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Teacher Aide (BLC681) (Evergreen)

Company: Volunteers of America
Location: Bronx
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

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.PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:Escort students to and from the school buses at arrival and dismissal time. Escort students throughout the building outside of the classroom.Assist students during activities of daily living activities (e.g., hand washing, toileting).Assist teachers and teacher assistants organize classroom for instruction.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 Categories.SDL2017 Associated topics: academic counselor, admission, administrative, administrative assistant, assist, associate, college, counselor, elementary school counselor, school counselor

Keywords: Volunteers of America, New Rochelle , Teacher Aide (BLC681) (Evergreen), Other , Bronx, New York

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