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Group Leader - Ingersoll Cornerstone

University Settlement


University Settlement partners with 40,000 New Yorkers on the Lower East Side and in Brooklyn every year to build on their strengths as they achieve healthy, stable, and remarkable lives. For over 130 years, we’ve collaborated with our neighbors to pioneer highly effective programs that fight poverty and systemic inequality. Established in 1886 as the first Settlement House in the United States, we bring the values of that movement into the 21st century by meeting New Yorkers where they live, listening deeply to all perspectives, engaging with every individual holistically, and creating space for people to organize.
University Settlement operates after-school programs for elementary and middle school children at several sites in Brooklyn and Manhattan. These programs provide academic support; artistic, cultural, and athletic enrichment; therapeutic services; and opportunities for family involvement. As the Group Leader, you are a team building leader. You are creative, energetic, and committed to providing the highest quality of programming for children and families.


What We Are Looking For:
  • You have a High School diploma or HSE.
  • You have experience working with school age population.
  • You need to commit to an academic year.
  • You are 18 years old or older.
Why you should join our team:
  • Because you have a passion for collaborating with communities and neighborhood residents
  • Your interesting in having a large impact on important real time issues
  • You'll be part of mission driven organizations that empower NYC residents of all ages
We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community. We support a broadly diverse team who will contribute to our organization. We are an equal employment opportunity for all regardless of race, color, citizenship, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran or reservist status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law.


What You Will Be Doing:
  • Create and lead engaging activities for children or youth, ensuring safety and comfort of students.
  • Design and implement lesson plans for multidisciplinary activities and incorporating student feedback.
  • Provide academic assistance during homework period.
  • Serve as a positive role model for youth and uphold professional behavior at all times.
  • Collaborate with co-counselor and other colleagues; communicate regularly with supervisory staff.
  • Communicate with parents and caregivers regarding student progress and problem solving.
  • Maintain responsibility for designated program supplies and proper use of all facilities, including classrooms.
  • Complete all necessary documentation and administrative tasks.

How to Apply

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PASE Impact, FY 2023

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Afterschool Professionals Supported



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NYC Youth Impacted

PASE believes all kids deserve a safe, nurturing space during out-of-school time where they have opportunities to explore their passions while connecting with and learning from caring adults. We exist to improve the quality of afterschool programs for children and teens living in poverty.

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