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Career Ready SYEP Coordinator Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) Youth Workforce Dept.
Commonpoint Queens - Samuel Field Y
58-20 Little Neck Parkway
Little Neck, NY 11362

Principal Responsibilities:

MINIMUM DESCRIPTION

The Commonpoint Queens Youth Workforce Department is composed of several different programs serving individuals predominantly from 14-21 years old. The individual hired as a School Based SYEP Program Coordinator will be working at a DOE high school based in Queens and supervising the Career Ready SYEP programming at multiple DOE schools.

Program Overview: In collaboration with the New York City Department of Education (DOE), Department of Youth and Community Development, the Samuel Field Y will run a Summer Youth Employment Program for approximately students at a select school in Queens. The School-Based SYEP model is designed to strengthen connections between academic learning and summer career exploration, while providing youth with summer employment and educational experiences. These principles include engaging the talents and interests of youth, developing their skills and competencies, and providing positive adult role models. The Full-Time Program Coordinator will report to the Director of Career Ready SYEP Programs.

The goals and objectives of Career Ready Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) are:

To provide a valuable work experience at job sites that are safe and well supervised.

To assist youth in identifying their career interests through exposure to different industries, occupations, educational pathways, and the requirements for success in each of them.

To enable youth to acquire positive work habits and develop employment-related skills.

To facilitate the long-term employment and self-sufficiency of youth.

To enable youth to develop a greater understanding of higher education and career options available to them.

To enable youth to develop financial literacy and other competencies that will prepare them to succeed in their transition to adulthood.

**There are multiple Coordinator positions available, each of which will oversee 2-3 DOE schools in Queens. Locations will vary and be discussed during the interview process

Minimum Qualifications:

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The Program Coordinator will:

SPECIFICATIONS FOR EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING

Hours: Full-Time - 35HPW

Location: Multiple positions available, locations will vary across 2-3 partner DOE schools in Queens
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: Commensurate with experience.

How to apply: Please email a cover letter and r?sum?, to Adam Fier, Director of SYEP Initiatives, at AFier@commonpointqueens.org.Please indicate "Career Ready SYEP - Program Coordinator" in the subject of email.

Due to the high volume of applicants, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Commonpoint Queens reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. Commonpoint Queens is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

Salary:

$45,000 - $55,000

Agency Information:

Commonpoint Queens is a non-profit, multi service agency with a flagship site in Forest Hills and 50 additional sites throughout the community that provides a diverse array of programs and services to over 35,000. Our mission is to sustain and enhance the quality of family and individual life for all members of our community, regardless of religion, ethnic or cultural background, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual preference, age, or disability, within a pervasive and inclusive environment that facilitates individual growth, meets individual needs and builds community. We accomplish this mission through a broad range of social, educational, and recreational services that reach community members of all ages and backgrounds.