Central Queens Y is a 501(c)(3) non-profit community center serving over 10,000 persons of diverse backgrounds in Queens County. The CQY provides a continuum of social, recreational, and educational services for children, families and adults. For over two generations, the Central Queens Y, located in Forest Hills Queens, has been a special place for thousands of families, older adults, children and individuals who participate in its parenting, preschool, after school, cultural arts, camping, health and fitness, social services, and senior programming.
The Central Queens Y is looking for a well-qualified Group Fitness/Recreation Afterschool Facilitator who is passionate about offering high quality programming to adolescents in an afterschool setting. The ideal candidate is interested in youth development, works well with diverse populations, engages teens with friendliness and trust, has behavior management skills in afterschool or classroom setting, and is passionate about supporting young people to live healthy and active lives. It is important that the individual is able to plan and facilitate fitness instruction independently, multi-task, problem-solve, work both independently and on a team, and maintains organization and punctuality. The individual should be comfortable stepping out of their comfort zone and supports others to do so.
The facilitator will work within the S.A.F.E. (Student and Family Engagement) Program at John Bowne High School, a 21st century Community Schools program which supports youth from a holistic approach through mentorship and afterschool enrichment. Our goal is for our students to feel competent, confident, and engaged in positive relationships, family, and community.
As a Group Fitness/Recreation Afterschool Facilitator, you will:
Salary: $25-30/hour (commensurate with experience)
Hours: Part-Time, 2-5 hours per week
Schedule: 1-2 days/week (afterschool hours; availability for four evening events throughout year)
Location: John Bowne High School (Flushing, Queens)
Expected Start Date: September 2018
To Apply: Please email a cover letter and résumé with “Fitness/Recreation Facilitator” in the subject to Alexandra Saba at email@example.com .
Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.