Facilitator of the after-school program in elementary school

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Sister Sol Fraternity Job Description:

ASPE facilitator

About The Brotherhood Sister Sol (Bro Sis):

The Brotherhood Sister Sol is a youth social justice development organization that, since 1995, has been a place where black and Latino youth claim the power of their history, identity and community to build the future they want. they wish to see. By educating, organizing and training, we challenge inequalities and create opportunities for all.

BroSis provides holistic, long-term support services for young people between the ages of eight and twenty-two. BroSis offers comprehensive, evidence-based programs such as four- to six-year-old, five-day-a-week rites of passage programs, after-school care, school and home counseling, camp training, college preparation, job opportunities, community organization training, and month-long international study programs in Africa and Latin America. Based in Harlem, NY but with a national reach, we publish varied programs and collections of writings from our members; train educators across the country on our approach; and organizing and advocating for social change.

BroSis has achieved national recognition for its evidence-based model, receiving a series of awards and funding from numerous national funders, including the Doris Duke Foundation, Marlene Nathan Meyerson Foundation, Charles Hayden Foundation, NBA Foundation, Kraft Heinz, the New York Community Trust, Comic Relief/Red Nose Day, William Stamps Farish Foundation, and more.

The organization has more than 50 full-time employees, serves thousands of people across New York City, and has an operating budget of $9.5 million. Plus, we’ve just moved into our newest building – a $23 million, 22,000 square foot state-of-the-art flagship for youth development. This is an exciting time of organizational growth and increased impact in our community and beyond.

POSITION SUMMARY

The ASPE Facilitator will be responsible for curriculum development and workshop facilitation. Support our members through artistic enrichment, tutoring, recreation, one-on-one mentoring and guidance. The ideal candidate will be a dynamic leader in children’s programming with experience creating and managing culturally relevant and enriching experiences. This position reports to the Director of Programming.

RESPONSIBILITIES

● Plan, prepare, implement and evaluate activities for young people of primary school age.

● Ensure the safety of participants by ensuring adequate supervision of all primary school children.

● Lead the set-up, cleaning and organization of rooms and activity centers for the program each day.

● Create and maintain a welcoming and supportive classroom environment. Alternate activities regularly.

● Adopt positive behavior, clear expectations, and hold members accountable to the culture of the program and the community as a whole.

● Encourage positive self-esteem; promote and reinforce the BroSis themes of community, knowledge, positivity and the future.

● Be sensitive to issues faced by members and work with the team to identify needs and solutions to situations as they arise.

● Prepare and serve nutritious meals and snacks; lead young people in cleaning

● Develop strong positive relationships with young people and their families.

● Assist in creating and distributing program materials to families, notices of program activities/events, and registration forms. Promote all events to young people and families.

● Support regular communication with parents and guardians regarding program participants’ needs and progress. Identify and resolve issues with parents and create support plans.

● Work cooperatively with community partners and volunteers to facilitate activities and special events.

● Coordinate registration for after-school and summer programs. Help families complete the required registration documents.

● Monitor daily attendance, follow tracking procedures and maintain weekly records

● Co-facilitate the annual summer day camp

● Ready to commit for at least 3 years

EXPERIENCE AND PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS

● Bachelor’s degree preferred; at least three years of work experience in an elementary-aged youth development program.

● Excellent communication skills

● Demonstrated ability to effectively multi-task in a fast-paced, challenging and constantly changing environment.

● Knowledge and experience of behavior counseling and restorative justice language and techniques.

● Mature attitude, creativity, ingenuity and positive role model for young people.

● Understanding and appreciation of racially/ethnically diverse populations.

● Excellent communication skills.

ADVANTAGES

At Brotherhood Sister Sol, we offer competitive salaries with a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision and life insurance, 3% employer contribution to 403(b) retirement account. Staff are also entitled to four weeks of vacation in addition to quarterly personal days, paid holidays and office closures during the winter holidays.

As The Brotherhood Sister Sol is a youth development organization that works closely with youth and children, and as the safety of our children and their families and our community is paramount, we have instituted a policy that all personnel must be fully vaccinated. If there is a medical or religious reason for a vaccination exemption, this can be presented and will be taken into consideration. This is a position of at least four days a week in person.

How to register

TO APPLY: Send resume and detailed cover letter to resume@brotherhood-sistersol.org


Offices: New York. Job Categories: Full Time. Types of employment: Teacher.

Job expires in 28 days.