Police Athletic League Advocate Instructor in Queens, 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.
This position is available at the Edward Byrne Center - Jamaica, Queens (https://www.palnyc.org/queens/edward-byrne-center)
We are looking for an Advocate/Instructor to:
Major Duties and Responsibilities
Curriculum development and the integration of academic lessons into activities
Will work directly with participants, organizing and facilitating program activities
Workshops include study hall, regents and SAT prep, project-based service learning, job readiness training, internship placement, finical literacy, field trips, and life skills development activities.
Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications
Associate’s Degree in Education, Psychology, Social Services, or Child Development
Two years of youth development experience with high school-aged youth
Must possess strong classroom management skills.
Must demonstrate the ability to facilitate workshop activities.
Must be responsible and organized with strong written and verbal communication skills.
Must be a team player.
Fluency in Spanish is a plus.
Hours: M-F 2:00PM-6:30PM 1 Saturday per month 8:00AM-6:00PM
Salary: $26.00 Per Hour
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.
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