD Competencies and The Salvation Army policies and procedures.

  • Be a team player, work for the advancement of the program.

  • Assist GAINS Director

  • Responsible for the daily supervision and safety of participants. He/she will also supervise the youth counselors (high school students) who are assigned to work with them. He/she will plan and/or follow the daily activities scheduled for the participants, lead participants to and from all activity areas and field trips. Teach and supervise organized games and activities.

  • Supervise SYEP participants, group leaders, and program aides.

  • Interact with city, state agencies to ensure compliance with regulations.

  • Assist in recruitment, enrollment and retention of program participants. (School year and Summer)

  • Assist in developing daily schedule for the program

  • Assist in overseeing all matters related to the summer program.

  • Assist in maintaining campers’ records up to date and readily available for inspections.

  • Assist in managing on-line attendance.

  • Treat students with respect-do not scream, degrade, insult, tease or physically abuse children. ENCOURAGE mutual respect.

  • Teach and discipline children according to Child Care Regulations. Must get the participation of students in the development and implementation of activities.

  • Assist with all student performances.

  • Assist with the preparation and distribution of snacks/meals.

  • Plan and implement active and diverse gym program

  • Follow and implement curriculum as provided by the program

  • Assist with the general cleaning of all program areas

  • Other responsibilities as the Director deems necessary


  • Associate Degree in child development, elementary education or related field or two years of college with 18 credits in related field, or a School-Age Child Care credential, and one year in a supervisory capacity.

  • Must be comfortable and adaptable to working with children and youth

  • Must have strong work ethic, and 2-3 yrs work experience with school-aged children (under 13 years of age).

  • Must receive at least 15 hours of in-service training on specified subjects during the first year of operation and 30 hours of in-service training each two years thereafter.

  • First Aid and CPR (or willing to attain training to meet requirements.)

Job LocationsUS-NY-Brooklyn

Job ID 2019-6227

Category Youth Work

Compensation Min USD $15.00/Hr.

Compensation Max USD $19.00/Hr.

Type Regular Full-Time