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HeartShare Activity Specialist in Brooklyn, New York

The activity specialist will have specialized skills and expertise in one or more discipline or content are to lead and implement an activity such as arts, dance, STEM, literacy, nutrition or organized sports. Regardless of discipline, activities are to be sequenced, skill-building activities. DUTIES: * Assist in the development of age appropriate activities in one or more discipline or content area * Implement sequence skill-building activities that are part of a large curriculum * Create activity plans that accurately reflect content area * Provide direct supervision of youth activities * Assist in maintaining daily attendance records for program participants * Assist in the provision of basic counseling services as needed (peer mediation, self-control, decision making) * Accompany youth on cultural and recreational field trips * Assist in ensuring a safe environment for program participants * Actively participate in all professional development sessions, supervision and team meetings * Adhere to agency policies and procedures * Assume other duties as needed REQUIREMENTS: * High School diploma and two years' experience working ´╗┐with youth or an Associate's degree in child development, recreation or a related field. * Must be available Monday -- Friday 2:30pm- 6:00pm and/or weekends 10am-5pm during the school year; Monday -- Friday Summer Camp for 8 weeks hours from 8am-5pm * Must be able to commute to Coney Island. * High School Diploma and experience working with youth. * Available to work evening and weekend hours. CPR and RTE preferred. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled