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Recreation Coordinator - Family Shelters

Company: BronxWorks
Location: Bronx
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Job Description:

BronxWorks helps individuals and families improve their economic and social well-being. From toddlers to seniors, we feed, shelter, teach, and support our neighbors to build a stronger community. In all aspects of our work, we strive for the highest ethical and performance standards and guided by the belief that people are to be treated with dignity and respect regardless of their present situation or past experiences. We have 37 locations throughout the borough providing a variety of programs that offer assistance in the areas of family, children and youth support, educational services, elder care, homelessness, mental health and workforce development. We are an employer of choice for anyone interested in a meaningful career in the social services field.BronxWorks is hiring (1) Recreation Coordinator for the Family Shelters program.RESPONSIBILITIES Develop recreational programSupervise Youth WorkersCreate a nurturing and supportive environment for the youthImplement various recreational, educational, social and team building activitiesProvide classroom management and instructionMonitor program for quality assurance and contract compliance. Act as liaison with parentsAttend regular staff meetings. Attend First Aid, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation( CPR), and Responding to Emergency (RTE) trainingAttend staff training sessionsMaintain monthly schedule of activities for childrenConduct 1 informational session a month for parents Submit reports to supervisor monthly, or more frequently as required. Represent the agency at meetings and Events. Meet monthly with program coordinator and/or program director for supervision Perform additional duties as assigned by manager. QUALIFICATIONS B.A. requiredTwo years' experience working with youth in a recreational, educational and/or social environment. Clearance through New York State Central Registry and New York State Office of Children and Family Services required. Experience with or knowledge of best practices in youth development preferredPHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employmentAbility to use a computer for prolonged periods. Ability to occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Ability to stand, walk, or sit for long periods of time. Ability to climb five flights of stairs, if required to conduct home visits and/or fieldwork. Ability to bend and retrieve objects and/or documents. Ability to travel in the boroughs of New York City and its adjacent counties via public transportation. Ability to travel for a minimum of 1 mile within a reasonable amount of time and in all types of weather, including inclement weather, if required to conduct home visits and/or field work. 'TB Test required with the first 120 days of employment' for Shelters and Homeless outreach"Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (i.e., at least 2 weeks after last dose) and, if hired, present proof of vaccination by start date. BronxWorks seeks to build an inclusive organization grounded in respect for differences. BronxWorks is committed to equal employment opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to qualified candidates and employees pursuant to applicable law. This commitment applies to all terms, conditions and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, compensation, training and employee development, placement, promotion, demotion, upgrading, downgrading, transfer, layoff and termination. We value and encourage diversity and solicit applications from all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, medical condition, military and veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic violence, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. If you require reasonable accommodation as part of the application process, please contact

Keywords: BronxWorks, New Rochelle , Recreation Coordinator - Family Shelters, Other , Bronx, New York

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