Group Leader


A DFOY Group Leader should be a dynamic
individual who will work with the program team to deliver and ensure smooth and
efficient programming. The Group Leader is responsible for ensuring the
programmatic quality and integrity of all program activities. The Group Leader
will be responsible for working as a team member for the development of
participants, and the program.

Support and Supervision

Group Leader will report directly to the Team
Leader/Assistant Program Director.


  • Work
    in collaboration with the Team Leader/Assistant Program Director on all
    daily program management matters.
  • Work
    as part of the DFOY team and ensure the safety and well-being of all
  • Assist
    participants in the Homework Lounge with homework assignments.
  • Review
    and communicate activity instructional materials to the participants.
  • Implement
    and facilitate daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for
    school-age children.
  • Engage
    participants in activities and play that stimulates their development.
  • Ensure
    all participants are following Agency and program norms associated with
    appropriate behavior.
  • Assist
    in outreach and program marketing if and when necessary.
  • Provide
    and collect completed daily attendance sheets for all assigned activities
    that occur during program hours.
  • Work
    in conjunction with other community and program leaders to develop and
    sustain community participation in the program.
  • Utilize
    developmentally appropriate practice and best practice methods at all
  • Participate
    in the implementation of strategies designed by the Program Director(s)
    and Supervisor(s) as specified in the grants regarding recruitment and
    retention of participants.
  • May
    be required to oversee evening and/or weekend program hours &


  • Ability
    to perform multiple tasks with a potential need to upgrade skills in order
    to meet changing job conditions.
  • Mentally
    and physically capable of caring for a large group of children alone in a
  • Possess
    a strong work ethic, be punctual, and have minimal absences.
  • Strong
    public speaking and writing skills.
  • Strong
    organizational skills.
  • A
    team player with a demonstrated commitment to working with inner-city
    youth and young adults.
  • Have
    at least 1 year of experience working with children and/or a certificate
    in early childhood education or currently working towards the completion
    of one.
  • Experience
    in Microsoft Word, Excel, database documentation systems, different
    computer software programs, social networking, and internet-based research
    and reporting.
  • Bilingual
    is a plus, but not required.

Job Type: Part-time in person 


Benefits: Paid time off


  • Monday
    to Friday


  • Childcare:
    1 year (Preferred)


  • First
    Aid Certification (Preferred)
  • CPR
    Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: Multiple Openings 

PS 72- 2951 Dewey Ave, The Bronx, NY 10465

IS 181- 800 Baychester Ave, The Bronx, NY 10475

MS 180- 700 Baychester Ave, The Bronx, NY 10475

PS 204- 1780 Dr M.L.K. Jr Blvd, The Bronx, NY


PS 498- 1640 Bronxdale Ave, The Bronx, NY 10462

Salary or Hourly Rate

$16-$21 hourly

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