Police Athletic League SYEP Site Monitor (Seasonal/ Part-time) in New York, New York
The Police Athletic League (PAL) is the largest independent youth organization in New York City that provides educational and recreational activities for children and young adults. PAL Inc. and The New York City Police Department work in partnership to provide communities with summer and after-school recreational and educational activities.
We are looking for a seasonal part-time SYEP Site Monitor who will be responsible for facilitating Orientation/Education Workshops to 30 - 40 SYEP participants with a provided curriculum. This position requires travel to Brooklyn and Queens or Manhattan and Bronx.
Major Duties & Responsibilities
Serve as a mentor to participants by supporting positive behavior, work skills development and teaching life skills to youth.
Conduct weekly site visits.
Collect timesheets on a weekly basis and ensure completion with accuracy, Site Monitors must travel from worksite to worksite in assigned borough daily.
Prepare weekly assessment reports in a detailed and concise manner that reflect field observations.
Ensure participant timesheets are completed accurately.
Cooperate and maintain a working relationship with worksite supervisors.
Communicate with the Program Manager(s) regarding any conflicts.
Maintain participant files, timesheets, and evaluations.
Attend all related meetings, training and supervisions as requiredPerform other duties as assigned.
Goals and objectives of SYEP: To provide valuable work experience at job sites that are safe and well supervised. To assist youth in identifying their career interests through exposure to different industries, occupations, educational pathways, and the requirements for success in each of them. To enable youth to acquire positive work habits and develop employment?related skills
Youth related degree with direct experience in youth development or work readiness programs is preferred.
Ability to serve as a strong role model, provide guidance to young workers, and mediate conflict as needed.
Flexibility in schedule and some evenings/weekends will be necessary.
Computer literate and competency in MS Word, Excel.
Multi-tasker and exceptional communication skills a must.
Possess strong supervisory, collaboration and organizational skills.
Excellent writing and communication skills required.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and use appropriate discretion.
Ability to work independently and to work as part of a team.
Bilingual a plus.
No calls, please. External recruiters and agents, please don?t contact this job poster.
The Police Athletic League seeks to hire staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. All positions at PAL are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.