Teacher Aide (BLC681) (Evergreen)
Company: Volunteers of America Greater New York
Posted on: May 4, 2021
Volunteers of America-Greater New York (VOA-Greater New York) is
the local affiliate of the national organization, Volunteers of
America, Inc. and is one of the largest providers of human services
in the metropolitan New York area. Founded in New York City in 1896
as a charity staffed by volunteers tending to the city's poor,
today VOA-Greater New York has 1,300 paid staff that provide
life-changing, often life-saving services through 80 programs in
New York City, Westchester County and Northern New Jersey.
VOA-Greater New York services extend to survivors of domestic
violence; individuals and families - including veterans -
experiencing, or at risk of homelessness; people living with HIV/
AIDS, behavioral health, and substance use issues; adults with
developmental and intellectual disabilities; preschoolers with
developmental delays; older adults on limited incomes, many with a
history of homelessness; and at-risk youth. VOA-Greater New York
expands, and introduces new services in response to community
needs. As such, it is at the forefront of building affordable,
supportive housing for seniors; providing a service-rich continuum
of care for formerly homeless veterans; and expanding its services
for those recovering from domestic violence. Battle Buddy Bridge--,
a peer counseling program for veterans, and the work VOA-Greater
New York is doing to raise awareness of the impact of Moral Injury,
are examples of the organization's responsiveness, creativity and
life-altering work. Many of VOA-Greater New York's programs are
nationally recognized and meet the rigorous standards of
accrediting bodies CARF, COA and the NAEYC. Operation Backpack-- is
the organization's signature community service campaign that
ensures every student who calls a NYC shelter "home" has a new
backpack full of supplies in time for the first day of school. The
Teacher Aide assist classroom teacher in working with students in
the areas of activities of daily living, transitioning from
activities (including arrival and dismissal), organizing classroom
and materials for instruction, and other non-instructional
activities within the classroom.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:Minimum
educational requirement of a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Escort students to and from the school buses at arrival and
dismissal time. Escort students throughout the building outside of
- Assist students during activities of daily living activities
(e.g., hand washing, toileting).
- Assist teachers and teacher assistants organize classroom for
- Assist teachers in clerical activities not related to
confidential files or materials.
- Assist in cleaning procedures in classroom to maintain health
and safety of students.
- Follow policies and procedures of Early Learning Centers.
- Perform other related duties as assigned. Make a living by
making a difference. Apply online today! Volunteers of America is
an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vets/Disabled/Other Protected
Keywords: Volunteers of America Greater New York, New Rochelle , Teacher Aide (BLC681) (Evergreen), Education / Teaching , Bronx, New York
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