Work at Commonpoint Queens

Commonpoint Queens’ mission is to sustain and enhance the quality of family and individual life for all members of our community, regardless of religion, ethnic or cultural background, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual preference, age, or disability, within a pervasive and inclusive environment that facilitates individual growth, meets individual needs and builds community. We accomplish this mission through a broad range of social, educational, and recreational services that reach community members of all ages and backgrounds. We welcome you to come work with us, and in turn help contribute to our greater Queens community.

Full-Time Jobs

Beacon After School Program Director

Program Overview:

The Beacon Program Site Director will manage school-based program.  In this visible role, the incumbent will demonstrate exceptional leadership, strong management experience and a successful track record of working with government contracts and nonprofit organizations providing social services. The Director should have experience with community-based services for youth, children and families, including working with participants in school based programs. The Director should have proven ability to manage a professional staff and interact with the community.

Responsibilities:

  • Full time position, some nights and weekends included
  • Hire, screen, train and supervise after school program staff, including but not limited to DOE personnel, college/high school students and volunteers.
  • Observe and communicate with staff to provide consistent, ongoing supervision and guidance to ensure that staff upholds the policies set forth by Commonpoint Queens, the Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD).
  • Ensure that all personnel files are current, including but not limited to fingerprints, medicals, state clearance forms and credentials or licenses.
  • Conduct ongoing (at least monthly) professional staff development, scheduling site-based trainings as well as staff meetings, with agendas and attendance sheets.
  • Collaborate with school Principal and day school staff, including but not limited to teachers, members of the school-based support team, school nurse, custodial staff, kitchen staff, school leadership team and PTA.
  • Collaborate with site Outreach Coordinator and Education/Resource Coordinator on a daily or weekly basis to ensure program standards are held high.
  • Develop innovative program in alignment to support school day learning, as well as provide enhancements and enrichment components to support all students as individuals.  Program should include academic assistance and age-appropriate recreational and social activities.
  • Coordinate evening and weekend programming and parent engagement programs as needed, as well as outreach to community partners.  Plan and implement community events.
  • Establish community service opportunities for youth to enhance community awareness.
  • Provide students and their families with feedback regarding their development in the program and help them to receive appropriate academic, emotional and social resources.
  • Complete and track required training hours for self and staff as outlined under DOH guidelines.
  • Attend agency “Youth Staff” meetings, and other agency meetings, including but not limited to Program Directors meetings, safety meetings, CPR/First Aid trainings, Dignity of Children trainings etc…
  • Attend agency committee meetings and occasional Sunday or evening functions, including but not limited to Fall Carnival, Winter Festival, Spring Carnival and Intergenerational Programs.
  • Monitor expenditures (personnel, supplies, OTPS, petty cash) to stay within budget set forth by the Director, Contracts Manager and Chief Financial Officer.  Obtain Supervisory approval before making program purchases.
  • Working with the education coordinator, perform long range strategic planning to develop new and innovative programs to maintain flexibility with changing funding streams and guidelines.
  • Form connections with other Youth Directors within the agency to gather support and information.
  • Coordinate Summer Camp component, including but not limited to staff hiring, orientation, program development, scheduling, parent contact, staff evaluation and maintaining DOH compliance.
  • Report directly to the Director & Assistant Director of Youth Education Programs.
  • Take on other assignments as per the changing needs of Commonpoint Queens.
  • Qualifications:
  • Applicant must possess a relevant Bachelor’s Degree.
  • Must have at least three years of successful supervisory experience providing services to elementary and/or middle school students

Please submit resume and cover letter, with the subject line Beacon Program Site Director to [email protected] or you may contact her at 718-225-6750 x216.

Bilingual (Spanish Speaking) School Based Summer Youth Employment Program Coordinator

Program Overview: In collaboration with the New York City Department of Education (DOE), Department of Youth and Community Development, Commonpoint Queens will run a Summer Youth Employment Program for 200 students at a select school in Queens. The School-Based SYEP model is designed to strengthen connections between academic learning and summer career exploration, while providing youth with summer employment and educational experiences. These principles include engaging the talents and interests of youth, developing their skills and competencies, and providing positive adult role models. The Full- Time Program Coordinator will report to the Senior Director of Youth Employment Programs.

The goals and objectives of School Based Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) are:

  • To provide a valuable work experience at job sites that are safe and well supervised
  • To assist youth in identifying their career interests through exposure to different industries, occupations, educational pathways, and the requirements for success in each of them
  • To enable youth to acquire positive work habits and develop employment-related skills
  • To facilitate the long-term employment and self-sufficiency of youth
  • To enable youth to develop a greater understanding of higher education and career options available to them
  • To enable youth to develop financial literacy and other competencies that will prepare them to succeed in their transition to adulthood

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Program Coordinator will:

  • Maintain all DYCD contractual obligations of the SYEP program and ensure that targets are being met on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Required to hire, supervise, and evaluate all staff working within the program, establish work schedules, tasks and evaluate work performance
  • Establish and maintain external collaborations with individuals and businesses to develop employment opportunities for high school students
  • Be accountable for significant job development and participant recruitment targets
  • Develop and maintain database/inventory of employment, training, and internship opportunities
  • Create and submit monthly reports that track overall program progress and results to Senior Director of Youth Employment Programs
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Department of Education (DOE) staff, youth, parents, and partners
  • Coordinate registration and enrollment of program participants
  • Attend supervision and staff meetingsIn his/her administrative capacity, the Program Coordinator will:
  • Conduct research, compile data, and prepare papers for consideration and presentation by the Manager
  • Perform general administrative duties, such as maintaining records, management of database systems, and performing basic bookkeeping work
  • File and retrieve documents, records, and reports

SPECIFICATIONS FOR EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, Non Profit management, or other relevant subject required
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish speaking strongly preferred)
  • Experience and understanding of youth workforce programs, DOE partnerships and at least one year in a supervisory role
  • Ability to convey and participate in team oriented work
  • Strong project management skills, including managing competing priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrate cultural competency through familiarity in working with people from a very diverse number of backgrounds
  • Outcome driven with ability to respond to changing circumstances and priorities.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure
  • Strong communication, written & verbal; interpersonal, networking, and transactional skills
  • Computer literate, including experience with all Microsoft Office software packages; Google Drive (Gmail, Calendar, Contacts, Docs, etc.); local area networks; and efficient use of the Internet
  • Familiarity with local placement agencies, job developers and opportunities preferred

Hours: Full-Time
Start Date: March 2019
Salary: Commensurate with experience
To Apply: Please email a cover letter and résumé, to Danielle DeAngelis, Senior Director of Employment Programs, [email protected]. Please indicate “SYEP School Based Program Coordinator” in the subject line of the email.

Case Worker, Single Parent Program

Commonpoint Queens Single Parent Initiative is a UJA grant funded  anti-poverty program which provides single parents with therapeutic, social, legal, and financial supportive services.  The caseworker would be responsible for case management, benefit screening, counseling, information and referrals, collaborating with Commonpoint programs and community agencies, organizing and leading  educational workshops and family outings.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB

  • Provide client case management
  • Collaborate with Commonpoint staff in various programming.
  • Conduct outreach in the community to local synagogues
  • Provide individual and group counseling to clients.
  • Assist clients in identifying and applying for benefits and entitlements
  • Assess client need for financial and legal services and provide appropriate referrals to our partner agencies.
  • Create and co-lead family outings and educational parent workshops
  • Document case notes, maintain client files, track data

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES   

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Work or related field required, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • 1-3 years of Case Management or Counseling Experience preferred.
  • Compassionate
  • Excellent critical-thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently at times
  • Computer literate
  • Valid driver’s license and car.

JOB DETAILS

  •   Schedule: Full-time, generally Monday through Friday, 40 hours. Must have availability to work two evenings per month and one Sunday afternoon.
  • Location: Sam Field Center (Little Neck) primary location.  Central Queens Forest Hills and Bay Terrace locations by appointment.
  • Single Parents encouraged to apply.

To Apply: Please email a cover letter and résumé, to Leslie Kraut at [email protected]. Please indicate “Single Parent Program Case Worker” in the subject line of the email.

Contracts Manager

The Contracts Manager is a key member of the Finance team and reports to the Director of Contracts. The primary responsibilities include all aspects of contract accounting, budget development, budget modifications, internal reporting (including monthly/quarterly variance reporting), monthly billing and reconciliations. The Contracts Manager ensures compliance with funding source guidelines, timely receipt of revenue, and accurate submission of financial reports.

She/he is expected to use and apply accounting skills at full proficiency level to analyze and resolve accounting transactions, and initiate appropriate corrections. The Contracts Manager interacts with programmatic staff to assist with contract budget management and resolve discrepancies and disputes. She/he serves as liaison with government Contracts.

This position has the potential to grow to managing a team of grants accountants/bookkeepers for the right candidate.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Prepares, verifies, and processes invoices for sales or services rendered
  • Responsible for federal, state and city contract management, including communication with funding sources and program staff
  • Monitors grant expenses to ensure they are within approved budgets, posted to appropriate accounts and incurred within regulatory guidelines
  • Prepares expense allocations and import into MIP accounting software
  • Prepares timely correcting entries as needed
  • Trains staff on proper coding of expenditures and ensure expenditures are coded consistently
  • Maintains and update monthly staff salary allocation Master Spreadsheet, including working with PR Manager to maintain payroll distribution codes within the payroll systems.
  • Prepares, reconciles and submits monthly/quarterly vouchers and drawdowns;  records receivable in MIP Accounting Software
  • Reviews and reconcile accounts receivables to ensure timely payments.
  • Performs monthly reconciliations of assigned contracts
  • Ensure compliance with contract requirements
  • Conducts monthly/quarterly review with sponsored program staff and document variances and corrective action plans
  • Maintains complete and accurate grant files
  • Prepares program budgets/modifications in a timely manner with program management
  • Preparations of materials for agency-wide and/or program audits
  • Systematically and timely updates and maintains the Master Grant file spreadsheet
  • Regularly communicates contract requirements and updates to program staff
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • 3+ years of relevant experience in contracts management in a non-profit environment
  • BSc degree in Accounting or Finance (required)
  • Must have experience managing federal, state and city Contracts; Medicare/Medicaid billing a plus
  • Intimate familiarity with DYCD contract management is a must
  • Ability to be flexible and to adjust work schedule to reflect varying accounting deadlines
  • Proficiency in MS Office, including the ability to operate computerized accounting and spreadsheet programs
  • High degree of accuracy, attention to detail and confidentiality
  • Superior spreadsheets skills and a good knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills
  • Effective organizational, stress and time management skills
  • Demonstrates a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work independently or as a team member
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Pro-active work ethic and ability to perform with minimal supervision

How to apply: Please email a cover letter and résumé, to Sabina Klimentos, Director of Contract Management, at [email protected]  Please indicate “Contracts Manager” in subject of email.

Coordinator of Work Supports Program, Adult Workforce

Commonpoint Queens Adult Workforce Department is comprised of a number of different employment and support  programs serving individuals predominantly adults 18 and over. The Coordinator of Work Supports Programs at the Commonpoint Queens, Central Queens Center will coordinate and supervise assigned work support programs including Neighborhood Development-Healthy Families, entitlement screening and enrollment, emergency food support, ESOL, & Voluntary Income Tax Assistance. The Coordinator of Work Supports Programs will have responsibility for developing and maintaining relationships with the Human Resources Administration, DYCD, UJA, Food Bank of NY, IRS, Met Council, and other necessary organizations to ensure workforce clients receive the most appropriate services.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB

  • Develop partnerships and other infrastructure to conduct outreach and application assistance at community-based locations to provide greater access and minimize barriers for clients applying for work support programs and benefits.
  • Facilitate minimally bi-weekly staff supervision, team meetings, and case conferences around work supports.
  • Develop and maintain linkages with community service providers.
  • Assist clients with initial screening, intakes, enrollment, direct client support, and follow up services.
  • Maintain all contractual obligations of programs and ensure that targets are being met and complete internal dashboards weekly / monthly on program details and targets.
  • Monitor collection, tracking, and communication of all program data both internal and external to the agency.
  • Monitor all program files and ensure all work, written, online submissions and participant documents are maintained in a secure and organized fashion, in compliance with all contractual expectations.
  • Ensure the accurate completion of client documentation (from intake to post enrollment)  that is consistent with HRA, DYCD, Food Bank and Met Council requirements and guidelines;
  • Prepare and communicate information to clients and staff regarding work support programs, procedures, changes to benefits, and address (potential) interruptions in benefits with preemptive action.
  • Collaborate with the Senior Director in  identifying and providing staff training opportunities, opportunities to improve and strengthen the program.
  • Attend and participate in provider, funder, and community meetings. Attend conferences and workshops pertinent to the operation of the programs

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES  

  • Masters in Social Work or related field preferred
  • 2+ years experience with public benefit programs
  • Supervisory experience
  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred

JOB DETAILS
Schedule: Start Date- April 2018, Full Time, 40 hours a week, some weekend events required
Location: Central Queens Center

To Apply:  Email cover letter and résumé as a PDF or Word document only, to [email protected]. Please indicate “Coordinator of Work Supports Program” in subject of email. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Engagement Specialist, Martin Van Buren High School

Within our framework of a holistic, strength-focused, and family-supported practice, an individual hired as Engagement Specialist will report directly to the Community School Director.


Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Mental Health Counseling, Social Work, or related course of study required. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Experience with attendance improvement and school engagement strategies for chronically absent youth.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience working with adolescents in an urban environment providing services that reduce barriers and facilitate educational success and social emotional well-being.
  • At least three (3) years’ experience conducting home visits and managing a caseload effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish strong rapport with an urban adolescent population and their families.
  • Knowledge of community referrals and the ability to connect families with resources to help overcome barriers to success.
  • Familiarity with NYS high school graduation requirements and experience with the college application and financial aid application processes.Responsibilities
  • Provide individual and small group counseling to students on a weekly basis
  • Conduct daily student attendance outreach and prepare reports for the program staff.
  • Conduct home visits to disengaged students and those identified as chronically absent with the intention of increasing attendance and removing barriers to success.
  • Provide outreach to students and their families, including phone calls, written correspondence, and home visits
  • Facilitates communication between students, families, and school staff
  • Timely completion of required documentation for clinical, evaluation and funding purposes
  • Provides crisis counseling, conflict mediation and social-emotional support
  • Support and facilitate chronic absent student exposure to program and school opportunities (high school and college); build college and work readiness skills
  • Participate in staff meetings, case conferences and staff development opportunities.
  • Organize and lead the program attendance team meetings, including meetings with school personnel to ensure a cohesive service delivery and successful partnership.
  • Collaborate on interdisciplinary teams of Commonpoint and school staff to create individual plans to support student progress around chronic absence.
  • Occasional weekend hours and evening required.General Tasks of Commonpoint Queens Staff
  • Promote and implement the Core Values of the Community Center.
  • Participation in all staff meetings and staff training seminars.
  • Participation in agency-wide programs and program committees, as assigned.
  • Active involvement, as a supervisee, in the supervision process.
  • Support the mission of Commonpoint Queens
  • Other tasks appropriate to the Samuel Field Y staff, as assigned.

Commonpoint Queens reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises.

Commonpoint Queens is an equal opportunity employers/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

To Apply: Please submit a cover letter and résumé, as a Word or PDF document only, to [email protected]. Please indicate “Engagement Specialist” in the subject line. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Long Island Consortium Camp Director

Primary responsibilities include all aspects of day camp oversight including strategic planning and visioning, marketing and recruitment, staff hiring and development, finance, fundraising, year-round engagement of camp community members, and board development. Scope of influence includes hundreds of campers and families, full-time and part-time staff, and the communities of Commonpoint Queens (Samuel Field Y, Central Queens Y), Friedberg JCC, and The Suffolk Y JCC.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee, lead, and establish Jewish mission and vision for a brand-new day camp program that will combine and reinvent current programs of three different JCC’s
  • Develop and maintain relationships with myriad stakeholders to build and grow the consortium camp brand, culture, identity, and community
  • Plan, track, and expand program budget in partnership with executive leadership in order to grow enrollment and increase revenue year after year
  • Recruit, lead, and develop high performing, year-round team of associate directors and seasonal camp staff
  • Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation and training, and consistent quality of communications and systems
  • Facilitate the work of an active governing board composed of professional and voluntary leaders from the partner institutions
  • Actively work on  fundraising and grant development for the new camp through  coordinated fundraising activities with the partner agencies
  • Actively participate in Foundation for Jewish Camp’s incubator initiative to cultivate new camp program alongside field experts

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • 5+ years of relevant Jewish camp directing experience
  • Master’s degree in education, Jewish experiential education, social work, public administration or related field preferred
  • Eagerness and proven ability to build something new from the ground-up while respecting established cultures and ideals
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Long Island and Queens’s diverse Jewish communities as well as JCCs
  • Ability to be flexible and to adjust work schedule to reflect varying needs of camp life, year-round and in the summer
  • Deep commitment to and 5+ years of experience supervising and developing year-round and seasonal staff
  • Effective verbal, listening and written communication skills
  • Effective organizational, stress and time management skills
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people

SPECIFICATIONS FOR PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to travel to all three sites within Commonpoint Queens as well as Friedberg JCC and The Suffolk JCC.

To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to Victoria Downey at [email protected] with the subject “Long Island Consortium Camp Director.

Marketing Assistant

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support marketing and development directors in organizing various projects
  • Assisting in the development and distribution of marketing and promotional material
  • Write marketing literature (brochures, press releases etc)
  • Employ marketing analytics techniques to gather important data (social media, web analytics, rankings etc.)
  • Writing targeted content for website and blogs
  • Assisting in the writing and distribution of online and print newsletters and information
  • Contributing to internal reports
  • Reporting on success by monitoring key metrics
  • Creating content for social media channels including, Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn
  • Responding to marketing queries via phone, email or social media
  • Keeping abreast of industry trends and compelling marketing campaigns
  • Assist in the organizing of promotional events and traditional or digital campaigns and attend them to facilitate their success
  • Liaising and strengthening relationships with suppliers and clients
  • Assist in administrative tasks of the agency

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES

  • Proven experience as a marketing assistant
  • Good understanding of office management and marketing principles
  • Demonstrable ability to multi-task and adhere to deadlines
  • Well-organized with a customer-oriented approach
  • Good knowledge of market research techniques and databases
  • Excellent knowledge of G-Suite/MS Office programs and online applications (CRM tools, Online Analytics, Google Adwords etc.)
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent people skills
  • Ability to constantly improve and optimize
  • High School diploma; BSc in Marketing, Business or relevant field is a strong advantage
  • Graphic Design experience a major plus

To Apply: Email cover letter and résumé, as a PDF or Word document only, to [email protected]  Please indicate “Marketing Assistant” in subject line of email. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

MSW Case Manager / Jewish Programming Coordinator

Job Responsibilities:

  • Need basic knowledge of case management including Medicaid and other entitlements.
  • Assist with applications and benefits.
  • Organize and oversee food bank.
  • Arrange for alternative housing when necessary.
  • Liaison with community groups and organizations.
  • Assess concrete needs and refer when necessary.  Develop referral resources.
  • Provide mental health assessment and referral.
  • Develop and implement Jewish programming in synagogues.
  • Facilitate current and develop support groups in synagogues and community centers.
  • Participate in team meetings and identify obstacles impacting clients’ full participation in the community.
  • Work towards inclusion at senior centers and synagogues.
  • Meet with Synagogues’ clergy, board members and lay leadership to assist with mergers and programming.
  • Meet with synagogue leadership to develop and implement community programming between synagogues.
  • Work with Holocaust survivors and their families by providing supportive services and group support.

The social worker will work very closely with a larger treatment team consisting of a Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Peer Advocates and a Registered Nurse.  The social worker will receive regular individual supervision and participate in weekly case conferences involving the entire treatment team enabling work and supervision towards clinical hours. The social worker will also be able to attend social work continuing education classes offered on site, free of charge.

REQUIREMENTS: The candidates must be a Master Level Social Worker (LMSW) with experience providing  case management and an interest and competence in working with the Jewish Community.  Ability to communicate in Farsi would be helpful. A driver’s license and the ability to travel within the communities of Northeast Queens and Western Nassau are required.

To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to Debra Ilberman, Director, CAPE Mental Health Clinic at [email protected] with the subject “MSW Case Manager / Jewish Programming Coordinator.

Outreach Coordinator, Beacon Program

The Outreach Coordinator serves as the primary mentor and contact for engagement, encouragement, trust, coaching and counseling for youth and adults within the Beacon.  The role would involve forging connections with hard to reach and disengaged youth, along with all members of the Beacon community. forge relationships with chronically absent youth, strong community connections, neighborhood dynamics, conflict resolution, mentors to youth.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Beacon Director to ensure effective outreach to hard to reach youth and young adults.
  • Work with Beacon director to formulate an effective marketing/outreach strategy to identify and recruit participants
  • Work with school personnel to forge relationships with chronically absent youth and connect them with tangible goals for success within the Beacon program.
  • Complete individual and family assessments, including collection of information needed for individual service strategies and success planning.
  • Collaborates with staff with respect to participant growth and progress
  • Assists Beacon staff with recruitment and onboarding processes for families for the program.
  • Pulls together assessment documents, interprets them and discusses results with participants to develop an agreed upon plan.
  • Prepares plan with participant, follows throughout the program and adjusts as needed
  • Builds trust with participants and families
  • Provides safe environment where parents can feel free to take an active interest in advancement of students.
  • Conducts individual and group counseling sessions for participants and families.
  • Engages youth in activities that build trust and confidence
  • Reviews participant’s progress with school and Beacon personnel to determine next steps in service strategy.
  • Works with teachers to develop quality relationships with youth in order to help during times of stress or crisis
  • Build and maintain a regular working relationship with the School Administration, including Principal, Assistant Principal, Parent Coordinator and Guidance Counselor
  • Documents all contact with participants in case notes.

QUALIFICATIONS

Master’s Degree in Social Work, Mental Health Counseling or related field.  3+ years Experience Required.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please email your resume with the subject line “Outreach Coordinator, Beacon Programs” to [email protected]

Program Assistant, Special Services

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB

  • Ensuring all participant and staff files/records (including those of a confidential nature) remain current, up to date, and in compliance with funder guidelines/regulations
  • Responds to routine inquiries; coordinates department purchasing; prepares check requests and/or purchase orders and tracks fulfillment utilizing spreadsheets/sheets; prepare materials for conferences/meetings, assists with booking trips/specialists and provides administrative help to Program Directors and Senior Director.
  • Develops and maintains spreadsheets/sheets as required to manage department contracts, reporting requirements and other department activity as needed.
  • Manages workflow by ensuring deadlines are met and work completed correctly.
  • Keeps publicity materials current, assists with bulk mailings and program outreach.
  • Responsible for updating and ordering business cards for management personnel, and for special stationery orders, including letterhead, various types of envelopes, office supplies, etc.
  • Responsible for all program registrations in client management system, keeping program rosters current, fee collection, and delinquent account follow up

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Computer literate, including experience with all Microsoft Office software packages; Google Drive (Gmail, Calendar, Contacts, Docs, Sheets, etc.); and efficient use of the Internet.
  • Preferably 3–4 years of administrative experience in an office setting; experience in non-profit environment a plus; college degree preferred.
  • Experience working within an office environment in an administrative capacity.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure to meet production deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize daily workload.
  • Demonstrate cultural competency through familiarity in working with people from a very diverse number of backgrounds.
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities and demonstrated sensitivity to the population a plus.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills as well as verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with OPWDD & DOH regulations, CHOICES database preferred

JOB DETAILS
Salary: Commensurate to prior experience
Benefits: Health insurance, membership to summer pool club
Schedule: This is a Full-Time union position with an expected schedule of Monday through Friday. Location: Sam Field Center (Little Neck)
Expected Start Date: March, 2019

APPLICATION PROCESS Please email your resume with the subject line “Program Assistant, Special Services” to [email protected]

Program Director, Clearview Assistance Program NORC

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and coordinate all NORC programming
  • Ensure program meets standards as set forth by funding sources including, but not limited to, the New York City Department for the Aging and New York State Office for the Aging
  • Develops program policies and procedures in line with standards set forth by funding sources as well as the agency
  • Responsible for timely completion of all internal and external reports
  • Tracks program utilization and outcome statistics regularly and updates internal agency dashboard on a monthly basis
  • Builds and maintains partnerships with Clearview Gardens Cooperative Management and Board of Directors, community Nursing entities, local legislative representatives and other community organizations
  • Facilitates quarterly meetings of the NORC Advisory Board
  • Meets with potential new members to explain services available and to assess client needs; provides case management as needed
  • Develops and implements outreach strategies to reach severely isolated residents
  • Supervises Program Assistant, Social Worker, Program Volunteers, Interns, and paid Instructors
  • Manages attendance for all paid supervisees
  • Works with the Program Assistant to create monthly newsletter for distribution to the community
  • Participates in monthly Older Adult Services Program Directors’ meetings and scheduled training sessions
  • Assists with writing grant proposals
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES
Master’s Degree in Social Work. SIFI certified or eligible to enroll in SIFI preferred. Experience working with older adults.

SPECIFICATIONS FOR PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Ability to travel to multiple service sites within the agency.

JOB DETAILS

  • Schedule: Full-time, Monday through Friday, 40 hours; special events may require evening or Sunday hours
  • Location: Whitestone, Queens

TO APPLY: Please email a resume and cover letter to Barbara Becker Bruno at [email protected], with “Clearview Assistance Program NORC Director” in the subject line.

Program Director, Early Childhood Services

The Program Director, Early Childhood Education serves as the Education Director in any given nursery school within the organization.  The Director is responsible for operating a center that provides the highest level of care, in accordance with NYC Department of Education and Department of Health expectations.  Additionally, the Director is responsible for marketing fee for service slots, all enrollment procedures, hiring and supervising all classroom staff, and serving as the point person for the center with parents and other stakeholders.

Qualifications

  • M.A, in Early Childhood Education and a State Department of Education teacher certification in Early Childhood Education (B-2) or (N,K, Grades 1-6).
  • Minimum of two years teaching experience in an Early Childhood Program and three years of supervisory experience in a comparable setting.
  • Complies with all Agency, State, City and Federal regulations for a person working in an Early Childhood setting.
  • Highly knowledgeable in working with Google Suite and NYC DOE computer systems
  • RTE certification preferred

Administrative Responsibilities

  • Perform all necessary daily clerical tasks germaine to the position (phone calls, email, purchasing, filing and fiscal responsibilities)
  • Maintaining staff and student files and records that pertain to registration, enrollment, health/safety and NYC DOH licensing.
  • Lead participant recruitment and registration, including processing DOE UPK applications.
  • Post all related employment ads, interview and select all classroom staff, complete all agency onboarding procedures.

Curriculum Responsibilities

  • Supervise and review the implementation of DOE and thematic based curriculum via documented classroom observations.
  • Act as a liaison between the site’s appointed DOE Instructional Coordinator and the teaching staff ensuring that all goals are being met.
  • Assist teachers in the implementation of family communication and classroom assessment systems, such as Tadpoles and Teaching Strategies Gold.
  • Execute identified steps towards improvement on program performance on the ERC-S scale.

Supervision Responsibilities

  • Measure progress of staff using the center’s performance evaluation to modify and remediate.
  • Receive and give instructions to staff through the use of mentoring and or role modeling.
  • Address issues with teachers, children and parents in a compassionate, concrete and timely manner.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Lead hiring and scheduling of substitute teachers.
  • Lead the development and implementation of marketing plans, including but not limited to, taking inquiry and follow up calls, conducting site tours and distributing/collecting registration and enrollment packets.
  • Assist in the development of a comprehensive professional development plan for management and classroom staff at all levels.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements

  • Able to lift approximately 40 pounds from floor to waist high.
  • Able to travel between sites within the agency.

To Apply: Please send a resume and a cover letter to [email protected]. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for follow-up.

Program Director, Programs for Children with Developmental Disabilities

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB

  • Provide and develop after-school, recreation, respite, and summer camp services for individuals with disabilities, utilizing a philosophy that promotes person-centered planning, community inclusion, and fosters family involvement
  • Intervene therapeutically as needed in after-school, recreation,  respite, and summer camp services
  • Provide individual and family counseling on an as-needed basis, often focusing on the needs, challenges, and concerns of raising a child with special needs
  • Advocate on behalf of the child and family in collaboration with school and community resources.
  • Responsible for recruitment, hiring, and appropriate onboarding of program staff
  • Conduct staff trainings and professional development workshops for staff
  • Ensure appropriate administrative oversight of participant files, lessons plans, treatment plans, attendance records, and billing records
  • Focus on enriching programming opportunities and lesson plans, including social skills and daily living skills development
  • Facilitate social skills groups, jointly sponsored by The Samuel Field Y and The Seaver and New York Autism Center of Excellence at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, which includes a cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) structure for teaching skills
  • Conduct intakes for all programs in order to assess the individualized needs of each child and family to determine the best programmatic fit
  • Ensure that all programs and activities conform to all funder and government guidelines
  • Continually assess areas for program growth and expansion

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (strongly preferred) or related field from an accredited college/university
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working with individuals with disabilities, including programming in an after school environment
  • A minimum of 2-3 years experience supervising staff

JOB DETAILS

Salary: Commensurate to prior experience

Benefits: Health insurance, membership to summer pool club

Schedule: This is a Full-Time position with an expected schedule of Monday through Friday 10am-7pm, and may also include occasional weekend/evening hours.

Location: Bay Terrace Center/Central Queens

Expected Start Date: ASAP

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please email your resume with the subject line “Program Director, BTC-CQ Programs for Children with Disabilities” to [email protected]

Program Director, Summer Youth Employment Program

Central Queens Center and Samuel Field Center of Commonpoint Queens Youth Workforce Department is comprised of a number of different programs serving individuals predominantly from 14-22 years old.  The individual hired as the Full-Time Director will be working with the following program: Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP).

The person hired as the SYEP Program Director will be working in the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) located in Queens.  SYEP provides New York City youth with summer employment and educational experiences that build on their individual strengths and incorporate youth development principles.  These principles include engaging the talents and interests of youth, developing their skills and competencies, and providing positive adult role models. The Full-Time SYEP Program Director t will report to the Senior Director of Youth Employment Programs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The SYEP Program Director will:

  • Required to maintain all Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) contractual obligations of the SYEP program and ensure that targets are being met on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Required to hire, supervise, and evaluate all staff working within the program, establish work schedules, tasks and evaluate work performance.
  • Develop and maintain database/inventory of employment, training, and internship opportunities.
  • Be accountable for significant job development, employer relationship building and participant recruitment targets.
  • Monitor and review programming to ensure that schedules are met, DYCD guidelines are adhered to, and performances are of adequate quality.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with staff, youth, parents, and partners.
  • Coordinate registration and enrollment of program participants.
  • Implement the strategic growth plan with direction from executive staff.
  • Ability to represent the Youth Workforce programs to local schools and community partners.
  • Help expand current curriculum based on program’s goals and partners’ needs.
  • Participants/students with troubleshooting problems and connecting students with resources in the community to overcome challenges that may create barriers to successful graduation.
  • Embrace program evaluation that leads to excellence and impact.

In his/her administrative capacity, the SYEP Program Director will:

  • Produce final program reports for inclusion.
  • Identify the spending trends of the program and analyze in conjunction with the projections for the program’s approved budget.
  • Facilitate networking and best practice / resource sharing through mass email communications.
  • Keeps calendar updated and maintains quick reply to emails, calls and texts on a daily basis.
  • Develop application, recruit potential participants, volunteers, client’s etc. to apply, and manage application review and enrollment process.
  • Perform general administrative and organizational duties, such as maintaining records, management of database systems, and performing basic bookkeeping work.
  • File and retrieve documents, records, and reports.
  • Create council materials as needed, monitor group social media platforms, communicate regularly with participants and worksite representatives via phone, email etc. and provide guidance in resource creation.
  • Serve as a member of Commonpoint Queens, contributing to the continued growth and vitality of the organization, and collaborating with other team members on various projects as they arise.

SPECIFICATIONS FOR EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

  • Bachelor’s Degree required, Master’s Degree preferred.
  • A minimum of three to four years of employment within youth workforce programs, including two years in a supervisory role.
  • Outcome driven with ability to respond to changing circumstances and priorities.
  • Remain composed under stress, handle responses to criticism tactfully, and delivers on organizational commitments.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with government contracts, preferably NYC DYCD contracts.
  • Experience conducting research, compiling information and organization for program development.
  • Demonstrate cultural competency through familiarity in working with people from a very diverse number of backgrounds.
  • Superior interpersonal skills; ability to work well with diverse constituencies while maintaining a high level of professionalism, discretion, and integrity.
  • Strong project management skills, including managing competing priorities and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to convey and participate in team oriented work.
  • Computer literate, including experience with all Microsoft Office software packages; Google Drive (Gmail, Calendar, Contacts, Docs, etc.); local area networks; and efficient use of the Internet.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have the ability to travel to and from multiple locations.

Hours: Full-Time
Start Date: March 2019
Salary:  Commensurate with experience
To Apply:  Please email a cover letter and résumé, to Danielle DeAngelis, Senior Director of Employment Programs,   [email protected].  Please indicate “SYEP Program Director” in the subject line of the email.

Social Worker, CAPE Mental Health Clinic

The social worker will work very closely with a larger treatment team consisting of a Psychiatrist, Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Peer Advocates and a Registered Nurse.  The social worker will receive regular individual supervision and participate in weekly case conferences involving the entire treatment team enabling work and supervision towards clinical hours. The social worker will also be able to attend social work continuing education classes offered on site, free of charge.

RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE JOB

  • Need basic knowledge of case management including Medicaid and other entitlements; assist with applications and benefits.
  • Secure food pantry packages in collaboration with agency’s Digital Food Pantry Coordinator.
  • Liaison with community groups and organizations and grow the agency’s community stakeholder partnerships.
  • Complete a comprehensive assessment with each referred client and partner with other key staff around the updating of the agency’s resource directory.
  • Provide mental health assessment and refer appropriately.
  • Develop and implement Jewish programming in synagogues, in conjunction with synagogue leadership, work towards inclusion at senior centers and synagogues, and facilitate current and develop support groups in synagogues and community centers.
  • Participate in team meetings and identify obstacles impacting clients’ full participation in the community.
  • Work with Holocaust survivors and their families by providing supportive services and group support.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIRED

  • Master Level Social Worker (LMSW) required
  • Experience providing  case management and an interest and competence in working with the Jewish Community required
  • Bilingual (spoken and written) in Farsi preferred
  • A valid driver’s license and ability to travel within the communities of Northeast Queens and Western Nassau required

To Apply: Please send a resume and a cover letter to [email protected]. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for follow-up.

Social Worker, Clearview Assistance Program NORC

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Functions as part of a multidisciplinary team consisting of social workers, nurses and administrative staff
  • Provides case management, case assistance and advocacy for older adults in the office, in their homes and via telephone
  • Assists seniors in identifying and applying for benefits and entitlements for which they may qualify
  • Documents all client contacts in the NYC Department for the Aging Peer Place application in a timely manner
  • Meets with potential new members to explain services available
  • Facilitates support groups, educational/recreational activities and intergenerational programming to meet contractual obligations and the needs of Deepdale Gardens residents over the age of 60
  • Collaborates with program team to create new programming, special events, calendars, flyers, and program guide descriptions for activities
  • Interfaces with NORC Advisory Board members, Program Officers from DFTA and NYSOFA
  • Other duties as assigned

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES    

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work. Experience working with older adults.
  • Valid Driver’s License and must have a car available to drive to home visits and other agency sites.

To Apply: Please send a resume and a cover letter to [email protected]. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for follow-up.

Social Worker, NORC WOW

NORC (Naturally Occurring Retirement Community) WOW (WITH OUT WALLS) is a program of Commonpoint Queens, a multipurpose social service agency. Our mission is to sustain and enhance the quality of family and individual life for all members of our community, regardless of religion, ethnic or cultural background, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual preference, age, or disability, within a pervasive and inclusive environment that facilitates individual growth, meets individual needs and builds community. We accomplish this mission through a broad range of social, educational, and recreational services that reach community members of all ages and backgrounds.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Functions as part of a multidisciplinary team consisting of social workers, nurses and administrative staff.
  • Provides case management, case assistance and advocacy for older adults in their homes, via telephone and in the office.
  • Assists seniors in identifying and applying for benefits and entitlements for which they may qualify.
  • Documents all client contacts in the NYC Department for the Aging Peer Place application in a timely manner.
  • Meets with potential new members to explain services available.
  • Facilitates health promotion, educational/recreational activities and intergenerational programming designed to meet the needs of residents over the age of 60 who reside in the communities of Bellerose, Floral Park and New Hyde Park.
  • Collaborates with program team to create new programming, special events, calendars, flyers, and program guide descriptions for activities.
  • Interfaces with NORC Advisory Board members, Program Officers from DFTA and NYSOFA.
  • Other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIRED COMPETENCIES    

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work. Experience working with older adults.
  • Experience working with the Southeast Asian community helpful.
  • Valid Driver’s License and must have a car available to drive to home visits and other agency sites.

JOB DETAILS

To Apply: Please send a resume and a cover letter to [email protected] and [email protected]. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for follow-up.

School Based Summer Youth Employment Program Coordinator

Program Overview: In collaboration with the New York City Department of Education (DOE), Department of Youth and Community Development, Commonpoint Queens will run a Summer Youth Employment Program for 200 students at a select school in Queens. The School-Based SYEP model is designed to strengthen connections between academic learning and summer career exploration, while providing youth with summer employment and educational experiences. These principles include engaging the talents and interests of youth, developing their skills and competencies, and providing positive adult role models. The Full- Time Program Coordinator will report to the Senior Director of Youth Employment Programs.

The goals and objectives of School Based Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) are:

  • To provide a valuable work experience at job sites that are safe and well supervised
  • To assist youth in identifying their career interests through exposure to different industries, occupations, educational pathways, and the requirements for success in each of them
  • To enable youth to acquire positive work habits and develop employment-related skills
  • To facilitate the long-term employment and self-sufficiency of youth
  • To enable youth to develop a greater understanding of higher education and career options available to them
  • To enable youth to develop financial literacy and other competencies that will prepare them to succeed in their transition to adulthood

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Program Coordinator will:

  • Maintain all DYCD contractual obligations of the SYEP program and ensure that targets are being met on a weekly and monthly basis
  • Required to hire, supervise, and evaluate all staff working within the program, establish work schedules, tasks and evaluate work performance
  • Establish and maintain external collaborations with individuals and businesses to develop employment opportunities for high school students
  • Be accountable for significant job development and participant recruitment targets
  • Develop and maintain database/inventory of employment, training, and internship opportunities
  • Create and submit monthly reports that track overall program progress and results to Senior Director of Youth Employment Programs
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with Department of Education (DOE) staff, youth, parents, and partners
  • Coordinate registration and enrollment of program participants
  • Attend supervision and staff meetingsIn his/her administrative capacity, the Program Coordinator will:
  • Conduct research, compile data, and prepare papers for consideration and presentation by the Manager
  • Perform general administrative duties, such as maintaining records, management of database systems, and performing basic bookkeeping work
  • File and retrieve documents, records, and reports

SPECIFICATIONS FOR EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, Non Profit management, or other relevant subject required
  • Experience and understanding of youth workforce programs, DOE partnerships and at least one year in a supervisory role
  • Ability to convey and participate in team oriented work
  • Strong project management skills, including managing competing priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrate cultural competency through familiarity in working with people from a very diverse number of backgrounds
  • Outcome driven with ability to respond to changing circumstances and priorities.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under pressure
  • Strong communication, written & verbal; interpersonal, networking, and transactional skills
  • Computer literate, including experience with all Microsoft Office software packages; Google Drive (Gmail, Calendar, Contacts, Docs, etc.); local area networks; and efficient use of the Internet
  • Familiarity with local placement agencies, job developers and opportunities preferred

Hours: Full-Time
Start Date: March 2019
Salary: Commensurate with experience
To Apply: Please email a cover letter and résumé, to Danielle DeAngelis, Senior Director of Employment Programs, [email protected]. Please indicate “SYEP School Based Program Coordinator” in the subject line of the email.

Part-Time Jobs

Administrative Assistant, Summer Youth Employment Program (Multiple Positions)

Commonpoint Queens Youth Workforce Department is comprised of a number of different programs serving individuals predominantly from 14-21 years old.  The individual hired as the Part – Time Worksite Monitor will be working with the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) located at John Bowne High School in Flushing.

The person hired as the Part-Time Administrative Assistant will be working in the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) located at John Bowne High School in Flushing.  SYEP provides New York City youth with summer employment and educational experiences that build on their individual strengths and incorporate youth development principles.  These principles include engaging the talents and interests of youth, developing their skills and competencies, and providing positive adult role models. The Part-Time Administrative Assistant will report to the SYEP Program Operations Coordinator.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Part-Time Administrative Assistant will be required to perform the following duties:

  • Provide administrative support including organizing and maintaining documentation and digital files/records (including those of a confidential nature); preparing materials for conferences/meetings; drafting routine correspondence.
  • Provide general support to office staff and visitors.
  • Communicate with student applicants and participants by telephone and email.
  • Assist with data collection and tracking of program outcomes to support reporting.
  • Be organized and complete basic data entry and other clerical tasks as requested.
  • Manage workflow by ensuring deadlines are met and work completed correctly.
  • Generate memos, emails and reports when appropriate.
  • Assume responsibility for maintenance of office equipment, including computers, copiers, etc.
  • Respond to questions and requests for information.
  • Order office supplies and research new deals and suppliers.
  • Answer incoming calls and assume other receptionists duties when needed.

ADDITIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

  • Detailed-oriented and comfortable multitasking in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Computer literate including experience with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and the internet.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work.
  • Preferably 1-2 years experience in office setting.
  • Vested interest in working with high school and college students.
  • Must have strong people skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Hours: Part-Time; 25 hours/week; 9am – 2pm, Monday – Friday
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: Commensurate with experience.

How to apply: Email cover letter and résumé as a PDF or Word document only, to [email protected] Please indicate “Administrative Assistant” in subject of email. Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Assistant, SONYC After School Program

Job Description:

The Program Assistant of our SONYC after-school program supports our Program Director in providing diverse high quality after school programming for middle school aged youth, from sixth to eighth grade. The right candidate will have a passion for working with youth, have strong communication and interpersonal skills, time management skills, computer skills, and be able to handle multiple tasks. Reporting to the Program Director, the Program Assistant will carry out the responsibilities of the position as defined below.

Responsibilities:

  • Advise the Director on program development and updates.
  • Provide coaching, support and assistance for program staff.
  • Ensure proper implementation of programming, including activities, student participation, supervision of youth and staff, maintaining safe spaces.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with staff, youth, parents, school and neighboring community.
  • Assist in planning and implementing youth development programming including but not limited to schedules, activities, and team based projects.
  • Attend staff meetings and professional development trainings.
  • Strong leadership and management skills and the ability to motivate and support members of a team.
  • Data input and knowledge of DYCD Connect systems preferred
  • Experience and Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, or other relevant subject preferred
  • Experience working with youth in an educational setting.
  • Willingness to submit to and pass criminal, child protection, and sexual registry background check.

Start: March 2019
Hours:  Monday-Friday, 2 pm-6:30 pm. Hours and days may vary depending on school closings.
Location: Forest Hills, NY

To Apply:  Please email a cover letter and résumé to [email protected]. Please indicate “SONYC After-School Program  Assistant” in the subject line of the email. We will contact only those candidates who meet our criteria in order to arrange an interview.

Bay Terrace Pool and Athletic Center Manager

May and June: Weekends Only

July and August: Full Time (5 days a week; Weekends included)

September: Weekends Only

Statement of the Job

The Bay Terrace Pool and Athletic Center Manager is a seasonal job from early May to mid-September. The summer pool manager entails supervising all staff along with ensuring the safety and customer satisfaction of all our members and program participants. Reporting to the Director, the pool manager will carry out the responsibilities of the position described below.

Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Provide daily supervision of all summer staff including: lifeguards, office, gate, deck assistants and swim instructors.
  2. Ensure the safety of all members and guests.
  3. Develop and enhance programming to provide a quality experience for members and guests.
  4. Create schedules (both daily and weekly) for the staff.
  5. Communicate with members and guests to help provide evaluations for staff.
  6. Take inventory and order any supplies necessary to the success of the club.
  7. Communicate with staff to ensure that all human resources paperwork is on time and correct.
  8. Gather the necessary paperwork for the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) and help with SYEP payroll.
  9. Communicate with outside camps and camp rentals
  10. Ensure the facility is clean, safe, and up to all governing agency standards (DOH, FDNY, etc.)
  11. Attend meetings in the off-season and staff meetings during the summer season.
  12. Be able to work weekends in summer months.
  13. Manage conflict between members, guests, and staff.
  14. Develop a basic knowledge of the pool budget.
  15. Interview and hire all summer staff.
  16. Interface with social media for the pool club.

Qualifications

  1. B.A. or higher
  2. Past success in managing people and clients
  3. Good organization skills and planning
  4. CPR for the professional Rescuer/RTE First Aid.
  5. Lifeguarding and lifeguard management (preferred but not required)
  6. Certified Pool Operator (Preferred but not required)
  7. FDNY Certificate of Fitness (Preferred but not required)
  8. Proficient in word, excel and google drive

Please submit resume and cover letter, with the subject line Pool Club Manager to Craig Lastres at [email protected]

Camp Office Manager

We are looking for dynamic and enthusiastic office manager to assist in the set up as well as the day to day operations of our Commonpoint Queens Camp Office. The ideal candidate must  be organized and responsible with strong communication skills, both verbal and written. The Camp Office Manager should be experienced in delivering exceptional customer service and feel comfortable working with a high level of autonomy.

Required Competencies:

  • Office Operations
    • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the daily camp schedule as it pertains to each and every camp group
    • Serve as a liaison and provide communication between camp families and the Camp Director during the camp day
    • Assist in taking requests for information and answering questions for all incoming calls from prospective families
    • Assist in camp marketing and outreach efforts within the community as needed
    • Assist in coordinating special events, fundraisers and programs as needed
    • Schedule mass email or text communications to camp families to send out important camp information
  • Data Management – Camper & Staff Records
    • Able to operate and manage Camp Site registration system, camper registration and maintaining and updating accurate camper records
    • Provides support in creating and putting together registration paperwork to send out to camp families, and file it upon return
    • File all incoming health forms and ensure all paperwork is up to date throughout the summer
    • Manage and assist with sending out as well as collecting the appropriate staff paperwork and ensuring compliance with all requirements of camp licensure
  • Fiscal Responsibilities
    • Filing and recording all receipts for purchases made during the summer
    • Ensure that check requests and payments to vendors are properly coded and submitted in a timely fashion
    • Maintain records of all payment plans and ensure all registered families are up to date with their camp payments
  • Programming
    • Assist the Camp Director with booking and managing off-site trips and travel
    • Assist the Camp Director with creating and editing the camp calendars for each Division at camp

Schedule:

  • Part-Time office hours as determined by supervisor (up to 19 hrs/week).
  • May – June: Flexibility to work increased hours based on work -load. determined by Camp Director.
  • Ability to work Sundays and evenings for camp open house or meetings.
  • Must be available every day during the camp season

Location:

Main office is at Commonpoint Queens’ Central Queens, 67-09 108th Street, Forest Hills, NY.

Additional office is at Commonpoint Queens’ Sam Field Center, 58-20 Little Neck Pkwy, Little Neck, NY

Must have the ability to travel to both locations as needed.

How to apply: Please email a cover letter and resume to, Alan Saltz, Sr,. Director of Camping Services at [email protected] Please indicate “Commonpoint Camp Office Manager” in subject of email.

Deck Assistant, Tanenbaum Family Pool

Job responsibilities:

  • Ensuring the cleanliness and proper presentation of men’s & women’s locker rooms for members and guests.
  • Excellent listening skills and an eagerness to provide excellent service
  • Arrive on-time
  • Removes trash from snack area, locker rooms and facility.
  • Mop floors and sweep around facility. Clean/sweep front entrances, as well as, pick up trash from surrounding areas.
  • Must treat all Members, Guests, and Staff Members with respect.
  • Make sure umbrellas are open on a daily basis.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Flexible availability including days, nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Good communication is important, as is being able to follow directions efficiently and meeting the physical demands of the job.
  • Must be able to clearly communicate Member needs to other Staff Members.
  • A positive attitude while on the job is also essential.

If you are interested in this position, please email Dina at [email protected]

Office Assistant, Tanenbaum Family Pool

The Tanenbaum Family Pool is looking for an Office Assistant:

– Job responsibilities include answering phones, file work, and assisting the office manager in everyday tasks.
– Experience in Excel is recommended, however not mandatory.

If you are interested in this position, please email Dina at [email protected]

Summer Pool Club Lifeguard

We’re currently hiring Lifeguards at The Tanenbaum Family Pool  located at 58-25 Little Neck Parkway in Little Neck. 

We are currently seeking certified lifeguards but are also running classes to certify in May & June.
Applicants must be passionate about providing a high level of service, possess a strong work ethic and have a positive attitude!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  •   Maintain a safe swimming environment by enforcing all rules and regulations of the pool and surrounding area
  •   Recognize and respond effectively in emergency situations.
  •   Perform water rescues and administer basic first aid as needed.
  •   Inspect the facility on a daily basis and reporting any unsafe conditions or faulty equipment to your manager
  •   Provide a high level of hospitality to members and guests

 Required certifications:

  •   CPR and First Aid
  •   Lifeguard Training
We have several shifts available including mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Full time and part time openings!

APPLICATION PROCESS Please email your resume and cover letter in Word or PDF format, with the subject line “Lifeguard Position” to [email protected]

Summer Pool Club Swim Instructor

We’re currently hiring Swim Instructors at The Tanenbaum Family Pool  located at 58-25 Little Neck Parkway in Little Neck. 
We are currently seeking certified Swim Instructors but are also running classes to certify in June.
Applicants must be passionate about providing a high level of service, possess a strong work ethic and have a positive attitude!
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:  
  • Swimming instruction for all ages (from toddlers to adults)  and children/ adults with disabilities.
  •  Enforce all pool rules and regulations to insure a safe environment for all members and guests
  • Relate to members and guests in a proper, professional and fair manner
  • Advise manager on duty of maintenance problems, accidents, incidents, etc.

Required certifications:

  •   Water Safety Instruction
We have several shifts available including mornings, evenings and weekends. Full time and part time openings!


APPLICATION PROCESS
Please email your resume and cover letter in Word or PDF format, with the subject line “Swim Instructor” to [email protected]

Worksite Monitor, Summer Youth Employment Program (Multiple Positions)

Commonpoint Queens Youth Workforce Department is comprised of a number of different programs serving individuals predominantly from 14-21 years old.  The individual hired as the Part – Time Worksite Monitor will be working with the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) located at John Bowne High School in Flushing.

SYEP provides New York City youth with summer employment and educational experiences that build on their individual strengths and incorporate youth development principles.  These principles include engaging the talents and interests of youth, developing their skills and competencies, and providing positive adult role models.  The Part-Time Worksite Monitor will report to the SYEP/WLG Worksite   Operations Coordinator.

The goals and objectives of Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) are:

  • To provide a valuable work experience at job sites that are safe and well supervised
  • To assist youth in identifying their career interests through exposure to different industries, occupations, educational pathways, and the requirements for success in each of them
  • To enable youth to acquire positive work habits and develop employment-related skills
  • To facilitate the long-term employment and self-sufficiency of youth
  • To enable youth to develop a greater understanding of higher education and career options available to them
  • To enable youth to develop financial literacy and other competencies that will prepare them to succeed in their transition to adulthood

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma/ GED required; college degree or current college enrollment preferred
  • Experience working with Summer Youth Employment (SYEP) preferred
  • Ability to travel throughout NYC via public transportation or one’s own personal transportation (Ability to drive strongly preferred)
  • Possession of New York State Driver’s License if driving
  • Passion for youth and community development
  • Experience and comfort working with youth and workplace professionals
  • Strong computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office and Google Suite
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
  • Extreme attention to detail and strong multi-tasker
  • Ability to make deadlines in a fast-paced environment

Responsibilities:

  • Visit each worksite in caseload once a week
  • Ensure SYEP participants are satisfied with worksite placements and are completing maximum hours; contact youth as necessary to follow up on missed hours
  • Ensure worksites are providing a safe and supportive environment to youth assigned to the site
  • Serve as a liaison between SYEP participants and the Central Queens YM & YWHA to communicate information at regular intervals
  • Distribute and collect participant timesheets, program evaluations and other program documents weekly
  • Monitor and report any issues or violations to proper personnel
  • Complete weekly monitoring assessments for each worksite assigned to caseload
  • Participate in SYEP and worksite supervisors’ orientations
  • Administrative duties as necessary
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Director

Hours:   Seasonal, Part-time, 25-35 hours/week
Start Date:  Late Spring 2019
Salary:
Commensurate with experience
To Apply: Email cover letter and resume to Adam Fier at [email protected] Please indicate “SYEP Worksite Monitor” in subject line of email.

Commonpoint Queens is an equal opportunity employer/program.

Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

For further assistance contact TDD/ TTY at 1800-662-1220.