Police Athletic League (PAL) is the largest independent youth organization in New York City that provides educational and recreational activities for children and young adults. PAL Inc. and The New York City Police Department work in partnership to provide communities with summer and after-school recreational and educational activities.
We are seeking a Part-Time Activity Specialist who will be responsible for working with at-risk youth between the ages of 14 to 17. The Activity Specialist will be developing, implementing, facilitating, and supervising a Service Learning Project. The development of concepts and curriculum for the Service Learning Project is an important component of this position. The project will include but is not limited to, recreation, group activities and community service, which will help enhance self-expression, commitment, discipline, teamwork and a fun learning experience. The Activity Specialist will also be responsible for co-facilitating and developing curriculum for the weekly Life Skills Workshop. The ideal candidate is responsible for engaging teens using a strong strengths-based approach. The candidate will be familiar with all teens that are enrolled in programming and act as an informal mentor to help youth develop healthy behaviors. In conclusion, the candidate will work collaboratively with the Senior Youth Link Social Worker and the Associate Director Juvenile Justice and Reentry Services.
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Police Athletic League seeks to hire staff who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve. All positions at PAL are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.