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Literacy Specialist
YM & YWHA of Washington Heights & Inwood
54 Nagle Ave
New York, NY 10040

Principal Responsibilities:

Do you want to be part of a vibrant after school community that is committed to instilling enrichment, inclusion, and curiosity to learn new things?

Join a broader community of education professionals where you can make a difference in the lives of youth while growing in your career and having fun at work!

We are looking for Literacy Specialists for School Year 2019-2020. Training will start in August 2019, and actual programming will begin in September 2019.

Exciting roles are in store for you!

The Literacy Specialist is responsible for developing and directly facilitating Family and Youth Literacy Programs at the Y Community Center. Our literacy-based activities are intended to engage children and their parents/caregivers in utilizing critical literacy skills.Activities should motivate children's love for reading and learning, as well as support the parent's active involvement in their child's literacy skill development.

Your typical day or week may include the following essential functions:

During program sessions

Outside of program time

Working for the Y is rewarding and fulfilling too!

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Agency Information:

Established in 1917 as one of the first Jewish community centers in New York City, the YM&YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood (the Y) today is a thriving and visionary not-for-profit human services organization in Northern Manhattan.We offer a wide range of educational, recreational, and social services programs to enhance the quality of life of the people we serve. From topnotch early childhood education and youth development programs to innovative senior center services, there's always something for everyone at the Y!