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Youth, Teen, and Family Fitness

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Special Event: Intro to Alexander Technique

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American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Cross

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Hammerheads Swim Team

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PADI Open Water Scuba Diving (ages 10 & up)

American Red Cross Lifeguard Certification Cross

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Private Swim Lessons

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Hammerheads Swim Team

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Lap Swimming

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Group Swim Lessons

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PADI Open Water Scuba Diving (ages 10 & up)

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Special Needs Counselor: Almost Home – Plus (after-school program)

Special Needs Counselor: Almost Home – Plus

 

Almost Home at the Shames JCC on the Hudson is a warm, safe, stimulating, and professionally supervised after-school enrichment program for children in kindergarten through 6th grade. Free transportation to the JCC is provided by the Tarrytown and Irvington school districts. The program offers age-appropriate activities in an educational, recreational and social setting.

As part of our Almost Home after-school program, Almost Home Plus is our after-school program for children who need support due to cognitive, emotional, and/or behavioral differences requiring more individualized attention to ensure a safe, fun, and successful experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend all program dates, trainings, and meetings
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrate understanding for different abilities
  • Support and engage participants in all activities
  • Ensure participants’ safety

Requirements:

  • 1 to 2+ years of experience working with grade school children
  • High school degree (or equivalent), bachelor degree preferred in subject area relating to social services, education, or developmental disabilities
  • Preferred experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities
    • Ability to work during program days/hours:
      Days: Mondays through Fridays, excluding school holidays and JCC closings
      Hours: From 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
  • A minimum commitment of two (regularly scheduled) days per week is required; a commitment of five days per week is preferred
  • Ability to attend scheduled training and staff meetings:
    • Pre-program training
    • Regular staff meetings approximately one Sunday per month
  • Experience working with children with special needs is a plus; please note on your application
  • Experience working with children during recreational swim is a plus; please note on your application
  • Upon hiring, this job requires fingerprinting, background check and Tuberculosis test.

Send resumes to [email protected].

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