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Posted: Sunday, February 4, 2018 3:50 AM

Educational Alliance, a 128
year old New York institution, is a vibrant, dynamic organization serving New
Yorkers from all walks of life. We serve everyone regardless of the language
they speak, where they come from, or their socioeconomic status. We believe
that everyone should have a chance to live a better life and that arts and
culture, education, health and wellness, and social services can help lay that
EdAlliance Perks
+ Competitive Hourly Salary
+ Paid Sick Days
+ Free Gym Membership
+ Discounts to programs at Educational Alliance
Our Purpose
Group Mentors at
Educational Alliance will coach and mentor school aged youth; by enhancing
social skills, and character development. Using a mentor model, we will support
youth from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds on the Lower East Side of
Manhattan. We are committed to providing educational support, using a social emotional
lens. We value our own professional development and successes that lead to an
enriching experience for our program participants because we bring our best
selves to work and put the needs of the students first during after school
hours (M-F from 2 to 6pm).
Our Day-to-Day
+ Take the lead in empowering youth through quality
mentoring relationships
+ Support youth development through academic,
health and wellness, sports, and/or arts programming
+ Serve as positive role models by building
self-esteem, motivation and emotional capacity
+ Effectively develop a rapport with participants
and parents; while maintaining safety and confidentiality
Planning and Organization
+ Plan and submit lesson plans and lead student
+ Engage with participants during program hours,
ensuring student safety and the development of positive relationships
+ Keep daily attendance records, attend regular
supervision meetings and participate in the program evaluation process
+ Participate in the planning and facilitation of
special events and psycho-educational, youth development and academic workshops
+ Perform special projects and other related
duties as assigned by supervisors
+ Commitment to being available to work during
afterschool hours 2 6pm daily Monday
+ Consistency in attendance
+ Able to communicate clearly with program staff;
openness to giving and receiving feedback
+ Able to build positive partnerships with day
school teachers to support overall success for our youth
+ Willingness to work extended hours when school
is not in session (i.e., Winter Recess, Mid-Winter Recess, Spring Recess, etc.)
+ Willingness to participate in professional
development activities, including evening hours
Agency Safety
+ Must adhere to Educational Alliance and site
specific safety standards
+ Comply with City and departmental rules,
regulations, policies and procedures
+ Maintain clean and safe work environment, notify
supervisor of any hazardous issues
Your Qualifications
+ High School Diploma with 1 year of professional
experience working with youth. Some college preferred.
+ Previous
experience in youth programming or summer camp is a PLUS
+ A
desire to build one-on-one relationships with youth in program community and participate
in a variety of activities
+ Passionate about working with
culturally diverse youth
+ Flexible team player, has the
ability to think on your feet
+ Strong
written and verbal communication skills
+ Ability
to work collaboratively with co-group mentor/team
+ Ability
to effectively affirm and value diversity of ethnicity, language, religion,
sexual identity and gender of our youth
+ Ability
to handle stressful situations in a professional, courteous and friendly manner
+ A great sense of humor
+ Inspired
through creativity and able to bring these talents to the work site
+ High emotional
+ Bilingual in any language including Spanish
is a PLUS
We will ask that each
new employee complete all necessary paperwork before getting started, to
+ Fingerprint Clearance with Dept of
Health AND Dept of Education
+ Background Check and Criminal Conviction
+ Address Audit with the State of New
York, dating back 28 years
+ A TB Test
+ 3 Letters of Reference
+ Proof of Education (transcripts or HS
+ A Resume
EEO Info
All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis
of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age,
disability, or protected veteran status. Educational Alliance takes affirmative
action in support of its policy to employ and advance in employment individuals
who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with
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