After-School Program Assistant


Job Description:

The Program Assistant of our after-school program supports our Program Director in providing diverse high quality after school programming for youth from first grade to eighth grade. The right candidate will have a passion for working with youth, have strong communication and time management 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.


  • Advise the Director on program development and implementation.
  • Provide coaching for program staff. Handling schedule conflicts.
  • Ensure proper implementation of program by team.
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with staff, youth, parents, and school.
  • Perform and oversee participant training and supervision.  
  • Implementation of program activities and scheduling.
  • Supporting the Director in completion of evaluation reports on a timely basis.
  • Assist in planning and implementing youth development programming including but not limited to schedules, activities, and projects.
  • Attend staff meetings and professional development trainings.
  • Superior leadership and management skills and the ability to motivate and support members of a team.
  • Input and learning the DYCD training guide for DYCD Connect

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Social Work, or other relevant subject.
  • Experience working with youth in an educational setting.
  • Willingness to submit to and pass criminal, child protection, and sexual registry background check.

Start: November 2018

Hours:  Monday-Friday, 1:30 pm-5:30 pm. Additional hours and days include ½ days and full-days that school is not in session.

Location: Fresh Meadows, NY

To Apply:  Please email a cover letter and résumé as a PDF or Word document only, to Please indicate “After-School Program Coordinator or Program Assistant” in the subject line of the email. Your cover letter should explain why you would be an excellent Program Assistant of After-School for the Samuel Field YM & YWHA. We will contact only those candidates who meet our criteria in order to arrange an interview.


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Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Pkwy
Little Neck, NY 11362
(718) 225-6750

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212-00 23rd Ave
Bayside, NY 11360
(718) 423-6111


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