Job details

Level: Experienced
Position Type: Full Time
Salary Range: $18 hourly
Job Location: 1025 41ST AVE - LONG ISLAND CITY, NY, 11101
Job Shift: Day


Job Title: Facilitator
Department: Youth Services

The Facilitator is responsible for assisting the Program Director and Assistant Director with the overall quality of the safety and crime program. The Facilitator will be directly responsible for activities and monitoring members.


  • Lead and monitor workshops.
  • Prepare and monitor lesson plans and activities.
  • Establish, communicate, and enforce high standards for quality development programming.
  • Recommend ongoing improvements for program safety and quality.
  • Ensure timely fulfillment of all contractual and grant agreement obligations, accurate attendance database entry, document filing, and program milestone evaluations.
  • Collaborate closely with appropriate staff to input relevant tracking data into the database.
  • Cultivate positive relationships with program participants, families, and staff.
  • Oversee program activities for quality and effectiveness.
  • Develop recruitment and retention strategies to maximize reach.
  • Perform additional related duties as assigned.


  • Direct experience working with an adolescent population (13-21 years old) required
  • Bilingual English/Spanish is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the public education system and positive youth development best practices.
  • Must be a self-motivated, highly organized team player.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Windows, and database management.
  • Willingness and ability to engage in physical tasks and work flexible hours.
  • Independent worker who can prioritize tasks and take initiative.
  • Strong administrative, public speaking, writing, and organizational skills.


  • 40 hours of sick leave.
  • 21 hours of personal leave.
  • Retirement plan with 50% employer match up to 12% of total salary.
  • Student Loan Assistance and Education Assistance.
  • EAP Services.

Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth and pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances.

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