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Operations Assistant
Part-Time (25 hours per week, Mon-Fri)

Apex for Youth is hiring a part-time Operations Assistant in its New York office. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Operations Assistant is responsible for all general and administrative support activities, with a passion to advance Apex’s mission in delivering possibilities to underserved Asian and immigrant youth from low-income families in NYC.

The Operations Assistant will:

  • Assist with government grant applications and forms
  • Provide administrative support for development department
  • Provide administrative support for Executive Director including maintaining daily calendar and assisting with the scheduling of board meetings and executive committee meetings
  • Manage office operations including office supplies, common and reception area
  • Provide support as needed for signature events including vendor and donor registration, volunteer management, production assistance, and various planning tasks
  • Maintain organizational email address, respond to general inquiries and distribute specific inquiries to appropriate staff members
  • Oversee opening and distribution of incoming mail and external mailing, shipping and messenger service
  • Answer and direct incoming calls as needed
  • Assist with general bookkeeping activities as needed
  • Assist with other duties as needed

Qualifications

  • Experience working on city government contracts, particularly the NYC Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) preferred
  • High levels of attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent administrative and organizational skills and experience supporting a senior executive
  • Solid computer skills (ie. MS Word and Excel)
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented environment
  • Bookkeeping, graphic design (ie. Photoshop or Illustrator), Mandarin (reading and writing) skills desired but not required

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Please send cover letter and resume for immediate consideration via email to resume@apexforyouth.org with “Operations Assistant” in the subject line.  Please indicate where you saw this posting in your cover letter.  No phone calls please.

 

 

Afterschool Assistant Program Site Director

Part-Time (25 hours per week, Mon-Fri)

Apex for Youth is looking for a part-time assistant afterschool program site director who is in charge of supervision/operation of Middle school SONYC program on a daily basis at a public middle school located in Chinatown, Manhattan.

Apex for Youth is a non-profit organization that delivers possibilities to underserved Asian and immigrant youth from low-­income families in NYC through mentoring, educational, athletics and after school programs that serve students from 1st to 12th grade.

Roles and Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Scheduling activities
  • Early Dismissal
  • Supervising transition time between regular school and afterschool
  • Attendance check
  • Monitoring participant’s progress and making case notes
  • keeping daily attendance up-to-date in DYCD Online
  • Outreach and Enrolling participants
  • Reports to a director supervisor
  • Coordinating events, (for example, Showcase Day, Community Service events, Field trips etc)

Requirements:

  • Teaching experience with middle school students, particularly at-risk youth preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s degree in education or teaching certification a plus
  • Some knowledge of working with English Language Learners is helpful
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Please send cover letter and resume for immediate consideration via email to resume@apexforyouth.org with “Afterschool Assistant Program Site Director” in subject line.  Please indicate where you saw this posting in your cover letter. No phone calls please.

 

 

Afterschool Program Computer Class Instructor

Part-Time (Min. 3 hours to max. 15 hours per week, Mon-Fri from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm)

Apex for Youth is looking for a part-time instructor to teach computer classes to middle school students with Apex Afterschool Program on a daily basis at a catholic school located in Upper West Side, New York City in the 2016-2017 school year.

Apex for Youth is a non-profit organization that delivers possibilities to underserved Asian and immigrant youth from low-­income families in NYC through mentoring, educational, athletics and after school programs that serve students from 1st to 12th grade.

The curriculum includes but is not limited to the following:

  • MS office – MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint
  • Graphic design
  • Web development
  • Programming

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Curriculum/activity preparation and delivery
  • Taking daily attendance
  • Monitoring participant’s progress
  • Attending professional development trainings as needed
  • Supervising kids during snack and homework time
  • Keeping PCs and school property safe
  • Submitting a bi-weekly timesheet to program director supervisor

Requirements:

  • Teaching experience with middle school students, particularly at-risk youth preferred
  • Proficient/advanced technical knowledge in the relevant subject area
  • HS diploma; Bachelor’s degree in education or teaching certification a plus
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Please send cover letter and resume for immediate consideration via email to resume@apexforyouth.org with “Afterschool Program Computer Class Instructor” in subject line.  Please indicate where you saw this posting in your cover letter. No phone calls please.

 

 

Afterschool Program Youth Group Leader

Part-Time (Min. 3 hours to max. 15 hours per week, Mon-Fri from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm)

Apex for Youth is looking for a part-time Youth Leader to teach middle school students with Apex Afterschool Program on a daily basis at a catholic school located in Upper West Side, New York City in the 2016-2017 school year.

Apex for Youth is a non-profit organization that delivers possibilities to underserved Asian and immigrant youth from low-­income families in NYC through mentoring, educational, athletics and after school programs that serve students from 1st to 12th grade.

The activities include but are not limited to the following:

  • English Language Arts (Test Prep, Reading, Spelling Bee, Debate/Toast Masters etc.)
  • Beads and jewelry making
  • Music (forming, teaching and leading a youth choir with an instrument)
  • Dance (Pop dance, Latin dance, Zumba etc.)

Roles and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Curriculum/activity preparation and delivery
  • Taking daily attendance
  • Monitoring participant’s progress
  • Attending professional development trainings as needed
  • Supervising kids during snack and homework time
  • Submitting a bi-weekly timesheet to program director supervisor

Requirements:

  • Teaching experience with middle school students, particularly at-risk youth preferred
  • Proficient technical knowledge in the relevant subject area
  • HS diploma required; Bachelor’s degree or teaching certification a plus
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

 

Compensation is commensurate with experience.

Please send cover letter and resume for immediate consideration via email to resume@apexforyouth.org with “Afterschool Program Youth Leader” in the subject line. Please indicate where you saw this posting in your cover letter. No phone calls please.