Position: Arts Coordinator
Location: 287 East 10th St. New York, NY 10009
Salary Range: $20-$30
Summer Schedule: 6 weeks; July 2 – August 10; 25-35 hours per week
Employment Type: Part-Time, Non-Exempt
About Us Founded in 1876, The Boys’ Club of New York (BCNY) is a youth development organization with the mission to empower boys and young men, ages 7 to 21, by providing effective programs and a supportive community. BCNY provides evidence-based programs to address the evolving social, emotional, health, creative, educational, and vocational needs of our members in meaningful, lasting ways. BCNY develops programs to cultivate positive qualities in members and strives to continually deepen and broaden our impact.
Job Summary Reporting to the Clubhouse Director, the Arts Coordinator is responsible for the development, implementation, revision and evaluation of programs and activities related to all facets of the arts and cultural enrichment/diversity. The programs and activities are designed to help promote and foster the educational, social, physical, intellectual, emotional, vocational and professional growth of all BCNY members.
- Develop curriculum and teach specialty arts programs during the summer
- Maintain accurate and complete member records, including art work and projects
- Coordinate rostered arts education programs and monitor attendance in adherence to clubhouse policies and other scheduled programs
- Establish and enforce behavioral expectations and procedures for maintaining order in classrooms and shared department and clubhouse spaces
- Participate in all clubhouse events including staff meetings, special events, and parent meetings
- Ensure the safety of all members at all times
- Create a positive work atmosphere that fosters teamwork and a constructive exchange of ideas
- Other duties as assigned
- Bachelor’s degree in in related field desirable
- Minimum 3 years related work experience, preferably working with youth
- Excellent communication, critical thinking, and decision-making skills
- Demonstrated experience with activity planning, facilitation, and working with a like population
- Understanding of strengths-based approaches to youth development
- Demonstrated leadership skills
- First Aid and CPR certification desirable
Resume and cover letter required. The Boys’ Club of New York is an equal opportunity employer.