Group Leader Beacon
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El Puente Beacon Leadership Center - Brooklyn, NY
Description

The El Puente Beacon Leadership Center in Williamsburg, Brooklyn is an arts and enrichment program for elementary and middle school youth. The leadership center works with youth in grades 1 st – 8 th . The Beacon is part of El Puente, a community organization that also conducts advocacy, organizing and health & wellness activities for the community. El Puente programs focus on the integration of a community consciousness and artistic development that allows its members to experience their creative potential while learning about social responsibility.

 

Responsibilities:


 Work alongside facilitators on/off site during hours of operation of the Beacon Program.
 Creation of a safe environment for learning for the Members.
 Facilitation of program goal & theme with youth development and youth leadership in mind.
 Create activities related to the theme for elementary youth.
 Attend regular staff and supervision meetings
 Participate in staff development
 Keep accurate records of youth attendance
 Administer evaluations to and about youth and program
 Work with staff to mentor and support youth, as well as to create a safe, supervised, and welcoming
environment
 Work collaboratively with staff and youth in creating projects
 Escort youth to and from different activities on-site
 Assist students with enrichment activities
 Knowledge and practice of youth development.
 Strong facilitation skills, working with youth and adults.
 Team player, but ability to work in a focused manner independently.
 Reliable and committed to educational support of a performing arts Membership and to El Puente’s greater
vision.

qualification/ requirements

- High School graduate and/or currently working towards an undergraduate degree.
- Bilingual preferred.

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