Northside Center for Child Development has created a high-quality Extended Day Services (EDS) and Summer Program. We are looking for Counselors/Group Leaders to provide childcare, recreational and educational services to school-age children including program participants with behavioral health and learning challenges. Other duties include, but are not limited to, supervision of children, working with a wide range of recreational and educational activities that are a part of the program.
POSITION SUMMARY AND RESPONSIBILITIES
A Counselor/Group Leader is a direct line staff member that helps participants develop and strengthen academic, physical, and social skills by providing support and care to participants in the afterschool and summer Full day program. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, providing academic support and facilitating activities within the program for the assigned groups in accordance with the required Department of Youth and Community (DYCD) Development, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOH) Bureau of Child Care, and OCFS School Age Child Care (SACC) regulations. Reports to Coordinator/ School Age Child Care (SACC) Director.
The Group Leader is responsible to supervise their assigned classroom in consultation with a team of Education professionals including the Program Manager/SACC Director, Education Specialist, Activity Specialists, and Fellow Counselors/Group Leaders.
A Counselor/Group Leader position must maintain accurate program documentation; adhere to policies and procedures in a proactive manner, actively participate in aspects of staff development including bi-weekly team meetings and required regulatory training.