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SCO Family of Services Center for Family Life - SPHS AmeriCorps in Brooklyn, New York

CENTER FOR FAMILY LIFE, a nationally-recognized social service program in Sunset Park Brooklyn, is seeking college students to serve asAmeriCorps Workersto support youth engagement programs and promote student leadership development. Members will gain experience in: working with high-school aged youth, interdisciplinary-work within an educational setting, and the social work group model. Our ideal candidate has knowledge and a demonstrated interest in working with youth and will utilize a strengths-based approach to enrich the lives of youth, families and community.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise students in a variety of activities including art-based recreation, after school clubs, and homework assistance, both virtually and in-person in a socially-distanced model
  • Co-facilitate afterschool clubs with CFL staff members; attend trainings relating to social group work and team meetings
  • Provide individual mentoring to a caseload of high school students
  • Assist in the design and implementation of special events for high school students, families, and community
  • Perform office duties as necessary

  • To apply, send a resume and cover letter to Emily Whybra atEWhybra@sco.orgwith "AmeriCorps Job Position" in the subject line

SCO Family of Services is an equal employment opportunity employer.

Some college experience required Experience working with youth on leadership development, service learning, and/or college exploration Must enjoy working with high school students, working in groups, collaborating with others, and being part of a community Bilingual in English-Spanish or English-Chinese, a plus NY State Drivers’ License, a plus In addition, employees need to possess the following characteristics: Detail-oriented, flexible, and a team player Must have a sensitivity to cultural differences present among staff and participants Must possess a strong belief in people’s ability to grow and change; forge a mutually respectful partnership with persons served and their families Must have the ability to set limits and to intervene appropriately; maintains helping role of practitioner at all times


Flexible Scheduling Living Allowance Receive Educational Award, upon successful completion of program, for the following terms: 675 hour term - $2,360.00 stipend


Organization: *SD020

Title: Center for Family Life - SPHS AmeriCorps

Location: New York-Brooklyn-Sunset Park

Requisition ID: 41454