The Salvation Army

  • Group Leader (GAINS)

    Job Locations US-NY-Brooklyn
    Job ID
    Youth Work
    Compensation Min
    USD $13.50/Hr.
    Compensation Max
    USD $15.00/Hr.
    Regular Full-Time
  • Responsibilities

    • Mandated to attend all required training sessions/classes including staff and parent meetings.
    • Be a team player, work for the advancement of the program.
    • Meet with Site Director at least once a week concerning progress of students (problems, concerns or any success stories).
    • Provide tutoring and homework assistance.  Encourage independent study. Provide and project positive reinforcement to problem solving.
    • Treat students with respect-do not scream, degrade, insult, tease or physically abuse children.  ENCOURAGE mutual respect.
    • Accompany students on field trips
    • Teach and discipline children according to Child Care Regulations. Must get the participation of students in the development and implementation of activities.
    • Assist with all student performances.
    • Assist with the preparation and distribution of snacks/meals.
    • Assist and help lead various group activities
    • Plan and implement active and diverse gym program
    • Follow and implement curriculum as provided by the program
    • Assist with the general cleaning of all program areas
    • Other responsibilities as the Director deems necessary


    • Must be comfortable and adaptable to working with children and youth
    • Must have strong work ethic, and 2-3 yrs work experience with school-aged children (under 13 years of age).
    • Must have a High School Diploma or its equivalent or an Associates’ Degree in child development or related field.
    • First Aid and CPR (or willing to attain training to meet requirements.)


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